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  • Senator Phillips Secures $220,000 for First Veterans Defense Program on Long Island

  • Continuing her support for veterans across Long Island, Senator Elaine Phillips announced today that she has secured $220,000 in funding in the 2018-19 state budget for a new Veterans Defense Program (VDP) on Long Island. The Veterans Defense Program provides training, support and legal assistance to attorneys defending veterans and service members.   “Of the [...]

  • Registration Now Open for Town Summer Recreation Program

  • Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced that registration for the 2018 Summer Recreation Program is now open for children ages 4 – 12. The program runs from Monday, July 2nd through Friday, August 10th. This affordable summer recreation program includes exciting activities such as sports, arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, sprinkler party, pizza [...]

  • Assemblywoman Miller Helps Feed Pets in Need

  • Assemblywoman Melissa Miller is pleased to announce the success of the 7th Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive, which collected hundreds of pounds of food for Baxter’s Pet Pantry, a Long Island Cares program. Since 2009, Long Island Cares has distributed food to help less fortunate families on Long Island care for their pets.   “Pets [...]

  • Senator Phillips Attends The Safe Center LI’s 8th Annual ‘Many Faces Of Family Violence Conference’

  • Senator Elaine Phillips recently attended The Safe Center LI’s 8th annual “Many Faces of Family Violence Conference,” which brings together professionals and stakeholders from the social work, law enforcement, child protection and education communities. This year’s conference focused on sexual violence and also featured workshops throughout the day on various forms of interpersonal violence, including [...]

  • Assemblywoman Miller Helps Feed Pets in Need

  • Recently, Assemblyman Brian Curran honored Team Orchid of Plaza School in Baldwin as part of his Second Annual Youth Leadership Event.   “I am very proud to honor this group of outstanding young people from Baldwin,” said Curran. “They are putting their time to good use, learning about the world around them and preparing themselves [...]

  • Senator Phillips Meets With Library Directors And Staff To Discuss Issues Important To Local Libraries

  • As part of National Library Workers Week, Senator Elaine Phillips recently met with Library Directors and staff from throughout the 7th Senate District to discuss issues important to local libraries.   “As State Senator, and as a former Mayor, I wholeheartedly understand the importance of public libraries and support all efforts to ensure they receive [...]