Senator Kemp Hannon
6th District New York



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Stop Washington From Eliminating State And Local Tax Deductions


Help For Hurricane Victims


NYS Senate Task Force on Lyme & Tick Borne Disease Hearing 8-29-17
The NYS Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick Borne Disease and the Senate Standing Committee on Health will hold a Public Hearing on August 29, 2017 at 11:00 am, Hearing Room A; LOB - Albany, NY


NOTICE OF HEARING FOR 7-25: LIRR Third Track & Grade Crossings


Youth Leadership Awards


Hannon Seeking Nominations for 2017 Veterans Hall of Fame
Senator Hannon is inviting Sixth Senate District residents to nominate a veteran (or veterans) from their community whose service on behalf of our nation designates them for induction into the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame.


Snow Emergency Contact Numbers
Whenever significant snowfall and strong winds are expected to impact our area, the following phone numbers may be needed in case you need assistance or information:


Pothole Problems? Here's who to call
If you’re still experiencing problems with potholes on our local highways and roads, here are some phone numbers and email addresses to contact


Tax Assistance Available
Several programs and organizations are available to those needing assistance with their Tax Returns, and there is a list here.


Senator Hannon Invites Nominees for 2017 “Women Of Distinction”


Hurricane Safety Preparedness from NHC
Two keys to weather safety are to prepare for the risks and to act on those preparations when alerted by emergency officials.


New Law Expands Women's Access to Breast Cancer Screenings


Link to Grumman/Bethpage Remediation Project and Region 1 Cleanup Programs


FREE "Your College Search" Brochure
If you would like a FREE "Your College Search" brochure, fill out the form below.


FREE New York State Camping Guide!
Request your free copy of the New York State Camping Guide here.


Taking Action to Combat Heroin and Opioid Abuse
The New York State Senate continues to build upon its record of tackling the heroin and opioid epidemic head-on by passing a package of legislation that addresses many of the issues raised by the Senate’s Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction. The measures focus on addiction prevention, access to treatment, and support for New Yorkers in recovery - adding critical new tools to the state’s arsenal to fight the heroin and opioid abuse crisis.


Senate Passes 2016-17 Budget Proposal That Provides Meaningful New Tax Relief, Record School Funding, and Continued Fiscal Discipline


Earth Day Poster Contest
Senator Kemp Hannon is looking for local student entries for his New York State Senate Earth Day Poster Contest, a statewide competition that encourages student awareness of environmental issues.


2016 Legislative Questionnaire


New Laws Taking Effect in January 2016
Measures that enhance the rights of women and protect those who are most vulnerable to abuse and discrimination are among the highlights of state laws that will take effect in January 2016. Other laws soon to be effective include: business tax cuts; property tax relief for eligible veterans; expedited access to critical information in missing child cases; additional protections for working women who breastfeed; and the expansion of health care access through telehealth services.


Eligibility Requirements for Real Property & School Tax Exemptions 2016-17


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Support Our Troops - Adopt-A-Battalion
I’m partnering with ‘Adopt-A-Battalion,’ a 100% volunteer based organization that operates year round to collect goods and monetary donations for our servicemen and women stationed overseas. I’ve teamed up with several VFWs and American Legion Posts in my district where goods can be dropped off to support this wonderful cause


10/8 - Senior Health Expo Provider List


Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month


Hannon Invites You To 'Preventing Falls is Serious Business'


Hannon Passes Several Bills During 2015 Legislative Session


Participate in the Clean Pass Program


Hannon's CARE Act Legislation Passes in Both Houses


Claim Unclaimed Funds


Curbing Property Taxes in New York
Take a look at five property-tax initiatives that can help you and your family:


"Best In Town" Photo Contest Winners - 2015


Hannon calls for ending GAP Elimination Adjustment
The GEA, which was enacted in 2010, and opposed by every Republican Senator, has had a devastating impact on public school funding. Since that time, full restoration of funding cuts imposed by the GEA has been a top priority of Senator Hannon.


"Conservationist for Kids" now available online
The latest issue of New York State, Department of Environmental Conservation's, Conservationist for Kids, “High Tech Nature” which is now available online! Elementary school age children can read about some of the ways we use technology to better understand and manage wildlife and browse for topics of interest.


6th SD Economic Development Award funding


Family Tax Relief & Property Tax Freeze Credit Information


Governor Signs Hannon Bill to Promote Access & Coverage for Women's Health Care Services


Hannon Joins Leaders for Anti-Terror Summit
Anti-Terror summit aims to protect area airports and railroad stations


Governor Signs Hannon Bill to Combat Eating Disorders into Law


Hannon Urges Supreme Court to End Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace


Central Nassau Times - Digital Edition


8/13 - Job Fair - List of Providers


8-13 Senator Hannon's Seeks Job Searchers for 2014 Job Fair
JOB SEEKERS: MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR HANNON'S 2014 JOB FAIR - 8/13/14


Senate Passes Hannon Legislation to Combat Heroin Epidemic
Heroin and opioid use in New York has reached epidemic levels, and the Senate has passed several of Senator Hannon's bills designed to combat this scourge to our communities


Beware of Tax Collection Scams
Please be aware of tax collection scams


Camp in New York State!
Looking for a great family vacation this summer? New York State offers many affordable options for you and your family.


Get Your Empire Passport Today!
With the summer rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to purchase your New York State Empire Passport


Hannon Named to Senate Task Force on Heroin & Opioid Addiction
Hannon and other Task Force members will examine the issues and solicit input from experts and other stakeholders about addiction prevention and treatment options, the rise in heroin and opioid use, and the potential for drug-related crimes and other negative community impacts. The Task Force will then develop recommendations which will be used to draft legislation to address the issues raised.


State Budget Expands Access to Quality Health Care, Increases EPIC for Seniors and more
The New York State Senate passed a 2014-15 state budget that will provide record support for a wide array of lifesaving health care services in communities across the state. Among the provisions in the budget are billions of dollars to ensure quality hospitals and nursing home facilities, funding for women’s and family health initiatives, a significantly expanded EPIC program to help our seniors afford their prescription medications, and new legislation to help eliminate “surprise” out-of-network medical bills.


Senate Passes Hannon Bill to Increase Access to Naloxone
Hannon, the Chairman of the Senate Health Committee, announces the passage of his bill, S.6477-B, which will increase access to Naloxone, the drug-overdose antidote. If timely administered, Naloxone can prevent an overdose death.


Senate Passes Bill Benefitting Service-Disabled Vets, Other Vets Benefits Announced
I’m pleased to announce I voted for, and the Senate has passed, the ‘Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business' . The bill will establish a new contract preference ‘set-aside’ for service disabled veterans, providing them with an enormous boost and opening the door to major business opportunities.


Vehicle Registrations & Inspection Notifications Now Available by E-mail
New Yorkers can now receive electronic reminders of when their vehicle inspections or registrations are coming due. These can be sent to you by e-mail or by text.


Pothole Problems? Here's Who To Contact
Different roads are maintained by different jurisdictions, but each jurisdiction has dedicated crews who try to fix the potholes as soon as is feasible. If you spot or hit a pothole, you should try to report it as soon as possible. Here are phone numbers and e-mail addresses where you can report any potholes directly to the jurisdiction in charge.


Hannon Introduces Bill to Increase Access to Naloxone
Senator Hannon introduced legislation (Senate bill 6477) to increase access to Naloxone, the drug-overdose antidote. If timely administered, Naloxone can prevent an overdose death.


HANNON: CREDIT PROTECTION FOR TARGET SHOPPERS
Anyone who has ever shopped at Target is eligible for free credit monitoring and identity theft protections. According to the Attorney General’s Office, Target customers can register for one year of FREE credit monitoring at creditmonitoring.target.com


2014 Legislative Questionnaire
Please take a brief moment to fill out my 2014 Legislative Questionnaire


Hannon & Seward fight for Children with Special Needs
Senator Hannon and Senator Seward introduced legislation to preserve New York State’s Early Intervention Program and make certain children with special needs receive the care they required. The legislation (S.6002) requires the state to make prompt payment to early intervention providers and ensures that retroactive payments will be made to providers who have been waiting for reimbursement since a new state system went into effect on April 1.


Job Resource Center
Stop here for information and assistance on: Job Banks/Civil Service Exams, Job Fairs, Job & Career Centers/Training Programs/Apprenticeships, and Starting your own business


Hannon Declares Victory in Aircraft Noise Battle
Governor Cuomo, at Senator Hannon's request, has directed the PA to conduct noise studies that meet the requirements of Part 150 for LaGuardia and JFK, and establish a community roundtable for airport noise and related issues in collaboration with the FAA


Helping and Thanking Our Veterans
I am always looking for positive, meaningful ways to show how much we value the service of New York State’s veterans. Below are just a few examples of important initiatives and opportunities that help us honor and support these courageous men and women.


Reminder: You MUST Re-register for the BASIC STAR Program before 12/31
I again urge all Nassau County residents to make sure they are registered in the new Basic STAR Re-registration Program, part of our initiative to protect New York residents against the costs of fraudulent or inappropriate STAR exemptions. The new program requires all homeowners eligible for and/or currently receiving a Basic STAR exemption to register with the NYS Tax Department in order to receive the exemption for 2014 and subsequent years. This exemption is not automatic, and eligible homeowners must register to qualify.


NYS Ballot Measures 2013
There are six measures on the ballot for New York Voters this fall. This is a listing of those measures


$815 Million for Next Phase of Superstorm Sandy Recover Funding for Long Island
New York State announced that Long Island is receiving $815 million in funding for several critical Superstorm Sandy recovery. These projects include rehabilitation of wastewater treatment plants, upgrading Long Island’s utility system, creating microgrids to meet energy needs, and strengthening vulnerable bridges to withstand future severe weather.


Governor Signs Hannon Bill into law to Aid Uniondale School District
The new law directs the Commissioner of Education to pay the Uniondale School District the full amount of state reimbursement to the district, and ensures they are not penalized for failing to meet the 180 day requirement.


Governor Signs Hannon Bill to Require Hospitals to Offer Hepatitis C Testing
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a new law, sponsored by Senator Kemp Hannon, that will better protect baby boomer New Yorkers from Hepatitis C by requiring hospitals and health service providers to offer testing for the virus to all patients born between 1945 and 1965.


Hannon Questions Why NYS Prostate Cancer Fund Has Never Distributed Funds As Intended
New York State Senate Health Committee Chairman Kemp Hannon on Wednesday, October 16, called on the Governor, Comptroller, Health Commissioner and State Budget Director to explain what went wrong with the State’s Prostate Cancer Fund amid revelations that nearly $2 million in taxpayer monies collected through a state income tax check off were never distributed as intended.


New Benefit Availble For Veterans
Veterans can now request, at no additional cost, that the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) print the word “veteran” on the upper left hand side of their driver’s license or non-driver ID card.


2013 Ballot Measures Available by E-mail
There are six ballot proposals on which you will be voting this fall. If you'd like a copy, just shoot me an E-mail and I'll send them to you.


Hannon to Co-Chair Task Force on Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases
The New York State Senate announced the creation of the Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases to examine state and federal efforts to combat the continued spread of these diseases and make recommendations for a plan to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
New York has enacted a variety of legislation designed to strengthen the criminal justice system’s response to domestic violence while at the same time providing survivors with enhanced protections so they can more safely sever ties with their abusers.


October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While great strides have been made in the fight against this deadly disease, there is still a long way to go: over 40,000 women (and 400 men) die annually of breast cancer. Mammograms remain an effective tool in the diagnosis of breast cancer.


September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian Cancer is one of the most deadly of women's cancers because there is no early detection or screening test, and so, most women are not diagnosed until they have reached advanced stages of the disease.


The Central Nassau Times - Digital Version of My Newsletter


Hannon Calls on Governor to Sign His Airplane Noise Bill
Noise pollution caused by jet aircraft is a serious issue on Long Island and in Nassau County, as anyone who tries to open windows or use their backyards can attest. Hannon’s legislation is calling for a noise study, similar to those conducted at many airports around the United States and the Northeast, be conducted so that noise abatements may be recommended.


New Part of I-STOP Law Requires Physicians to Check Drug Database Now In Effect
I-STOP establishes a “real-time” database that tracks every prescription for opioid pills that gets filled in New York State. Doctors are now required under the law to consult that database before writing any prescriptions for a Schedule II, III or IV controlled substance, including narcotic painkillers.


Back To School Health Tips for Kids (and Parents)
As back-to-school preparations continue, here are several tips to make check-ups better, simpler and safer. Feel free to share these with friends and family members.


Real Property & School Tax Exemption Information
This brief lists the requirements for eligibility for Real Property and School Tax exemptions for the 2014-2015 years. All exemption applications are required to be filed before January 2, 2014


Hannon: Increased Fines & Penalties for Texting While Driving


Hannon Urges Governor to Sign Aircraft Noise Legislation
Hannon’s legislation, S.3841, and its Assembly counterpart (A.7697), would require the PA to conduct a noise and land use compatibility study as set forth in 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 150. That report would then be submitted to the Governors and Legislatures of New York and New Jersey, and would require the PA to hold biennial public hearings at which the public would be heard regarding aircraft noise issues.


Hannon Drug 'Take Back' Bill for Pharmacies passed by Senate
Hannon’s legislation, Senate bill 3944, encourages disposal of unused medications and increases methods of disposal, resulting in less drugs being available for misuse.


Hannon Bill to Require Hospitals to Offer Hepatitis C Testing Passed by Senate
This legislation will require hospitals and certain health care providers to offer the hepatitis C testing to those born between 1945 and 1965.


Hannon Honors Audrey Zhang, Doodle 4 Google Winner
Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) honors Audrey Zhang, a 10-year-old who attends Michael F. Stokes Elementary School in Levittown. Audrey won the New York State ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition, and was a national finalist in the contest.


Hannon Supports Legislation to Protect OPWDD from Funding Cuts
Senator Hannon voted for legislation that will protect providers of services for the developmentally disabled from state funding cuts.


Hannon Bill to Simply Senior STAR Renewal Passed by Senate
Currently, senior citizens who are eligible for the state’s Enhanced STAR program must file a long and complex form yearly if they choose not to participate in the income verification program. A simplified form, especially in cases where income eligibility information remains the same, would relieve both seniors and tax assessors of needless paperwork, wasted time and unnecessarily expended energies. Hannon’s bill requires the state to develop a shorter, simplified renewal application for those already receiving the Enhanced STAR benefit.


Hannon Bill to Track Nightmare Bacteria Passed by Senate
This legislation responds to the CDC’s suggested strategies by making mandatory reporting of CRE. Cases of CRE should be reported and tracked by the Department of Health to adequately address incidences and ensure appropriate control measures are being taken.


Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 26-June 1)
New York State has proclaimed the week of May 26th through June 1st as “Hurricane Preparedness Week,” and now is the time for all New Yorkers to begin reviewing their preparedness plans for the upcoming 2013 season.


Memorial Day Thoughts


Hannon Welcomes James W. Merritte to NYS Senate Vets Hall of Fame
The New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame was created to honor and recognize outstanding veterans from the Empire State who have distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life. Their meritorious service to our nation deserves the special recognition that only a Hall of Fame can provide, as a fitting expression of our gratitude and admiration.


Hannon Bill to Require Airport Noise Study Passed by Senate
Hannon’s legislation, Senate bill 3841, would require the PA to conduct a noise and land use compatibility study as set forth in 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 150. That report would then be submitted to the Governors and Legislatures of New York and New Jersey, and would require the PA to hold biennial public hearings at which the public would be heard regarding aircraft noise issues.


Buckle Up! New York Begins May 20
Effective Monday, May 20, 2013, Nassau and Suffolk County and State Police on Long Island are joining law enforcement agencies across the country in cracking down on drivers who don't buckle up and don't have their young passengers properly restrained.


May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Since 1986, over 95,000 Lyme Disease cases have been reported to the New York State Department of Health (DOH).


Senate Adopts Hannon Resolution to Keep Wrestling in the Summer Olympics
Hannon sponsored a Legislative Resolution which was adopted by the New York State Senate expressing support to the International Olympic Committee for wrestling to be retained as a core sport in the Summer Olympic Games. The full International Olympic Committee (IOC), which has recommended that wrestling be dropped beginning with the 2020 games, will make a final decision at its September 2013 General Assembly.


DFS Mobile Command Center in Nassau to help Sandy Victims 5/11, 5/14 and 5/15
DFS representatives will be able to meet with affected residents in their special Mobile Command Center and will offer help to homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by Sandy.


Hannon Breast Cancer and Women's Health Coverage Bills Passed by Senate
The Senate passed legislation to provide additional resources for breast cancer research and to increase access to important information about newly-covered preventive services and health screening for women.


Support I Love My Park Day on May 4 -- Help Cleanup & Beautify a State Park!
I encourage all New Yorkers to volunteer at their favorite state park or historic site as a part of the second annual “I Love My Park Day” which is being held Saturday, May 4, 2013. Volunteers who would like to support clean-up and beautification efforts at sites across Nassau County (or New York State) including areas that sustained damage from Superstorm Sandy, can register at http://ptny.org/ilovemypark/.


Hannon Bills to Combat Prescription Fraud & Abuse Passed by Senate
The measures (Senate bills 2940 and 2941) address the illegal distribution of controlled substances by helping to reduce the availability of black market prescription forms and prosecuting “pill mills” that issue prescriptions and knowingly dispense controlled substances for profit.


Important Superstorm Sandy Recovery Programs for Homeowners & Businesses
New York State has established several Superstorm Sandy recovery program for homeowners and businesses that you may find helpful.


Hannon Joins With Adelphi Mother's Day Campaign
Hannon encourages all New Yorkers with any type of breast cancer concerns to call the Hotline at their toll-free number, 1-800-877-8077, to speak with someone who has “been there.” Callers can receive updated information and emotional support from the Hotline’s specially trained volunteers, most of whom are women who have had breast cancer.


Budget Eliminates Saltwater Fishing License Fee
I’m pleased to announce that the saltwater fishing license fee is no more. Enacted over my strenuous objections in 2009, I fought for its removal, and now it is gone.


National Take Back Day -- Shed the Meds -- April 27th
The federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at which residents can safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. Hannon introduced a Legislative Resolution to memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 27, 2013, as “Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” in the State of New York.


Sen. Hannon Proposes Bill to Provide 'One-Stop Shopping' for H1N1 Info


Video - Unique Recipient of One of New York's Highest Honors


Sandy Victims receive 28 day TSA Housing Extension
FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at New York’s request, has approved an additional 28-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program beginning May 1, 2013. The new checkout date for those in the TSA program is now May 29, 2013, which allows additional time for eligible victims of Superstorm Sandy to remain in participating hotels and motels.


LIHBCDC to Build Homes for Returning Veterans
the Long Island Home Builders Care Development Corp. (LIHBCDC), a charitable arm of the Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI), is planning to build a six lot subdivision for returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans on land donated by CA on Motor Parkway in Islandia. Six homes will be developed beginning in late May, with projected delivery to selected vets in November of this year.


Hannon Introduces Bill to Help Combat 'Nightmare Bacteria'
The CDC is referring to CRE (Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae) as a ‘nightmare bacteria,’ because our strongest antibiotics are ineffective, leaving patients with potentially untreatable conditions” said Hannon. Currently, only six states require medical facilities to report incidences of CRE. Hannon’s proposed legislation will add New York to this list.


FEMA Extends Housing Assistance for Sandy Victims
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved New York’s request for a 17-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, allowing eligible Superstorm Sandy victims who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels or motels. The new checkout date for those in the TSA program is May 1, 2013.


Pothole Reporting Hotline
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) can help you steer clear of these hazards with its year-round, toll-free hot line at 1-800-POTHOLE (1-800-768-4653) to report potholes on the state’s highway systems.


2013 Family Tax Relief Act
The 2013 Family Tax Relief Act would provide a major economic boost to New York’s middle class families, and seeks to restore the STAR Rebate Check Program to provide real and direct relief to millions of New Yorkers who pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation.


Senate Passes Hannon Legislation Targeting Black Market Meds
There is a growing black market in expensive, non-controlled prescription drugs, such as those for AIDS and asthma and anti-psychotic medications, which have a very high street value. The temptation to illegally obtain and resell these meds is great, and these drug resale scams cost the Medicaid system hundreds of millions of dollars. Hannon’s legislation (Senate bill 2942) will provide law enforcement with the necessary guidelines and authority to crackdown on this type of behavior and keep our communities safe.


BLUEPRINT FOR JOBS - A Fiscally Responsible Approach to Job Creation
I join with my Senate Republican colleagues to announce a bold and sweeping job creation plan to improve New York’s business climate so it not only keeps up with other states, but surpasses them. Our plan would cut taxes for one million small businesses and reduce energy costs for every business and residential ratepayer in New York, saving them $2.5 billion.


FEMA Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended to 3-29
The deadline for residents living in Nassau County to register for FEMA assistance from Superstorm Sandy has been extended to March 29, 2013. The previous deadline had been February 27, 2013.


NY Gas Gouging Hotline and Complaint Form
With gas prices again steadily rising, and consumers concerned over potential gas gouging, New York is stepping up enforcement against potential unfair practices at the state’s gas stations. The state has launched a toll-free hotline and website for New Yorkers to report suspected price gouging at gas stations.


Hannon Says End Tax Surcharge on Utility Bills; Give Homeowners a Break
Hannon has joined his fellow Senate Republicans to urge Governor Cuomo to remove the proposed extension of this utility tax surcharge from his Executive Budget.


Health Committee to Hold Eating Disorder Roundtable February 13, 2013
Senator Kemp Hannon, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Health will be holding a Roundtable discussion at 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, in Room 124 of the Capitol, Albany, New York to discuss and examine issues relating to eating disorders.


Important Contact Information for Today’s Forecasted Blizzard
With a blizzard predicted to impact Long Island today and into tomorrow, I wanted to provide you with numbers where you can get storm-related information or services.


NY Offers Free Income Tax Filing
New York State taxpayers can now file their federal and state income tax returns at no cost through Free File. You may be eligible if you earned $57,000 or less in 2012. In order to qualify for federal AND state Free File, you must visit the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance web site


Empire Plan Members Can Get No Co-pay Flu Shots
Because of the severe influenza epidemic, Governor Cuomo has declared a Public Health Emergency in New York. In response, the Empire Plan has also amended its medical coverage to make it easier for enrollees who have not yet been vaccinated to do so. The flu vaccinations are now available without a copayment when received at a pharmacy within United Healthcare's national vaccination program network.


Housing & Individual Assistance Extension for Sandy Victims
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at New York State’s request, has approved a 14-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program and a 30-day extension for the Individual Assistance (IA) program.


New State Law Will Enhance the Fight Against Breast Cancer
The new law requires that all mammography reports provided by doctors must now include a notification to patients when it is determined that they have dense breast tissue. Patients also must be informed about the importance of discussing additional screening options with their doctor.


New Hannon Law Will Protect Newborns from the Resurgence of Whooping Cough
In an effort to stem the national whooping cough epidemic, hospitals across New York State will offer the Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine to all parents and caregivers of newborns beginning January 18, 2013


New Law Protects Individuals with Special Needs
The initiative creates a Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, a new entity that will cut across bureaucratic lines and have as its primary purpose and responsibility the protection of the health, safety and welfare of vulnerable persons. The law also strengthens and standardizes the safeguards for vulnerable children and adults who receive care from New York’s human services agencies and programs.


Senior State Drug Program (EPIC) Starts 1/1/13
Beginning January 1, 2013, the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) program will once again help more than 280,000 income-eligible seniors aged 65 and older to supplement their out-of-pocket Medicare Part D drug costs.


“Jobs Express" Hires Almost 60,000; Almost 75K Jobs Available


FEMA Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended to 1/28/13
The Governor announced the deadline for residents to register for FEMA assistance has been extended to January 28, 2013. The deadline had previously been December 31, 2012. Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property losses and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.


Contact Assessor If Your Home was Seriously Damaged by Sandy
Nassau County residents whose homes sustained serious damage from Sandy should request the County reduce their assessment by the end of this month in order to get their property taxes reduced next year.


Make Sure to Register with FEMA While Waiting for an Insurance Settlement
Disaster assistance may cover damages that insurance doesn’t. That is why individuals affected by Hurricane Sandy are urged by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to apply for assistance even if they have insurance. Apply for FEMA assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or by tablet or smartphone at m.fema.gov. Register by phone by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362).


Dec. 31 Deadline to Register for FEMA Disaster Aid
Residents affected by Hurricane Sandy have until December 31, 2012, to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal disaster assistance.


Speeding up Sandy Claims & On-Line Report Card System Established
Governor Cuomo announced a series of measures to expedite the payment of claims for New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy and launched a new online report card system, www.NYInsure.ny.gov, to hold insurance companies accountable.


LIPA Customers Can Seek Billing Adjustments for Lost Power
LIPA customers can immediately seek a correction in their bills if they were without power for any periods of time by reading their own meters, and LIPA will reduce their current billing to reflect the actual charges as opposed to an estimated meter reading.


SBA Disaster Loans Could Help Sandy Recovery
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants are not the only disaster assistance option for Hurricane Sandy survivors. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s low-interest disaster loan program is another important source of assistance for homeowners, renters and businesses.


$27M Grant Will Put 5,000+ NYers to Work on Sandy Recovery
In an effort to assist Long Islanders and others affected by Sandy to both recover and clean up from that storm, New York has secured a $27 million federal grant which will be used to hire more than 5,000 New Yorkers. The funding will be provided through a “National Emergency Grant,” and will be apportioned to communities still recovering from the storm, allowing them hire those currently unemployed to work on additional clean-up.


Unemployment Assistance Available for those Impacted by Sandy
Federal disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) is available to Nassau County residents who have lost their job or income due to Super Storm Sandy. These benefits are available to provide financial support to anyone who has lost his or her job, and who lives or works in Nassau.


Odd-Even Gas Rationing Ends Saturday, 11/17
Odd-even gas rationing will end midnight Friday on Long Island, effective for Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The odd-even rationing system will still be in effect in New York City.


Sandy Restoration Updates & Important Contact Information
Hurricane Sandy restoration updates and important contact information.


School Tax Extension for Many Nassau County School Districts
Governor Cuomo has issued Executive Orders setting a December 4th due date for school tax payments that had been due on November 6, due to the after-effects of Super Storm Sandy which ravaged Long Island and the East Coast on October 29th.


Nassau County Bar Association Hosting Free Clinics for Hurricane Related Issues
The Nassau County Bar Association will host a series of free clinics for hurricane related issues. There will be four sessions over the course of two days at the Bar Association, located on 15th Street at the Corner of West Street in Mineola. The clinics take place on Monday, November 19 and Monday, November 26 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.


FEMA Emergency Assistance for Homeowners
FEMA will issue Emergency Assistance for New Yorkers whose homes were affected by Sandy. Contractors will be brought in to undertake basic repairs so that residents can return to their homes as longer term repairs are in progress. Homeowners in Nassau County who want to apply for this assistance need to contact the County or local officials to receive contractor support. Homeowners must be registered with FEMA, and they can do so by calling 1-800-621-FEMA.


Small Business Emergency Loan Fund Established
The emergency loan program will provide low-interest loans of up to $25,000 to small businesses in an expedited manner, helping them in their recovery efforts. Small businesses in affected communities will be eligible to receive loans up to $25,000 which would be interest and payment-free for the first six months, and then carry a 1% interest rate for the following two years.


Statement from Garden City Village on 11/8 Burglaries


Odd/Even Gas Rationing in Effect 11-9
Nassau County will join Suffolk and New York City imposing “odd/even” gasoline rationing to ease congestion and frustration at gas stations. This is a temporary measure that will remain in effect until the gasoline shortage is brought under control.


Warming Centers in the Sixth Senate District
A listing of "warming centers" for residents affected by Hurricane Sandy and the recent Nor'easter.


Banks Offering Relief to Mortgage Borrowers Affected by Sandy
Several major state-chartered banks and mortgage servicers have agreed to offer relief for home mortgage borrowers in the areas affected by Storm Sandy, including, in many cases, no foreclosures and no late fees for 90 days, as of November 7, 2012.


FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be bringing its Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Long Island November 1 & 2


Emergency Response & Relief Information
Links to our official government websites providing up-to-the-minute news and information that may be helpful to you and your family in the coming hours and days. This information includes power and utility updates, transportation updates and key contacts and locations to help you access whatever relief services you may need.


Hurricane Emergency #s and Web Addresses
Important Telephone Numbers and Web Addresses to have on hand before, during and after the storm.


FEMA Assistance for Sandy Damage Available
You can apply for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy.


Hurricane Sandy Recovery Update 11/1/12
Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts and update


LIPA Statement on Sandy Restorations 10-30-12
LIPA update on their service interruptions


Hurricane Preparedness & Checklist
Hurricane Safety Preparedness Information (numbers, websites) and Checklist in case a Hurricane Strikes Our Area


Hannon Opposes MTA/LIRR Fare Hike Proposals
The MTA unveiled several differing proposals on October 15, all seeking to raise prices on all MTA-run ventures, from New York City’s buses and subways, to bridges and tunnels, to the LIRR, and LIRR riders will again see massive hikes under their latest plan.


New Law Assists Domestic Violence Victims
New legislation has been enacted to extend the amount of days victims of domestic violence may stay in residential programs from 135 days to 180 days, ensuring additional time to secure permanent housing. This legislation ensures an additional 45 day extension for domestic violence victims who have been unable to secure, safe, alternative housing.


NY Works Funds New & Improved Playgrounds at Bethpage & Hempstead Lake State Parks
At Bethpage, improvements will be made to the existing playground near the picnic area, where a “Woodland Nature” theme will be created, including ladybug, bee and mushroom play structures. At Hempstead Lake, improvements will be made to the existing playground which will create “Carousel” theme, with colorful playground benches arranged in a circle, mimicking the nearby carousel.


Hannon Joins Adelphi in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness
Senator Hannon joins with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their October breast cancer awareness program to encourage women to get mammograms. The Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program is always available to inform residents where to get mammograms and to receive important emotional support.


New Law will Permit Pharmacists to Administer Shingles Vaccine
This law allows pharmacists to administer the Shingles vaccine for adults when ordered by a patient’s physician or nurse practitioner. Those who wish to receive the Shingles shot will need to check to see if it’s covered by their health care provider


Reminder to Apply for the STAR Program
The New York State STAR Program has saved Nassau County taxpayers millions of dollars since its inception. I just want to remind seniors who are or will be 64 years old during 2012 that they may be eligible for the Enhanced STAR Program, and anyone who has moved, or has not applied for the program in the past, that now is the time to file your application.


Jobs Express Website Helps 44,000 Find Jobs in NY in Less than a Year
Launched by the State Department of Labor in October of 2011, the Jobs Express website began with 60,000 jobs posted by employers throughout the State. Since that time, more than 10,000 additional jobs have been added, and the website has experienced over 100,000 site hits a month. Approximately 8,000 employers have connected with job seekers, and more than 40,000 have been hired as a result.


NYS Crossword Puzzle Answers
Answers to the crossword puzzle found on Page 4 of Senator Hannon's "The Central Nassau Times"


NEW LAW TO HELP RETURNING VETS FIND EMPLOYMENT
A new state law requires the establishment of an “employment portal” at the Division of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) website which includes links to appropriate federal and state governmental programs to assist veterans in obtaining employment. This legislation continues the State’s efforts to assist servicemen and servicewomen who need employment upon their return from active duty.


New Jobs-NY Plan
My new jobs plan calls for job-creating tax credits, tax cuts and investment pools for small businesses, and investment in Long Island’s resources.


Business Council Gives Hannon High Marks
BUSINESS COUNCIL GIVES HANNON HIGH MARKS FOR HIS VOTES TO CONTROL SPENDING, CUT TAXES AND CREATE JOBS


8/16 - Jobs Fair Huge Success!
During this tough economic climate, it’s no easy task to find an employer is hiring. That’s why I took on the challenge to connect job seekers with potential employers and valuable career resources during my 2012 Jobs Fair.


Storm & Hurricane Emergency Numbers & Websites


Governor Signs Hannon Legislation to Encourage Organ Donation
The new law will allow a notice of successful registration to be sent via electronic mail. It will also allow the use of an electronic signature to amend or revoke consent.


Hannon Bill to Require Hospitals to Provide Whooping Cough Vaccine now Law
The bill, which the Governor has now signed into law, will require general hospitals with a newborn nursery or providing obstetric services, to offer whooping cough vaccinations to parents and anticipated caregivers of hospitalized newborns.


State Air Conditioner Assistance Program
New York State has set aside $3 million in funding through the federally-funded “Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program” (LI-HEAP), which provides low income residents with serious medical conditions assistance in purchasing much-needed air conditioners during hot weather.


511NY - New Real-time Traffic Updates for New Yorkers
New York has a new, updated “511NY” information, giving New York drivers real time traffic and construction project updates.


New Law Will Help Combat Cyberbullying
This comprehensive measures includes within the definitions of “bullying” and “cyberbullying” verbal and non-verbal actions, whether on or off school property, which create a risk of substantial disruption of the school environment.


Hannon's "Concussion Management and Awareness Act" now law.
A concussion is considered a mild traumatic brain injury and can cause harmful, long-term effects to brain functions. My ‘Concussion Management and Awareness Act,’ which was signed into law last fall, is now in effect. The law establishes head concussion guidelines, and seeks to ensure the safety of student-athletes. The bill took effect July 1, 2012.


Senate Passes Hannon Bill to Prevent Surprise Medical Bills
The Senate passed my legislation to reduce costly and unexpected medical charges to health insurance consumers. The bill establishes consumer protections to prevent surprise medical bills and ensures consumers have adequate access to necessary services.


Senate Passes Hannon Legislation to Criminalize Theft of Official State Prescription Forms
Senate bill 6743 will establish criminal offenses for the theft and unlawful possession of a blank official New York State prescription form.


New York Now in Top 10 States for Growth, Productivity and Liveability
A new study just issued by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has shown that New York State now ranks in the Top 10 states for growth, productivity and livability. Thanks to the leadership of the Governor and Senate Republicans, we have forged a partnership which is creating jobs and growing businesses in New York.


Rooting On The Stony Brook Seawolves in the CWS
The Stony Brook Seawolves have made the College World Series -- and are quite the "Cinderella" story. We all wish them luck!


Hannon Legislation Will Make It Easier to Obtain Senior Citizens Real Property Tax Exemptions
The Senate has passed my bill to simplify the process for senior citizens to apply for and receive their STAR property tax exemption and will eliminate the requirement that senior citizens reapply for their senior citizen real property tax exemption (“SCRPTE”) every year.


Senate Passes Legislation To Reinstate STAR Rebate Checks
S.7447 would restore the STAR property tax rebate check program. The bill would provide $202 million in property tax relief to senior citizens in the 2012-13 school year and $1.2 billion in property tax relief to middle class families starting in 2013-14.


Senate Passes Landmark Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Bill
Senate bill 7637, sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza and Senator Kemp Hannon, Chairman of the Senate Health Committee, includes “real time” prescription tracking to provide more information to doctors and pharmacists, in an effort to prevent deaths from abuse and overdoses of prescription drugs, particularly painkillers.


2012 College Affordability Plan Passed By Senate
SENATE PASSES COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY PLAN Making College Affordable for Middle Class Families Through Increased Tuition Tax Breaks, Lower Student Loan Interest Rates, Tuition Pre-payment and Truth-in-Lending for Student Loans


Senate Passes Hannon Legislation To Encourage Organ Donation
Senate Bill 6972 will make it easier for New Yorkers to register online to become an organ donor.


2012 New Jobs-NY Job Creation Plan
Comprehensive plan will help create thousands of new private sector jobs


Hannon Partners with Adelphi for Mothers Day Breast Cancer Awareness
The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program Provides Info & Support To Those Coping With Breast Cancer. I encourage all New Yorkers to call the Hotline at their toll free number, 1-800-877-8077.


Senate Passes Bill Protecting Homeowners Who Improve Their Property To Accommodate Older Relatives or Disabled
This legislation allows owners of residential property which is their principle place of residence to make changes in order to rent or house a senior or a disabled person without experiencing an increase in assessment.


Putting an End to Unwanted Sales Calls
The National Do No Call Registry provides you with an opportunity to limit the number of telemarketing phone calls you receive. Information here.


"I Love NY" Offers Money Saving Tips for the Traveling Season
Visit the "I Love NY" website for resources about all of New York's fabulous destinations and vacation spots.


Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention -- An Update
A followup to Senator Hannon's successful DFS Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention outreach, with an announcement of a new clinic running on May 7, 2012


Tax Free Shopping Returns April 1st!
On April 1, 2012, the state's portion of sales tax on clothing & footwear under $110 will be exempt from sales tax.


NYS TAX DEPARTMENT OFFERS LOW-INCOME EARNERS FREE TAX PREP
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program assists lower income earners in preparing their tax returns, catching common errors, and taking advantage of valuable tax credits, all for free.


New Appliance Rebate Program Begins Monday 3/19


NY Income Taxes are Due April 17th -- Here are Some Tips for Filing


VISIT NYS TAX & FINANCE WEBSITE FOR TAX HELP, DEDUCTIONS & CREDITS


“HEARTS FOR HUNGER” LEGISLATIVE FOOD CHALLENGE


MTA Should Reject Proposal to Reduce LIRR Service into Penn Station


Hannon To Be Honored with Dr. Nathan A. Davis Award


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has Website & 24-Hour Toll Free Number


NEW ONLINE DOCUMENTS LAW TAKING EFFECT ON FEBRUARY 2
Public documents must go online before meetings


HANNON’S FOOD DRIVE HUGE SUCCESS


New "Move Over" Law for Stopped Tow Trucks & Hazard Vehicles


Senator Hannon Receives Top Grade of “A” from New Yorkers for Better Libraries


Debut of State Domestic Violence Database


Governor Cuomo comes to West Hempstead to sign new MTA Tax Reduction Law
New Law Ends or Reduces the MTA Payroll Tax for Hundreds of Thousands of Business and Individuals in Nassau County & New York Metro Area


Long Island Regional Council awarded $101.6 Million in Economic Development Funding


New NYS Tax Refund Option - Pre-Paid ATM-Style Cards


“Help Your Neighbor” Campaign encourages charitable giving to Food Banks this holiday season


HEALTH INSURANCE RATE INCREASE REQUESTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE


SENATOR HANNON RECEIVES BUSINESS COUNCIL’S HIGHEST GRADE IN 2011 VOTERS’ GUIDE REPORT


New State Website: “Cap NY Property Taxes – A Citizen’s Guide.”


SEX OFFENDER LOCATOR NOW AVAILABLE VIA FACEBOOK


HELP OUR TROOPS CALL HOME - Senator Hannon’s Office Serves as Official Drop-off Center


Make Sure Your Child’s Car Seat is Installed Correctly – Schedule A Car Seat Safety Check”


HANNON ANNOUNCES FEDERAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR NASSAU COUNTY


Important LIPA Information & Phone Numbers


Emergency Preparedness


2011 Legislative Session Review


SENATE PASSES HISTORIC PROPERTY TAX CAP LEGISLATION


SENATE PASSES CRUCIAL HOSPICE PROVISIONS OF FAMILY HEALTH CARE DECISION ACT


SENATE PASSES BILL TO ESTABLISH CLINICAL RESEARCH INFORMATION ACCESS PROGRAM


SENATE PASSES BILL TO IMPROVE DOCTORS ROLE IN HEALTH DELIVERY


Senate Gives Final Legislative Passage To Juvenile “Sexting” And “Cyberbullying” Prevention Bill


SENATE GIVES FINAL LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL FOR LANDMARK AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM


East Meadow Students Collect Cell Phones for Soldiers


Levittown Students Collect Cell Phones for Soldiers


SENATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE LEGISLATION ESTABLISHES BLUEPRINT FOR FUTURE OF HEALTH INSURANCE IN NEW YORK


SENATORS ADVOCATE FOR CRIMINALIZING IMPROPER TRANSFER AND INAPPROPRIATE POSSESSION OF NON-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES


“Get Active!” - Healthier Kids Means a Healthier Tomorrow


THE FUTURE OF NEW YORK'S HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE


Mammography Saves Lives - Mother's Day Campaign


Every Penny Counts At the Pump - A Few Helpful Ways to Save Money on Gas


Community joins to Teach Seniors How to Use Their Cell Phones


JOIN THE FIGHT, PASS THE TAX CAP


SENATOR HANNON URGES ASSEMBLY TO PASS TAX CAP


Online Identity Theft: The Fastest Growing Crime in America


Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Taking Action


200 POUNDS OF DRUGS COLLECTED IN NASSAU COUNTY
Off the streets thanks to “Shed the Meds”


LONG TERM CARE SEMINAR SELLS OUT IN HOURS - Senator adds two more for residents


SENATOR HANNON ADVOCATES FOR CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT AWARENESS ACT
Legislation Supported by National Brain Injury Advocacy Group


HANNON PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION TO SPREAD KIDNEY CANCER AWARENESS


Not Making Healthy Choices? Start Now


HANNON ANNOUNCES RE-INSTITUTION OF SENATE COMMITTEE ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE


Send A Soldier Your Support - Sen. Hannon Reaches Out to Troops


Do you qualify to FreeFile?


HANNON ANNOUNCES LIFESAVING LEGISLATION
Bill approved on Valentine’s Day could keep the heart of a loved one pumping


GREEN is the New Color this Valentine’s Day


Give Your Kids the Gift of a Smile - National Children's Dental Health Month


Senator Hannon Offers Tips for Lowering Your Energy Bill


SAFETY: DEALING WITH ICY WEATHER


Senator Hannon: Have a Heart Healthy Year!


STATE SENATE PASSES PROPERTY TAX CAP LEGISLATION


ENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE ADVANCES NOMINEE FOR COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH


SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE ADVANCES NOMINEE FOR COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH


HANNON JOINS WITH HEALTHCARE EXPERTS TO DETERMINE BEST METHODS TO REFORM MEDICAID


HANNON ANNOUNCES STATE EXTENSION OF TAX DEADLINE


KEMP HANNON NAMED CHAIRMAN OF SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE


SENATOR HANNON NAMED TO GOVERNOR’S MEDICAID REDESIGN TEAM


HOMES FOR RETURNING LI VETERANS


Senator Kemp Hannon Named a Guardian of Small Business


FIGHTING HUNGER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON


VERIZON LENDS SUPPORT TO BULLYING PREVENTION CENTER ON LI


CYBERBULLYING IS STILL A PROBLEM IN OUR COMMUNITY AND MUST NOT BE TOLERATED


Suffering from Domestic Violence? Get the Help you Deserve


HANNON CALLS FOR LONG ISLAND’S FAIR SHARE OF SCHOOL AID


HANNON CAUTIONS ALL NEW YORKERS: NEW SALES TAX HIKE TAKES EFFECT OCT. 1


Seminar Brings Resources to Hispanic Small Business Owners


Hispanic Small Business Seminar - Save the Date - September 15th


HANNON SLAMS MTA FOR PROPOSED FARE HIKES, ALERTS COMMUNITY ABOUT PUBLIC HEARING


Try Out the New Voting Machine - Save the Date - Wednesday, September 1


New Bully Prevention Center


Nassau County Veterans Share Stories Over Pancakes


Are you at risk for a Fall? - Free Fall Prevention Classes


Suffering from Domestic Violence? Get the Help You Deserve.


Four Recycling Bins Overloaded with Meds Collected by Officials


Kitchen Fire Prevention


Are you 55+ and Looking to Volunteer?


Save on your Prescription Drugs! - Get your NassauRx card


TIRED OF GETTING THOSE TELEMARKETING CALLS?


The Peak of Our Hurricane Season is Approaching... Is your family prepared?


TICK ALERT! Are you protected?


Ranking Member of Senate Health Committee Seeks to Set Standard For "Wellness"


Don’t Take the Chance, Learn Hands-Only CPR


10 Things You Can Do To Prevent Stormwater Runoff Pollution


Stay Cool in the Summer Heat


Gearing up for a summer road trip? Get the cheapest gas along the way!


Four Key Safety Tips For July 4th


Hannon Introduces New Legislation to Create First Veterans Bill of Rights


DON’T JUST “TALK THE TALK,” “WALK THE WALK” THIS SUMMER


Is your child going away to college? Get a Health Care Proxy, Now!


Anti-bullying Legislation Passes, Still much work to be done


Senator Hannon Announces National Lightning Safety Week


Four 30 Gallon Trash Bags Full of Drugs Off the Streets Thanks to


Do you or a loved one rely on life-support? - Be prepared when the next storm hits!


Senator Hannon's Cyberbullying Roundtable at H.B. Mattlin Middle School


Students Weigh-in on Cyberbullying


Remember to Fly Your Flag


Free Seminar on the ABC’s of Financial Planning


Senator Hannon Serves Up Breakfast for Veterans


Plainview Library Kicks-Off Summer Reading Program





Founder of Pulse of New York Wins 2010 Women of Distinction


Senator Hannon Announces the Kickoff of His Summer Reading Program


Senator Hannon Alerts Long Islanders of 2-1-1 Hotline


Victims, Police and Experts Join with Senator Hannon to Stop Cyberbullying


Attention All Veterans: Hope to See You There


Senator Hannon Takes Strong Stance on Plan to Create Jobs


Long Term Care Insurance - Save The Date!


Is your pool ready? You May be Eligible for a Rebate


Hannon Addresses Cyberbullying on the Airwaves


Attention Small Business Owners: The Senator is Bringing the Resources to You


Hispanic Counseling Center is Commended for Unique and Vital Services


Nassau County Girls Represent New York State in World Finals of Odyssey of the Mind Competition


FREE Child Safety Event, L. I. Regional Poison and Drug Information Center - SAVE THE DATE


State Senators Commend Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program


College Students Say You Can't Put Price on Real World Experience


Hannon Lends Support to Girl Scouts "Going The Distance"


Hannon Announces New Tax Cap Plan


Are You Sure Your Child is Safe in Your Car?


Uniondale School District Says it's Prepared For An Emergency


Community Members Learn Important Tips on Avoiding Credit and Identity Theft


Empire to Extend Health Care Coverage to Age 26


Senator Hannon Explains Vote Regarding Budget Extender


Mammography Saves Lives


Hannon Offers Online Consumer Shopping Tips for Mother's Day Shopping


Hannon Hosts Roundtable on Storm Emergency Preparedness


Do you know the signs of Autism? - April is Autism Awareness Month


CAPS Partners with Hannon to Prevent Cyber-Bullying on Long Island


Garden City Athletes Win Big


Be Smart, Use a "Smart" Strip


Hannon Fights Cyber-Bullying - Introduces New Legislation


Senate GOP Medicaid Task Force Targets Waste, Fraud and Abuse; Recommendations Could Save Taxpayers $500 Million


Hannon: “Homeowner Protection and Property Tax Rebate Act” to provide New Yorkers with tax relief this year


Donate an Organ, Save a Life


Free Legal Clinic For Seniors - Save the Date! - April 15h


Passport Day - Don't Miss It!


Hannon Brings Career Experts to Community


Senator Hannon Shows Support For VLTs At Belmont


Music Matters in Hempstead


Senator Hannon Announces Roundtable to Evaluate Storm Emergency Response Time


Hannon Urges Feds to Restore Funds to Fight Heroin


Hannon Offers Info on NY-Alert in Response to Storms


Senator Hannon's Flood Tips


The Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure


Tougher Medicaid Fraud Effort Needed To Stop Abuse & Save Tax Dollars


Hannon Partners with National Kidney Foundation to Spread Kidney Disease Awareness


Five Internet Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know


Senator Hannon Announces Job Creation Bill


Hannon Announces Bill to Prevent Governor From Withholding Taxpayer Refunds


Senate Republicans: Tougher Medicaid Fraud Effort Needed to Stop Abuse & Save Tax Dollars


Senator Hannon Anncounces Passage of Resolution to Move Terror Trials


CFF and Hannon Call upon Long Islanders to Help Find a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis


Hannon Encourages Long Islanders To Demand Their Tax Refund


Hannon Seeks To Commend Haiti Rescue Efforts


Sen. Hannon’s End-Of-Year Savings Checklist
DID YOU MISS OUT ON YOUR SAVINGS THIS YEAR? IT’S NOT TOO LATE!… BUT TIME IS RUNNING OUT.


Securing the Rights of Chinese Americans in Nassau County
There are more than 12 million Asian Americans in the United States. Here in Nassau County, one group is dedicated to securing the rights and serving the evolving needs of those Americans: The Long Island Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA).


Governor Paterson Announces Outreach Efforts to Vaccinate College Students Against H1N1 Flu: 18- to 24-Year-Olds Have High Risk, Low Vaccination Rate
Governor David A. Paterson today announced that New York is undertaking special efforts to vaccinate college students in the State against the H1N1 flu virus. New data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that of the populations at highest risk to get the H1N1 flu, 18- to 24-year-olds have the lowest rate of vaccination.


Salisbury Church Provides Full Thanksgiving Meal for More Than 160 Families
It’s called “A Place of Hope,” the outreach program of CrossBridge Church in Salisbury, which will provide full Thanksgiving dinners for over 160 families this Thanksgiving.


Sen. Hannon Alerts Public of Lifted Bottle Bill Injunction
You will soon be getting cash back when you return your water bottles for recycling.


Sen. Hannon Reminds Residents of Bilingual Breast Cancer Support Program
During this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Senator Kemp Hannon wants to ensure that all women are aware of the services here on Long Island that provide crucial support and information for them.


Sen. Hannon Calls for Repeal of MTA Payroll Tax
Senator Kemp Hannon (6th District) and members of the Long Island Senate Delegation today joined business owners and directors of non-profit organizations at United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County to call for the repeal of the MTA payroll tax.


Hannon's Links To Latest Swine Flu Information 10/8/09


Learn about the "New Car Lemon Law"


Managed Care Reform Continues


New Tool for Prescription Drug Shoppers
Under this New York State law that I supported, the New York Department of Health website allows you to compare prescription drugs among local pharmacies


Photos from Sen. Hannon's 'There Ought to be a Law Contest' Award Ceremony


Summer 2009 - Library Visits in the Sixth District


Future use of St Paul’s Property: No Consensus Exists
Kemp Hannon writes about the results of the polling sponsored by the Garden City Property Owners Associations.


New York State: FAQs
Get the answers to your frequently-asked questions about New York State with this handy collection of links to public resources.
Photo Gallery

Sen. Kemp Hannon attended the ribbon cutting at the fully reopened Massapequa LIRR train station after a $20.5 million rehabilition of the station

Sen. Kemp Hannon at Hofstra University Health Fair he sponsored in Hempstead, NY

Sen. Kemp Hannon atteded the Franklin Square Historical Society 35th Annual Dinner at the Plattdeutsche Park Restaurant.

Sen. Kemp Hannon visited the Central Boulevard Elementary School, Bethpage.

Senator Kemp Hannon joins in on the fun at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library summer reading carnival.

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