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NY Senate passes legislation to strengthen protections for racehorses


Apr. 12, 2024 By Anthony Medina On Thursday, Apr. 11, the Senate approved legislation that significantly enhances protections for pets and animals, coinciding with Animal Cruelty Prevention Month. The bill now awaits Governor Kathy Hochul’s signature. Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., who represents New York Senate District 15, received the approval of his legislation S.6796A,…
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Addabbo calls on DOT and MTA to address quality-of-life issues pertaining to train trestle in Richmond Hill

Senator Addabbo views one of the new No Trespassing signs at the Babbage and Bessemer trestle to prohibit illegal parking in the bays.

Mar. 14, 2024 By Anthony Medina State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. is bringing the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) together to help tackle quality-of-life issues in his district—such as filthy street conditions and loitering—near a train trestle in Richmond Hill. Residents living in the vicinity of the Richmond…
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Senator Addabbo to host virtual discussion on tackling problem gambling for National Problem Gambling Awareness Month


Mar. 7, 2024 By Anthony Medina The month of March is recognized as National Problem Gambling Awareness Month a nationwide campaign that seeks to increase public awareness of problem gambling and promote prevention, treatment, and recovery services. The National Council on Problem Gambling estimates over 600,000 adults experience gambling-related issues in New York State. Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr, who is the Chairman of the Senate’s Committee on Racing, Gaming, and Wagering, is making sure people are getting the help they need for gambling addiction through a zoom discussion scheduled for Tuesday, March 12. “For some, gaming is a casual…
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Forest Hills leaders call for additional stop light and crosswalk on Metropolitan Avenue, cite dangerous traffic conditions


Feb. 15, 2024 By Anthony Medina Several Queens legislators joined by civic leaders are calling on the Department of Transportation to address dangerous traffic conditions along a section of Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills. In a joint letter sent to DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez on Feb. 9, Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi, state Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr, Council Member Lynn Schulman, and Community Board 6 Chair Heather Beers-Dimitriadis urge the agency to install a new traffic light and crosswalk at the intersection of 72nd Road and Metropolitan Avenue. The letter comes after the legislators say that they have received numerous…
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