Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Has your Senator signed on?

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins has introduced S2237 in the State Senate to repeal vacancy decontrol. We have 23 co-sponsors. We need 32 votes to win.

Check back here for a tally of which Senators have signed on, and which haven't. We'll be updating this daily.

The following Senators have co-sponsored S2237 to repeal vacancy decontrol:

1. Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D- Westchester)
2. Liz Krueger (D- Manhattan)
3. Eric Adams (D- Brooklyn)
4. Joseph Addabbo (D- Queens)
5. Darrell Aubertin (D- Jefferson, Oswego, St Lawrence Counties)
6. Neil Breslin (D- Albany)
7. Ruben Diaz, Sr. (D- Bronx)
8. Thomas Duane (D- Manhattan)
9. Ruth Hassell-Thompson (D- Bronx, Westchester County)
10. Shirley Huntley (D- Queens)
11. Hiram Monserrate (D- Queens)
12. Velmanette Montgomery (D- Brooklyn)
13. George Onorato (D- Queens)
14. Suzi Oppenheimer (D- Westchester County)
15. Frank Padavan (R- Queens)
16. Kevin Parker (D- Brooklyn)
17. Bill Perkins (D- Manhattan)
18. Eric Schneiderman (D- Manhattan, Bronx)
19. José Marco Serrano (D- Bronx, Manhattan)
20. Daniel Squadron (D- Brooklyn, Manhattan)
21. Toby Ann Stavisky (D- Queens)
22. Antoine Thompson (D- Buffalo)
23. John Sampson (D- Brooklyn)

We need 8 more votes to get win!

These 9 Democratic Senators have not yet signed on:

1. Martin Dilan (D- Brooklyn)
2. Carl Kruger (D- Brooklyn)
3. Pedro Espada, Jr. (D- Bronx)
4. Jeffrey Klein (D- Bronx, Westchester County)
5. Malcolm Smith (D- Queens, Long Island)
6. Craig Johnson (D- Long Island)
7. Brian Foley (D- Long Island)
8. David Valesky (D- Syracuse)
9. William Stachowski (D-Buffalo)
10. Diane Savino (D- Brooklyn, Staten Island) - Savino removed her name as a co-sponsor.

As well, we are hopeful we can encourage these two downstate Republic Senators to sign on:

1. Martin Golden (R- Brooklyn)
2. Andrew Lanza (R- Staten Island)

Check back daily for updates.