There is the distinct possibility that the New York legislature will return for a special session on Monday 29 November in order to pass S8427, the medical marijuana bill, before the year ends.

There are only 32 votes needed, therefore, it can’t do any harm to get in touch with your state senator and ask for his support. Alternatively or additionally you could forward this post to other New Yorkers who are your friends.  Note that sending a large quantity of unaddressed emails counts as spam and we are not encouraging you to get involved in spamming.

New York Congressional Delegation


Governor David Paterson

Senate Members

Charles Schumer (D-NY)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

House Members

Tim Bishop (D-NY-1)
Steve Israel (D-NY-2)
Peter King (R-NY-3)
Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY-4)
Gary Ackerman (D-NY-5)
Gregory Meeks (D-NY-6)
Joseph Crowley (D-NY-7)
Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-8)
Anthony Weiner (D-NY-9)
Edolphus Towns (D-NY-10)
Yvette Clarke (D-NY-11)
Nydia Velazquez (D-NY-12)
Mike McMahon (D-NY-13)
Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-14)
Charles Rangel (D-NY-15)
Jose Serrano (D-NY-16)
Eliot Engel (D-NY-17)
Nita Lowey (D-NY-18)
John Hall (D-NY-19)
Scott Murphy (D-NY-20)
Paul Tonko (D-NY-21)
Maurice Hinchey (D-NY-22)
Bill Owens (D-NY-23)
Michael Arcuri (D-NY-24)
Dan Maffei (D-NY-25)
Christopher Lee (R-NY-26)
Brian Higgins (D-NY-27)
Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-NY-28)
Tom Reed (R-NY-29)


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