Issues: Miscellaneous

A Break from Work: Constituent and Sen. Foley Take a Moment to Meet and Greet

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June 8, 2009
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Bill Seeks Safety Device on Housing Elevators

Bill Seeks Safety Device on Housing Elevators

By Manny Fernandez

The New York Times

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Two state lawmakers want New York City’s public housing agency to install a safety device on all its elevators that experts say could have prevented the death of a 5-year-old Brooklyn boy who fell down a shaft while trying to escape a stalled elevator last year.

June 8, 2009
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Permit Parking for East Yonkers Neighborhood Signed Into Law; Residents near Yonkers Raceway gain access to parking close to home

              Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF-Yonkers) and Assemblyman Mike Spano (D/C/WF-Yonkers) held a press conference today announcing that legislation they sponsored has been signed into law by Governor David Paterson. The legislation establishes a residential permit parking system near Yonkers Raceway/Empire City.They were joined by the Lincoln Park Taxpayers Association and other local residents.

June 5, 2009
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Was Honored By Catholic Charities Of The Finger Lakes

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently honored by Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes and presented with the 2009 Sharing the Light Award for his unceasing commitment to community and long standing dedication to public service.

June 5, 2009
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GRIFFO SAYS OBAMA CHOSE THE RIGHT MAN

STATEMENT BY SENATOR GRIFFO ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S NOMINATION OF CONGRESSMAN JOHN McHUGH

“President Barack Obama chose the right man, the best man, when he nominated John McHugh for Secretary for the United States Army. I’ve had the privilege of working and knowing the Congressman for many years. I respect him as an elected official and admire him as a friend.

June 5, 2009
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New York State Senate Honors Betty Cooper Wallerstein at Women of Distinction Ceremony

(Albany, NY)—On Tuesday, June 2nd, the New York State Senate honored "Women of Distinction" from across New York State.  Nominated by Senator Liz Krueger, the Upper East Side's Betty Cooper Wallerstein was one of the women honored."I have had the privilege and honor of working with Betty on numerous issues and without a doubt her hard work and dedication have  made the East Side a better place to live for all," said Senator Liz Krueger.  "Her many years volunteering to improve the lives of her neighbors truly make her a Woman of Distinction."

June 5, 2009
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Lighthouse gets roof-repair grant

The Observer

POSTED: June, 4 2009

Funding to repair the roof at the Dunkirk Lighthouse is beginning to fall into place.

June 4, 2009
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Committee Backs Farm Overtime - Support Could Be Bad News For Farmers

POST JOURNAL

By John Whittaker

POSTED: June, 3 2009

ALBANY - What has already been a bad year for farmers could get worse if a bill requiring mandatory overtime for farmworkers is approved by the state Legislature.

June 3, 2009
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NYS Conference of Black Senators Unveil their Signature Agenda

The NYS Conference of Black Senators will be unveiling their Signature Agenda Issues that they would like to see passed before the end of this legislative session. They will discuss the following bills: Article 15-A, Better Schools Act, Foreclosure, The Repeal of Vacancy Decontrol, Healthy Teens Act, Child Sexual Abuse Reform Act, Property Tax Relief, NYS Fair Pay Act, Reproductive Health Act, Paid Family Leave Act, and Green Collar Jobs.

Where: The Red Room, Cap 328

June 2, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Is Recognized For His Ongoing Support For Mertensia Park

Farmington - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently took part in the official ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Mertensia Park Lodge.

June 2, 2009
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Entrepreneurs take step forward at EAP ceremony

By Brian Quinn
Daily Reporter
Mon Jun 01, 2009, 02:52 PM EDT
BELMONT -

June 1, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Recognized Our Veterans At The Waterloo Memorial Day Ceremony

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the Memorial Day ceremony in Waterloo, the birthplace of Memorial Day, where he expressed his heartfelt thanks to those serving in the military and recogn

June 1, 2009
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Area State Legislators announce $200,000 Rural Area Revitalization Programs Grant to CHRIC

The Oberver

May 31, 3009

Senator Catherine Young, (R-C-I, Olean) and Assemblyman William Parment, (D, Harmony), have announced that Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation has been awarded a Rural Area Revitalization Program grant to complete the restoration and condemned building the agency secured in Sherman, NY, RARP is a state program available to non-profits to develop properties they own.

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May 31, 2009
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May 2009 Community Report

May 2009 Community Report

Dear Neighbor: The following is a summary of some of my office's activities since my last community report:

May 30, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Gave Keynote Address At The Seneca Falls Memorial Day Ceremony

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently gave the keynote address at the annual Seneca Falls  Memorial Day ceremony where he praised the efforts of our Nation's veterans and those members of our armed services serving here and abroad.

May 27, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO URGES LOCAL CHILDREN TO EXPLORE THROUGH SUMMERTIME READING

ALBANY – State Senator Mike Nozzolio wants students to have fun reading and keep learning this summer by participating in the 2009 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program.

May 27, 2009
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Is Invited To Speak At The Midlakes Primary School Memorial Day Ceremony

Clifton Springs -  Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Midlakes Primary School Memorial Day celebration where he joined students, parents and faculty in praising the efforts of our Nation's ve

May 26, 2009
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Home from Iraq for Memorial Day

By Breanna FarnerOlean Times Herald

OLEAN - It was a Memorial Day weekend to remember for 10 local families as their sons and daughters from the Army National Guard returned from Iraq late Saturday afternoon.
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May 24, 2009
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Sen. Foley with New York State Fire Chiefs Association.

Sen. Foley and the Association of Fire Chiefs speak following the passage of major legislation that protects firefighters.

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May 22, 2009
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