SENATOR FUSCHILLO'S STATEMENT TO THE MTA OPPOSING SERVICE CUTS

Following is the statement Senator Fuschillo submitted to the MTA as part of its public hearing regarding proposed service cuts:

 

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Sen. Foley Acts to Protect Domestic Violence Victims and Preserve their Right to Vote

The New York State Senate passed an important bill sponsored by Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) that allows victims of domestic violence to have their addresses sealed. Sen. Foley’s bill (S. 5945) addresses a flaw in the election law that mandates boards of elections to disclose a voter’s address to anyone requesting that information.

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SENATOR STEVE SALAND TO HOLD SENIOR SEMINAR

            Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C – Poughkeepsie) today announced he will hold a Senior Seminar on Friday, March 12th.

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SENATE REPUBLICANS INTRODUCE JOB CREATION BILL

 

Incentives Could Create Thousands of New Jobs; U.S. Senate Passes Similar Plan

 

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New Jobs Plan Introduced

Albany, N.Y., March 2 –State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) announced today that he is co-sponsoring legislation in the Senate to enact a new, comprehensive job creation strategy that he believes has been ignored as a way to help New York strengthen its economy, lower taxes, and begin to create thousands of jobs across upstate New York.

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Winner Named to Rural Resources Commission

Albany, N.Y., March 16–State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) has been appointed as a member of the joint, bipartisan Legislative Commission on the Development of Rural Resources.

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SEN. FARLEY AND FELLOW REPUBLICANS INTRODUCE JOB CREATION BILL

State Senateor Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) and members of the Senate Republican Conference announced on March 2nd that legislation to create thousands of new jobs and turn around the State's economy has been introduced. The jobs plan provides tax credits to businesses that create new jobs, eliminates the State corporate franchise tax for small businesses, and rolls back the personal income tax surcharge that hit small businesses last year.

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Winner Blasts New State Utility Tax

Elmira, N.Y., July 22 –State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) said today that a new 2% utility tax enacted by Governor David Paterson and the state’s Democratic legislative leaders as part of the 2009-2010 state budget “is the latest bad news from a bad state budget for New York State taxpayers.”

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'Innovation Economy' Key to Upstate Renewal

I'm glad to have this chance to provide an update on the just-released report of a state task force that has made a significant addition to what's becoming a treasure trove of blueprints pointing the way to strategies that just might prove successful at turning around the fortunes and the futures of communities across New York, especially upstate.

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