SIGN SENATOR RANZENHOFER'S ONLINE PETITION TO REPEAL THE 2% STATE ASSESSMENT FEE ON TOP OF YOUR MONTHLY UTILITY BILLS

Click here to sign Senator Ranzenhofer's online petition: http://www.senatorranzenhofer.com

Starting July 1st, individuals and businesses will have to pay a 2% State Assessment Fee on top of their monthly utility bills as part of the 2009-10 New York State Budget. In response to the outrageous tax increase on energy, Senator Ranzenhofer is calling upon State leaders to repeal this onerous tax. 

 

 

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Senator Adams Calls on FAA to Re-Evaluate Regulations Governing Low Altitude Urban Airspace

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS CALLS ON THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TO RE-EVALUATE AND REVISE REGULATIONS GOVERNING LOW ALTITUDE URBAN AIRSPACE

NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chairman of the NYS Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, calls on the FAA, as regulator of the nation’s airspace, to propose stronger oversight of the “on-demand” flight industry.  Following the tragic mid-air collision over the Hudson River this weekend, Senator Adams urges the FAA to re-evaluate guidelines and recommend changes to urban air traffic rules.

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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHY YOUNG REGARDING EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF REQUEST FOR FLOODED AND DAMAGED AREAS

“I am urging Governor Paterson to immediately declare emergency disaster areas for Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties. 

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SENATOR NOZZOLIO CRITICIZES GOVERNOR PATERSON FOR IRRESPONSIBLE, SECRET WELFARE GIVEAWAY PLAN

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today condemned Governor Paterson's plan to spend $140 million in federal stimulus funds on a massive welfare giveaway.  The Governor’s so-called “back to school” public assistance plan gives a $200 cash award for every child receiving welfare or food stamp assistance.  The cash awards come without any

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Governor Paterson Signs Galef/Squadron Legislation Saving Taxpayer Money Through Alternative Notification Process

Governor Paterson signed legislation (A.7966/S.3689) sponsored by Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator Daniel Squadron on July 28, 2009 (Chapter 275) that changes the notification process of real property tax lien foreclosure proceedings.  This legislation will allow county, city and village tax districts to provide the New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance (Commissioner) notice of the commencement of real property tax lien foreclosure proceedings by alternative means approved by the Commissioner.  The alternative means would include those other than the currently r

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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: NEW YORK STATE BUDGET CONTINUES TO SPELL DISASTER FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK - Drivers Licenses & Registrations to Increase 25% on September 1st

With the latest tax increase approved in the 2009-10 State Budget ready to take effect next month, State Senator Mike Nozzolio condemned Governor Paterson and his Democrat-controlled Senate and Assembly for imposing yet another round of taxes and fees on an already struggling Upstate economy.  This time the Democrats’ target was motor vehicle fees, most of which will go u

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Child Photo and Video Participation Waiver

If you would like your child to appear in Senate photos or videos, please read, download and sign the waiver below. The completed waiver should be returned to the appropriate Senator's office.

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Worcester, Oneonta Bridge Construction Nears

ONEONTA, 08/10/09 -- State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I – Oneonta) today announced that railroad funding toward the cost of the replacement of two railroad bridges in Otsego County has been received by local officials and construction work should begin shortly.

Otsego County will replace the Brooker Hollow Road bridge in the Town of Worcester and the Town of Oneonta will replace the railroad bridge spanning State Route 7 and Pony Farm Road in the Town of Oneonta. 

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