Senator Fuschillo Announces Support For $1.3 Billion Small Business Assistance Package To Protect & Create Jobs

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today announced his support for a new small business and manufacturing assistance plan that will help small businesses grow and create new jobs. The plan would provide $490 million in assistance in the first year and almost $1.3 billion in tax relief and assistance to small businesses statewide when fully implemented after three years. "Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy," said Senator Fuschillo, a member of the Senate’s Commerce, Economic Development, and Small Business Committee.

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Larkin Calls For Punishment Of Parents Who Knowingly Allow Convicted Sex Offenders To Live In Their Homes

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) is cosponsoring a measure in the State Senate, S.786, that will ensure that parents do not knowingly allow their children to reside with registered sex offenders.

The bill states that any parent or guardian with children less than eighteen years old who knowingly allows a registered sex offender to reside in their home will be charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor.

"How many times do we hear that a child was abused by someone living in their own home?" Said Senator Larkin.

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Senator Fuschillo Delivers Hundreds Of Toys To Children In Winthrop Hospital As Part Of His "extend The Holidays" Toy Drive

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited the pediatric ward at Winthrop University Hospital to deliver hundreds of toys collected during his annual "Extend the Holidays" toy drive."When a child in the hospital receives the gift of a new toy, it can help brighten even the toughest of days," said Senator Fuschillo. "It also gives parents the joy of seeing their child’s face light up during a difficult time.

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Senator Marcellino Takes The Oath Of Office

Senator Carl L. Marcellino was sworn in to begin his new term as the representative of the Fifth Senate District on January 3, 2007. Court of Appeals Judge Judith S. Kaye administered the Oath of Office at the Senate Chambers in Albany. Following the ceremony Senator Marcellino proceeded to the Assembly Chamber for Governor Spitzer's State of the State Address.

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Sen. Alesi Unveils Small Business Package

Senator Jim Alesi (R,C-Perinton) today joined his Senate Majority colleagues in unveiling a comprehensive package of legislation aimed at improving the climate for small businesses in New York state. When fully implemented over the next three years the plan will provide $1.3 billion in tax relief and assistance to small businesses.

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Senator Young Unveils $1.3 Billion Small Business Assistance Package

State Senator Cathy Youngand members of the Senate Majority Conference today unveiled a small business and manufacturing assistance plan that targets the biggest concerns that hold back small businesses from growing and creating new jobs. The plan would provide $490 million in assistance in the first year and almost $1.3 billion in tax relief and assistance to small businesses when fully implemented after three years.

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Senator Nozzolio Vows To Work With Governor Spitzer On Enforcing Indian Taxation

Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today applauded Governor Eliot Spitzer’s announcement that the State Department of Taxation and Finance will work to enforce state law requiring tax collections on cigarettes sold by Native Americans to non-Native Americans.

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Klein Appointed Deputy Minority Leader

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