Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $30,000 For The Depew-lancaster Boys & Girls Club

(Albany, NY and Depew, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $30,000 to support the Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Club. Senator Volker secured these funds as part of the adopted 2005-2006 State Budget.

"The Boys & Girls Club of Depew-Lancaster have been administering programs and services to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence," said Senator Dale M. Volker.

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SENATOR OUTLINES VITAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

Bond Act Faces Voters In November

 

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Senator Saland Announces School Accountability Legislation He Sponsors Is Signed By The Governor

Senator Steve Saland (R,C Poughkeepsie) today announced that legislation he has sponsored (S.5050A) to improve the accountability of school district finances has been signed by the Governor.

"I am very pleased that Governor Pataki has signed this legislation," said Senator Saland. " Defrauding school districts is tantamount to stealing from children.

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Senator Outlines Vital Transportation Projects

State Senator Catharine "Cathy" Young (R,I,C - Olean) today outlined local transportation projects vital to the economy of the 57th Senate District. The projects, revealed after an agreement was reached between the Senate, Assembly and Executive, totals nearly $40 billion. Voters will have the opportunity to vote on the bond act this November."It’s great that our local projects are included in the Transportation Bond Act," Senator Young said. "With the passage of the bond act, we will be able to start building the next section of Route 219.

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Senator Farley Supports Governor's Plan To Combat Medicaid Fraud

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C - Schenectady) announced the support of the New York State Senate for Governor George E. Pataki's plan to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Medicaid fraud in this State.

"The Senate passed a bill last May that would overhaul the State's Medicaid fraud detection effort with the goal of dramatically reducing corruption and waste, and thereby saving taxpayer money," Senator Farley said. "Unfortunately, the bill did not have any movement in the Assembly.

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Senator Fuschillo: "new Accountability Measures For School Districts Signed Into Law"

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that two bills he cosponsored creating new, improved accountability measures for school district finances have been signed into law by Governor George Pataki."The reckless abandonment of the public’s trust exhibited by some unscrupulous school officials jeopardizes the educational needs of our children," stated Senator Fuschillo.

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Otsego Seniors To Get New Wheels

Otsego County's senior citizens will benefit from state awards totalling $35,000 announced by Senator James L. Seward and Assemblyman Bill Magee at the seniors' annual picnic today at Glimmerglass State Park. The funds, $15,000 from the senate and $20,000 from the assembly, have purchased two new vehicles for the county to be used to transport seniors and to support the office for the aging's outreach activities, Seward said. "The office for the aging provides important services for the senior citizens of our county," Senator James L. Seward said.

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Senator Marcellino Introduces Eminent Domain Legislation

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) today announced that he has introduced legislation to amend the eminent domain procedure law. This legislation installs a safeguard that insures that when a government invokes eminent domain for economic purposes, it is only done in blighted areas.

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New Fuschillo Law Strengthens Do Not Call Registry

New Yorkers will soon be receiving greater protections from telemarketers, due to a new law sponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District).

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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $15,000 In State Funds For Wyoming County Sheriff's Department

Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today announced that he has secured $15,000 for the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department. This state grant will assist in the funding for a "Youth Officer" position with the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office. The "Youth Officer" position will act as a liaison between the youth of Wyoming County and the legal system. Senator Volker secured these state funds as part of the adopted 2005-2006 State Budget.

"Adolescence is always a pivotal time in a young persons life.

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