Carl L Marcellino's News items

Now it is 2 points for Driving While on the Phone

Everyone knows that driving with a handheld cell phone is illegal in New York. What you may not know is starting today, Wednesday, February 16th drivers who are ticketed for driving while talking on their handheld cell phones will face 2 points on their license, in addition to the $100 fine.

February 16, 2011
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SENATOR MARCELLINO TO HOLD HEARING ON GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION

Senator Carl L. Marcellino announced today that he will be holding a Public Hearing on the Consolidation of New York State Agencies on March 7th in Albany, to examine the impact of proposed agency consolidations on the affected agencies, delivery of services, the State workforce and citizens. 

February 11, 2011
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Senator Marcellino’s Fifth Annual People’s Choice Environmental Photo Contest

  CONGRATULATIONS 

 to the

2010  “People’s Choice” Annual Photo Contest Winners

November 12, 2010
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Senator Marcellino’s FREE Career Fair

Senator Marcellino’s FREE Career

September 3, 2010
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Express Your Opposition to the MTA’s Proposed Fare Hikes

The MTA  will be holding hearings on their proposed fare hikes. The hearings on Long Island will take place, Thursday, September 16, beginning at 6 PM; registration will opens at 5 PM and closes at 9 PM. at the Garden City Hotel 45 Seventh Street in  Garden City.  A second hearing will be held Monday, September 20th at the Suffolk County Legislature, 725 Veterans Memorial

August 31, 2010
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Coming to Your Neighborhood

Senator Marcellino will be holding  “mobile office” hours throughout the District where constituents will have an opportunity to ask questions and attain assistance.

August 16, 2010
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Senator Marcellino's Statement on MTA

Hold on to your pocketbooks and wallets, the MTA is coming and they want your last nickel.  Again.  With a stark reminder of what a lousy deal the 2009 MTA Bailout Plan is, Newsday reported this morning a detailed plan to increase fares for both the MTA and LIRR ridership.

July 28, 2010
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Senator Marcellino Announces Public-Private Solar Initiative

Senator Carl L. Marcellino, LIPA President & CEO Kevin Law, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) and the Jericho Water District joined together today to announce a project to install solar panels at the Jericho Water District.

April 22, 2010
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IS LONG ISLAND PREPARED FOR THE NEXT BIG STORM

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (5th SD) , Senator Kemp Hannon (6th SD), Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.

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April 16, 2010
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GOLF CLUBS FOR SOLDIERS

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced that working with the NYS Parks Department he has received a donation of over 200 golf clubs for Marines deployed in Afghanistan.

April 1, 2010
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SENATOR MARCELLINO’S FOURTH ANNUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTO CONTEST

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced his Fourth Annual “People’s Choice” Environmental Photo Contest for the residents of the Fifth Senate District.

September 29, 2009
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Texting While Driving STILL Legal in New York.

(Albany, NY) – Senator Carl L. Marcellino , Assemblyman Felix  Ortiz and parent advocate Kelly Cline today in Albany  called for the  passage of bill S587/ A2453, a ban on text messaging while driving.  Mrs.

May 19, 2009
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Who’s Watching the Kids?

         With the tragic death of 2 year old Olivia Raspanti of Hicksville, at the Carousel Day School Senator Carl L. Marcellino is renewing his push for nursery school regulations.

May 8, 2009
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MARCELLINO APLAUDS US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE REJECTION OF BROADWATER

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today applauded the US Department of Commerce decision to turn down the Broadwater project, a proposed floating liquefied natural gas barge in Long Island Sound.

"It is truly significant to have the US Department of Commerce to independently concur that Broadwater is wrong for Long Island Sound. If we are to protect the Sound's ecology and economic significance than the only reasonable position is to reject Broadwater and find an alternative," said Senator Marcellino.

 

April 23, 2009
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Joint Project Means Relief for Residents in the Birches Neighborhood

Locust Valley, N.Y. –  Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Nassau County Executive Thomas R.

April 23, 2009
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April 23, 2009
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Senator Marcellino Presents State’s Highest Military Honor To WWII Vet

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today presented the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross, the State’s highest Military honor to WWII Veteran Louis John Fox, 82, of Huntington Station. As an Aviation Machinist Mate in the U.S. Navy, Mr. Fox was part of reconnaissance missions from Tinian Island to Japan. The Enola Gay, which carried the atomic bomb to Hiroshima, started its long and historic flight on August 6, 1945 from Tinian Island.

 

March 27, 2009
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Marcellino And Senate Delegation Fund Medicaid Fraud Unit In Nassau District Attorney’s Office

State Senators Carl L. Marcellino, Dean G. Skelos, Kemp Hannon and Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today joined Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen M. Rice to announce $750,000 in state funding for the creation of a Medicaid Fraud Unit in Nassau County. "Medicaid fraud places an undue financial burden on taxpayers and it takes funds away from those that need it most. This funding demonstrates that the Senate will not tolerate the abuse of public funds intended to help the most vulnerable members of our society," said Senator Carl L.

March 26, 2009
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Senator Marcellino Announces The Passage Of "Timothy’s Law" To Provide Mental Health Parity

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino announced today the passage of "Timothy’s Law," to provide parity in insurance coverage for mental illnesses. The legislation will require insurance companies to cover most mental illnesses and will require coverage for a broad range of mental illnesses and conditions specifically related to children. The bill reflects an agreement with the State Assembly that was reached at the end of the regular legislative session.

March 26, 2009
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Senator Marcellino’s Wetlands Bill Moved Out Of Committee

 

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset), Chairman of the Environmental Conservation Committee, today announced that the freshwater wetlands bill was moved out of the Environmental Conservation Committee. Senate Bill 2081 will strengthen New York State’s ability to protect this natural resource. The Marcellino bill only effects freshwater wetlands. Areas designated as tidal wetlands would not fall under this legislation.

March 26, 2009
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