Carl L Marcellino's News items

Governor Cuomo Signs Senator Marcellino’s Legislation Strengthening Enforcement Against Drivers Caught Using Handheld Electronic Devices

New Legislation Makes Using Handheld Electronic Devices while Driving a Primary Traffic Offense; Additional Regulation will Increase Penalty from 2 Points to 3 Points for Cell Phone and Electronic Device Usage While Driving

July 12, 2011
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PROPERTY TAX CAP LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW

Getting a property tax cap in place is critically important for every family that struggles to pay their taxes and for every business that wonders if they can afford to stay in New York. I have been fighting for years to get a tax cap enacted into law and this year, working with the Governor, we were able to get it done.

June 28, 2011
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MARCELLINO ATTACKS WRONG WAY DRIVING

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) announced today that the New York State Senate has passed his bill, S.938, requiring the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to develop a comprehensive program to combat wrong way driving in New York State. 

June 23, 2011
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SENATE PASSES LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN LAW ON TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING

 

New Law Would Elevate Text Messaging While Driving Violation to a Primary Offense Assembly Also Expected To Act Today

The New York State Senate today passed a bill (S.5643) that will make it easier for law enforcement to crack down on texting-while-driving offenses and prevent tragic accidents caused by drivers distracted by texting. The bill represents an agreement with the State Assembly which is also expected to act on the legislation today.

The bill is sponsored by Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset), Senator Jim Alesi (R-C-I, Perinton), and Senator Joseph Robach (R-C-I, Rochester).

June 14, 2011
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This Saturday the 8th Annual Health & Fitness Fair

The place to be this Saturday is Oyster Bay for a fun and free kick off to a healthy summer.

May 11, 2011
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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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