Carl L Marcellino's News items

Senator Marcellino And Delegation Calls For Long Island’s Fair Share Of School Aid

The eight majority Senators from Long Island have jointly called on the state to make sure that Long Island school districts get their fair share of state funding in the 2008-2009 budget. In a letter to State Education Commissioner Richard P. Mills and Chancellor Robert M. Bennett, the delegation expresses its disappointment with the 2008-09 Regents State Aid proposal.

The letter was signed by Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (1st Senate District), John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District), Caesar Trunzo (3rd Senate District), Owen H.

March 26, 2009
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Judge Mccord To Appear On Senator Marcellino’s "Legislative Update"

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino’s "Legislative Update" is a weekly program that airs every Friday at 5:30 p.m. on Channel 18 of Cablevision’s Woodbury system. The March 10th show will feature Judge Richard McCord as Senator Marcellino’s guest.

March 26, 2009
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Senator Marcellino’s School Audit Legislation Passes Senate

Legislation sponsored by Senator Carl Marcellino (R, Syosset), that directs the New York State Comptroller to conduct fiscal audits of each school district, BOCES and charter schools in the state every five years passes the Senate.

This legislation is related to an appropriation of $2.9 million included the 2005-06 state budget to help additional school district audits by the Comptroller.

March 26, 2009
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Senator Marcellino To Assembly: “cut Tax On Gas Now”

 

With gas threatening to reach record high prices, and as the Summer months approach, Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) has called on the Assembly to pass S.5968A10289 which would cap the State’s gas tax at $2. In the last two years the Senate has passed this legislation twice.

March 26, 2009
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Senator Marcellino’s Third Annual People’s Choice Environmental Photo Contest

All of Long Island is filled with majestic sights, an abundance of wildlife and beautiful waterways. The "People’s Choice" Environmental Photo Contest celebrated the natural beauty that surrounds us, and brought an awareness of the importance of protecting these local treasures. Congratulations to everyone.....

March 26, 2009
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Marcellino’s Legislation To Create The "toxic Mold Task Force" Passes Senate"

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) Chairman of the New York State Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, today announced the passage of the "Toxic Mold Task Force." The "Toxic Mold Task Force" directs The New York State Department of Health to convene a task force to comprehensively assess the issue of toxic mold and the danger to people that toxic mold presents within buildings and structures.

March 26, 2009
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Marcellino’s Legislation To Outlaw ‘live -shot’ Internet Hunting Passes Senate

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R- Syosset) today announced that his legeslation to prohibit the practice of ‘hunting by remote control' via the Internet (S.2822A) has passed the Senate.

"Not only does this activity pose potential safety problems, but hunting via the Internet takes the honor and the sport out of hunting and turns it into the equivalent of an online video game. New York State cannot allow this behavior to occur and this bill would prohibit the creation of such web sites and shooting facilities," said Senator Marcellino.

March 26, 2009
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Paterson Signs Marcellino’s Brownfields Reform Legislation

Governor David A. Paterson today signed Senator Carl L. Marcellino’s landmark legislation that reforms the State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program to better target incentives for cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites.

March 26, 2009
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Senate Approves Marcellino’s Sudan Divestment Bill

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced that legislation that he co-sponsored to divest from companies in Sudan that support the Sudanese Government has unanimously passed the Senate.

"New York State should not support the ongoing violence and lawlessness in the Darfur region, we have a moral obligation to serve as a voice for those who have no one to speak for them. This legislation would make sure that NYS taxpayer dollars do not go to support this on going genocide," said Senator Marcellino

March 26, 2009
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Senator Marcellino’s 3rs : Reduce, Reuse And Recycle

            State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) announced today the passage of the “Plastic Bag Reduction, Reuse and Recycling Act,”  The bill requires that certain retail stores establish an in-store recycling program for plastic shopping bags. The plastic bags will be labeled encouraging consumers to return the bags to the store for recycling.

March 26, 2009
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Long Island Vets Back Senators’ Plan For "hall Of Fame"

Senator Carl L. Marcellino and members of Long Island’s State Senate delegation today received a major push in their efforts to create a New York Veterans Hall of Fame, as hundreds of Long Island veterans rallied in support of the plan at the American Airpower Museum, in Farmingdale.

"When our nation is at war, our brave and dedicated soldiers answer the call to duty without hesitation.

March 26, 2009
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Governor’s Veto Of Marcellino Bill Threatens Health And Raises Cost To Heat Homes With Clean Fuel

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) joined with Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) to announce that Governor Spitzer has vetoed Senator Marcellino’s legislation that would have extended the much-needed tax credit for the installation of Energy Star labeled home heating systems and would have extended the tax credit that encourages homeowners to use bioheat as a home heating fuel. The current law expired July 1, 2007.

March 26, 2009
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Join Senator Marcellino And Long Islanders In Support Of Our Fair Share Of Education Aid

         Senator Carl L. Marcellino is inviting all residents to an education & taxpayer rally to fight against Governor Paterson’s proposed $147 million education aid cut to Long Island’s schools.

February 10, 2009
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Senator Marcellino Call On Governor To Resubmit Executive Budget

Senator Marcellino today called on Governor Paterson to reconfigure and resubmit his 2009-10 Executive Budget. 

February 10, 2009
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Senator Marcellino: Long Island Needs Its Own Economic Stimulus Plan

In the aftermath of Monday’s announcement that more than 78,000 Americans lost their jobs in a single day, including thousands in New York State, Senator Carl L. Marcellino said that new job creation initiatives must be part of the 2009-10 state budget to turn around the economy on Long Island.

January 29, 2009
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Marcellino Supports Property Tax Cap Legislation

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino announced today that the New York State Senate passed property tax legislation and mandate relief bills designed to reduce costs for schools and ensure adequate resources for New York State’s students.

August 8, 2008
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July 24, 2008
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Senator Marcellino's Global Warming Package Passed

Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair of the Environmental Conservation Committee, announced that his Greenhouse Gas Reduction Legislative Package has passed the Senate this legislative session.

June 26, 2008
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