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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 7, 2008
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July 23, 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 25, 2008
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Marcellino And Hoyt Establish Smart Growth Principles

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) and Assemblyman Sam Hoyt (D, Buffalo) announced today that the Senate and Assembly have passed S.8612/A.7335A, which establishes Smart Growth Principles for New York State.

June 25, 2008
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Marcellino And Paterson Announce Agreement On Brownfield Reform

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced an agreement to reform the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program to better target incentives for the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites.

June 23, 2008
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Marcellino Promotes Green Building

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) announced today that the Senate has passed his legislation, Senate Bill 5442-B, which requires all new construction and substantial renovation projects undertaken by New York State to comply with green building principles. The bill has already passed the Assembly.

June 15, 2008
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Marcellino Provides Tax Relief For Home Heating

The New York State Senate today passed the "Home Heating Relief Act," sponsored by Senator Carl Marcellino, Chairman of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, to provide a one thousand dollar tax deduction to homeowners who purchase heating oil, natural gas and propane during the winter heating season.

June 11, 2008
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Marcellino Introduces Tax Exemptions For Purchasing Energy Star Appliances

Senator Carl Marcellino (R, Syosset) today announced he has introduced legislation that provides sales tax exemptions for certain Energy Star appliances (S.6944A) and fluorescent light bulbs (S.6945A). The bill is sponsored in the Assembly by Assemblywoman Galef (D, Ossining).

June 10, 2008
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Marcellino Announces School Safety Zone Act

Senator Carl L. Marcellinoannounced today that the Senate has passed his legislation, Senate Bill 613 which establishes the School Safety Zone Act.

June 10, 2008
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Marcellino Requires Classroom Expenditures On School District Report Cards

Senator Carl L. Marcellino announced today that the Senate has passed his legislation, Senate Bill 607-A which requires school districts to include the percentage of its budget spent on classroom expenses in its school district report card.

June 10, 2008
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Marcellino Announces "women Of Distinction"

Senator Marcellino today announced that Helen Crosson of Oyster Bay and Kathleen Roche of Huntington have been selected as 2008 New York State "Women of Distinction."

"I am proud to honor these distinguished Women of Distinction, and prouder still of the recognition they’ve earned from neighbors, colleagues and friends for their achievements on behalf of our community," said Senator Marcellino.

June 4, 2008
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Marcellino's Bill To Ban Texting While Driving Passes Senate

The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would prohibit drivers from sending text messages while driving. The bill (S.3195-C), sponsored by Senator Carl Marcellino (R, Syosset), amends previous legislation banning cell phone use while driving by prohibiting drivers from writing, sending or reading text messages on a mobile telephone or any other mobile device.

May 27, 2008
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Its Tm To Stp Txting W Dr

Following the death of five recent high school graduates as a result of "texting while driving," Senator Carl L. Marcellino has called for the Legislature to pass S.3195. This bill would prohibit the writing, sending or reading of text messages on mobile phones while driving. The bill is carried in the Assembly by Assemblyman Felix Ortiz.

"Talking on cell phones isn’t the only distraction that causes distracted driving. The explosion of text messaging has created a new problem.

May 22, 2008
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Senator Marcellino Seeks Relief For Motorists

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) has introduced legislation which would eliminate the State’s sales tax on gasoline, a move which would save New York drivers about $500 million a year.

"Gas prices are skyrocketing at the pump. Yet, big oil companies, awash in first quarter profits, are continuing to make money from the record gasoline prices that are pinching motorists. This is wrong and something must be done to help the average driver make ends meet.

May 1, 2008
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Marcellino And Paterson Say No To Broadwater

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) today thanked Governor David Paterson for his opposition to the Broadwater project, a proposed floating liquefied natural gas barge in Long Island Sound.

April 13, 2008
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Taxpayers And Senators Rally To Restore Governors Cuts To Long Island

The threat of today’s bad weather didn’t stop taxpayers from voicing their opposition to Governor Spitzer’s cuts to Long Island school districts. At an Education and Taxpayer Rally in Farmingdale, hundreds of taxpayers, educators, students, and business and labor leaders partnered with Long Island’s Senate Majority Delegation to call upon Governor Spitzer to restore the funding he cut to Long Island schools in his proposed education budget.

March 3, 2008
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