Carl L Marcellino's Press releases

SENATE APPROVES BILL TO STRENGTHEN DISTRACTED DRIVING PENALTIES FOR NEW DRIVERS


The New York State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senators Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) and Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R, Merrick) to increase the safety of roads and drivers by strengthening penalties for teens and other new drivers who text or talk on a cell phone while driving. The bill (

June 5, 2013
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July 6, 2011
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Public Hearing on the Finances, Policies and Practices of the MTA

Senator Carl L. Marcellino along with members of the Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, today held a Public Hearing to examine the changes necessary to reduce annual operating deficits and stop the continuing cycle of increased fares and decreased services at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

May 5, 2011
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TEXTING WHILE DRIVING FINALLY A PRIMARY OFFENSE

            State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) today announced the passage of his legislation, S.998-B, would make the act of texting while driving a primary offense in New York State. 

May 3, 2011
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MARCELLINO’S BILL TO HELP TAXPAYERS PASSES SENATE

State Would Be Required to Pay Tax Refunds Within 30 Days of A Return Being Filed

April 12, 2011
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8th Annual Health & Fitness Fair

SENATOR CARL L. MARCELLINO & THE OYSTER BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

April 1, 2011
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STATE BUDGET STATEMENT

The 2011-12 New York State Budget is complete.  The good news is that this year’s plan was negotiated in public, is on time and most importantly contains not a single new tax.  It reduced year to year State spending by over $3 billion. The bad news is there are many painful cuts, necessary, but painful. 

March 31, 2011
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Senator Marcellino’s Senior Scams Prevention Forum

What to Look For and How to Protect Yourself and Your Family

February 25, 2011
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Marcellino to Chair the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government

           State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) announced today that he has been appointed chairman of the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations.             The Committee on Investigations and Government Operations serves as the Senate’s primary legislative and governmental oversight committee and, among other responsibilities, is specifically charged with reviewing New York’s tax and regulatory policies, economic development strategies, and many government reform initiatives.

January 11, 2011
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Response to State of the State

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s first State of the State message echoed the themes that I have been talking about for the last two years. Cutting spending, cutting taxes, lowering property taxes, reducing the size of government and helping businesses create new private sector jobs must be the priorities.  If we can accomplish these goals, we will put New York on a path of financial recovery and restore the public’s faith in our State government.

January 11, 2011
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NORTHPORT HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR RECOGNIZED AS ‘LATINO STUDENT/ATHLETE OF THE YEAR’

Student Awarded $2500 Scholarship; $1000 Donation Made to School’s Athletic Dept. At Event With Cablevision’s Power To Learn, Fox Sports En Español And Senator Carl Marcellino

March 12, 2010
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SENATOR MARCELLINO TO HONOR HAITI RELIEF VOLUNTEERS

         Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced that he will be hosting a reception to thank those who committed their time and energy to serve those affected by the earthquake in Haiti. 

March 11, 2010
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MARCELLINO CALLS FOR MTA INTERIM FINANCE AUTHORITY

In light of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) calling for service cuts, Senator Carl L.

December 14, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR MARCELLINO ON DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

Two weeks ago Governor Paterson delivered his speech to both houses of the legislature outlining our State’s current fiscal problem. Since then, we’ve been in session repeatedly with no bill from the Governor and no agreement on an alternative plan.

November 20, 2009
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LEGISLATION TO REPEAL NEW LICENSE PLATE FEES RECEIVES THOUSANDS IN SUPPORT

 Senator Carl L. Marcellino’s legislation, Senate Bill 6258, to repeal a new state mandate that will require every New Yorker to purchase a new license plate in April whether they need one or not, at a cost of $25 per vehicle has garnered thousands of supporters.

November 13, 2009
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November 2, 2009
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Green Jobs/Green New York Act (photo by Barbara Roux from the 2008 Environmental photo Contest)

The Green Jobs/Green New York Act, was signed into law establishing a program that will create green jobs and stimulate investment in weatherization and energy efficiency improvements for residential and commercial buildings. The program will be implemented by NYSERDA in the Spring of 2010 and will

October 14, 2009
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Senator Marcellino Discusses Program to Expedite Cleanup of Superfunds

Senator Marcellino today joined with other  experts to discuss the benefits of allowing New York State Class 2 Superfund sites into a voluntary brownfield program.  Each panelist provided their view on the issue and the concerns that need to be addressed to prevent abuses of the system while also concentrating on a model that best cleans up contaminated sites for redevelopment.

October 2, 2009
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SENATOR MARCELLINO CALLS FOR NURSERY SCHOOL REGULATION

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.

April 23, 2009
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Senator Marcellino Supports Amendment to Restore Funds to Libraries, Non-Public Schools

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) announced his strong support of an amendment to budget legislation advanced by Senate Democrats that would restore the remaining cut to libraries proposed in the Governor’s Executive Budget, as well as the remaining cuts to non-public schools. “Today, more than ever, we need to support our libraries. As I talk to my libraries, I am repeatedly reminded how demand on their services are on the rise. Our libraries make our community a better place to live and we simply cannot live without their services.

April 1, 2009
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