Carl L Marcellino's Reports

Investigations and Government Operations Committee 2012 Annual Report

Annual Report of the Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee for the 2012 Legislative Session.

February 22, 2013

Understanding Day Care

It can be a tough balancing act to work full-time and raise a family in New York. That's why finding quality day care is more important than ever.

It is also important to know that your Day Care Center has the correct certifications, such as licensing, which can also be retrieved on the site. You can also find out what their maximum child caring capacity is, and the age group that they are best equipped to serve.

Pamphlet on types of daycare, and day care safety.

April 1, 2009

Senate Passes Legislation to Crack Down on Pension Abuse

Attorney General’s program bill to build on recent passage of Senate Majority’s Taxpayer Empowerment and Accountability (TEA) Plan

The New York State Senate today passed comprehensive legislation (S8699), introduced at the request of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo following discussions involving the Senate and Attorney General’s office, that cracks down on school pension abuses that have forced taxpayers to pick up the rising costs, and increases transparency of school district expenses.

April 1, 2009

Where is the Budget

In 2007 sweeping budget reform laws were enacted that were supported and touted by every Democrat and Republican. We put in place a public schedule to get a budget done in public and on time. The law requires that join budget conference committee meeting be scheduled within 10 days of submission of the Executive Budget. It calls for the Senate and Assembly to pass their own versions of a budget in bill or resolution form, and have the differences discussed in public.

March 26, 2009

Net Energy Metering Law Highlights Laws to Take Effect January 1, 2009

The new net metering law (Chapter 483, L. 2008, will allow an expanded number of customers to take part in net metering for renewable electric generating systems. Net metering allows a utility customer with an on-site electric generating system to send excess power that they generate back to the utility grid, receiving a credit on future electric bills. If after one year there is a positive balance, the corporation will pay residential and agricultural customer-generators the balance.

January 1, 2009

Who Will Decide? Honoring Your Health Care Choices

Who will make your health care decisions should you become unable to do so? It’s estimated that four out of five Americans do not have any


April 30, 2008

The Budget Of Broken Promises: The 2008-09 Executive Budget Proposal

Governor Spitzer has made a number of promises to New Yorkers during his first 13 months in office—however; he has set a clear pattern of making and then breaking his promises to New Yorkers.

January 30, 2008

2007 Middle Class Star Rebate Program

General Program Information

July 17, 2007

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft: Obtain A Free Copy Of Your Credit Report

GET YOUR FREE CREDIT REPORT!Thanks to a change in the federal law, you will now be able to obtain a free copy of your credit report once every twelve months. The report will be issued by the three nationwide credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion).A credit report is an important record of an individual’s finances, and is used by creditors, insurers, and other businesses when determining applications for things like credit, insurance, loans, and mortgages. It is so vitally important for you to review this information to make sure there are no inaccuracies.

February 2, 2006

Protect Your Family: Search The National Consumer Product Recall List

I encourage residents to be well-informed as to the safety of their household products. There are many instances where a person has been injured by using a product for which a recall has been issued due to safety concerns. In many cases, the victim was unaware that any such recall had existed.

October 29, 2003

"college Bound": Helping To Make College More Affordable

First in the Nation Tuition Tax Deduction, New Incentive and Increased Aid Today's rapid advances in technology and science demands more than ever that our young people receive a college education that equips them for the future. However, the rising cost of college is making it more difficult for families to provide their children with the college education they'll need to compete.

January 30, 2003
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