On June 6, 1944, the military might of the Allies combined for the most extensive aerial and sea borne assault ever planned. The D-Day Invasion at the beaches of Normandy, France changed the direction of World War II, and the history of the twentieth century.
Senator Carl L. Marcellino along with members of the Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, held a hearing to consider possible infrastructure and construction improvements, zoning changes and beach protection when rebuilding in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy in order to best prevent destruction from the next big storm.
“As of late there has been tremendous interest in maritime safety. Many opinions have been expressed and legislators on the Federal, State and Local levels have introduced legislation to change or add to our current laws. This hearing gave us an opportunity to speak to the experts on maritime law and to the boaters in our communities so we may make informed decisions,” said Senator Marcellino
Senator Marcellino discusses his legislation that requires the state to pay tax refunds within 30 days of the receipt of a taxpayer’s return, unless there is a discrepancy in the return. “There is no legitimate reason for the state to hold on to New Yorkers’ money,” Senator Marcellino said.