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FOLLOWING HISTORIC $1.4 BILLION AID INCREASE, SENATE REPUBLICANS ACT TO FURTHER PROTECT STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS

Conference Approves New Reform Measures to Empower Parents and Teachers, Restore Local Control, and Address Overemphasis on Standardized Tests 

June 16, 2015
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Senate Passes Legislation to Protect Senior Citizens from Abuse and Exploitation

The New York State Senate today passed a sweeping package of 10 bills to protect vulnerable senior citizens from predatory financial schemes and physical and emotional abuse. The legislation would create a statewide elder abuse reporting system and increase public awareness of elder mistreatment, facilitate the prosecution of individuals who endanger the welfare of seniors, and help ensure adequate care for the elderly in long-term care facilities. 

June 16, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Investigations and Government Operations

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair 9:30 AM, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Room 810 LOB

The Committee will consider the following nomination: Jerry Boone as the Commissioner of Taxation and Finance (To Appear)

June 16, 9:30 AM - 9:32 AM
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Committee Meeting: Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Education  Senator Marcellino, Chair  10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 2, 2015  Room 810 LOB

June 2, 10:01 AM - 10:08 AM
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MARCELLINO NAMED SENATE EDUCATION CHAIR

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) announced today that he has been named Chairman of the New York State Senate’s Committee on Education by Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan.

May 26, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Investigations and Government Operations Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations  Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair  1:30 PM, Wednesday, May 27, 2015  Room 810 LOB

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE AND TIME CHANGE

May 27, 1:33 PM - 1:40 PM
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SENATOR MARCELLINO ASKS YOU TO “SHED THE MEDS”

Senator Carl L. Marcellino is partnering with the Nassau and Suffolk County Police Departments to help residents safely dispose of their expired or unused medications.

The “Shed the Meds” programs will take place:

May 20, 2015
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Ben Farnan

While deployed with the United States Army in Yon Chon, North Korea, in September 1952, lifelong Glen Cove resident Ben Farnan’s reconnaissance unit was ambushed by Chinese soldiers. Separated from their leader, the groups’ lives were instantly put in the hands of the then 20-year-old soldier. 

May 19, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Investigations and Government Operations Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair 12:30 PM, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Room 810 LOB

May 19, 12:30 PM - 12:37 PM
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Rosemarie Kluepfel

Rosemarie Kluepfel is an Elwood resident and single mother of three who makes a difference in her community by devoting countless hours to helping others. Ms. Kluepfel is a New York State Licensed Banking Mortgage Loan Specialist for Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. In addition to her mortgage expertise, she is a writer, speaker and a member of several professional business organizations. 

May 13, 2015
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MARCELLINO ANNOUNCES "WOMAN OF DISTINCTION"

 Rosemarie Kluepfel Honored in Statewide Event

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced that Rosemarie Kluepfel has been selected as a 2015 New York State “Woman of Distinction."

May 12, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Investigations and Government Operations Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations  Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair  12:30 PM, Tuesday, May 5, 2015  Room 810 LOB

May 5, 12:30 PM - 12:37 PM
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ACCESSING THE MTA BUDGET - HEARING REPORT AND TESTIMONY

             Senator Carl L.

April 30, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Investigations and Government Operations Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations  Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair  12:30 PM, Tuesday, April 28, 2015  Room 810 LOB

April 28, 12:30 PM - 1:13 PM
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STATE SENATE PASSES MARCELLINO’S BILL TO REDUCE PESTICIDE USE

The New York State Senate today passed Senator Marcellino’s bill that would reduce the amount of pesticides that are unnecessarily released into the environment.The bill will have environmental and economic benefits by reducing the amount of pesticides needing to be applied or disposed of as hazardous waste.

April 23, 2015
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NYS Education Department Taking Public Comment on New Teacher Evaluation Standards

I have been notified that the public comment period on the proposed changes to the Annual Professional Performance Review for teachers has been opened. Public comment on the pending evaluation regulations should be sent to Eval2015@nysed.gov this is your opportunity to let the Board of Regents know your thoughts and concerns. I encourage you to make constructive comments and help make the system better for everyone especially the children.

April 17, 2015
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EARTH DAY 2015 POSTER CONTEST: DISTRICT 5

Dear Students,Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest.  This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 5th Senatorial District. Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state.  I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.

I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:

April 10, 2015
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SENATE PASSES MARCELLINO'S BILL REQUIRING PROMPT DELIVERY OF STATE TAX REFUNDS

Measure Would Make State Pay Interest on Unexplained Delays of Refund Payments

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S1782), sponsored by Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset), that would ensure timely payment of state income tax refunds. The bill requires the state Department of Taxation and Finance to pay tax refunds within 30 days of receiving a taxpayer’s return, unless there is a discrepancy in the return.

March 25, 2015
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MARCELLINO INTRODUCES SCHOOL GREEN ENERGY SAVINGS BILL

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) announced today that he has introduced legislation, Senate Bill 4406, which would allow school district to receive building aid for the installation of alternative energy system including solar, wind or geothermal project.

March 20, 2015
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