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JOIN THE EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN CAMPAIGN

It’s hard to believe, but it is true. Over fifty years after the 1963 Equal Pay Act was signed into law, pay discrimination in the workplace still exists in America.

July 23, 2014
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LI SENATORS SAY CUOMO NEEDS TO GET NEGOTIATIONS BACK ON TRACK

Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Vice-Chairman of the NYS Senate Transportation Committee and Senator Jack Martins today called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to use his considerable influence to intervene and to resolve the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) workers and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) contract dispute in order to prevent a devastating strike. The unions have been without a contract since 2010. Under federal law, LIRR workers can legally walk off the job as early as July 20.

July 2, 2014
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MARCELLINO & LUPINACCI PASS “STEVEN NELSON’S LAW”

        BILL REQUIRING CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS IN EVERY RESTAURANT AND COMMERCIAL BUILDING

June 18, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Investigations and Government Operations Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations  Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair  Tuesday, June 17, 2014  Room 332 CAP

The Committee will consider the following nomination:

June 17, 11:54 AM - 12:15 PM
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Commemorating the historic 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy - June 6, 2014

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.

June 3, 2014
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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 Noon, Monday, June 2, 2014 Room 810 LOB

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE

June 2, 12:00 PM - 12:07 PM
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Committee Meeting: Investigations and Government Operations Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations  Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair  1:00 PM, Wednesday, May 28, 2014  Room 810 LOB

Please Note Change in Date and Time 

May 28, 1:00 PM - 1:04 PM
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Dominick Feeney

Dominick Feeney had just turned 18 years old when he enlisted in the United States Army. The Korean War started in the year 1950, and after being sworn in, Mr. Feeney was sent to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, for training as a paratrooper.

Upon completion of his training, Mr. Feeney was sent to Korea in 1951. Landing in Pusan, he was transferred to the 25th infantry division, where he was deployed to Pyong Yard above the 38th line. As the cold weather set in very quickly, Mr. Feeney developed frostbite on his feet and was admitted to the M.A.S.H. Unit.

Mr. Feeney fought alongside the United Nations forces and the South Korean Army. For his courageousness and his service, he was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, The Korean Service Medal and three Service Stars.

May 17, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Infrastructure and Capital Investment Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Capital Investment Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair 12:30 PM, Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Room 811 LOB

May 20, 12:30 PM - 12:36 PM
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MARCELLINO ANNOUNCES "WOMAN OF DISTINCTION" - Patricia Aitken Honored in Statewide Event

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced that Patricia Aitken of Syosset has been selected as a 2014 New York State “Woman of Distinction."

"I am proud to honor Patricia as a Woman of Distinction, and prouder still of the recognition she earned from neighbors, colleagues and friends for her achievements on behalf of our community," said Senator Marcellino.

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May 15, 2014
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Patricia Aitken

Patricia Aitken, born and raised in Oyster Bay, Long Island, is a Planner at Nelson, Pope & Voorhis – an environmental planning fi rm with expertise in complex environmental project management and land use planning and analysis. In that capacity, Ms. Aitken assists in the protection of the coastal environment through her work on a Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan for the Town of Oyster Bay.

May 13, 2014
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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 Noon, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Room 810 LOB

May 13, 12:00 PM - 12:12 PM
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MARCELLINO CALLS FOR “NY RISING” AID FOR DAMAGE FROM MUDSLIDE

Senator Carl L. Marcellino is calling on “New York Rising” to provide financial assistance after the devastating mudslide in Sea Cliff. 

Heavy rains caused a significant landslide behind a home on Bay Avenue. The Sea Cliff home’s backyard was washed away and there was a 100-foot drop to the Long Island Sound from the yard.

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May 2, 2014
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO PROHIBIT REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS FROM OPERATING A SCHOOL BUS OR PASSENGER BUS

New York State Senate today passed legislation (S1519), sponsored by Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset), that would keep communities safer from sexual predators by prohibiting registered sex offenders from working as bus drivers.

“Registered sex offenders should not be operating a school bus or a passenger bus, plain and simple. Bus operators come in contact with vulnerable individuals every day.  To give a registered sex offender a license and access to potential victims is dangerous and makes zero sense. This legislation fixes the problem,” Senator Marcellino said. 

April 29, 2014
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NEW BOATING LAW STARTING MAY 1

It is time to uncover the boat, give it a tune-up from its long winter nap, and head for the water. Many people have already begun to enjoy the boating season on Long Island's harbors, bays and waterways. More than a million New Yorkers will take to the State’s waterways this spring and summer.

April 25, 2014
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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 Noon, Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Room 810 LOB

April 29, 12:00 PM - 12:12 PM
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EARTH DAY 2014 POSTER CONTEST: DISTRICT 5

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 winners of the 2014 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District are:

Fifth grade class Grade 5Hebrew Academy County of Nassau

April 17, 2014
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