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Senator Marcellino addresses New York's New Tough DWI Law

Senator Marcellino addresses New York's New Tough DWI Law

November 18, 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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Huntington YMCA Groundbreaking Ceremony

Senator Marcellino was proud to kick off the capitol project a $250,000 grant so that the Huntington YMCA can expand and modernize

September 30, 2009
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SENATOR MARCELLINO’S FOURTH ANNUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTO CONTEST

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced his Fourth Annual “People’s Choice” Environmental Photo Contest for the residents of the Fifth Senate District.

September 29, 2009
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Texting While Driving STILL Legal in New York.

(Albany, NY) – Senator Carl L. Marcellino , Assemblyman Felix  Ortiz and parent advocate Kelly Cline today in Albany  called for the  passage of bill S587/ A2453, a ban on text messaging while driving.  Mrs.

May 19, 2009
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Who’s Watching the Kids?

         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.

May 8, 2009
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A Train Wreck of a Plan

Before we have even had a chance to catch our breath from the gut shot that was the 2009-10 New York State Budget, here comes the knockout punch in the form of the MTA bailout.  A bailout that was crafted behind closed doors,  hidden from those it will directly impact and rammed through the legislature under the dark

May 8, 2009
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MARCELLINO APLAUDS US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE REJECTION OF BROADWATER

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today applauded the US Department of Commerce decision to turn down the Broadwater project, a proposed floating liquefied natural gas barge in Long Island Sound.

"It is truly significant to have the US Department of Commerce to independently concur that Broadwater is wrong for Long Island Sound. If we are to protect the Sound's ecology and economic significance than the only reasonable position is to reject Broadwater and find an alternative," said Senator Marcellino.

 

April 23, 2009
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Joint Project Means Relief for Residents in the Birches Neighborhood

Locust Valley, N.Y. –  Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Nassau County Executive Thomas R.

April 23, 2009
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April 23, 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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April 1, 2009
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2008 Annual People's Choice Environmnetal Photo Contest

For the better part of a week or two, Ospreys could be seen flying from their LIPA nest to the Centre Island pole that residents raised in hopes of keeping the osprey safe. Apparently trying to decide which was better, and if the alternate location merited the effort of creating a new nest from scratch. Back and forth they went. Finally a decision was made. The straw started accumulating on the pole behind the police station, and the first nest was abandoned This is the nest seen in the photo.

April 1, 2009
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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
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Senator Marcellino at the Birches Groundbreaking

Construction begins on a new sewage collection system for the Locust Valley Community known as “The Birches"

April 1, 2009
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