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Marcellino’s Legislation To Outlaw ‘live -shot’ Internet Hunting Passes Senate

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R- Syosset) today announced that his legeslation to prohibit the practice of ‘hunting by remote control' via the Internet (S.2822A) has passed the Senate.

"Not only does this activity pose potential safety problems, but hunting via the Internet takes the honor and the sport out of hunting and turns it into the equivalent of an online video game. New York State cannot allow this behavior to occur and this bill would prohibit the creation of such web sites and shooting facilities," said Senator Marcellino.

March 26, 2009
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Paterson Signs Marcellino’s Brownfields Reform Legislation

Governor David A. Paterson today signed Senator Carl L. Marcellino’s landmark legislation that reforms the State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program to better target incentives for cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites.

March 26, 2009
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Senate Approves Marcellino’s Sudan Divestment Bill

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced that legislation that he co-sponsored to divest from companies in Sudan that support the Sudanese Government has unanimously passed the Senate.

"New York State should not support the ongoing violence and lawlessness in the Darfur region, we have a moral obligation to serve as a voice for those who have no one to speak for them. This legislation would make sure that NYS taxpayer dollars do not go to support this on going genocide," said Senator Marcellino

March 26, 2009
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Senator Marcellino’s 3rs : Reduce, Reuse And Recycle

            State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) announced today the passage of the “Plastic Bag Reduction, Reuse and Recycling Act,”  The bill requires that certain retail stores establish an in-store recycling program for plastic shopping bags. The plastic bags will be labeled encouraging consumers to return the bags to the store for recycling.

March 26, 2009
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Long Island Vets Back Senators’ Plan For "hall Of Fame"

Senator Carl L. Marcellino and members of Long Island’s State Senate delegation today received a major push in their efforts to create a New York Veterans Hall of Fame, as hundreds of Long Island veterans rallied in support of the plan at the American Airpower Museum, in Farmingdale.

"When our nation is at war, our brave and dedicated soldiers answer the call to duty without hesitation.

March 26, 2009
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Governor’s Veto Of Marcellino Bill Threatens Health And Raises Cost To Heat Homes With Clean Fuel

 

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) joined with Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) to announce that Governor Spitzer has vetoed Senator Marcellino’s legislation that would have extended the much-needed tax credit for the installation of Energy Star labeled home heating systems and would have extended the tax credit that encourages homeowners to use bioheat as a home heating fuel. The current law expired July 1, 2007.

March 26, 2009
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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 25, 2009
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An Alternative to High Taxes, New Fees and Lack of Accountability

New York State Senate Republicans today offered a comprehensive budget savings plan that spends less than the Executive Budget proposed, rejects $6.2 billion in taxes and fees proposed by Governor Paterson, implements a spending cap to restrain future spending growth and helps businesses create jobs to strengthen the State’s economy.

The plan leaves $1.2 billion currently in reserves untapped and fully funded, and increases the State’s overall fiscal reserves by nearly $1 billion so New York is on sounder fiscal footing.

March 25, 2009
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Senator Carl Marcellino on the Rockefeller Drug Laws

Senator Carl Marcellino supports libraries and non-public schools aid during the 2009-2010 budget debate on the Senate floor.

March 24, 2009
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Long Island Faces Multi-Million Dollar Hit Under Proposed MTA Payroll Tax

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today reiterated his opposition to the MTA’s proposed payroll tax on all Long Island employers because it will impose a costly, multi-million dollar unfunded mandate on Long Island’s taxpayers.

March 17, 2009
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Senator Marcellino Call On Governor To Resubmit Executive Budget

Senator Marcellino today called on Governor Paterson to reconfigure and resubmit his 2009-10 Executive Budget. 

February 10, 2009
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Join Senator Marcellino And Long Islanders In Support Of Our Fair Share Of Education Aid

         Senator Carl L. Marcellino is inviting all residents to an education & taxpayer rally to fight against Governor Paterson’s proposed $147 million education aid cut to Long Island’s schools.

February 10, 2009
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Senator Marcellino: Long Island Needs Its Own Economic Stimulus Plan

In the aftermath of Monday’s announcement that more than 78,000 Americans lost their jobs in a single day, including thousands in New York State, Senator Carl L. Marcellino said that new job creation initiatives must be part of the 2009-10 state budget to turn around the economy on Long Island.

January 29, 2009
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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
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Marcellino Supports Property Tax Cap Legislation

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino announced today that the New York State Senate passed property tax legislation and mandate relief bills designed to reduce costs for schools and ensure adequate resources for New York State’s students.

August 7, 2008
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July 23, 2008
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Marcellino And Hoyt Establish Smart Growth Principles

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) and Assemblyman Sam Hoyt (D, Buffalo) announced today that the Senate and Assembly have passed S.8612/A.7335A, which establishes Smart Growth Principles for New York State.

June 25, 2008
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Senator Marcellino's Global Warming Package Passed

Senator Carl L. Marcellino, Chair of the Environmental Conservation Committee, announced that his Greenhouse Gas Reduction Legislative Package has passed the Senate this legislative session.

June 25, 2008
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Marcellino And Paterson Announce Agreement On Brownfield Reform

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced an agreement to reform the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program to better target incentives for the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites.

June 23, 2008
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