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ANSWERS TO “LIRR RIDERS SPEAK OUT”

The LIRR is a vital part of Long Island’s transportation infrastructure. Thousands of local residents ride the trains to and from work every day, and it is important for the LIRR to know how people feel about the service they receive and how it can be improved.

August 1, 2011
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Governor Cuomo Signs Senator Marcellino’s Legislation Strengthening Enforcement Against Drivers Caught Using Handheld Electronic Devices

New Legislation Makes Using Handheld Electronic Devices while Driving a Primary Traffic Offense; Additional Regulation will Increase Penalty from 2 Points to 3 Points for Cell Phone and Electronic Device Usage While Driving

July 12, 2011
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July 6, 2011
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PROPERTY TAX CAP LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW

Getting a property tax cap in place is critically important for every family that struggles to pay their taxes and for every business that wonders if they can afford to stay in New York. I have been fighting for years to get a tax cap enacted into law and this year, working with the Governor, we were able to get it done.

June 28, 2011
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MARCELLINO ATTACKS WRONG WAY DRIVING

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) announced today that the New York State Senate has passed his bill, S.938, requiring the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to develop a comprehensive program to combat wrong way driving in New York State. 

June 23, 2011
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SENATE PASSES LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN LAW ON TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING

 

New Law Would Elevate Text Messaging While Driving Violation to a Primary Offense Assembly Also Expected To Act Today

The New York State Senate today passed a bill (S.5643) that will make it easier for law enforcement to crack down on texting-while-driving offenses and prevent tragic accidents caused by drivers distracted by texting. The bill represents an agreement with the State Assembly which is also expected to act on the legislation today.

The bill is sponsored by Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset), Senator Jim Alesi (R-C-I, Perinton), and Senator Joseph Robach (R-C-I, Rochester).

June 14, 2011
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This Saturday the 8th Annual Health & Fitness Fair

The place to be this Saturday is Oyster Bay for a fun and free kick off to a healthy summer.

May 11, 2011
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Public Hearing on the Finances, Policies and Practices of the MTA

Senator Carl L. Marcellino along with members of the Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, today held a Public Hearing to examine the changes necessary to reduce annual operating deficits and stop the continuing cycle of increased fares and decreased services at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

May 5, 2011
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Legislative Report

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.

May 3, 2011
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Legislative Report

April 11, 2011 -- Senator Marcellino talks about Taxes, Distracted Driving Legislation

April 13, 2011
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MARCELLINO’S BILL TO HELP TAXPAYERS PASSES SENATE

State Would Be Required to Pay Tax Refunds Within 30 Days of A Return Being Filed

April 12, 2011
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8th Annual Health & Fitness Fair

SENATOR CARL L. MARCELLINO & THE OYSTER BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

April 1, 2011
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STATE BUDGET STATEMENT

The 2011-12 New York State Budget is complete.  The good news is that this year’s plan was negotiated in public, is on time and most importantly contains not a single new tax.  It reduced year to year State spending by over $3 billion. The bad news is there are many painful cuts, necessary, but painful. 

March 31, 2011
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Senator Marcellino’s Senior Scams Prevention Forum

What to Look For and How to Protect Yourself and Your Family

February 25, 2011
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SENATOR MARCELLINO TO HOLD HEARING ON GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION

Senator Carl L. Marcellino announced today that he will be holding a Public Hearing on the Consolidation of New York State Agencies on March 7th in Albany, to examine the impact of proposed agency consolidations on the affected agencies, delivery of services, the State workforce and citizens. 

February 11, 2011
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Legislative Report

NYS Senator Carl Marcellino talks about the budget proposal and his concerns as well as his hope for an improved, more transparent budget process.

February 9, 2011
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Marcellino to Chair the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government

           State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) announced today that he has been appointed chairman of the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations.             The Committee on Investigations and Government Operations serves as the Senate’s primary legislative and governmental oversight committee and, among other responsibilities, is specifically charged with reviewing New York’s tax and regulatory policies, economic development strategies, and many government reform initiatives.

January 11, 2011
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