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STATEMENT BY SENATOR MARCELLINO ON DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

Two weeks ago Governor Paterson delivered his speech to both houses of the legislature outlining our State’s current fiscal problem. Since then, we’ve been in session repeatedly with no bill from the Governor and no agreement on an alternative plan.

November 20, 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 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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Senator Marcellino Supports Amendment to Restore Funds to Libraries, Non-Public Schools

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) announced his strong support of an amendment to budget legislation advanced by Senate Democrats that would restore the remaining cut to libraries proposed in the Governor’s Executive Budget, as well as the remaining cuts to non-public schools. “Today, more than ever, we need to support our libraries. As I talk to my libraries, I am repeatedly reminded how demand on their services are on the rise. Our libraries make our community a better place to live and we simply cannot live without their services.

April 1, 2009
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Senator Marcellino Denounces Doomsday Budget

State Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R, Syosset) today announced his outrage and dismay with the final 2009-2010 New York State budget; a budget that will increase overall spending by nearly 10 percent, almost 7 times the projected rate of inflation.

A budget process marred by secrecy and backdoor deals has produced a fiscal plan that is both irresponsible and unsustainable. Instead of cutting spending and eliminating waste, we are looking at taxes and fee increases of over $8 billion.

March 30, 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 26, 2009
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