Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s Press releases

SENATE APPROVES FUSCHILLO BILL TO CREATE STRONGER PENALTIES FOR PROFESSIONAL SHOPLIFTERS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsored to raise penalties for criminals who use “booster bags” and other anti-security devices to steal merchandise from store shelves.

February 14, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH HONOR OUTGOING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE BELLMORES

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently honored Bellmore resident Joni Caputo for her many years of service to the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores. Ms. Caputo recently retired as the Chamber’s longtime Executive Director.

February 14, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING FOLLOWING LATEST LIPA MISHAP

           Following news that LIPA overcharged ratepayers by $231 million, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), a member of the Senate’s Energy & Telecommunications Committee, and Senator George Maziarz (R-Newfane), Chairman of the Senate’s Energy & Telecommunications Committee, will be holding a public hearing to explore ways to improve oversight of LIPA and ensure that it is accountable to ratepayers.  

February 11, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORS WANTAGH FIREFIGHTER FOR 50 YEARS OF SERVICE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today honored Ex-Chief John Barrett for his 50 years of community service as a volunteer firefighter in the Wantagh Fire Department.

February 9, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO SAVE MUNICIPALITIES MONEY THROUGH ELECTRONIC TAX STATEMENTS

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the Senate has passed legislation he sponsored to save taxpayer dollars by allowing municipalities to send out tax statements electronically.

February 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES LIPA OVERSIGHT BILL APPROVED BY SENATE ENERGY COMMITTEE

Legislation Would Require LIPA to Obtain PSC Approval Before Raising Rates 

February 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH WANTAGH AMERICAN LEGION IN HONORING THE FOUR CHAPLAINS

            Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks about the Four Chaplains’ heroism during the Wantagh American Legion’s annual Four Chaplains’ Remembrance Ceremony.

February 8, 2011
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TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE RECEIVES UPDATE FROM MTA CHAIRMAN ON STATE OF THE MTA

Committee Also Approves Legislation to Protect Children and Improve Safety for Those Who Drive and Work on Our Roadways

February 8, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTION HONORING EAGLE SCOUT SALVATORE CURASI OF NORTH BELLMORE

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring North Bellmore resident Salvatore Curasi for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

February 7, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTION HONORING EAGLE SCOUT CHRISTOPHER KENNY OF LINDENHURST

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring Lindenhurst resident Christopher Kenny for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

February 4, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTION HONORING EAGLE SCOUT ANTHONY ANESTA OF WANTAGH

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring Wantagh resident Anthony Anesta for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

February 2, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S BUDGET PROPOSAL

“The budget proposal put forth by Governor Cuomo reflects the severity of our state’s fiscal condition. New York State simply cannot solve its budget problems without changing the way it spends money.

February 2, 2011
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STATE SENATE HONORS THE LIFE OF MERRICK’S JACK DIAMONDSTEIN

Senator Fuschillo Sponsors Senate Resolution Memorializing Jack Diamondstein’s Life of Service to His Community & Country

February 1, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF PROPERTY TAX RELIEF MEASURES

 

Legislation Would Cap Property Taxes to Save Money for Families and Businesses, Lower Costs to Schools & Municipalities Through Mandate Relief

January 31, 2011
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SNOW STORM ASSISTANCE CONTACT NUMBERS

With more snow and ice predicted to affect Long Island Tuesday and Wednesday, Senator Fuschillo is once again reminding residents about contact numbers of where they can get storm-related information or services: 

January 31, 2011
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FUSCHILLO BILL TO CREATE STRONGER PENALTIES FOR PROFESSIONAL SHOPLIFTERS APPROVED BY SENATE CODES COMMITTEE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the Senate Codes Committee has approved legislation he sponsored to raise penalties for criminals who use “booster bags” and other anti-security devices to steal merchandise from store shelves.

January 28, 2011
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STATE SENATE HONORS FREEPORT’S LONGTIME LIBRARY DIRECTOR

Senator Fuschillo Sponsors Senate Resolution Honoring

January 28, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO MEETS WITH NEW STATE HEALTH COMMISSIONER

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently met with the new Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, Dr. Nirav Shah. Dr. Shah was nominated by Governor Cuomo to lead the State Department of Health and was recently confirmed as Commissioner by the State Senate. Senator Fuschillo supported Dr. Shah’s nomination in the Senate, where it received unanimous approval.         

January 28, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS AT WANTAGH LIBRARY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be holding mobile office hours in Wantagh on Thursday, February 17th. All residents are invited to participate in the program, which will be held at the Wantagh Library, located at 3285 Park Avenue, from 1-3 pm.

January 26, 2011
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CHATTERTON STUDENTS HELP SENATOR FUSCHILLO “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Chatterton Elementary School in Merrick to thank students for participating in his annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive.

January 24, 2011
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