Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s Press releases

FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES FINAL LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF LEGISLATION ASSISTING PEOPLE WITH LYMPHEDEMA

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the State Senate has approved legislation he sponsors that will make information about lymphatic diseases more readily available to New Yorkers suffering from these diseases. The State Assembly has also passed the bill which now goes to Governor Paterson for consideration. Senator Fuschillo, said, “A diagnosis of lymphedema can be frightening and confusing. Many people are unfamiliar with the symptoms and recommended treatments.

June 9, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS SENATE PASSAGE OF LANDMARK AUTISM HEALTH INSURANCE BILL

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today announced that the New York State Senate has approved landmark legislation that he sponsors to provide insurance coverage for autism screening, diagnosis and treatment in New York State. Currently, individuals with autism are routinely denied insurance benefits for treatment of their disorder. Senator Fuschillo (R-Merrick) said, “Many families who have a child with autism are literally facing financial ruin just to get care for their child, because their health insurance company does not cover the treatment costs.

June 9, 2010
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Sen. Fuschillo Thanks Scarpati Family and Gov. Paterson for making Wantagh Bike Path Safer

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today joined in a ribbon cutting ceremony with Lynn and Jim Scarpati and Governor David Paterson to launch the construction of the Wantagh Parkway guard rail project. 

 

June 6, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SPONSORS PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with the Integrated Medical Foundation and Bostwick Laboratories to sponsor a free prostate cancer screening program at the Copiague Library.

June 2, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO NAMES MERRICK RESIDENT TO SENATE’S VETERANS HALL OF FAME

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that Merrick resident Robert Tom Riordan, a Marine Corps veteran, has been named to the New York State Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame. The program recognizes veterans from all across the state for either extraordinary efforts in combat or in work performed after discharge from the service.

June 1, 2010
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Fuschillo & McDonald Call on Senate Leadership to Immediately Bring Autism Insurance Bill To Senate Floor for a Vote

Senator Roy McDonald and Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today called on the leadership of the New York State Senate to immediately bring legislation providing insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment to the floor of the Senate for a vote.

May 27, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S PLANS TO BAN DROP-SIDE CRIBS

Federal Guidelines Would Mirror Proposed New York State Law Sponsored by Senator Fuschillo 

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT MASSAPEQUA LIBRARY

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District), in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, June 17th at the Massapequa Library.

May 24, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PROPOSES STRONGER DRUNK DRIVING LAWS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that he is sponsoring legislation to greatly strengthen the state’s drunk driving laws. The legislation would create tougher penalties for repeat drunk drivers, expand the state’s intoxication laws to include individuals who are high on inhalants, and give greater powers to law enforcement officers to collect valuable evidence in drunk driving cases.

May 14, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS POWER FOR JOBS LEGISLATION

“The State’s Power for Jobs program, which provides low-cost energy to businesses throughout the state,  is at risk of expiring this weekend because the Assembly has refused to either extend the program or make it permanent.

May 14, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PRESENTS NEW YORK STATE SENATE LIBERTY MEDAL TO HERO FIREFIGHTER FROM LINDENHURST

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today presented the New York State Senate Liberty Medal to Lindenhurst resident Vincent Sottile, who heroically pulled a woman from a burning car on Interstate 95. Mr. Sottile has served as a volunteer in the Lindenhurst Fire Department for the last 20 years.

May 7, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PROPOSES LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN CHILD ENDANGERMENT LAWS

Legislation Would Create Felony Charges for Repeat Offenders & Cases Where Children Are Seriously

May 4, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORED BY WINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FOR HELPING CHILD PATIENTS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) was recently honored by Winthrop University Hospital for his efforts to help the hospital’s child patients.

May 4, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SECURES STATE FUNDING FOR SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that he secured state funding to help promote small business and economic development programs.

April 28, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS LOCAL RESIDENTS “SHED THE MEDS”

Program Collects Barrels Full of Expired or Unwanted Medications for Safe Disposal

Residents from all across the south shore filled several barrels with their expired and unwanted medications as part of a “Shed the Meds” program sponsored by New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick).

April 26, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH CONGRATULATE MERRICK’S NEWEST EAGLE SCOUT

 

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently congratulated Merrick resident Matthew Callman on becoming an Eagle Scout.

 

April 26, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INVITES SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS TO HIS SMALL BUSINESS NETWORKING EXPO ON MAY 13TH

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that his 2010 Small Business Networking Expo will be held on Thursday, May 13th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Seaford Knights of Columbus, which is located at 2183 Jackson Avenue in Seaford.

April 21, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR NO OUT-OF-POCKET COST PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with the Integrated Medical Foundation and Bostwick Laboratories, will be sponsoring a no out-of-pocket cost prostate cancer screening program on Thursday, May 20th.

April 21, 2010
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FUSCHILLO BILL TO BAN DANGEROUS DROP-SIDE CRIBS IN NEW YORK STATE PASSED BY SENATE CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMITTEE

Local Parents Who Lost Children to Drop-Side Cribs Joining Senator Fuschillo in Fighting to Get Law Passed

April 20, 2010
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