Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s Press releases

SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION BANNING “TEXTING” WHILE DRIVING

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today announced that the State Senate has passed legislation he supports that would prohibit individuals from sending text messages while driving in New York State.

July 22, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE TEENAGE DRIVER SAFETY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. announced that the state Senate recently passed legislation he supports to strengthen teen driving training requirements and prevent teenage driving deaths.

July 21, 2009
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SENATORS FUSCHILLO AND FLANAGAN CALL FOR HEARINGS ON GOVERNOR’S MTA NOMINEE

 Senator Charles Fuschillo (R, Merrick) and Senator John Flanagan (R-C-I, East Northport) today called for the Senate to conduct expedited public hearings on Jay Walder, the Governor’s nominee to chair the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

July 20, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 1st

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) has been informed by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) that two local public hearings on Aqua-New York Water’s proposed rate increase will be held on September 1. Senator Fuschillo requested the local public hearings to give affected residents the chance to publicly voice their concerns.

July 20, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON SENATE LEADERSHIP TO BRING HIS AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM BILL TO A VOTE

52 Out of the 62 State Senators Support Fuschillo Legislation to Protect Children with Autism

July 16, 2009
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTION HONORING EAGLE SCOUT CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL PIERCE OF WANTAGH

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring Wantagh resident Christopher Michael Pierce for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

July 15, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT MASSAPEQUA LIBRARY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, August 20th at the Massapequa Library.

July 15, 2009
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTION HONORING CORINE JACKMAN OF MASSAPEQUA FOR ATTAINING GIRL SCOUTS’ MOST PRESTIGIOUS HONOR

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring Corine Jackman of Massapequa for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Corine is a member of Service Unit Number 19, Suffolk County.

July 13, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES LOCAL PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE

In response to a letter he sent to the New York State Public Service Commission requesting a local public hearing on the proposed Aqua-New York Water Rate Increase, State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) has been informed by the PSC that a local public hearing will be held on the issue.

July 2, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INVITES FAMILIES TO PARTICIPATE IN HIS “SUMMERTIME READING PROGRAM”

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is inviting parents to have their children participate in his “Summertime Reading Program” as a way to promote reading during the summer months.

July 2, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE AT INTERSECTION OF SUNRISE HIGHWAY AND BELLMORE AVENUE

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) will be making a new safety improvement at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Bellmore Avenue in Bellmore.

June 22, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO OFFERS INFORMATION TO PARENTS ABOUT KEEPING THEIR CHILDREN SAFE WHILE USING THE INTERNET

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today informed parents about information his office has available to protect children from Internet sexual predators.

June 9, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO OPPOSING LAW WHICH HIDES CRIMINAL RECORDS OF DRUG DEALERS

The state budget passed last month includes a new law that will put our children, the elderly and other vulnerable New Yorkers at great risk. I voted against the budget measure which will allow courts to seal the criminal records of certain drug felons when they complete drug court, so there will be no record of their conviction when they apply for employment.

June 1, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT SEAFORD LIBRARY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) has announced that he will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, June 18th at the Seaford Library.

May 28, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO VOTES TO EXPAND ACCESS TO EPIC PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM

LEGISLATION PASSED BY STATE SENATE WOULD HELP MORE SENIORS QUALIFY FOR EPIC PROGRAM BY RAISING INCOME LIMITS

May 27, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo: Gov. Paterson’s State Budget Tax Hikes Will Hit Consumers & Businesses With Higher Costs Starting June 1st

 

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. announced that starting June 1st, New Yorkers will be paying more for bottled water, purchases made over the Internet, and for car rentals as a result of tax increases in Governor Paterson’s 2009-10 state budget. In addition, June 1st tax hikes will hit companies that transport employees in and out of New York and double a state fee on auto insurance policies.

May 21, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REMINDS LOCAL SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS TO ATTEND HIS SMALL BUSINESS NETWORKING EXPO ON MAY 28TH

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is reminding all current and prospective small business owners about his 2009 Small Business Networking Expo on Thursday, May 28th. The Small Business Networking Expo will be held between 4:30 and 6:30 pm at the Seaford Knights of Columbus, which is located at 2183 Jackson Avenue in Seaford.

May 19, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: MTA BAILOUT FAILS LONG ISLAND

Increases costs for commuters, businesses, schools, non-profits, local governments, hospitals, nursing homes, libraries, drivers, churches, and Long Island property taxpayers

May 7, 2009
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Fuschillo and LICA: Paterson needs to release LI Transportation Stimulus Funds

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today stood with Marc Herbst, Executive Director of the Long Island Contractors Association (LICA), and LICA members to call on Governor Paterson to stop delaying the allocation of federal stimulus money for Long Island’s shovel ready transportation projects. Workers who joined Senator Fuschillo and Mr. Herbst filled in a single pothole along the Meadowbrook Parkway to symbolize the small amount of funding for which Long Island is being considered. 

March 22, 2009
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