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SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING EXAMINING USE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO FUND TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

            The New York State Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), today held a public hearing examining the use of public-private partnerships (P3s) to fund transportation infrastructure projects. 

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Senator Fuschillo Calls for Background Checks for All Bus Drivers

Senator Fuschillo discusses the need for legislation he sponsors to require criminal background checks for all bus drivers. The legislation, which was passed by the New York State Senate, aims to improve safety for bus passengers following a string of bus crashes caused by dangerous bus drivers with a history of criminal driving convictions.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT ACT APPROVED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Legislation Would Help Create Jobs & Address State’s Infrastructure Crisis By Allowing State to Utilize Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Projects 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S “COMPLETE STREETS” LEGISLATION APPROVED BY SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE

         Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that his "complete streets" legislation, which would help make roadways safer for all who use them, has been approved by the Senate Finance Committee.

          "Complete streets design principles help reduce fatalities and injuries, making our roadways safer for everyone. Taking them into consideration on future projects will help improve safety for drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists. I’m pleased that this legislation is moving forward and am hopeful that it will soon be approved by the full Senate," said Senator Fuschillo, Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee.

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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL BUS DRIVERS

Bill Addresses Recent Incidents of Dangerous Bus Drivers with a History of Criminal Driving Convictions

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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO HELP SAFEGUARD NEW YORK’S RAILWAYS

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to help safeguard the state’s railway system and its passengers.

          "Our railways, which are used by millions of people every day, remain a coveted target for terrorists. We need to do everything we can to keep passengers safe. Law enforcement does an outstanding job protecting our mass transit system; now we need to give them stronger tools to prosecute saboteurs who seek to cause serious damage. That’s exactly what this legislation will do," said Senator Fuschillo, Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S “COMPLETE STREETS” LEGISLATION APPROVED BY SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, today announced that the Committee has approved his "complete streets" legislation to help make roadways safer for all who use them.

          "Complete streets design principles help reduce fatalities and injuries, which is why we should take them into consideration on future projects. The Committee’s approval of this legislation is a positive step in the right direction towards making our roadways safer for everyone," said Senator Fuschillo.

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