Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, today announced that the committee has approved legislation he sponsored to stop those arrested for drunk driving from being approved for a conditional license to go back on the roads without a judge’s approval.
Long Islanders will be paying 25 percent more to drive a car, truck, motorcycle, or boat when the latest round of tax and fee increases in Governor Paterson’s State Budget take effect on September 1st.
State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today called for felony charges for individuals who drive drunk with a child in the car. Senator Fuschillo received the support of Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice in his call for the increased penalties.
Senate Standing Committee on Transportation Chair: Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. Public Hearing: To examine requiring ignition interlock devices for school buses in light of events involving intoxicated school bus drivers Place: Farmingdale State College, Campus Center Ballroom, 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, New York Time: 10:00 A.M. Contact: Melissa Kehoe (518) 455-3341 Media Contact: Chris Schneider (516) 882-0630 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY