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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS VILLAGE OF FREEPORT IN HONORING NEW YORK JETS PLAYER AND FREEPORT ALUMNUS D’BRICKASHAW FERGUSON

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (second right) joins with the Village of Freeport in honoring D’Brickashaw Ferguson (right center).

September 29, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORED FOR HIS WORK ON BEHALF OF RETURNING COMBAT VETERANS

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) was recently honored by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for his efforts to help veterans returning from overseas combat.

September 25, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS NEW FEDERAL LAW TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM TOBACCO

Sale of Candy and Fruit Flavored Cigarettes Now Prohibited 

September 25, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS BREAK GROUND ON NEW ROOSEVELT LIBRARY EXPANSION PROJECT

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently joined with members of the Roosevelt community in breaking ground on the Roosevelt Library’s new expansion project. The project will help the Library better serve the residents of Roosevelt.

September 22, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INVITES LOCAL SENIORS TO HIS GOLDEN GATHERING ON OCTOBER 22nd

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) invites local senior citizens to attend his annual Golden Gathering on Thursday, October 22nd. The Golden Gathering will take place from 9 am to 1 pm at the Freeport Recreation Center, which is located at 130 East Merrick Road in Freeport.  

September 22, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOME DAVID’S JEWELRY TO MASSAPEQUA PARK

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently joined with the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas in celebrating the grand opening of David’s Jewelry, which is located at 4786 Sunrise Highway in Massapequa Park.

September 21, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REMINDS RESIDENTS TO SUBMIT COMMENTS ON PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE BEFORE OCTOBER 9TH

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is reminding Aqua-New York Water customers that there’s still time to voice concerns about Aqua’s rate increase proposal to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC). The PSC’s public comment period closes on October 9th.

September 21, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S DWI ROUND TABLE SESSION SPARKS LIVELY DISCUSSION WITH SEAFORD STUDENTS

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks to Seaford students and members of the panel during his DWI round table session at Seaford High School as District Attorney Rice and Assemblyman Weisenberg look on.

September 18, 2009
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FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING IGNITION INTERLOCKS FOR ALL CONVICTED DRUNK DRIVERS PASSED BY SENATE

The New York State Senate unanimously passed legislation sponsored by State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. requiring all convicted drunk drivers to use ignition interlocks. 

September 11, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR DWI INTERLOCK BILL TO BE VOTED ON DURING SPECIAL SENATE SESSION ON SEPTEMBER 10TH

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today called on the State Senate Leadership to allow a vote on his legislation requiring ignition interlocks for all convicted drunk drivers when the Senate convenes in special session on September 10th.

September 9, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & NEWSDAY TEAM UP TO HELP LONG ISLAND CARES PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO CHILDREN IN NEED

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited Long Island  Cares-the Harry Chapin Food Bank to help celebrate the grand opening of their new “School Tools” distribution center. Senator Fuschillo and Newsday each helped secure funding for the new distribution center.

September 9, 2009
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AAA NEW YORK ANNOUNCES SUPPORT OF SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LEGISLATION CREATING FELONY CHARGES FOR DRIVING DRUNK WITH A CHILD IN THE CAR

AAA of New York State recently announced its support of legislation sponsored by State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) creating felony charges for individuals who drive drunk with a child in the car.

September 1, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO'S TESTIMONY TO PSC URGING REJECTION OF AQUA WATER RATE INCREASE

Good evening, my name is Chuck Fuschillo, and I am the State Senator representing the communities encompassing the Aqua service area in the New York State Senate. For the record, I reside in Merrick and am also an Aqua-New York Water customer. 

September 1, 2009
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Paterson’s Budget Forces Long Islanders to Pay 25% More for Driver Licenses & Registrations Starting September 1st

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.

August 26, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, LOCAL OFFICIALS AND MERRICK CHAMBER MEMBERS CELEBRATE RIBBON CUTTING OF ACCESS OPTICAL

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (pictured second left) was recently joined by Assemblyman Dave McDonough (fourth left), Councilwoman Angie Cullin (fifth left), Legislator Dave Denenberg (seventh right), and members of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon cutting ceremony for Access Optical. Access Optical, which specializes in eye and vision care, is located on Merrick Road in Merrick.

August 21, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES STATE FUNDING TO AID VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the State Senate recently passed a resolution which included $5,000 in state funding for Parent’s For Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center.

August 20, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES STATE FUNDING TO AID VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN SUFFOLK COUNTY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the State Senate recently passed a resolution which included $5,000 in state funding for the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

August 20, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT MERRICK LIBRARY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program in Merrick on Thursday, September 17th.

August 19, 2009
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