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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 ADDRESSES LOCAL RETIRED TEACHERS ORGANIZATION

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today served as the guest speaker at a meeting of Retiree Council 17, which is a group of local retired teachers.

May 22, 2009
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BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

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.

June 18, 8:30 AM - 2:10 PM
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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 TO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: REJECT PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE

In a letter to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) dated May 1, 2009, State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) called on the PSC to reject Aqua-New York Water’s proposed rate increase that would raise residents’ average monthly water bills by 12%.

May 20, 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 CONGRATULATES DR. DON STERNBERG OF WANTAGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON BEING NAMED 2009 PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited Wantagh Elementary School to congratulate Dr. Don Sternberg on being named 2009 New York State Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS).

May 18, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TEACHES LINDENHURST 4TH & 5TH GRADERS TO SAY “NO” TO TOBACCO

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo shows 4th and 5th graders at William Rall Elementary School that some of the same chemicals found in ant & roach spray are also found in cigarettes.

May 18, 2009
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PARENTS OF CHILD WITH AUTISM JOIN SENATOR FUSCHILLO IN CALLING FOR LAW REQUIRING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM TREATMENTS

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) speaks with Merrick resident Michael Giangregorio about his legislation requiring insurance companies to cover treatment costs for children with autism. Mr. Giangreogrio, who has an eight year old son with autism, joined with Senator Fuschillo in calling on the State to enact the legislation into law.

May 15, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH CONGRATULATE NORTH MERRICK RESIDENT ON BEING NAMED CHAIRMAN OF NASSAU COUNTY FIRE COMMISSION

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and Assemblyman David McDonough (19th Assembly District) recently congratulated Michael Costanza, a member of the North Merrick Fire Department, for being named Chairman of the Nassau County Fire Commission.

May 14, 2009
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COUNTY, TOWN, CITY & VILLAGE OFFICIALS JOIN WITH SENATORS TO DENOUNCE PAYROLL TAX ON LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

 Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo discusses how the MTA payroll tax will harm taxpayers by raising costs on local governments. He is joined by (l-r) Senator Carl Marcellino, Senator Kemp Hannon, Legislator Ed Mangano, Legislator John Ciotti, Senator Dean Skelos, Legislator Francis Becker, and Supervisor Kate Murray.

May 14, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SERVES AS COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AT IDTI GRADUATION CEREMONY

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo addresses IDTI graduates during the college’s 2009 commencement ceremony.

May 12, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO COMMEMORATES THE CREATION OF NEW LIONS CLUB IN MERRICK

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) congratulates Merrick Lions Club President Frank Fontana (left) on the signing of the club’s charter.  

May 12, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO RECEIVES SUPPORT FOR STATEWIDE IGNITION INTERLOCK LAW FROM FAMILY OF SUFFOLK POLICE OFFICER KILLED BY DRUNK DRIVER

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo shows how an ignition inerlock eill keep a convicted drunk driving from driving drunk again. He is joined by (l-r) Johanna Hazarian, the mother of Police Officer Glen Ciano, DA Rice, Legislator Horsley, MADD-LI President Denna Cohen, and DEDICATEDD President Marge Lee in calling on the State to enact a law making ignition interlocks mandatory for all convicted DWI offenders.

May 7, 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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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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SENATOR FUSCHILLO URGES USE OF IGNITION INTERLOCKS TO STOP DWI & SAVE LIVES

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. and Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg joined today with the National President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and District Attorneys Kathleen M.

May 5, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo Announces Passage Of Legislation To Crack Down On School District “double Dipping”

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that both the New York State Senate and Assembly have passed legislation he supported that would crack down on “double dipping” at school districts and reform the pension system to better protect taxpayer dollars.

May 1, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORED BY MADD LONG ISLAND

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) was recently honored by MADD-Long Island for his dedication and service to helping MADD achieve its mission of ending drunk driving, supporting victims, and preventing underage drinking.

May 1, 2009
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