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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO URGES GOVERNOR CUOMO TO REMOVE UTILITY TAX SURCHARGE EXTENSION FROM EXECUTIVE BUDGET

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is urging Governor Cuomo to remove the proposed extension of the utility tax surcharge from his Executive Budget.

February 5, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SPONSORS FREE LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM IN COPIAGUE TO HELP RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE SANDY

            Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (center) is pictured with Tim Moylan and Branka Cimesa of NYLAG at the Mobile Legal Help Center in Copiague. 

February 5, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE OFFICIALS OPEN NEW CAMPUS CENTER FOR STUDENTS

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with Farmingdale State College Officials in cutting the ribbon on the College’s new Campus Center.

     The 50,000 square foot center contains a new student bookstore, dining facilities, a student lounge, and rooms for lectures and special events. According to Farmingdale State College officials, the new Campus Center is the first new student services building on campus in 30 years.

February 4, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH JOIN WITH WANTAGH AMERICAN LEGION IN HONORING THE FOUR CHAPLAINS

           Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks about the Four Chaplains’ heroism during the Wantagh American Legion’s annual Four Chaplains’ Remembrance Ceremony. 

February 4, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO SPONSOR INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN BELLMORE AND MERRICK TO HELP RESIDENTS CONTINUE TO RECOVER FROM HURRICANE SANDY

    Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and the New York State Department of Financial Services will be sponsoring free programs in Bellmore and Merrick to assist residents and business owners with insurance related issues stemming from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

    Senator Fuschillo has arranged for the Department of Financial Services’ Mobile Assistance Unit to be at the following locations:

Friday, February 8th, 10 am to 6 pm

        Newbridge Road Park, 2600 Newbridge Road, Bellmore

Wednesday, February 13th, 11 am to 7 pm

February 4, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN LEANDRA’S LAW APPROVED BY SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he sponsors to strengthen Leandra’s Law has been approved by the Senate’s Transportation Committee.  The legislation would close an unintended legal loophole which is allowing convicted drunk drivers to escape the mandatory ignition interlock requirement under Leandra’s Law.

February 1, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: STRONGER PENALTIES FOR HIT & RUN DRIVERS APPROVED BY SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he is sponsoring to raise penalties for drivers who leave the scene of an accident which causes injury or death has been approved by the Senate’s Transportation Committee. 

February 1, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES SPONSOR INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN MASSAPEQUA TO HELP RESIDENTS CONTINUE TO RECOVER FROM HURRICANE SANDY

           Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right), is pictured at the Mobile Insurance Assistance program he sponsored with the Department of Financial Services to help residents continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy. He is joined by Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola (left). 

January 30, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S BOATING SAFETY LEGISLATION APPROVED BY SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Legislation Would Raise Penalties for BUI & Require Greater Safety Training for Boaters   

January 30, 2013
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SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE APPROVES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT NEW YORKERS FROM DRUNK DRIVERS

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, today announced that the Committee has approved legislation to help strengthen the state’s DUI laws and protect individuals from drunk drivers.

     “Drunk drivers endanger innocent lives every time they choose to get behind the wheel, regardless of the type of vehicle. Strengthening our laws and closing legal loopholes will give law enforcement greater tools to catch and prosecute drunk drivers and help to make our roads safer for everyone,” said Senator Fuschillo.

     The drunk driving legislation approved by the committee would:

January 29, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR FREE LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM TO HELP RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE SANDY

Mobile Legal Help Center Will Be At Copiague Library to Offer Free Legal Assistance to Residents in Need

 

January 29, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REAPPOINTED AS CHAIRMAN OF SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today was reappointed as Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee.  This will be Senator Fuschillo’s second term as the Committee’s Chairman. 

January 25, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW LAW TO HELP INCREASE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER HAS TAKEN EFFECT

New Law Will Increase Women’s Awareness of Dense Breast Tissue 

January 24, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW STATE FUNDING FOR ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND FLOOD PREVENTION IN MASSAPEQUA

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that he has secured $1 million in new state funding for road repair and drainage improvements in Massapequa.

     According to the Town of Oyster Bay, the improvements are necessary because of deteriorated pavement conditions and will help alleviate roadway flooding caused by storm water runoff and tidal influences in this flood prone area.

     The Town of Oyster Bay will use the state funding to undertake a full reconstruction of the following roads in South Massapequa:

     · Leewater Avenue between South Bay Drive and Curlew Place

January 24, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO SPONSOR INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN SEAFORD FOR HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and the New York State Department of Financial Services will be sponsoring a free program to assist residents and business owners with insurance related issues stemming from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. 

January 24, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE MANGANO TO SPONSOR FREE SENIOR ID CARD PROGRAM IN NORTH MERRICK

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be partnering with Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano in sponsoring a free Senior ID Card Program in North Merrick. 

January 23, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH, AND LONG ISLAND CARES SPONSOR SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM TO HELP FAMILIES CONTINUE TO RECOVER FROM HURRICANE SANDY

           Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo is pictured as he distributes supplies during the recent program he sponsored to help residents continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy.

January 22, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH ATTEND MERRICK FIRE DEPARTMENT’S INSTALLATION CEREMONY

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David G. McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently attended the Merrick Fire Department’s annual installation ceremony.

     Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McDonough offered their congratulations and best wishes to the Department’s new Chief, Michael Gargen, Assistant Chief Christopher Clement and the rest of the incoming officers. Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McDonough also thanked outgoing Chief T.J. Fernandez for his service.

January 22, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PARTICIPATES IN OLD MILL ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL’S COMMUNITY READING DAY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Old Mill Road Elementary School in North Merrick to serve as a guest reader to Mrs. Morash’s kindergarten class.  Senator Fuschillo read to the class as part of Old Mill Road’s annual Community Reading Day.  

January 18, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR STRONGER PENALTIES FOR HIT & RUN DRIVERS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is sponsoring legislation to raise penalties for drivers who leave the scene of an accident which causes injury or death. 

January 18, 2013
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