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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN MERRICK

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, August 18th from 8:45 am to 12:00 pm at the Merrick Library. The library is located at 2279 Merrick Avenue in Merrick.            Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled on first-come, first-served basis. On site nurses and technicians will provide a mammography, a clinical breast examination and instructions for self examination.

July 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION PART OF 2011 LEGISLATIVE SESSION HIGHLIGHTS

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today informed residents about legislative actions taken during the 2011 legislative session to create jobs, encourage economic development, and help turn our economy around. 

July 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INFORMS RESIDENTS HOW TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM CHARITY SCAMS

Following reports that a Long Island based charity allegedly spent millions of donor dollars on non-charitable expenses, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is reminding residents about several precautions they should take to avoid becoming victims of charity scams. 

July 6, 2011
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ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS LAUD PASSAGE OF SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S ENVIRONMENTAL “SUPER BILL”

Complete Streets Legislation Named One of the Most Significant Environmental Bills Passed by State Legislature

July 5, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOST EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SEMINAR ON JULY 27th

            With Long Island in the middle of hurricane season, New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is inviting local residents to an emergency preparedness seminar he is sponsoring on July 27th.  

July 5, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO MARCHES IN MASSAPEQUA PARK’S JULY 4TH PARADE

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today participated in the Village of Massapequa Park’s Independence Day Parade. The parade, which is among the largest July 4th parades on Long Island, is an annual tradition in the Massapequa Park community.Senator Fuschillo (left center) is pictured greeting Massapequa Park residents along the parade route on Park Boulevard with Congressman Peter King (left), Mayor James Altadonna (right center), and Deputy Mayor Jeff Pravato (right).

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July 4, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WANTAGH RESIDENTS IN CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY

          New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today joined with the Wantagh community in celebrating Independence Day by marching in the Wantagh Fourth of July Parade.

July 4, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE

"Today, we celebrate the birth of our country and honor the ideal which makes America the greatest of all nations; freedom. Freedom is what makes America a beacon of hope for so many in the world. It brought families from all over the globe to our shores in search of a better life. Right now, people in other countries are fighting and dying for the freedoms we’ve been privileged to have for so very long. We must never forget that these freedoms do not come free. Generations of American men and women defended them against tyranny, oppression, and evil.

July 4, 2011
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FUSCHILLO BILL TO AID IN COLLECTION OF CHILD SUPPORT SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that Governor Cuomo has signed legislation he sponsored to help ensure that parents make their child support payments. 

July 1, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH GOVERNOR CUOMO IN ANNOUNCING NEW PROPERTY TAX CAP LAW

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today joined with Governor Andrew Cuomo and fellow members of the New York State Legislature at a ceremonial bill signing of New York State’s new property tax cap law. The law, which Senator Fuschillo strongly supported in the Senate, will help control local spending by creating a cap on property tax levies. 

June 30, 2011
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FREEPORT RESIDENTS MEET WITH SENATOR FUSCHILLO DURING HIS “MOBILE OFFICE HOURS”


Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks with a constituent during his mobile office hours at the Freeport Library.

June 29, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INVITES RESIDENTS TO “SHED THEIR MEDS” ON JULY 16TH

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is once again partnering with the Nassau County Police Department to offer a "Shed the Meds" program where residents can safely dispose of their expired or unused medications.  

June 28, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS PARENTS WHO LOST CHILDREN TO DROP-SIDE CRIBS IN APPLAUDING NEW FEDERAL DROP-SIDE CRIB BAN TAKING EFFECT TODAY

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today joined with the Witte and Cirigliano families, who each lost children to drop-side cribs, in applauding the new federal drop-side crib ban which takes effect today.

June 28, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO FIGHTS TO PROTECT FAMILIES OF FALLEN SOLDIERS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate passed legislation he supports to protect the families of fallen soldiers. The legislation is designed to limit protestors’ ability to disrupt the funerals of American servicemen and women. 

June 27, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF PROPERTY TAX CAP

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that New York State has enacted a new property tax cap law. The property tax cap, which Senator Fuschillo strongly supported in the Senate, will help control local spending by creating a cap on local property tax levies. 

June 27, 2011
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Senator Fuschillo Votes "Yes" to Capping Property Taxes

Senator Fuschillo votes "yes" on legislation to cap property taxes in New York State. The legislation was passed by the Senate and Assembly and signed into law by the Governor.

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June 24, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND ASSEMBLYMAN MORELLE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON LANDMARK AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R, Merrick) and Assemblyman Joseph D. Morelle (D, Rochester) today announced an agreement between the Legislature and the Governor’s office in support of legislation to enable individuals with autism spectrum disorders to receive insurance coverage for screening, diagnosis and treatment. The bill (S.4005-A) would save tens of thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses spent by families caring for individuals with autism and address insurance companies’ refusal to cover costs for autism treatments and therapies.Autism Spectrum Disorders affect individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic groups.

June 23, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO GIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT NEW TOOL TO CATCH SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVERS

           Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to better enable law enforcement to catch suspected drunk drivers. The legislation (S3768B) would help prevent drunk drivers from escaping prosecution for DWI crimes by allowing law enforcement to seek court orders to compel when suspected drunk drivers refuse to submit to chemical intoxication tests. 

June 23, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND CCMAC TO OFFER FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be partnering with the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) in sponsoring a free skin cancer screening program to help protect residents from skin cancer. 

June 22, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO LOWER COUNTIES’ PUBLIC DEFENSE COSTS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsored to help counties save money in providing public defense services to individuals who cannot afford an attorney. 

June 21, 2011
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