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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO STOP CRIMINALS FROM ESCAPING JUSTICE THROUGH LEGAL NAME CHANGES

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed his legislation to prevent individuals from changing their name to avoid the justice system or their legal obligations.  

June 21, 2011
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FUSCHILLO BILL RAISING PENALTIES FOR IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER PASSED BY SENATE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has approved legislation he sponsors to create stronger penalties for criminals who impersonate police officers in order to commit crime.  

June 21, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO VOTES TO END UNFAIR LIRR TICKET REFUND SURCHARGES

Legislation Would Require MTA to Give Customers Full Refunds on Unused One-Way and Round-Trip LIRR Tickets

June 20, 2011
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Lt. Gov Duffy Applauds Senate Passage of Senator Fuschillo's Autism Insurance Reform Legislation

Lt. Governor Duffy applauds the Senate passage of autism insurance reform legislation, sponsored by Senator Fuschillo, which would enable individuals with autism to receive insurance coverage for the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Senator Fuschillo thanks the Lt. Governor for supporting the legislation, which would give families with autism access to treatment coverage just like any other condition and ensure that they are not denied services solely because of an autism diagnosis.

June 20, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO VOTES FOR NEW PROTECTIONS FROM SEX OFFENDERS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently voted in favor of legislation which will better protect children and adults from sex offenders.  

June 20, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO HELP CHILDREN WITH NON-AMBULATORY PARENTS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently approved legislation he sponsors to help children with non-ambulatory parents. The legislation (S595) would give school districts the authority to provide transportation for these children even if they live below the transportation mileage limit.  

June 20, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF “COMPLETE STREETS” LEGISLATION

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed his "complete streets" legislation which would help make roadways safer for all who use them.

          The legislation would require all state, county, and local transportation agencies to consider complete streets design principles on all projects which receive both federal and state funding. The legislation was developed in consultation with all interested parties, including the New York State Department of Transportation, the Governor, the Assembly, County and Town Highway Superintendents, and advocacy groups.

June 20, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES LIPA OVERSIGHT BILL APPROVED BY STATE LEGISLATURE

Urges Governor Cuomo to Sign Legislation Which Would Require LIPA to Obtain PSC Approval Before Raising Rates 

June 17, 2011
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Senator Fuschillo Votes for Autism Insurance Reform Law

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) votes to enact an autism insurance reform law which would enable individuals with autism to receive insurance coverage for the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. The legislation, which Senator Fuschillo sponsored, has been passed by the New York State Senate and Assembly.

Click here to read more about Senator Fuschillo's autism insurance reform legislation.

June 17, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LANDMARK AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM LEGISLATION PASSED BY SENATE

Legislation Would Ensure that Screening, Diagnosis, & Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders are Covered by Insurance

June 17, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO PROTECT RAILROAD PASSENGERS FROM SECOND-HAND SMOKE

Legislation Would Ban Smoking in MTA Train Platforms and Boarding Areas  

June 16, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO RAISE PENALTIES ON TOLL DODGING DRIVERS

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to raise penalties on drivers who try to evade tolls on toll roads, which costs millions of dollars in revenue each year. The legislation would make the penalty for evading a toll consistent with the penalties for evading other public fares such as subway and taxi fares. 

June 16, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING MANDATORY JAIL TIME FOR REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors requiring mandatory jail time for repeat DWI offenders. 

June 16, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT FORENSIC AUDIT OF THE MTA

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently voted in favor of legislation which would help make the MTA more accountable and transparent to Long Islanders by requiring it to undergo an independent forensic audit.  

June 16, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO HELP REDUCE COSTS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to help school districts save money to maintain their school buses. The legislation would allow “school bus” signs, which must be illuminated under current law to be constructed with more cost-effective reflective material.  

June 16, 2011
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Senator Fuschillo Votes to Repeal the MTA Payroll Tax

Senator Fuschillo votes to repeal the MTA payroll tax. Senator Fuschillo cosponsored the legislation, which was passed by the New York State Senate on June 15, 2011.

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Click here to support Senator Fuschillo's efforts to repeal the MTA payroll tax.

June 15, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO VOTES TO REPEAL MTA PAYROLL TAX

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today voted in favor of legislation to repeal the MTA payroll tax. The legislation, which Senator Fuschillo cosponsored, was approved by the New York State Senate. 

June 15, 2011
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Senator Fuschillo Congratualtes Roosevelt Veteran Following His Induction into Veterans' Hall of Fame

Senator Fuschillo speaks on the floor of the New York State Senate following the induction of Roosevelt veteran George A. Jones into the New York State Senate's Veterans' Hall of Fame. Senator Fuschillo selected Mr. Jones for the honor.

Click here for more information about Senator Fuschillo's 2011 Veterans Hall of Fame Inductee, George A. Jones.

June 14, 2011
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FUSCHILLO BILL TO RENAME BRIDGE AFTER FALLEN NASSAU POLICE OFFICER APPROVED BY SENATE

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that legislation he sponsors to rename a bridge after fallen Nassau County Police Officer Michael Califano has been approved by the New York State Senate. 

June 14, 2011
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