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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY IN THANKING “TUTORS FOR A CURE” FOR RAISING MONEY TO FIGHT CANCER

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with the American Cancer Society in thanking the three student founders of “Tutors For a Cure” for raising money to help provide services to cancer patients and find a cure for cancer. 

June 14, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO NAMES ROOSEVELT’S GEORGE JONES TO NEW YORK STATE SENATE’S VETERANS HALL OF FAME

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today inducted Roosevelt veteran George Jones into the New York State Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame. The Veterans Hall of Fame recognizes veterans from across the state for their extraordinary efforts in combat or for work performed after they were discharged from the service.  

June 14, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT ACT APPROVED BY FINANCE COMMITTEE

Legislation Would Help Create Jobs & Address State’s Infrastructure Crisis By Allowing State to Utilize Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Projects 

June 13, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PAYS TRIBUTE TO 2011 VETERANS HALL OF FAME HONOREE

           Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently paid tribute to his 2011 Veterans Hall of Fame Inductee, Brigadier General George A. Jones of Roosevelt. The Senate's Veterans Hall of Fame recognizes veterans statewide for either extraordinary efforts in combat or in work performed after discharge from the service.

June 13, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES AMITYVILLE RESIDENTS ON THEIR “HISTORIC” HOME

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently congratulated Amityville Historical Society members Joe and Barbara Guidice on having their home entered in the National Register of Historic Places. The Guidice’s home is the first property in Amityville to be designated as a historical landmark by the National Register of Historic Places.  

June 13, 2011
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SENATORS FUSCHILLO & MARTINS FIGHT 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 10, 2011
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FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING MANDATORY JAIL TIME FOR REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS APPROVED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the Senate’s Transportation Committee has approved legislation he sponsors requiring mandatory jail time for repeat DWI offenders. 

June 7, 2011
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KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR GETS “SENIOR EXPERIENCE” WORKING IN SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S OFFICE

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently invited Kennedy High School Senior Daniel Rabinowitz to spend several weeks working in his district office as part of the School’s “Senior Experience.” 

June 7, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO HELP INCREASE MEDICAID FRAUD PROSECUTIONS

Legislation Would Allow County District Attorneys to Work with State in Prosecuting Cases of Medicaid Fraud 

June 6, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH MEET WITH MEMBERS OF MERRICK-BELLMORE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently spent time meeting with members of the Merrick-Bellmore Jewish Community Council. 

June 6, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS AT FREEPORT LIBRARY

           Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be holding Mobile Office Hours in Freeport on Wednesday, June 29th. All residents are invited to participate in the program, which will be held at the Freeport Library, located at 144 West Merrick Road, from 2-4 pm.  

June 3, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOST PANCAKE BREAKFAST FOR LOCAL VETERANS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be sponsoring a pancake breakfast for veterans as a way to thank them for their service to our country and communities. 

June 3, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL RAISING PENALTIES FOR FALSE PERSONATION

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to raise penalties for individuals who seek to evade security and scrutiny at transportation facilities and other public places. The legislation creates stronger penalties for individuals trying to illegally access secure areas at airports, train stations, and bus terminals, as well for those who steal law enforcement or fire department identification.

June 2, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT ACT APPROVED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Legislation Would Help Create Jobs & Address State’s Infrastructure Crisis By Allowing State to Utilize Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Projects 

June 2, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S “COMPLETE STREETS” LEGISLATION APPROVED BY SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE

         Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that his "complete streets" legislation, which would help make roadways safer for all who use them, has been approved by the Senate Finance Committee.

          "Complete streets design principles help reduce fatalities and injuries, making our roadways safer for everyone. Taking them into consideration on future projects will help improve safety for drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists. I’m pleased that this legislation is moving forward and am hopeful that it will soon be approved by the full Senate," said Senator Fuschillo, Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee.

June 2, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL BUS DRIVERS

Bill Addresses Recent Incidents of Dangerous Bus Drivers with a History of Criminal Driving Convictions

June 2, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO HELP POLICE POSITIVELY IDENTIFY SUSPECTS

Legislation Would Allow Police Officers to Have Routine Access to an Individual’s Driver License Photo When Performing Their Duties 

June 1, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO HELP SAFEGUARD NEW YORK’S RAILWAYS

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to help safeguard the state’s railway system and its passengers.

          "Our railways, which are used by millions of people every day, remain a coveted target for terrorists. We need to do everything we can to keep passengers safe. Law enforcement does an outstanding job protecting our mass transit system; now we need to give them stronger tools to prosecute saboteurs who seek to cause serious damage. That’s exactly what this legislation will do," said Senator Fuschillo, Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee.

June 1, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH MERRICK/NORTH MERRICK COMMUNITY IN PAYING TRIBUTE TO VETERANS ON MEMORIAL DAY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with the Merrick/North Merrick community in commemorating Memorial Day by participating in the annual Merrick/North Merrick Memorial Day Parade. 

May 31, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO'S MEMORIAL DAY MESSAGE

“Today we honor and remember those who gave their lives in defense of our freedom.Generations of American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines have fought, and are still fighting, to protect our country from tyranny and terror. Many never returned home, having given their lives in service to our nation. All of these heroes deserve our respect and gratitude.As we enjoy spending time with family and friends this Memorial Day, may each of us take time to remember the men and women who died defending our freedom.

May 30, 2011
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