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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO MAKE STATE TAX BENEFIT FOR COMMUTERS PERMANENT

Legislation Would Create Permanent $230 a Month Tax Benefit to Help Commuters Offset Costs for Mass-Transit 

April 12, 2011
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FUSCHILLO BILL TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM APPROVED BY SENATE INSURANCE COMMITTEE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the Senate Insurance Committee has approved legislation he sponsors to ensure that individuals with autism receive insurance coverage for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.  

April 11, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO VISITS FOURTH GRADE CLASS AT BIRCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN MERRICK

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today participated in Birch Elementary School’s annual Community Read Aloud Program by serving as a guest reader for Mrs. Alison Ippolito’s fourth grade class.  

April 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL LIPA OVERSIGHT MEASURES

New Financial Audit and Regulatory Measures Would Help Make LIPA More Accountable to Ratepayers 

April 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARK, & NASSAU COUNTY POLICE TO HELP RESIDENTS “SHED THEIR MEDS”

Residents Invited to Safely Dispose of Their Medications at Brady Park on April 30th  

April 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON IMPROVING OVERSIGHT & ACCOUNTABILITY OF LIPA

Hearing Examines LIPA’s $367 Million Ratepayer Overcharge and Measures Needed to Make LIPA More Accountable  

April 7, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO INCREASE OVERSIGHT OF LIPA

Legislation Would Require LIPA to Obtain PSC Approval Before Raising Rates 

April 4, 2011
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Senator Fuschillo Votes for Greater Oversight of LIPA

Senator Fuschillo votes in favor of legislation to give new protections LIPA customers, who pay some of the highest utility bills in the country.

The legislation would require LIPA to obtain approval from the State Public Service Commission before raising rates more than 2.5% in a 12 month period. The legislation is needed to create greater oversight, transparency, and accountability of LIPA's rate practices.

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April 4, 2011
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MTA, NASSAU COUNTY, STATE SENATE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO SAVE LONG ISLAND BUS SERVICE

          The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Nassau County and State Senate Republicans, lead by Senator Charles Fuschillo (R, Merrick) and Senator Jack Martins (R-C-I, Mineola), today announced an agreement to stave off proposed cuts to Long Island Bus that would have affected more than half of the bus routes in Nassau County.  

April 1, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: STATE BUDGET CUTS SPENDING, CREATES JOBS, AND PUTS NEW YORK STATE BACK IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced passage of a New York State Budget which closes a $10 billion deficit without raising taxes. The budget reduces overall state spending and contains programs to help create jobs and put people back to work. 

March 31, 2011
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Newsday Editorial: Bill for OSI can generate jobs

The first scare that OSI Pharmaceuticals raised was loud and public: It was leaving the Island. Then a Japanese firm bought OSI and looked to keep part of it here.

March 30, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL CREATING FELONY CHARGES FOR WRONG-WAY AND RECKLESS DRIVERS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to create felony charges for wrong-way and other reckless drivers.  

March 29, 2011
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STATE SENATE HONORS THE LIFE OF FREEPORT RESIDENT JAMES PAROLA

Senate Passes Fuschillo Resolution Honoring Mr. Parola’s Many Years of Service to the Freeport Community 

March 28, 2011
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Newsday: State Senate OKs LI business incubator

March 23, 2011

By James Madore 

March 23, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO WELCOMES SEAFORD MUSIC STUDENTS TO THE STATE CAPITOL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently welcomed music students from the Seaford School District to the State Capitol in Albany.

March 23, 2011
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March 22, 2011
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STATE SENATE CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Senator Fuschillo Announces Induction of Three Women into Historic Women of Distinction Exhibit

March 22, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN FREEPORT

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, April 21st from 8:45 am to 12:00 pm at the Freeport Library. The library is located at 144 West Merrick Road in Freeport.            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.

March 21, 2011
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RESIDENTS “LEARN THE TOOLS TO LAND THE JOB” AT SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S JOB RESOURCE EXPO

Hundreds of Residents Learn About Job Training Programs, Speak With Career Counselors, Have Their Resumes Reviewed, and More  

March 18, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO HELP PREVENT PROFESSIONAL SHOPLIFTERS FROM RESELLING STOLEN GOODS THROUGH ITINERANT VENDORS

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed legislation he sponsored to make it harder for professional shoplifters and organized retail theft gangs to resell stolen goods through itinerant vendors at flea markets.

March 17, 2011
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