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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ASKS RESIDENTS TO JOIN WITH HIM IN FIGHTING THE MTA

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today invited residents to join with him to fight against the MTA’s proposed LIRR fare increases.

July 29, 2010
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GOVERNOR SIGNS FUSCHILLO BILL CLOSING LOOPHOLE IN STATE’S DWI LAWS

New Law Prevents Drunk Drivers from Using Legal Technicality to Escape Justice           

July 12, 2010
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STATE LEGISLATURE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO BAN DANGEROUS DROP-SIDE CRIBS IN NEW YORK STATE

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that both the New York State Senate and Assembly have passed legislation he sponsors to enact a statewide ban on dangerous drop-side cribs.  

June 25, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM LEGISLATION APPROVED BY STATE ASSEMBLY

Individuals With Autism Would No Longer Be Forced to Spend Tens of Thousands of Dollars Out of Pocket on Diagnosis and Treatment Under Proposed Law

June 21, 2010
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FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES FINAL LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF LEGISLATION ASSISTING PEOPLE WITH LYMPHEDEMA

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the State Senate has approved legislation he sponsors that will make information about lymphatic diseases more readily available to New Yorkers suffering from these diseases. The State Assembly has also passed the bill which now goes to Governor Paterson for consideration. Senator Fuschillo, said, “A diagnosis of lymphedema can be frightening and confusing. Many people are unfamiliar with the symptoms and recommended treatments.

June 9, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS SENATE PASSAGE OF LANDMARK AUTISM HEALTH INSURANCE BILL

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today announced that the New York State Senate has approved landmark legislation that he sponsors to provide insurance coverage for autism screening, diagnosis and treatment in New York State. Currently, individuals with autism are routinely denied insurance benefits for treatment of their disorder. Senator Fuschillo (R-Merrick) said, “Many families who have a child with autism are literally facing financial ruin just to get care for their child, because their health insurance company does not cover the treatment costs.

June 9, 2010
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Fuschillo & McDonald Call on Senate Leadership to Immediately Bring Autism Insurance Bill To Senate Floor for a Vote

Senator Roy McDonald and Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today called on the leadership of the New York State Senate to immediately bring legislation providing insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment to the floor of the Senate for a vote.

May 27, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS POWER FOR JOBS LEGISLATION

“The State’s Power for Jobs program, which provides low-cost energy to businesses throughout the state,  is at risk of expiring this weekend because the Assembly has refused to either extend the program or make it permanent.

May 14, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO OFFERS INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS WHO HAD PROPERTY DAMAGE FOLLOWING RECENT SEVERE STORM

With the recent severe storm causing damage to numerous homes and businesses in the communities, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today offered information to residents who need to make repairs or file insurance claims.

March 24, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: STATE COULD SAVE ADDITIONAL $500 MILLION IN TAXPAYER DOLLARS BY ADOPTING NEW ANTI-MEDICAID FRAUD MEASURES

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is calling for the adoption of new anti-Medicaid fraud measures which would save the state up to $500 million a year in taxpayer dollars. The measures would empower localities to boost their own Medicaid fraud efforts and more aggressively combat waste in the system.

March 19, 2010
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STORM ASSISTANCE INFORMATION

If your road is blocked by a downed tree, or if you have a downed power line or power outage following this weekend's severe storm, here’s where you can call to get assistance: 

March 15, 2010
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February 23, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INFORMS RESIDENTS HOW TO VOICE THEIR OPINION ON MTA’S PROPOSED SERVICE CUTS

LIRR, LI Bus Riders Can Submit Comments to MTA at Public Hearing, Through Mail, or Email 

February 12, 2010
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Snow Storm Related Services & Contact Information

With a severe snow storm affecting our area throughout the day, Senator Fuschillo is informing residents where to get information or services should they need them: 

February 10, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: PSC WRONG TO APPROVE AQUA RATE INCREASE

“As a State Senator representing many communities in the Aqua service area, and as an Aqua customer myself, I am appalled that the State’s Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a double digit Aqua rate increase which will result in higher water bills for Aqua customers.

January 20, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR H1N1 FLU VACCINATION PROGRAM

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be sponsoring a free H1N1 flu vaccination program in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation.

January 5, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR FINALLY ENACTING AIRLINE PASSENGERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today applauded the federal government’s decision to create new protections for airline passengers stranded on delayed flights.

December 21, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, LENNY ROSADO JOIN WITH OFFICIALS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND DWI VICTIMS IN REMINDING PEOPLE THAT LEANDRA'S LAW TAKES EFFECT FRIDAY

           Senator Fuschillo reminds people that starting tomorrow, those who drive drunk with a child in the car will face felony charges under Leandra’s Law. He is joined by Leandra Rosado’s father, Lenny (second right), Assemblyman Weisenberg (right), Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey (left), and Farmingdale State College President Dr. Hubert Keen (second left).

December 17, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES LEANDRA’S LAW SIGNED BY GOVERNOR PATERSON

Law Creates Felony Charges For Driving Drunk With a Child in the Car, Requires All Convicted DWI Offenders to Use Ignition Interlocks

November 18, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT BETWEEN SENATE, ASSEMBLY, AND GOVERNOR TO PASS LEANDRA’S LAW

Law Would Create Felony Charges For Driving Drunk With a Child in the Car, Require All Convicted DWI Offenders to Use Ignition Interlocks

November 17, 2009
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