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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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November 10, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERS TO SAVE ON SCHOOL TAXES THROUGH NEW YORK STATE STAR PROGRAM

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. is reminding all Nassau County residents that they can receive savings on their school property taxes through New York State’s STAR program. The deadline to apply for the STAR program is January 4, 2010.

October 30, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: FAMILIES NEED IMMEDIATE ACTION ON AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM

Calls on Leadership in Senate and Assembly to Bring Fuschillo/Weisenberg Legislation to a Vote

September 30, 2009
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FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING IGNITION INTERLOCKS FOR ALL CONVICTED DRUNK DRIVERS PASSED BY SENATE

The New York State Senate unanimously passed legislation sponsored by State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. requiring all convicted drunk drivers to use ignition interlocks. 

September 11, 2009
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Paterson’s Budget Forces Long Islanders to Pay 25% More for Driver Licenses & Registrations Starting September 1st

Long Islanders will be paying 25 percent more to drive a car, truck, motorcycle, or boat when the latest round of tax and fee increases in Governor Paterson’s State Budget take effect on September 1st.

August 26, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR FELONY CHARGES FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO DRIVE DRUNK WITH A CHILD IN THE CAR

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today called for felony charges for individuals who drive drunk with a child in the car. Senator Fuschillo received the support of Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice in his call for the increased penalties.

August 12, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 1st

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) has been informed by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) that two local public hearings on Aqua-New York Water’s proposed rate increase will be held on September 1. Senator Fuschillo requested the local public hearings to give affected residents the chance to publicly voice their concerns.

July 20, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON SENATE LEADERSHIP TO BRING HIS AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM BILL TO A VOTE

52 Out of the 62 State Senators Support Fuschillo Legislation to Protect Children with Autism

July 16, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES LOCAL PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE

In response to a letter he sent to the New York State Public Service Commission requesting a local public hearing on the proposed Aqua-New York Water Rate Increase, State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) has been informed by the PSC that a local public hearing will be held on the issue.

July 2, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INVITES FAMILIES TO PARTICIPATE IN HIS “SUMMERTIME READING PROGRAM”

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is inviting parents to have their children participate in his “Summertime Reading Program” as a way to promote reading during the summer months.

July 2, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO OPPOSING LAW WHICH HIDES CRIMINAL RECORDS OF DRUG DEALERS

The state budget passed last month includes a new law that will put our children, the elderly and other vulnerable New Yorkers at great risk. I voted against the budget measure which will allow courts to seal the criminal records of certain drug felons when they complete drug court, so there will be no record of their conviction when they apply for employment.

June 1, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: MTA BAILOUT FAILS LONG ISLAND

Increases costs for commuters, businesses, schools, non-profits, local governments, hospitals, nursing homes, libraries, drivers, churches, and Long Island property taxpayers

May 7, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McDonough honor Merrick teenagers for winning gold medal at National Junior Figure Skating Championships

 

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and Assemblyman David McDonough (19th Assembly District) today honored National Championship figure skaters Alex and Danielle Gamelin of Merrick. 

March 27, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo congratulates Award winning science student from Kennedy High School

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited Kennedy High School in Bellmore to congratulate Elissa Driggin for being chosen as a semifinalist in the annual nationwide Intel Science Talent Search competition.

The Intel Science Talent Search is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition.  Participants come from all across the country, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to compete in the program. Elissa was among only 300 students nationwide who were selected as semi-finalists.

March 23, 2009
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Fuschillo and LICA: Paterson needs to release LI Transportation Stimulus Funds

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today stood with Marc Herbst, Executive Director of the Long Island Contractors Association (LICA), and LICA members to call on Governor Paterson to stop delaying the allocation of federal stimulus money for Long Island’s shovel ready transportation projects. Workers who joined Senator Fuschillo and Mr. Herbst filled in a single pothole along the Meadowbrook Parkway to symbolize the small amount of funding for which Long Island is being considered. 

March 23, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo appears on 2 local TV shows to discuss his opposition to MTA payroll tax proposal

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently appeared as a guest on two local TV shows to discuss his opposition to the proposed MTA payroll tax.

March 21, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo welcomes All-State Musician from Wantagh High School to the State Capitol

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently welcomed Glenndon Gifford, a student at Wantagh High School, to the State Capitol in Albany, where he was performing as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) annual “Music In Our Schools Month.”

March 19, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo welcomes all-state musicians from East Meadow High School to the State Capitol

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently welcomed five All-State musicians from East Meadow High School to the State Capitol in Albany, where they were performing as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) annual “Music In Our Schools Month.”

March 19, 2009
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Sen. Fuschillo & Cablevision teach Merrick students how to be "internet smart"

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently partnered with Cablevision to teach 7th and 8th grade students at Merrick Avenue Middle School in Merrick about how to protect themselves while using the Internet by becoming “Internet Smart.”

March 16, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo calls on Gov. Paterson to repeal plan to increase gas taxes

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today called on Governor Paterson to eliminate his proposal to raise gas taxes and increase fees for other driving related expenses such as obtaining a driver license, registering a car, and getting license plates.

March 13, 2009
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