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Dale M. Volker

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SENATOR VOLKER BILL TO FIX LOOPHOLE IN EXISTING “TEXTING WHILE DRIVING” BAN NEEDS TO BE ENACTED

Buffalo News Article on the Recent Deaths Involving Texting While Driving Reinforces the Need To Fix Existing Law

April 9, 2010
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HOLD ON TO YOUR WALLETS NEW YORKERS

(April 8, 2010) -  Democrats in Albany are getting ready to once again sock New York taxpayers with more than $8.2 billion in tax increases on individuals, families, businesses and consumers. The tax hikes are being brought to you by the same groups that successfully fought for $8.5 billion in tax increases last year to pay for more government spending.

April 8, 2010
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DID I MENTION THAT THE TAX ON WINE IS INCREASING TOO!

(DEPEW, NY)  Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today voiced  concerns regarding Gov.

April 30, 2009
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BEER DRINKERS---GOVERNOR PATERSON WANTS MORE OF YOUR MONEY!

(DEPEW, NY)  Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today voiced  concerns regarding Gov. David Paterson’s adopted budget that increased the state’s beer excise tax from 11 cents to 14 cents per gallon, in hopes of generating revenue for the state, will ultimately have the opposite effect. 

April 24, 2009
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DRUGS, DRUGS, EVERYWHERE!

Move to Reform Current Drug Laws Will Destroy New York Families and Communities

March 25, 2009
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OPEN THE BOOKS ON THE NEW YORK STATE POWER AUTHORITY

(ALBANY, NY) Last week, at a hearing initiated by the New York State Power Authority (NYPA), officials at this public authority proposed rate increases for electric utility customers across Upstate New York. The hearing, held with little public notice, would seriously jeopardize and impede economic development in our region and increase energy rates for rate payers.

March 23, 2009
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JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE EXECUTIVE BUDGET PROPOSAL'S TAX INCREASES

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March 6, 2009
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SENATOR DALE M. VOLKER RESPONDS TO ASSEMBLY DRUG REFORM PROPOSAL

Move to Reform Current Drug Laws Will Hurt New York Families and Communities

(ALBANY, NY) Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today voiced concerns on the State Assembly’s ill-advised and potentially dangerous attempt to weaken New York State’s anti drug laws. The Rockefeller Drug Laws, a series of stringent anti-drug measures passed in 1973 which were once considered among the strongest in the nation, were dramatically reformed in 2004.

March 5, 2009
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SENATOR DALE M. VOLKER URGES OPEN DISCUSSIONS ON THE BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS

Back room Deals Without Openness Hurts Public Confidence in Budget Process

(ALBANY, NY) Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today voiced concerns that with the state budget due in less than three weeks, that no public debate, disclosure and conference committees have been scheduled to discuss openly the impact of the state budget on New York taxpayers. Rather, Governor Paterson, Senator Smith and Sheldon Silver and their Democratic conferences have decided instead to hide behind closed doors and make a mockery of the budget reform law we adopted two years ago.

March 17, 2008
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