Ban Would Protect Children During Most Popular Play Times
OSSINING, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (D-Westchester/Putnam) today joined with anti-smoking advocates and officials to urge immediate action on state legislation (A.6451/S7627) that will prohibit smoking at public playgrounds where children under twelve are present during the hours between sunrise and sunset. This legislation would not preempt local municipalities which have enacted more stringent anti-smoking policies.
NANUET, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that he will be hosting a Minority and Women Business Forum in an effort to open up doors for greater economic opportunity, create a more diverse business climate, and expand participation in state contracting right here in the Hudson Valley.
State Legislation (S.7199) Would Provide Financial Incentives, Reduce Insurance Premiums for Completing Boating Safety Course
New York State Senators David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and Tony Avella (D-Queens) today offered their support for legislation that will offer a reduction in insurance premiums for New Yorkers that choose to take boating safety courses. The idea is a based on a carrot-and-stick approach that would reward individuals for learning how to properly operate a boat or vessel, with the goal being a renewed focus on accident prevention.
Summer Health Tip Brochures to be Distributed throughout Rockland County
NANUET, NY – After a frightening report was released showing Rockland County ranked among the top three counties for West Nile Virus, Senator Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today responded with his own public awareness campaign to keep residents safe and guarded against the mosquito-borne disease and other summer illnesses.
NANUET, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today visited the Pascack Community Center in an effort to provide informational services and relay upcoming community events for senior citizens in Rockland County.
State Legislation Would Increase Presence of Fake ID Scanners at Bevarage Stores, Enable Store Employees to Confiscate Fake IDs
ORANGEBURG, NY – In the wake of the Fourth of July holiday celebration scheduled to take place tomorrow, Senator Carlucci today joined with local law enforcement personnel, business groups, and advocates to stress the need to combat the growing problem of underage drinking during one of the “100 Deadliest Days” for teen drivers.
Emotional Plea from Rockland Girl Scout Hannah Buckler, Advocates to Help Working Families
NEW CITY, NY – With families in the Hudson Valley struggling to make ends meet in a recovering economy, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today came out in support of raising the New York State minimum wage to meet the rising costs of living expenses.
Passed in Senate and Assembly, Bill Now Moves to Governor Cuomo’s Desk
NANUET, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced the historic passage of Lauren’s Law (S.7103A), the first of its kind law in New York State that will save lives and increase the enrollment of organ donation.
Joined by 12 year-old Stony Point resident Lauren Shields, the heart transplant recipient for whom the law is named after, as well as organ donation advocacy groups that pushed for passage of the bill, declared victory as the bill now heads its way over to Governor Cuomo’s desk to be signed into law.
Prevents County Charge-backs to Town Governments, Increases State Aid for Tuition Fees
NEW CITY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced he has co-sponsored a comprehensive mandate relief bill (S.7152) that seeks to alleviate out-of-county community college tuition costs for Rockland County, as well as prevent charge-back fees from being implemented onto its Towns.
OSSINING, NY(June 1, 2012) – With school districts receiving less state aid from Albany and facing a growing financial burden at home, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (D-Ossining) today joined forces in an effort to provide another important step in mandate relief and to help generate additional revenue to cover BOCES program’s operating costs.
Senator David Carlucci, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski to Host Joint Mobile Office Hours this Saturday
NANUET, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Clarkstown) will be co-hosting Mobile Office Hours this Saturday, June 9th, from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. The event will be held at the Pathmark in Nanuet, located at 195 East Route 59. This is a rare opportunity to meet with both statewide elected officials, who will be on hand to provide direct assistance to any local and statewide issues or concerns to residents.
NYACK HOSPITAL TO HOST FREE BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS FOR UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED WOMEN IN ROCKLAND COUNTY
NYACK, NY(June 8, 2012) - On June 8th from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Nyack Hospital will host FREE Breast Cancer Screenings for uninsured and underinsured women in Rockland County. The screenings include routine Mammography and Clinical Breast Exams. This cancer screening event is grant funded by the Cancer Services Program of the Hudson Valley Region in partnership with Nyack Hospital, and, in part, with a grant from Capital One. Refreshments will be provided by New York State Senator David Carlucci.
PEARL RIVER, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today hosted his very first Veterans ThoughtRaiser, a policy focused roundtable geared towards generating real ideas and solutions to increase employment opportunities among our returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.
The theme of the Senator’s ThoughtRaiser – “Getting Our Vets Back to Work” – explored ways in which the federal and state government can actively partner together, streamline redundancy and encourage agency cooperation, and discuss a multitude of issues and bills currently being debated in the New York State legislature. The roundtable also explored ways in which businesses can take advantage of tax incentives for hiring returning veterans.
Honored at New York State Senior Citizens' Day Reception in Albany
ALBANY, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) yesterday welcomed Pearl River resident Margaret McKee to Albany to celebrate her selection as the “Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen” winner from Rockland County.
Prohibits Posting Sexual Photos Online without Consent; Closes Dangerous Loophole to Protect Privacy; Expands Unlawful Surveillance Law
NEW CITY, NY – Individuals who post degrading images of others online without their consent will now think twice before doing so, as a result of new legislation (S.6746) introduced by Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange).
ALBANY, NY – Assemblywoman Aileen M. Gunther (D, C – Forestburgh) and Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Orange) today announced their sponsorship of legislation (S4817/A7128) requiring the installation and operation of surveillance cameras at all entrances and exits of facilities operated by the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), including group homes, residential homes and inpatient facilities. It would also require the commissioner of OPWDD, in consultation with the State Police, to develop a system for maintaining such recorded images.
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and Senate colleagues today proposed an expansion of the Pride of New York Program that will increase awareness of restaurants and markets that sell New York-grown products and help strengthen this state’s agricultural economy.
The proposal will create two new designations, “Dine: Pride of New York” for restaurants and “Shop: Pride of New York” for retailers and wholesalers, that would serve as a beacon for New Yorkers who are increasingly looking to buy locally grown products.
Residents Urged to Call Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline
Nanuet, NY (April 9, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their Mother’s Day Campaign, urging New Yorkers to call their toll free number to receive invaluable information and emotional support in coping with breast cancer.
SUFFERN, NY – In a coordinated effort to spur economic activity and boost local hiring, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), Rockland Community College President Dr. Cliff L. Wood, and businesses spanning the New York and New Jersey regions, together welcomed hundreds of job seekers that came to participate in this year’s job fair in Rockland County.
The event, which was held at RCC’s Eugene Levy Fieldhouse in Suffern, hosted 59 businesses that represented various sectors of the economy, including financial services, banking, utilities, healthcare, military, telecommunications and many more. School officials said that this was the largest job fair they have hosted in nearly a decade. Over 850 job seekers attended throughout the day.
Nanuet, NY (March 26, 2012) – In an effort to increase dialogue between state government and the rapidly growing senior population in the Hudson Valley, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) will be hosting the first meeting of his newly established Seniors Advisory Committee. The volunteer-led panel is designed to discuss and offer solutions to the important issues facing seniors in Rockland and Orange counties.