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Senator Carlucci Hosts Veterans ThoughtRaiser in Pearl River to Spur Job Creation

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.


Senator Carlucci Announces Passage of Lauren’s Law

Passed in Senate and Assembly, Bill Now Moves to Governor Cuomo’s Desk

NANUET, NYSenator 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.


Senator Carlucci Launches Education Campaign to Combat West Nile Virus

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.


Senator Carlucci, Assemblywoman Galef Announce Legislation Banning Smoking on Playgrounds

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.


Nyack Hospital, Senator Carlucci to Co-Host Free Breast Cancer Screenings for Uninsured and Underinsured Women in Rockland County

Nyack Hospital, Senator Carlucci to Co-Host Free Breast Cancer Screenings for Uninsured and Underinsured Women in Rockland County

Nyack, NY – Nyack Hospital and Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) will be hosting a FREE Breast Cancer Screening Program this Friday, September 28, from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM at The Breast Center at Nyack Hospital.  This is a chance for anyone who cannot afford a routine Mammography and Clinical Breast Exam to actually receive one.


Senator Carlucci and NBC Nightly News Correspondent Jenna Wolfe Discuss Lauren's Law

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) recently appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt to discuss the recent passage of Lauren's Law (S.7103A) in the New York State Legislature.  The bill now makes its way over to Governor Cuomo's desk.

To watch the nationally televised segment, please visit nbcnews Click Here.


WEST NYACK, NY - Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today attended the Westchester-Rockland Dietetic Association Breakfast Forum at the Palisades Mall in West Nyack.  He was a featured guest speaker discussing legislation relating to food, dietary and agriculture policies at the state level. 


Senator Carlucci Hosts Successful Flu Shot Clinic for Rockland Residents

NANUET, NY – In the midst of one of the most widespread flu seasons seen in nearly a decade, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today held a free flu shot clinic for Rockland County residents who have yet to be vaccinated. The event, held at Senator Carlucci’s district office in Nanuet, was conducted in partnership with Nyack Hospital, who provided on-site nursing staff and pharmacists to administer vaccines that guard against influenza.


Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Senator David Carlucci, Chair
9:30 AM, Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Room 816 LOB





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