“Seniors deserve to live their golden years in comfort, not in poverty.”
NANUET - Senator David Carlucci’s (D-Rockland/Westchester) Senior Advisory Task Force announced a plan today that promises to ease the burden of affordability for seniors throughout the Hudson Valley. Even though seniors put in a lifetime of hard work, many still live on a fixed income that can barely put food on the table. This proposal promises to provide real relief for seniors.
Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. We received outstanding poems, essays, and artwork that exemplify the creativity of New York State’s young people.
The submissions received are remarkable in what they represent – showing gratitude and respect for family, friends, our troops fighting overseas, and many other important subjects and activities. I am humbled and honored to see such inspiring contributions in response to what is a deceptively difficult question: “What are you thankful for?”
On behalf of the New York State Senate, I would like to offer my wholehearted congratulations to all of the participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.
Nanuet, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D, Rockland/Westchester) announced today that his office successfully advocated for a local senior citizen, Dora Russo, who was hitting a road block with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
State Senator David Carlucci (D-New City) said, "After working together with my colleagues in Albany and local leaders here in Rockland County I am very happy to announce that Moody's, the bond rating service, has upgraded Rodland County's bond rating from negative to stable in part thanks to the deficit financing bill which was recently signed into law. Finally Rockland County is moving in the right direction. I will continue to make sure the County not only has a second chance, but is held accountable for its actions moving forward."
NANUET, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D, Rockland/Westchester) said, “ I thank the Governor for his partnership and leadership in signing this important piece of legislation. Working with my colleagues in government we have delivered comprehensive oversight for the taxpayers of Rockland County. This is an important first step in getting Rockland County's finances back on track."
Senator Carlucci, Clarkstown Supervisor Gromack Announce New Laws and Agreements to Improve Response Capabilities One Year After Superstorm Sandy
NEW CITY - Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack today marked the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy by announcing new plans to respond quicker in the event of a future major storm to hit the Lower Hudson Valley. They were both joined by representatives of Orange & Rockland Utilities and Local Laborers 754 who came out to support the latest initiative that will greatly enhance communication and cooperation with state, town and local municipalities.
Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental DisabilitiesChair: Senator David CarlucciPublic Hearing: To investigate the impact of the Office of Mental Health’s RegionalCenters of Excellence on community based services, access to in-patientcare, and the effect on local communities, consumers and familymembersPlace: Chemung County Legislative Chambers, John H. Hazlett Building,5th Floor, 203 Lake Street, Elmira, New YorkTime: 11:00 A.M.Contact: Sarah Bangs (518) 455-2991Media Contact: Michael Grubiak (845) 623-3627ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) is calling on State Education Commissioner John King to immediately reschedule several meetings that were going to be held in collaboration with the New York State Parent Teacher Association. These meetings were organized in an effort to discuss the new Common Core learning standards that recently went statewide.
New City, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D, Rockland/Westchester) visited the New City Library to receive a commendation for his efforts in securing $25,000 in New York State Bullet Aid to upgrade the library’s audio and visual equipment in their meeting room.
Bipartisan Senate Panel Focuses on Improving Economic Climate for Small Businesses
NANUET, NY – Today, members of the Senate Majority Coalition held a public hearing on ways New York State can improve its business climate and reduce the many costly regulatory burdens facing entrepreneurs and small businesses. This marked the sixth in a series of ten statewide industry-specific public hearings held on regulatory reform.
NEW CITY – In response to alarming statistics and a recent CDC report showing a much higher prevalence of Lyme disease cases, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today announced a 3-point legislative package that will make treatment options more affordable; expand research for treatment, detection, and prevention; and require professionals to complete continuing education courses of Lyme disease.
SUFFERN, NY - Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester), Dr. Cliff L. Wood, President of Rockland Community College, and Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe today kicked off their long-awaited Rockland Senior Fair for the second straight year in a row. The four-hour event drew hundreds of senior citizens hailing from all corners of the county, many utilizing the venue as an opportunity to become more involved within their local communities.
NANUET – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) yesterday visited Nanuet High School to greet with administrators, teachers, parents, and students to officially roll out its newest security system for the new school year. Known officially as “Fast Pass”, this technology-savvy computerized apparatus is enabled to cross check criminal, sex offender, and a school's own internal watch lists, giving employees added peace of mind and a new buffer of added protection.&n