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SENATOR CARLUCCI TO KICK OFF POVERTY HEARINGS IN ROCKLAND

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Social Services will host a series of hearings throughout New York State on poverty. The first hearing will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the Pearl River Library, located at 80 Franklin Avenue, in Pearl River, NY, at 1 p.m.

July 28, 2015
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Senators Carlucci and Murphy to Host Naloxone Training

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) and Senator Terrence Murphy (R, I, C – Yorktown), in partnership with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and Communities that Care are hosting a Naloxone training, on August 5th, from 6 p.m. –  8 p.m. at the Ossining Library.   

Naloxone is a lifesaving antidote that can be used on an individual who is experiencing an opioid overdose. Through the efforts of OASAS and other agencies, over 55,000 people have been trained statewide, and more than 1,500 lives have been saved.

July 23, 2015
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Senator David Carlucci Accepting Nominations for Liberty Medal

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), is accepting nominations for the New York State Senate Liberty Medal program. The Liberty Award is one of the highest civilian honors which can be bestowed by a Member of the New York State Senate upon a resident of New York

If you know of an individual who has proven to be selfless, noble, and heroic through exceptional actions or meritorious or humanitarian efforts, please submit the attached nomination form to Senator Carlucci’s office at 20 South Main Street, New City, NY 10956 or please e-mail the application to carlucci@nysenate.gov.

Nomination forms must be received by September 20, 2015. For more information, please call Senator Carlucci’s office at 845-623-3627.

July 22, 2015
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Public Hearing: To identify gaps in the delivery of social services in New York State

Senate Standing Committee on Social ServicesChair: Senator David CarlucciPublic Hearing: To identify gaps in the delivery of social services in New York StatePlace: 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River, New YorkTime: 1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.Contact: Evan Sullivan (518) 455-2991Media Contact: Krista Gobin (845) 242-6797ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

July 30, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Senator Carlucci Invited to White House for 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) has been invited to the White House by President Barack Obama to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

President George H.W. Bush signed the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA also assures equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities for access to businesses, employment, transportation, state and local government programs and services, and telecommunications.

July 17, 2015
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Senator Carlucci Hosts Naloxone Trainings

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), in partnership with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) hosted a Naloxone training at the New City Public Library on Monday, July 13th.  

Members of the Clarkstown Auxiliary Police, local school nurses, healthcare providers and concerned members of the community attended the training, where over sixty people were taught how to administer Naloxone. 

Naloxone is a lifesaving antidote that can be used on an individual who is experiencing an opioid overdose. Through the efforts of OASAS and other agencies, over 55,000 people have been trained statewide, and more than 1,500 lives have been saved.

July 17, 2015
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Senator Carlucci Secures State Funding for Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) Camp Venture, and Just-A-Buck will be hosted a grand opening of their new store on July 13th at the Route 202 Shopping Center in Garnerville, NY.

Through a New York State grant secured by Senator Carlucci, Just-A-Buck will employ people with disabilities to ring up and assist customers, stock shelves, and perform other duties that add to the exceptional service one receives when they shop at Just-A-Buck.

July 13, 2015
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Senator Carlucci to Host Hike of 1779 Trail

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) will be hosting a “Hike with Your Senator,” on Thursday, July 16th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Senator Carlucci will be leading a group through the 1779 Trail, which retraces the route taken by Brigadier General Anthony Wayne’s Corps of Light Infantry in its assault on the British fortifications at Stony Point.

The Hike will launch at 5:30 p.m. from the Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, located at 690 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY.

To RSVP for the hike, or for more information, please contact Senator Carlucci’s Office at 845-623-3627.

July 9, 2015
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Senator Carlucci to Host Naloxone Trainings

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), in partnership with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and Communities that Care will be hosting two Naloxone trainings. The Rockland County training will be taking place on Monday, July 13th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., at the New City Library, located at 220 N Main St, in New City, NY. The Westchester training is being held on Wednesday August 5th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Ossining Public Library, located at 53 Croton Avenue, in Ossining, NY.

July 7, 2015
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Senator David Carlucci Honors 4 Rockland County Veterans

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) honored four Rockland County veterans who have been inducted into the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame. Alan Moskin, Frank Morea, Charlie Maushardt, Bill Mahan received medals from Senator Carlucci for their military service and commitment to Rockland County.

 

July 7, 2015
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Senator Carlucci Pushes for Regulation of Single Purpose Day Camps

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) and Champion Day Camp owner Sasha Bunchuk hosted a press conference calling for the regulation of single-purpose day camps.

Under current state law, unlike multi-purpose day camps, single-purpose day camps do not require permits from the New York State Department of Health.

To receive a permit from the Department of Health, multi-purpose day camps are subject to inspections that include camp conditions as well as applications filed by all employees at the camp. Multi-purpose camps must also check the sex offender registry and do criminal background checks on potential employees.

July 2, 2015
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Senator Carlucci Passes ABLE Act

Senator David Carlucci has passed S4472D/A7767B, legislation that will provide people with disabilities and their families the opportunity to create a tax-exempt savings account that can be used for maintaining health, independence and quality of life.

In December 2014, the Federal Government passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience also known as the ABLE Act. This legislation, allows family members or caregivers to save money for a loved one that has a disability, tax free. Now that New York has passed S4472D, they can take part in this historic program.

June 19, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator David Carlucci, Chair Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Room 332 CAP

THIS MEETING WILL BE CALLED OFF THE FLOOR IN CAP 332 TO APPOINT SAMUEL ROBERTS AS THE COMMISSIONER OF OTDA

June 17, 2:13 PM - 2:29 PM
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Senator Carlucci Passes Legislation to Fight Heroin Epidemic

Senator David Carlucci, as a member of the New York State Senate Heroin Task Force, has passed a bi-partisan, comprehensive legislative package to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic.

The package included Senator Carlucci’s bill S631, which establishes an assisted outpatient treatment for substance use disorders, and enables a court to order assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) for an individual with a substance use disorder who, due to his or her addiction, poses a threat to him or herself or others.

June 9, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator David Carlucci, Chair 12:30 PM, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Room 309 LOB

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME OF MEETING

June 2, 12:30 PM - 12:34 PM
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Senator Carlucci Passes Legislation to Combat Medicaid Fraud

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) has passed S2198, legislation that will allow the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General to refer suspected fraud or criminality to any prosecutor of competent jurisdiction, including local District Attorneys.

May 28, 2015
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Senator Carlucci Calls for Stricter Residency Requirements for Sex Offenders

New City, N.Y. – (5/26/15) – Senator David Carlucci, (D – Rockland/Westchester), Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D – New City), Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack (D – Clarkstown), and Clarkstown residents hosted a press conference calling for stricter residency requirements for sex offenders.

Due to a loophole in New York State law, a Level 3 sex offender is currently legally residing approximately 175 feet from Nella Di Nuovo Daycare. The daycare facility is located on Lenox Avenue, in a residential area of Congers.

May 26, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services  Senator David Carlucci, Chair  10:30 AM, Thursday, May 28, 2015  Room 309 LOB

May 28, 10:30 AM - 10:33 AM
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Frank Morea

Retired Sergeant Frank Morea served in the United States Army from March 1942 to December 1945, unselfishly and unwaveringly serving his country during World War II. Mr. Morea served with the 77th Infantry Division, 304 Field Artillery in the Pacific Theatre in Leyte, Cebu, Kerama Retto, IE Shim, Okinawa and Hokkaido. 

Mr. Morea has received many awards for his dedication and service to the United States Army and his country. Some of these recognitions include the Asiatic Pacific Three Star Citation, the World War II Medal, Philippine Independence Medal, Good Conduct Mechanic’s Medal and the Conspicuous Service Medal. 

May 19, 2015
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