(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and the Independent Democratic Conference today called on the State Insurance Department to take the first steps to streamline the Medicaid system by quickly completing regulations to implement a new law that is projected to create more than $61 million in savings.
Senator Carlucci also issued a report detailing more recommendations to reform Medicaid spending for Long Term Health in New York.
(Pomona,NY) Today, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) joined World War II veterans, their families, and members of the Rockland County Chapter of the United States Marine Corps to honor those who participated in the Battle of Iwo Jima during a ceremony commemorating its 66th anniversary at the Pratzl Brau Haus in Pomona.
Today I participated in a county-wide initiative called Rockland Read In Day that many elementary schools in the district take part in. I was at Stony Point Elementary school reading to students in the 5th Grade.
Regional Collective Bargaining among measures to lower costs, preserve educational quality
(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) today introduced a mandate relief package that will help schools reduce costs, maintain educational quality and ultimately help with the implementation of a tax cap.
(Pearl River, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) joined students from the Lincoln Avenue Elementary School in Pearl River to box up hundreds of Valentine’s Day cards to be sent to our troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The cards were made by elementary school children from 22 schools in Rockland county. After being boxed up, the cards will be sent overseas and distributed by Commanding Officers and Chaplains to the men and women who are serving our country this Valentine’s Day.
I'm humbled by the amazing outpouring of support shown last night at our new office open house. We had over 125 people attend! If you weren't able to make it please stop by any time. This office belongs to the residents of the 38th Senate District.
In the coming weeks, the Legislature will be working with Governor Andrew Cuomo to finalize the State’s financial plan based on his 2011-2012 proposed budget.
To effectively represent the residents of Rockland county , I count on your input. To review the Governor’s proposed budget please click here http://www.budget.state.ny.us/ and submit any comments or recommendations you may have below.
Also, please feel free to call, write or stop by my office. Your input is always welcome.
Thank you for participating in your State government.
On Tuesday, February 8th the Senate passed legislation (S1433) that protects children by allowing them to testify by closed circuit television if they have witnessed a murder. I am pleased to have voted yes for this legislation. Children who have already been traumatized by witnessing a murder should not have to be further traumatized by having to face the accused murderer in court and testify against them.
Senator Carlucci Calls on New York State Board of Regents
to Continue Italian Language Program
(New City, NY) In an effort to continue the study of the Italian language and culture, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) is strongly urging the New York State Board of Regents to retain the Italian Regents.
The Board of Regents is planning to eliminate the Italian Regents in schools throughout New York State after June 2011, leaving only French and Spanish available as language options.
(Albany, NY) New York State Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland), Chairman of the Senate’s Administrative Regulations Review Commission (ARRC), today announced his concern that New York could place thousands of acting, film, production and theater jobs in danger if a newly proposed Department of Labor (DOL) rule is enacted into law. Senator Carlucci sent a letter yesterday to Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner at the Department of Labor outlining these concerns.