Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today met with First Class Scout Carrington Gregori of Troop 97 in New City to discuss the Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge and how young people can become more involved in public service.
“Scouts today perform a variety of core missions for our community that instill altruism and a deeper meaning of respect for one another,” said Senator Carlucci. “This program is just the latest example of how important it is to become engaged in the democratic process and learn we can all work to benefit the greater good.”
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) was recently appointed to the Bipartisan Senate Task Force on Hurricane Sandy Recovery, a newly established panel of both Democrats and Republicans from New York’s hardest-hit areas. Senator Carlucci will be among a handful of legislators that will play a critical role in the rebuilding and planning of New York in the weeks and months ahead.
Each task force member is uniquely qualified to pinpoint those neighborhoods and businesses that are most in need of storm recovery assistance. As federal and state recovery dollars begin to materialize, Senator Carlucci will play a pivotal role in developing short and long-term plans that will help Hudson Valley communities get back on their feet.
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today visited Pascack Valley Learning Center in Airmont to join with students who helped raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. He was joined by Mary Young, CEO of the American Red Cross, Metro North, Principal JoAnne Fratello and over 100 students who gathered in the school auditorium to deliver a check to the American Red Cross.
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.
Over 100 Veterans and Family Members Attend, Including World War II Servicemen
NYACK, NY – In commemoration of Pearl Harbor Day, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today held his first annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast, offering a free brunch to scores of veterans who served in combat in World War II up through the war in Afghanistan. Many of the attendees are members of the Senator's Veterans Advisory Committee.
NANUET, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that his office is launching a winter clothing drive and will be accepting outerwear items to donate to non-profit organizations and shelters throughout Rockland County. Anyone that has any unwanted or older items in good condition -- including coats, scarves, gloves, mittens, and hats -- are urged to drop off those items at the Senator’s district office, located at 95 South Middletown Road, Nanuet.
Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 462 of 2012 that will continue, for four more years, the improvements made to agency regulatory agendas (SAPA Section 202-d). The new law will also improve the effectiveness of the current "five-year review" process by providing for better outreach and more timely initial review of rules that impact small businesses and local governments. The legislation was supported by the National Federation of Independent Business and the Business Council of New York State.
NANUET, NY – With gas in scarce supply and commuters eager to get back on the road, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today blasted Rockland gas stations for alleged price gouging during the aftermath and cleanup of Hurricane Sandy.
NANUET, NY – As the verdict of the MTA Payroll Tax awaits a final legal decision, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today issued a stark reminder to Rockland employers that they must file their MTA Protective Refund Claims before next Friday, November 2nd to ensure that they are eligible for tax relief in the event the payroll tax is found unconstitutional.
NEW CITY, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today joined with scores of Rockland County homeowners who demanded a full restoration of the STAR Rebate Check to help working class families across New York State.
“Today I am urging Orange and Rockland to begin making the necessary preparations in advance of the possible arrival of Hurricane Sandy. We cannot be in a position where our utility companies are unable to service its customers and subsequently are left in the dark.
"At the same time residents are preparing to make their own arrangements in the event that the storm hits the Hudson Valley, our utility companies must be doing the same.
Senator Carlucci is fighting to restore the Middle Class STAR Rebate Program for homeowners in the Hudson Valley. He has co-sponsored legislation that would ensure that working families once again receive their STAR Rebate Check in the mail and are provided that added safety net.
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Will Reduce Skyrocketing Tuition Expenses for Middle Class Families; Grants New Incentives for Savings, Increases Transparency
SUFFERN, NY – As the cost of tuition for colleges and universities continues to soar at alarming rates throughout the country, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced legislation (S.7449A) he has co-sponsored that will make higher education more affordable so that students and their families will not be saddled with debt for years after graduation.
Resources Available for Job Seekers to Help Find New Career Opportunities
NANUET, NY – While unemployment continues to remain stubbornly high, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) announced he will be hosting a Jobs Workshop to provide residents the chance to acquire new skills and career opportunities in today’s recovering economy."
The event will be held on Tuesday, October 30th from 1pm – 4pm at Finkelstein Memorial Library, located at 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley. The seminar will take place inside the Fielding Room on the third floor.