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SENATOR CARLUCCI CALLS FOR EXEMPTING LIBRARIES FROM MTA PAYROLL TAX

Nanuet, NY (February 23, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today joined with Rockland County public library directors, Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell, and Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski to call for exempting all public libraries and library systems from paying the MTA payroll tax in New York State.

February 23, 2012
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SENATOR CARLUCCI BRINGS FORECLOSURE RELIEF VAN TO SPRING VALLEY

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES FORECLOSURE PREVENTION

SPECIALISTS MEETING HOMEOWNERS IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

Initiative Part of Statewide Outreach Program to Help Homeowners

in Foreclosure and Those in Danger of Foreclosure

Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, today sent mortgage foreclosure relief specialists to Rockland County to provide direct assistance to homeowners struggling to save their homes because of the foreclosure crisis.

February 22, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Visits 16 Handles in New City for Special Tasting Event

Senator Carlucci recently visited 16 Handles in New City for a tasting preview prior to the Grand Opening on Saturday, February 25th.

February 16, 2012
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Your Voice with Senator David Carlucci

Senator Carlucci speaks on Your Voice about the Tappan Zee Bridge, mandate relief, this year's budget and upcoming events in his district.

February 15, 2012
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SENATOR CARLUCCI HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL VALENTINES FOR VETERANS CELEBRATION

Suffern, NY (February 10, 2012) – Surrounded by scores of local veterans, school administrators and distinguished guests, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today hosted his second annual Valentines for Veterans Celebration at the VFW Ramapo Post 2973 in Suffern.  The organized event amassed a whopping 2,500 valentines that were donated by more than 35 schools throughout the 38th State Senate District.    

February 10, 2012
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SENATOR CARLUCCI JOINS WITH LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR ROBERT DUFFY TO URGE PASSAGE OF DNA DATABANK

Ramapo, NY – (February 9, 2012) – On Wednesday, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) joined Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy, Rockland County Sheriff Lou Falco, District Attorney Tom Zugibe, and other state and local officials at the Rockland Fire Training Center in Ramapo to urge passage of expanding the DNA database that would mandate that people convicted of all crimes provide a DNA sample.  Currently, just about half of the people convicted of a felony and certain misdemeanor crimes are included in a database.  State and local officials have said that the expansion is necessary to improve and update law enforcement tools that would help go after criminals.

February 9, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: VALENTINE'S DAY COMES EARLY FOR LOCAL HEROES

VALENTINE’S DAY COMES EARLY FOR LOCAL HEROES

Kids Give Heartfelt Thanks to Veterans

Nanuet, NY – (February 8, 2012) – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Senator David Carlucci on Friday will host his second annual “Valentines for Veterans Celebration” where 60 fourth grade students from Pearl River’s Franklin Avenue Elementary School will be presenting valentines and singing tribute songs to Rockland County’s brave veterans and featured guests. 

February 8, 2012
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PRESS RELEASE: SENATOR CARLUCCI ANNOUNCES SUFFERN MOBILE OFFICE HOURS

Nanuet - (February 7, 2012) - Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that his office will be holding Mobile Office Hours at the Suffern Library, located at 210 Lafayette Avenue in Suffern (Route 59) on Saturday, February 11th from 11:00am – 1:00pm.  The event will be held in the downstairs meeting room.  The Senator and a staff member will be present to provide direct assistance to any local and statewide issues that are of concern to residents.

February 7, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: CONSUMER ALERT - BEWARE OF MORTGAGE SCAM ARTISTS

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONSUMER ALERT: BEWARE OF MORTGAGE SCAM ARTISTS

Senator Carlucci Exposes Loan Modification Company Targeting Struggling Spring Valley Homeowners

February 7, 2012
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NYACK HOSPITAL TO HOST FREE BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS FOR UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED WOMEN IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

Do you or someone you love need a routine Mammography and Clinical Breast Exam, but cannot afford them?                                

Nyack Hospital will host a FREE Breast Cancer Screening Program on Tuesday, February 14, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at The Breast Center at Nyack Hospital.  Refreshments will be provided by New York State Senator David Carlucci.

February 6, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Announces 2012 Earth Day Poster Contest

NANUET – To celebrate and honor the importance of Earth Day this year, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today encouraged local students to submit their entries for the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest, a statewide competition that encourages student awareness of environmental issues.  This year, Senator Carlucci and the entire New York State Senate is sponsoring a poster contest for children in grades K-6.  The theme of the Earth Day celebration is “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.”

February 2, 2012
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Senator Carlucci to Host Free Unclaimed Funds Forum in New City

NANUET – Working in conjunction with the New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that he will be hosting an Unclaimed Funds Forum, a free workshop for residents to find out if they are entitled to any unclaimed funds in the possession of New York State.

February 1, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Announces Applications Now Open for Hurricane Irene Recovery Grant Program

NYS Empire State Development to Administer $21 Million in Business Flood Recovery Grant Program

NANUET – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today reminded Hudson Valley residents devastated by the impact of Hurricane Irene that the New York State Empire State Development is now accepting applications for the Hurricane Irene-Tropical Storm Lee Business Flood Recovery Grant Program.  As part of last year’s Middle Class Tax Reduction Plan that reduced the MTA Payroll Tax, the flood relief program was created to provide assistance to eligible small businesses, not-for-profit organizations, farms or owners of multiple dwelling that sustained direct physical flood-related damage as a result of Hurricane Irene.

January 24, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Announces Suffern Mobile Office Hours

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that his office will be holding Mobile Office Hours at the Suffern Library, located at 210 Lafayette Avenue in Suffern (Route 59 becomes Lafayette Avenue) on Saturday, January 21st from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.  The event will be located in the Suffern Room downstairs near the children's area and cafe.  The Senator and a staff member will be present to provide direct assistance to any local and statewide issues that are of concern to residents.

For more information, please contact the Senator’s office at (845) 623-3627 or e-mail carlucci@nysenate.gov.

January 18, 2012
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An E-Z Resolution: Senator Carlucci Helps Waive Fine for Commuter

NANUET – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that his office has won a hard-fought battle with E-Z Pass by waiving a costly administrative fee imposed on Nanuet resident and Tappan Zee Bridge commuter Bruce Cohen.

January 17, 2012
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Statement by Senator Carlucci Regarding Governor Cuomo's Budget Address

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today offered the following statement regarding Governor Cuomo’s budget address to the state legislature:

January 17, 2012
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