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Statement by Senator Carlucci in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

NANUET - Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today offered the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

January 16, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Addresses Rockland County Haiti Relief Campaign

SPRING VALLEY – In conjunction with Haiti’s two-year anniversary since its deadly earthquake, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today visited the Louis Kurtz Civic Center in Spring Valley to take part in its First Annual Youth Summit hosted by the Rockland County Haiti Relief Campaign.  He spoke to High School students throughout Rockland County about ways to become engaged in the effort to rebuild Haiti.  The event also featured three educational workshops with keynote speakers.

January 13, 2012
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Senator Carlucci to Host Mobile Office Hours in Haverstraw

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced he will host Mobile Office Hours this Saturday, January 14th from 10:30am – 12:30pm at Haverstraw King's Daughters Library at Rosman Center, located at 10 West Ramapo Road in Garnerville. He will have staff present to address constituent matters involving local and statewide issues for residents of the Haverstraw community.

For more information, please contact the office of Senator Carlucci at (845) 623-3527 or email carlucci@nysenate.gov. 

 

January 12, 2012
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Statement by Senator Carlucci on the Two Year Anniversary of the Earthquake in Haiti

“Today, on the two year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that rattled Haiti, we mourn and pray for those that were lost in that terrible event.

January 12, 2012
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SENATOR CARLUCCI VOTES FOR PASSAGE OF THE IRAN DIVESTMENT ACT OF 2012

ALBANY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today voted to hold the Iranian regime accountable by voting to pass the Iran Divestment Act of 2012 out of the New York State Senate.  The bill (S.5917A), which was co-sponsored by Senator Carlucci, will bar entities that invest in Iran’s energy industry from receiving state contracts here in New York. 

January 9, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Crowns Strawtown Student for Artwork Contest

WEST NYACK – Continuing his efforts to highlight cultural diversity in Rockland County, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) on Friday visited Strawtown Elementary School to present second grade student and grand prize winner Isabella Masionette an award for her artwork design in his Hispanic Heritage Month Poster Contest. 

January 6, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Announces Mobile Office Hours in Clarkstown

NANUET – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that his office will be holding Mobile Office Hours at the New City Library, located at 220 North Main Street on Saturday, January 7 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.  A staff member will be present in the front lobby 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.  

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January 3, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Announces Consumer Protection Bill

NANUET, NY – Just in time for the holiday season, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced consumer protection legislation that warns parents of the potential dangers associated with artificial Christmas trees.  Senate bill (S1644) sponsored by the Senator would require that a warning label be attached to any holiday decorations containing lead that are sold in New York State.

December 23, 2011
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Creative Celebration

Dear Participant,

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. In our first year, 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.

December 22, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Awards Winner of National Hispanic Heritage Month Poster Contest

In an effort to celebrate Rockland County’s cherished cultural diversity, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today visited Fleetwood Elementary School to present a certificate of achievement to third grader Brianna Torres-Vega, one of the winners for his first annual Hispanic Heritage Month Poster Contest.

December 20, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Addresses Leadership Rockland

WEST NYACK, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), joined by fellow elected officials Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee and Chairwoman of the Rockland County Legislature Harriet Cornell, recently attended Leadership Rockland’s Education and Developing Human Capital Day at BOCES in West Nyack. 

December 18, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Promotes Green Jobs at Trans Tech

WARWICK - Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) on Friday visited Trans Tech, a manufacturer of conventional and environmentally friendly electric Type-A school buses, to showcase how promoting green technology manufacturers will spur economic growth and create jobs here in Orange County.  Trans Tech, which develops zero emissions Type-A school buses, allowed Senator Carlucci to take a drive on one of its cutting edge green fleet vehicles.

December 18, 2011
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Nearly 40,000 Hudson Valley businesses will no longer pay the MTA payroll tax

The Journal News, December 13th, 2011

By Joseph Spector

ALBANY — About 39,400 businesses in the Hudson Valley will no longer have to pay a payroll tax for being located in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority service region, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

December 13, 2011
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POLL QUESTION: Do you believe a public transportation component should be included in the new Tappan Zee Bridge project?

Yes, it is very much needed.

93% (92 votes)

Yes, but only if it can be done without delaying the project and at a minimal additional cost.

6% (6 votes)

No, it will be too costly and delay the project even more.

1% (1 vote)

No, it isn't needed.

0% (0 votes)

Don't care one way or the other.

0% (0 votes)

Total votes: 99

December 12, 2011
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Senator Carlucci and Assemblywoman Calhoun to Host Public Hours in Stony Point this Thursday

The offices of Senator David Carlucci and Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun will hold District Office hours at the Stony Point Town Hall, located at 74 E. Main Street, this Thursday, December 15 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. A staff member will be present to provide direct assistant with any local and statewide issues.

December 12, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Speaks on Middle Class Tax Cut and Job Creation Plan

Senator Carlucci speaks on the senate floor in Albany before his vote to provide middle class tax relief, reduce or eliminate the MTA payroll tax and invest in our economy.

December 12, 2011
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Tax Relief on the Way

Last Wednesday, I proudly voted  for common sense legislation that will put more money in the pockets of middle class families, as well as eliminate or substantially reduce the job-killing MTA payroll tax for Rockland and Orange counties small businesses.

December 12, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Saves Small Businesses Money

Senator David Carlucci today visited Adam Lipson, President & CEO of Network & Security Technologies, to discuss the importance of the new MTA payroll tax reduction on small businesses.  On Wednesday night, the New York State legislature voted to eliminate or substantially reduce the MTA payroll tax for businesses whose payroll is $1.25 million and under. 

December 12, 2011
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Carlucci Passes Tax Reduction Plan

Senator David Carlucci on Wednesday voted to bring a more fair and progressive tax system to New York that will cut taxes for middle class taxpayers and bring relief to small businesses and non-profit organizations affected by the MTA payroll tax.

December 9, 2011
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