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Senator Carlucci Named a Member of the Circle of Friends by the NY Farm Bureau

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) has been named a member of the New York Farm Bureau’s Circle of Friends 2011 Legislative Session.

“Preserving, promoting and protecting our family farms has been a priority of mine during my first year as State Senator.  I am honored to receive this award from the New York Farm Bureau and thank them for their support,”  Senator Carlucci said.  “I look forward to continuing to partner with them to ensure the viability of New York’s farms.”

October 19, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Invites Spring Valley Business Owners to Participate in Roundtable Discussion

On Thursday, October 20th I will be hosting another roundtable discussion with small businesses on how to improve New York's business climate, it's economy and create jobs.

Spring Valley businesses who would like to participate should call my office at 623-3627.

Ideas presented during these discussions will be turned into legislation and advanced during the upcoming legislative session.

October 18, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Announces Launch of Cyberbullying Census

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), and Assemblyman William Scarborough, (D-Jamaica) were joined by Miss New York 2011 Kaitlin Monte, anti-cyberbullying advocates, and victims to announce the launch of the New York Cyberbully Census.

October 17, 2011
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Senator Carlucci-Working to Provide Real Mandate Relief

(New City, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) was joined by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski, Rockland County Executive, Scott Vanderhoef, Chairwoman Rockland County Legislature, Harriet Cornell and NYS Association of Counties Executive Director, Stephen Acquario to announce legislation co-sponsored by Senator Carlucci that will relieve taxpayers by shifting the burden of the cost of Medicaid from counties to the State.

October 6, 2011
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October 3, 2011
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Senator Carlucci: Protecting Our Youth from Cyberbullying

In an effort to protect New Yorkers from online bullying, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/ Orange) introduced a bill today that will make “bullycide” a felony.  The bill will expand second-degree manslaughter to include “bullycide”  or death by cyberbullying when a perpetrator intentionally or recklessly causes a victim to commit suicide, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

September 26, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Invites You to Participate in His Poster Contest Honoring National Hispanic Hertiage Month

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month I am encouraging students to participate in my “poster contest”  based on this year’s theme,  Many Backgrounds, Many Stories, One American Spirit. 

Posters should be no larger than 11 x 14 and prizes will be awarded throughout the 38th Senate district 1 per grade k – 5.  Entries will be picked up by October 19th.

For more information please call my office at 623-3627.

September 26, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Hosts Small Business Roundtable on Jobs

 

Haverstraw, N.Y. – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) hosted a roundtable discussion with several local small business owners on how to improve New York's business climate, it's economy and create jobs.

“It is imperative that I  understand the needs of local business owners so I can take their ideas back to Albany,” Senator Carlucci said.  “Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy and must have the full support of state government.  By working together, we can improve New York’s business climate, it’s economy and create jobs. “

September 14, 2011
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New Yorkers Eligible for Grant Money to Replace Vital Household Appliances

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched an $8 million appliance grant program for those who sustained property damage as a result of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

The program will help New Yorkers cover the costs of replacing vital household appliances, such as refrigerators, boilers washing machines and furnaces, damaged by the recent flooding.

All grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis for completed applications, which will be available beginning Monday, September 19 at www.NYSApplianceRebates.com or by calling 1-877-NY-SMART (877-697-6278). The grant program will continue until funding runs out.

September 14, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Meets with the Veterans Advisory Committee

Yesterday, the Veterans Advisory Committee met at the VFW in Suffern to find solutions to issues that veterans face. The next meeting is November 14. If you are interested in joining us please call my office at 623-3627.

September 13, 2011
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September 12, 2011
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Haverstraw Senior Picnic

A great time was had by all on Saturday at the Haverstraw Senior Picnic.  Thank you for inviting me!

September 12, 2011
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FEMA Recovery Center to Open Saturday September 10 in Pomona

A FEMA disaster recovery center will open on Saturday, September 10 at the Provident Bank Stadium in Pomona. FEMA representatives as well as personnel from the New York State Department of Labor and the Small Business Administration will be on hand to guide residents through the application process. Anyone who has not yet registered for assistance should call FEMA at FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)or go online at www.disasterassistance.gov.

September 9, 2011
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Thank you for a successful back-to-school supply drive!

I would like to thank everyone who donated school supplies for our back to school drive. We received a lot of supplies that have been put to good use. The students certainly appreciated them. Thanks again!

September 8, 2011
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Public Comment Period Regarding Hydrofracking Now Open

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has released their revised draft report on hydrofracking, opening the 90 public comment period. Your input is very important. You can follow this link to leave your comment http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/76838.html. 

The revised draft report can be found here http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/75370.html.

September 7, 2011
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