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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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Rockland and Orange families and small businesses are now eligible for federal disaster assistance.

VICTORY! Rockland and Orange families and small businesses are now eligible for federal disaster assistance! This is a great first step towards rebuilding our homes and communities. The link below will direct you how to file, but as always if you have any questions please call my office at 623-3627.

http://www.disasterassistance.gov/

 

September 2, 2011
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Helping Residents with Insurance Claims and Questions

I have arranged for Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to be at the West Nyack Post Office/Hamlet Green Park, 720 West Nyack Road, West Nyack today from 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM  to assist residents with insurance related information and claim forms in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

September 2, 2011
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