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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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Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services will be in West Nyack to help residents with Insurance related questions.

 

Senator David Carlucci has 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 at 2:00 PM to assist residents with insurance related information and claim forms in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

 

 

September 2, 2011
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***Important Information for Residents***

 

Mobile New York State Insurance Van Will Be in Rockland Tomorrow

 

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) has arranged for the New York State Insurance Department mobile van to be in Rockland county tomorrow, Friday, September 2nd  to answer any insurance related questions in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, and to help residents fill out their insurance claim forms.

The van will be in the following locations at the following times:

10AM-1PM    1 Lonergan Drive, Suffern NY 10901 Squires Gate Development

2PM- 6PM     720 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994  West Nyack Post Office/Hamlet Green Park

September 1, 2011
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Senator Carlucci: Fighting To Get Residents of Rockland and Orange Counties The Federal Funding they Deserve

(West Nyack, NY)  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) publicly called on the Federal Government to include Rockland and Orange counties on the list of counties eligible to receive all federal assistance programs.

 

September 1, 2011
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Senator Carlucci: Fighting To Get Residents of Rockland and Orange Counties The Federal Funding they Deserve

(West Nyack, NY)  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) publicly called on the Federal Government to include Rockland and Orange counties on the list of counties eligible to receive all federal assistance programs.

 

September 1, 2011
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Expedited Federal Disaster Declaration

Andrew M. Cuomo - Governor
Governor Cuomo Requests Expedited Federal Major Disaster Declaration for New York State

Printer-friendly version Albany, NY (August 30, 2011)

August 30, 2011
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August 30, 2011
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Senator Carlucci: Assisting Residents and Businesses Recover from Hurricane Irene

(Nanuet, NY)  Hurricane Irene has left approximately 48,000 residents in our area without power and caused extensive damage to homes and businesses.  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) has been touring Rockland and Orange counties and will continue to do so over the next 24-48 hours with local government officials and business owners to determine how the state can help with recovery both in the immediate and long terms. 

“My priority over the next several days is to ensure that residents and businesses receive the assistance they require to recover from the damaging effects of Hurricane Irene,”  Senator Carlucci said. 

Senator Carlucci offers the following advice to home and business owners who have suffered damage from Hurricane Irene:

August 29, 2011
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Prepare before the storm!

If anyone in your home uses life support equipment such as an apnea monitor or oxygen concentrator, contact Orange and Rockland before the storm.

Stock up on food, water and if necessary, prescriptions.

Charge your cell phone.  Store the numbers to report flooding or power outages in your phone.

Learn how to manually open and close your garage door.

Fill your tank.

Bring in lawn furniture, children’s toys and other large, loose objects.

Stay home during the storm.  Leave the road clear for emergency vehicles.

Stay clear of and report downed power lines to the Utility company.

 Important numbers:

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Fema.gov

1-800-621-3362

 

August 26, 2011
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August 25, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Creating Jobs Through the NYS Film Production Tax Credit Program

(Greenwood Lake, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) met with Rob Reiner to discuss the production of a film Reiner is producing in Greenwood Lake and the benefits of production in New York State, in particular the New York State Film Production Tax Credit Program. 

“The New York State Film Production Tax Credit Program was developed to incentivize film producers to come to New York State to shoot their movies, and it is working,”  Senator Carlucci said.  “I am pleased that Rob Reiner has chosen Greenwood Lake to produce his latest film because it is creating local jobs and boosting the economy in the community.  When films are produced here, local businesses win.“

August 25, 2011
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