As part of an ongoing effort to increase constituent outreach, I will be hosting mobile office hours throughout the district. During these mobile office hours I, or a staff member, will be available for residents to speak to regarding state-related matters.
These community mobile office hours make it easier for some local residents to discuss the issues that are important to them. Convenient access to representatives is an important function of elected officials. It is essential that district residents are able to work with their legislators. Only by working together can we make our community the best possible place to live, work and raise a family.
(Albany, NY) Today, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) voted to pass a package of legislation that extends or creates programs to honor our brave veterans and active military personnel who serve our nation.
“Our veterans and active military personnel have made brave sacrifices on behalf of us all in their service to the nation,” Senator Carlucci said. “This legislation is a way for us to say thank you and show our continued support for their courage and dedication. By passing this package of bills, we hope to expand their opportunities and enhance their quality of life.”
Senator Carlucci: Streamline NY's Patchwork Inspector General System
Senator Carlucci’s Plan would save $37 million; Strengthen State IG Office
(Albany, NY) Senator Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today released a plan to streamline New York's patchwork Inspector General system and further empower the State Inspector General to be the top watchdog of New York's bureaucracy.
This proposal, which would eliminate overlapping and duplicative layers of state government and consolidate what are often competing operations, would result in $37 million in savings.
(Nyack, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) announced the introduction of life saving legislation, Lauren’s Law today. Lauren’s Law is named after 10 year old Lauren Shields who received a heart transplant in March of 2009.
It is unacceptable for our military who are bravely serving abroad, to not have their votes counted. Today the Senate passed legislation that will allow adequate time for military ballots to be sent and returned in the event of a special election.
Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch came to Albany to to urge Senators who signed his NY Uprising pledge to honor their commitment to their constituents to create a independent redistricting commission and pass ethics and budget reform legislation.
(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and the Independent Democratic Conference today called on the State Insurance Department to take the first steps to streamline the Medicaid system by quickly completing regulations to implement a new law that is projected to create more than $61 million in savings.
Senator Carlucci also issued a report detailing more recommendations to reform Medicaid spending for Long Term Health in New York.
(Pomona,NY) Today, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) joined World War II veterans, their families, and members of the Rockland County Chapter of the United States Marine Corps to honor those who participated in the Battle of Iwo Jima during a ceremony commemorating its 66th anniversary at the Pratzl Brau Haus in Pomona.
Today I participated in a county-wide initiative called Rockland Read In Day that many elementary schools in the district take part in. I was at Stony Point Elementary school reading to students in the 5th Grade.