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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Senator Carlucci Protecting New Yorkers from Unexpected Out-Of Network Charges

 

Nathan Rothstein, 14, was bitten by a dog and needed to be seen in an emergency room.  His parents, Debra and Jeffrey took him to an in-network hospital where they were told Nathan’s wounds were too deep and a plastic surgeon needed to be called in.  The surgeon who was on call that day was an out-of-network doctor, but the Rothsteins were not informed of that until they went to his office to have the bandages removed and were handed a bill.

According to the New York State Insurance Department, hospitals are not required to inform patients if they are going to be treated by an out-of-network physician. 

August 18, 2011
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