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Senator Carlucci Honors Winner of 1st Annual "Black History Month Essay Writing Contest"

Senator Carlucci Honors Winner

of 1st Annual "Black History Month Essay Writing Contest"

 (Spring Valley, NY) Today, Senator David Carlucci presented a Kindle to Hernz Laguerre, the winner of the "Black History Month Essay Writing Contest". His 1000 word essay highlighted the contributions of African Americans and the impact that these contributions have made on our lives.

March 22, 2011
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Senator Carlucci at Mental Hygiene Joint Budget Conference Hearing

Senator Carlucci Protects New Yorkers

with Developmental Disabilities

 

(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) was appointed to the Mental Hygiene Joint Budget Conference Committee and participated in the first hearing today in Albany.  The purpose of this hearing is to bring the Senate and the Assembly together to discuss areas of similarities and differences in each house’s budget resolutions in an effort to come to a budget agreement.

 

March 17, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Calls for End to Deferral of Key Upstate Development Program

Senator Carlucci Calls for End to Deferral of Key Upstate Development Program

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit to Leverage $461 M in Upstate Investment; Create 1,600+ Jobs

 

(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today called for a reinstatement of an economic development program that would create more than $460 million in private investment and  more than 1,600 good-paying jobs in New York State.

 

The Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, sponsored by Independent Democratic Conference member Senator David J. Valesky, (D-Oneida) allows for an investment tax credit in order to spur development in distressed areas.

 

March 17, 2011
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Orangetown Landswap Bill Sponsored by Senator Carlucci Passes Senate

Senator Carlucci

Creating Job Legislation

 

 

(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) sponsored legislation (S2404/Carlucci)  that passed in the New York State Senate.  The bill which is co-sponsored by Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) will allow for Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) to swap land in order to build an electric transition structure without disturbing the character of parkland in the town of Orangetown.

 

This is a perfect example of a public private partnership that will clear the way for job creation and economic development in Orangetown.

 

March 15, 2011
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SENATOR CARLUCCI SUPPORTS NEW PROGRAMS TO BENEFIT NEW YORK’S SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN

 

(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.”

 

The package is comprised of the following bills:

 

March 15, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Streamlining the IG System

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.

March 15, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Announces Life Saving "Lauren's Law"

Senator Carlucci Introduces Lauren’s Law

Increasing Organ Donations Saves Lives

 

(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.

 

March 7, 2011
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Long Term Health Care

Senator Carlucci Calls for Action

to Save $61 Million in Medicaid Spending

 

(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.

 

March 2, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Commemorates the 66th Anniversary of Iwo Jima

Senator Carlucci Honors Those Who

Fought So Bravely at Iwo Jima

Remembering D-Day February 19, 1945

(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.

February 18, 2011
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School Mandate Relief Proposal

Senator Carlucci Releases

School Mandate Relief Plan

Regional Collective Bargaining among measures to lower costs, preserve educational quality

 

(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) today introduced a mandate relief package that will help schools reduce costs, maintain educational quality and ultimately help with the implementation of a tax cap.

February 15, 2011
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Valentine's for Vets

Honoring Our Troops This Valentine’s Day

 

(Pearl River, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) joined students from the Lincoln Avenue Elementary School in Pearl River to box up hundreds of Valentine’s Day cards to be sent to our troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The cards were made by elementary school children from 22 schools in Rockland county.  After being boxed up, the cards will be sent overseas and distributed by Commanding Officers and Chaplains to the men and women who are serving our country this Valentine’s Day.

February 15, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Urges Board of Regents to Continue Italian Language Program

Senator Carlucci Calls on New York State Board of Regents

to Continue Italian Language Program

 

(New City, NY) In an effort to continue the study of the Italian language and culture, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) is strongly urging the New York State Board of Regents to retain the Italian Regents.

 

The Board of Regents is planning to eliminate the Italian Regents in schools throughout New York State after June 2011, leaving only French and Spanish available as language options.

 

February 9, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Fights Burdensome Regulations on Child Performers

Senator David Carlucci Fights

Burdensome Regulations on Child Performers

 (Albany, NY) New York State Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland), Chairman of the Senate’s Administrative Regulations Review Commission (ARRC), today announced his concern that New York could place thousands of acting, film, production and theater jobs in danger if a newly proposed Department of Labor (DOL) rule is enacted into law.  Senator Carlucci sent a letter yesterday to Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner at the Department of Labor outlining these concerns. 

February 9, 2011
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District Office Grand Opening - Wednesday February 9

 

(Nanuet, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) will be hosting a District Office Grand Opening on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:30 PM.

 

When: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Where: 95 South Middletown Road (rear entrance)

              Nanuet, New York 10954

              Phone: 845-623-3627

 

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February 4, 2011
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Governor Andrew Cuomo's Budget Proposal

Please click here to view the Governor's proposed budget: http://www.scribd.com/doc/47972157/BriefingBook

 

February 1, 2011
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Tax Cap Bill Passes State Senate

Cuomo-Carlucci Tax Cap Bill Passes State Senate

 

(Albany, NY) Legislation co-sponsored by Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) that would finally provide relief from out-of-control property tax increases passed the State Senate today with overwhelming bi-partisan support.

 

The bill, (S.2706), which was also a cornerstone of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s legislative agenda, would enact on 2 percent cap on school and local government property tax increases.

 

February 1, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Confirms New Superintendent

Senator Carlucci Confirms New

Superintendent

 

(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) confirmed the nomination of Joseph A. D’Amico today as Superintendent of the New York State Police.

 

Superintendent D’Amico is from West Nyack and has had a long and distinguished career of 27 years with the New York City Police Department, rising to the prestigious rank of Deputy Chief.  From 2007 until his appointment, Superintendent D’Amico served as Chief Investigator in the Office of the New York State Attorney General.

 

February 1, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Urges New Approach to Help Our Children

Senator Carlucci Urges New Approach

to Help Our Children

 

(Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) released a report, compiled by the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC), which has found that the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) has increased overtime costs and a drastic spike in worker's compensation claims, despite the number of children under OCFS supervision having decreased.

 

January 24, 2011
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