The New York State Senate passed landmark economic development legislation sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky which would stimulate the Upstate economy and revitalize its communities through rehabilitation of historic properties.
The bill, S2960, would provide tax credits for redevelopment of qualified residential and commercial properties with the intention of creating an economic stimulus in distressed communities.
It is not hard to describe the economic trend for Upstate New York over the last few decades. We have all watched as our main streets emptied out, our factories left town and our children moved away. These losses only increased the strains on our communities, pushing property taxes up on the businesses and families who have stayed.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—The New York State Senate today passed landmark economic development legislation sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) which would stimulate the Upstate economy and revitalize its communities through rehabilitation of historic properties.
Senator Valesky served as a guest reader to a 5th grade class at Edward R. Andrews Elementary School in Morrisville. After reading the book "Moses the Cat," students engaged the Senator in a Q&A about his life, his work in the Legislature and why education is important.
Senator David Valesky recently spoke at a Cazenovia College Board of Trustees meeting, updating members about legislative priorities in Albany. The Senator is pictured with Cazenovia College President Mark Tierno.
Senator David Valesky, joined by Juli Boeheim, wife of Syracuse University men's basketball coach, Jim Boeheim, serves lunch to Crouse Hospital employees at the hospital's annual Employee Appreciation Day.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.-- The New York State Senate passed legislation on May 19, sponsored by State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida), which gives the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) the flexibility to identify traps with either the trapper’s name and address or assigned identification number.
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, firefighters and fire trucks will continue to be a parade staple, thanks in part to legislation passed in the New York State Senate today.
The bill, S1624C, provides a clear exemption from federal regulations that require drivers of emergency vehicles to have a Commercial Drivers License. Though the Legislature partially rectified the issue in the Enacted Budget, further clarification was needed. Important duties performed by fire companies, such as training, inspections and parades, were not specifically exempted.
ALBANY, N.Y.--The New York State Senate Finance Committee today passed the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit (HRTC) (S2960-A), sponsored by State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida), sending this important economic stimulus and community revitalization legislation to the full Senate.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.-- The New York State Senate passed legislation on May 12, sponsored by State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida), which would prohibit state agencies from making personal loans to employees.
The bill is the latest in a series of bills focused on good government and providing transparency and increased access to citizens.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.— The Governor of New York today signed into law new legislation sponsored by State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) that will allow individuals to request record covered by the Personal Privacy Protection Law through electronic mail. Until now, a written request had to be submitted by an individual to receive information the state may maintain about that person.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.--On Friday, May 14, 2008, Sen. David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) will join members of the State Senate Elections Committee, including committee chairman, Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), and Senator Joseph Griffo (R-Rome), to participate in a New York State Senate public hearing dedicated to soliciting public comment on a number of proposals to update and reform the state’s poll site accessibility and absentee ballot laws, and poll site operations.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.-- The New York State Senate passed legislation on April 21, sponsored by State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida), which would require the Canal Corporation to better inform the public about parcels it puts up for sale.
State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) was the recipient of the New York State Snowmobile Association’s (NYSSA) Legislator of the Year Award during the association’s annual meeting and forum April 18.