George D. Maziarz's Reports

Efforts to protect electric consumers are thwarted in Albany

 The Senate Republican Conference today proposed an amendment to legislation (S.3099) that would require the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to post a public notice on their website and www.powertochooseny.com at least ninety days prior to any rate changes, and notify their customers about the posting.

April 22, 2009
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A Better Plan for New York

Senate Republicans Unveil “A Better Plan for New York” as Alternative to High Taxes, New Fees and Lack of Accountability Offered by Democrats;

GOP Plan Spends Less than Governor Proposed, Includes Initiatives to Create Jobs, Major New Proposal to Help Middle-Class Families Pay for College.

March 31, 2009
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'KARI ANN GORMAN ACT' INTRODUCED BY SENATOR MAZIARZ

Senator George Maziarz has introduced legislation requiring that New York State schools add dating-violence education to their health curriculum (A.819/S.2537). The measure was prompted by the July 2008 murder of 18-year-old Kari Ann Gorman of Wilson, N.Y. Gorman was shot and killed by her boyfriend of eight months.

March 23, 2009
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Budget Highlights: Transportation, Economic Development, And Environmental Conservation

 

SENATE PASSES 2008-09

TRANSPORTATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION BUDGET LEGISLATION

Legislation Makes Important Investments in New York State’s Economy;

February 27, 2009
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Snowmobile Trails To Benefit From New Funding Plan

Senator George Maziarz today announced that a major victory has been won in the ongoing effort to protect and enhance snowmobile trail development funds.

July 11, 2008
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Senator Maziarz Says "No" To More Pcbs In Niagara

July 11, 2008

Commissioner Pete GrannisNYS Department of Environmental Conservation625 BroadwayAlbany, NY 12233-1011

July 11, 2008
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Resolution Adopted In Honor Of Tim Russert

Senate Resolution No. 6613 MOURNING the untimely death of journalist Tim Russert, a Buffalo native and renowned host of "Meet the Press" WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor thememory of cherished citizens of the State of New York who distinguishedthemselves in their profession and whose talent, wit, charm, intellectand unique personality permeated all they did; and WHEREAS, It is with great sorrow and deep regret that this

June 18, 2008
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Budget Highlights: Health And Mental Hygiene

SENATE PASSES 2008-09 HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH HYGIENE BUDGET

Restores $168.9 Million to Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Home Care

The New York State Senate passed 2008-09 budget legislation (S.6808-C) that restores $245 million in health care funds, including $168.9 million to hospitals, nursing homes, and home care, to ensure that all New Yorkers have access to quality, affordable health care in their communities.

April 4, 2008
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Budget Highlights: Public Protection And General Government

SENATE PASSES 2008-09 PUBLIC PROTECTION AND

GENERAL GOVERNMENT BUDGET LEGISLATION

Legislation Keeps Prisons Open; Keeps School Resource Officers in Place

The New York State Senate passed the 2008-09 public protection and general government budget legislation (S.6800-D, S.6806-C) that restores funding to keep four correctional facilities operating, and rejects the proposal in the Executive Budget to remove School Resource Officers from schools across New York State.

April 4, 2008
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School Bus Safety Is Everyone's Business

It’s that time when millions of children across New York State will put away their bikes and swimsuits, and head back to school. This is an exciting time for many boys and girls as new experiences and challenges await. It’s also a time for increased vigilance and awareness by all New Yorkers. With schools back in session, local streets will be filled with school buses and children rushing to them.Tragically, thousands of students are seriously injured or killed by automobiles in New York State each year.

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August 28, 2007
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Supporting Volunteer Fire Companies

There are more than a dozen volunteer firefighting departments in Niagara County, and each fills a unique role in the community they serve.

August 14, 2007
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Identity Theft - Don''t Be A Victim!

The same technology that makes our lives easier and provides information at the click of a mouse, has also made it easier for thieves and scam artists. America's fastest growing white-collar crime is identity theft. The U.S. Justice Department estimates that more than a half million Americans will be victimized by identity theft this year alone, resulting in over $4 billion in losses.How Does It Work?

July 17, 2007
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