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NYS Senate approves Niagara Wine Trails expansion

Senator George Maziarz (R-C, Newfane) announced that the New York State Senate today unanimously approved legislation he sponsored (S.1095) to expand and rename the Niagara Wine Trail and Niagara Escarpment Wine Trail.  In effect, the wine trails would be enlarged to encompass all of Orleans County and Western Monroe County, bringing more wineries than ever into the popular wine trails’ network.

March 12, 2013
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Senator Maziarz Joins "Your Voice" on March 4th

Senator Maziarz is joined by NY Farm Bureau President Dean Norton on this week's "Your Voice.  They discuss the Niagara Wine Trail, farming in NYS, and the Agricultural Assessment among other agricultural and farming issues within New York State.

March 8, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Energy and Telecommunications Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications Senator George D. Maziarz, Chair 1:30 PM, Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Room 709 LOB

April 16, 1:43 PM - 1:45 PM
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4-H students visit Albany

Senator George Maziarz welcomed 4-Hers from Niagara and Orleans County to Albany on March 5 for the annual 4-H Capital Days Legislative Breakfast.  Pictured with Senator Maziarz and adult 4-H leaders are Brandon Alt, Quinn Schlegel, Zachary Blackburn, and Cassie Travers.

March 7, 2013
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Senator Maziarz supports "Grown in New York" program

Growing the state’s agriculture industry and helping New York’s family farms prosper is the goal of the “Grown in New York” plan, unveiled today by Senator Patty Ritchie, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee.  Senator Ritchie was joined at a Capitol news conference by other members of the committee, as well as leaders of the New York Farm Bureau to announce a plan to strengthen the state’s $5.2 billion agriculture industry by expanding markets for New York-grown products, improving the bottom lines of family farms, and investing in the future of farming.

March 6, 2013
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Senator Maziarz Joins "Your Voice" on February 27

Senator Maziarz joined "Your Voice" in Albany to discuss a number of issues including energy sources as well as the recent proposals regarding the future of the Robert Moses Parkway.

March 4, 2013
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Learn about the plans for redesigning the Robert Moses Parkway and voice your opinion

Lost in all the shuffle over the recent developments with regard to the Robert Moses Parkway is the fact that the public still has an important role to play in the highway’s future.

February 22, 2013
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Senator Maziarz Joins "Your Voice" on February 11th

Senator Maziarz joined "Your Voice" on February 11th to discuss the 18-A utility surcharge and its extension in the budget.  He also talks about a potential Wallenda plaque.   

February 22, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Energy & Telecommunications Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications Senator George D. Maziarz, Chair 1:30 PM, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Room 123 CAP

February 27, 1:30 PM - 1:38 PM
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New girls volleyball club brings pride to the Niagara Region

Senator George Maziarz recently visited a practice of the new girls' 17 and under Niagara County Volleyball Club, also known as Team "Rush," and posed for this team picture.  The Rush practices at the Wheatfield Youth Center.  For more information, visit www.ncvball.com.

February 15, 2013
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Senator Maziarz welcomes local students to Albany

Today Senator George Maziarz had the opportunity to meet with a group of young people who are active with the Niagara and Orleans County Youth Bureaus.  The students traveled to Albany to visit the State Capitol and discuss several issues with their state representatives.

February 12, 2013
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Senate Republicans Call on Governor To Remove Utility Tax Surcharge Extension From Executive Budget

Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos and members of the Senate Republican Conference, including Senator Maziarz were joined today by leaders of statewide business organizations to urge Governor Cuomo to remove the proposed extension of the utility tax surcharge from his Executive Budget. The 18-a surcharge, which has increased utility bills for every ratepayer in the state,  is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2014.

February 5, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Energy and Telecommunications Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications Senator George D. Maziarz, Chair 1:30 PM, Monday, February 4, 2013 Room 123 Cap 

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE TIME AND LOCATION OF MEETING

February 4, 1:30 PM - 1:37 PM
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Senator Maziarz Joins "Your Voice" on January 28th

On January 28th, Senator Maziarz joined "Your Voice" to discuss his re-appointment to the Senate Energy Committee and what the Committee is hoping to address this year.

January 30, 2013
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Senator Maziarz meets with Orleans County business leaders

This afternoon Senator George Maziarz addressed the Orleans County Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Luncheon.  The event, held at Tillman's Village Inn in Childs, brings local business leaders together to learn about current state issues and ask questions of their representatives.

January 25, 2013
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Watch "Your Voice" with Senator George Maziarz

As the Legislative Session begins in Albany, Senator Maziarz provides an update about the Governor's budget proposal, the Niagara Aerospace Museum, the Great Lakes Legislative Caucus, and more.

January 24, 2013
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STAND UP FOR THE SECOND AMENDMENT BY STANDING WITH NEW YORK STATE SENATOR GEORGE MAZIARZ

SENATOR GEORGE MAZIARZProtecting Our 2nd Amendment Rights

Help Senator Maziarz Repeal and Replace Restrictive New Gun Control that Weakens the Second Amendment Constitutional Rights of Law-Abiding New Yorkers! 

January 18, 2013
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Senator Maziarz Chosen to Leadership Position with Great Lakes Legislative Caucus

 

 

SENATOR MAZIARZ CHOSEN TO LEADERSHIP POSITION WITH

 GREAT LAKES LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS

 

January 11, 2013
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Senator Maziarz Reacts to State of the State Address

"First I want to again thank the constituents of the 62nd District for allowing me the opportunity to serve them again this year in the New York State Senate.  Last year, under the leadership of the Senate Majority and of Governor Andrew Cuomo, we accomplished a great deal, including an early budget, enacted property tax caps and reduced tax rates on the middle class.  While last year was a success, there is still a great deal to be done to keep this State moving in the right direction.

January 10, 2013
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