This morning the New York State Senate Select Committee on State-Native American Relations held a public hearing in Albany to advance a productive dialogue between Indian nations and state government. Representatives of the Oneida, Seneca, and St. Regis Mohawk Indian Nation met with a bipartisan group of state senators to talk about economic development and challenges facing their tribes.
Senator George Maziarz was recently presented with an award of appreciation from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center in Lewiston. The plaque reads, "On behalf of our patients and staff, 'Thank You' for your unwavering commitment to Mount St. Mary's and the Niagara community."
Sept. 21 Senate Standing Committee on State-Native American RelationsChair: Senator George D. MaziarzPublic Hearing: To discuss economic development issues and potential partnerships between the Native American Nations and Tribes with New York StatePlace: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New YorkTime: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.Contact: Matt Nelligan (518) 455-2024Media Contact: Adam Tabelski (716) 434-0680ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Senator George Maziarz joined Governor Andrew Cuomo, family members of victims, and first responders at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College to commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11th via the New York Remembers exhibition. In the accompanying photo, Senator Maziarz poses with Mr. & Mrs. Len Castriano, Sr, who lost their son in the World Trade Center attacks.
Senator George Maziarz attended a lunch meeting of more than 80 seniors at the Lewiston Senior Citizens Center this afternoon. He spoke about veterans issues, identity theft prevention, the Power Authority, and also fielded a number of questions from the audience.
Senator George Maziarz and Assemblyman Steve Hawley attended the monthly meeting of the Orleans County Legislators/Supervisors Association at Tillman's Village Inn. The state legislators fielded questions and concerns about the property tax cap and other issues of interest to local governments.
Members of the Western New York Legislative Delegation gathered Monday morning to provide key updates on their collaborative efforts to enact Laura Cummings Law, a bill named in honor of the young developmentally disabled Erie County woman who was murdered by her mother in January 2010 after years of abuse and mistreatment.
The late Margaret Gill, a US Army nurse who grew up in North Tonawanda, has been inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame, according to Senator George Maziarz. A plaque commemorating Gill’s service was unveiled today in North Tonawanda City Hall.
Last weekend Senator Maziarz had the pleasure of visiting the Iroquois Trail Council's Shooting Sports Tournament held at the Hartland Conservation Club. This event gives Boy Scouts the opportunity to compete against their peers safely in the shooting sports. They even let their state senator get a little trigger time!
Productive discussions between famed high wire performer Nik Wallenda and state and local officials in New York continued today during a meeting held at the Top of the Falls Restaurant located within Niagara Falls State Park. Wallenda and a team of his advisors laid out plans and answered questions from American officials about how a high wire walk above Niagara Falls could be accomplished logistically. Earlier this
An op-ed piece published in the Albany Times-Union on August 2, 2011. Submitted by Senator George Maziarz and Assemblyman Carl Heastie.
We are a Democratic assemblyman from an urban district in the Bronx, and a Republican senator from a rural and suburban western New York district. What do we agree on? Not much.
But we have something important in common. We have heard repeated concerns from constituents who were blocked from filling prescriptions at neighborhood pharmacies that have served their families for generations. It turns out their insurance providers forced them to buy prescriptions from mail-order companies rather than their trusted pharmacists.
Senator Maziarz recently visited the Lockport Community Christmas Market featuring local artisans, crafters, and merchants. The theme for last weekend's event was "Christmas in July," and here Senator Maziarz is seen signing a Christmas Card. Visit http://www.LockportCommunityMarket.com for more details.
Senator George Maziarz and Assemblyman Steve Hawley fielded questions from fair-goers during a town hall meeting at the Orleans County Fair. Topics included support for agriculture, veterans benefits, and mandate relief for local governments.