New York State Senator George D. Maziarz (R, C – Newfane) today gave high praise to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s inaugural State of the State Address. Cuomo’s speech, which was delivered in the Convention Center of Albany’s Empire State Plaza, focused on addressing the state’s current fiscal crisis, restructuring government operations, and bringing about comprehensive ethics reform.
Darren Canham, a Medina High School senior, was chosen as Orleans County's student representative to attend Governor Andrew Cuomo's "State of the State" address on January 5, 2011 in Albany. In this picture, Senator George Maziarz welcomes Darren and his parents, Brian and Pam, to the state capital at his Albany office.
Earlier this year, the State Legislature approved a bill (S.6277-A/A.9939-A) designating all of State Route 62 in New York State as the National Veterans Highway. The measure was signed into law by Governor David Paterson on July 30, 2010.
Senator George Maziarz recently took the stage to narrate "The Night Before Christmas" during the Holley Elementary School's holiday concert. The chidlren accompanied reading of Clement Moore's famous poem with song and dance.
If there are glimmers of recovery in New York’s economic outlook, Buffalonians aren’t seeing them. Approximately 43,700 Buffalo Niagara residents were unemployed in September, many of them among the ranks of the long-term jobless.
But now, some hope! Recently, New York State Assembly members approved “on-bill recovery,” an energy efficiency financing tool that will help create 60,000 new jobs across the state. The Senate now returns to Albany and it must act in a bipartisan fashion to pass this important legislation.
New York State Senator George D. Maziarz (R, C – Newfane) has launched an online petition which encourages local residents to oppose the proposed plan by the United States Postal Service (USPS) plan to consolidate the Sanborn Post Office with the LaSalle-Niagara Falls Post Office. Maziarz has also sent letters to United States Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, opposing the proposed consolidation.
Senator George Maziarz was the guest speaker at the 235th United States Marine Corps Birthday Ball on November 13, 2010 in North Tonawanda. Several individuals were recognized for 60+ years membership with Conrad Kania Detachment, Marine Corps League. Semper Fidelis!
The Shelby Town Hall on Salt Works Road was recently dedicated to former Town Board Member Lorne McMurray. McMurray was a driving force behind the acquisition and renovation of the former Niagara Mohawk building a decade ago. Today, the facility is a first-rate venue for public meetings and court.
With Rebecca Poletti (owner of Mangia Cafe & Bakery) and her son, Tony, are Senator George Maziarz, Niagara County Legislator and Assemblyman-Elect John Ceretto, Town Supervisor Steve Reiter, Village Mayor Terry Collesano. Congratulations to this Lewiston business located at 621 Center Street!
Spirit Airlines, an ultra low carrier, today announced it will begin regular service between Niagara Falls and Ft. Lauderdale in January 2011, and Niagara Falls and Myrtle Beach in May 2011! Here Senator Maziarz poses with Tony Lefebvre, Vice President of Spirit Airlines.
Senator George Maziarz (R-C, Newfane) today announced that that Verizon has been awarded a low-cost hydropower power allocation of 25 megawatts as an incentive to construct a multi-billion dollar data center in the Town of Somerset.
Senator Maziarz attended the annual meeting of the Niagara County Farm Bureau, held at Niagara County Fairgrounds north of Lockport. Here he speaks with Jeremy Verratti, a fourth generation dairy farmer in Gasport, and Joe Ohol, a dairy farmer in Cambria.
Senator George Maziarz (R-C, Newfane), Chairman of the New York State Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, today announced that his committee held a successful hearing in Albany today to investigate reports of lavish expenditures and questionable accounting practices at National Grid, which is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission for a $400 million rate hike.
Senator George Maziarz recently had the pleasure of attending the 35th Anniversary Party for Dunn Tower Apartments in the Town of Gates. The residence is a favorite for seniors enjoying their retirement years.