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Senator Maziarz Supports Historic SUNY Reforms

Gov. David A. Paterson announced today (Jan. 15, 2010) that he will include in his 2010 Executive Budget significant reforms that would give SUNY—and UB—the financial flexibility to position the system and university to play a major role in the state’s economic resurgence and support UB 2020 as a basis for economic transformation in Western New York.

January 15, 2010
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Senator Maziarz named new Chairman of Senate Energy Committee

Statement from Senator George Maziarz:

"I thank Senator Sampson for his faith and confidence in naming me the new Chairman of the Senate Energy Committee.  Considering my district is home to the Niagara Power Project, energy issues are of the utmost importance to my constituents.

January 13, 2010
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North Tonawanda High School Lumberjacks Football Team

On Monday, January 11, 2010, the North Tonawanda High School Lumberjacks football team, winners of the Class AA New York State Football Championship, visited the capital to be formally honored by the state government. They were accompanied by school administrators, coaches, and cheerleaders. The long day included a p...hoto-op with the Governor, pizza party, and recognition in the Assembly and Senate Chambers. Go Jacks!

January 12, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR MAZIARZ ON TAKING THE ENERGY COMMITTEE

I thank Senator Sampson for his faith and confidence in naming me the new Chairman of the Senate Energy Committee.  Considering my district is home to the Niagara Power Project, energy issues are of the utmost importance to my constituents. And that is the sole reason that I am accepting this position—because it is vitally important to the people I represent.  There is time for politics and there is time for government.   In the chambers of the Senate, I have always welcomed the opportunity to work across the aisle with my colleagues whenever possible if it

January 6, 2010
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Learning about state government

Jordan Fox-Stoddard, a fifth grader at Spruce Elementary School in North Tonawanda, stopped by Senator Maziarz' district office to learn about state government.

December 23, 2009
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SENATOR MAZIARZ TAKES PART IN INAUGURAL FLIGHT

SENATOR MAZIARZ TAKES PART IN INAUGURAL FLIGHT

LEAVING THE NEW TERMINAL AT THE NIAGARA FALLS AIRPORT 

December 21, 2009
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Niagara Falls Airport written up in Myrtle Beach newspaper

Myrtle Beach receives N.Y. kudos

By Monique Newtonmnewton@thesunnews.com

 

Several area leaders traveled to Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday after Myrtle Beach was honored for boosting the traffic to Niagara Falls International Airport and demonstrating the need for building a new and improved terminal there.

December 19, 2009
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Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

While many of us still enjoy supporting our local businesses during the holiday, shopping online has become  a very popular way to purchase gifts.

December 16, 2009
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Elks

"Senator Maziarz speaks to the Elks on Veterans Day."

December 16, 2009
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BPO Elks Lodge #346

"Senator Maziarz was proud to join members of the BPO Elks Lodge #346 fortheir Veteran’s Day Luncheon in Niagara County."

December 16, 2009
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Vigil held for domestic abuse victims

Mother pushes for Kari Ann Gorman Law
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - They are among the silent victims of domestic violence and on Thursday night, a local community gathered to remember them.

Silhouettes stand beside an empty dinner table.

At each place setting is the name of a woman.

They are murder victims of domestic violence.

December 10, 2009
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TIER V PENSION REFORM LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW

Senator Maziarz today announced that Governor Paterson has signed into law pension reform legislation that will provide more than $35 billion in long-term savings to New York taxpayers over the next thirty years. The legislation creates a new Tier V pension level, the most significant reform of the State’s pension system in more than a quarter-century.

December 10, 2009
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Unshackle Upstate

Senator Maziarz both listened and spoke at a recent hearing tofind ways to "Unshackle Upstate" and get Western New York's economy movingagain.

October 14, 2009
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Reading Day

Senator Maziarz visits Errick Road School in the Niagara-Wheatfield School District to read to the 2nd Graders.

October 7, 2009
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Reading Day

Senator Maziarz visits Errick Road School in the Niagara-Wheatfield School District to read to the 2nd Graders.

October 7, 2009
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Reading Day

Senator Maziarz visits Errick Road School in the Niagara-Wheatfield School District to read to the 2nd Graders.

October 7, 2009
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Niagara County and Orleans County H1N1 Vaccine

Dear Niagara and Orleans County Residents,

September 30, 2009
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