Greg Ball's Press releases

LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: VETS WILL BENEFIT FROM NEW DRIVER’S LICENSES

By Colleen Siuzdak

A bill signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week will place a distinguishing mark on a state driver’s licenses and non-driver identification card to indicate the card holder is a veteran. The new program is designed as a way to better connect veterans with available services and eliminate the need for extra documentation for receiving discounts.

October 9, 2012
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SENATOR BALL BRINGS LABOR TO TABLE DURING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP MEETING

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Thursday, October 11th at 1:00 PM***

Brewster, N.Y. – 10/08/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) along with the Business Council of Westchester will host their third Public-Private Partnership Roundtable on Thursday, October 11th from 1:00PM to 3:00 PM at the Mt. Kisco Library.

October 8, 2012
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CARMEL EAGLE SCOUT ACHIEVES HIGHEST RANKING

 

Carmel, N.Y. – 10/06/2012 –Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) presented Justin Scavone of Carmel Troop 1 with a New York State Senate Proclamations for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

October 7, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SPEARHEADS MINIMUM WAGE HIKE, PAIRED WITH JOBS BILL

 

Unveils “Jobs & People Smart Package” to Help both Employers and Employees

October 5, 2012
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MAHOPAC NEWS: MAHOPAC HONORS WOUNDED WARRIORS, LOCAL HEROES

 

by Laura Belfiore

There isn’t a single quality that defines heroism. Antoinette De Bellis knows this well, having a family friend in Spc. Blaise J. Flamio who received a Purple Heart for his military service in Afghanistan this past spring. She felt like he, and others in the community, were not receiving enough recognition so she took it upon herself to host a Wounded Warriors fundraiser last week at Our Lady of Lakes Knights of Columbus in Carmel.

October 4, 2012
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THE PATCH: YORKTOWN VETERAN POSTHUMOUSLY RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE

 

By Plamena Pesheva

Late Yorktown resident and war veteran, Robert Perry, is being recognized for his military service by the community.

October 4, 2012
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THE PATCH: YORKTOWN VETERAN POSTHUMOUSLY RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE

 

By Plamena Pesheva

Late Yorktown resident and war veteran, Robert Perry, is being recognized for his military service by the community.

October 4, 2012
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THE PATCH: YORKTOWN VETERAN POSTHUMOUSLY RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE

 

By Plamena Pesheva

Late Yorktown resident and war veteran, Robert Perry, is being recognized for his military service by the community.

October 4, 2012
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DAILY VOICE: YORKTOWN VETERAN RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE

 

by Brian Marschhauser

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – World War II veteran and late Yorktown resident Robert Perry was recognized for his military service Tuesday night during a meeting of the town board.

October 4, 2012
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CAPITAL TONIGHT: BALL BILL WOULD RAISE MINIUM WAGE, REDUCE BIZ TAXES

 

Sen. Greg Ball plans to unveil a measure that would raise the state’s minimum wage while also cutting business taxes, the Putnam County Republican said in a statement this afternoon.

October 3, 2012
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LOHUD: BALL TO INTRODUCE MINIUM-WAGE HIKE, TAX CUT BILL

 

Posted by: Jessica Bakeman

State Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, announced Wednesday plans to introduce a bill aimed to please: one part minimum-wage increase, one part tax cut for small businesses.

October 3, 2012
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GOV. SIGNS SEN. BALL’S BILL TO HELP VETERANS

 

New York State Driver Licenses to Identify Veterans 

Brewster, N.Y. – 10/03/2012 – Today Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed Senator Greg Ball’s (Patterson – R, C) bill S6799 into law. This bill requires that New York State Drivers Licenses or Identification Cards indicate the card holder is a veteran of the armed forces. To gain this distinct honor, veterans must present proof of veteran’s status, such as a certificate of release or discharge from active duty, including, but not limited to, a DD Form 214 or other proof satisfactory to the Commissioner.

October 3, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL ACCEPTS YORKTOWN VETERAN INTO HALL OF FAME, CONTINUES JOBS TOUR

 

(Senator Greg Ball is pictured above with Robert Perry’s Daughter and wife along with the members of the Yorktown Town Board)

Yorktown, N.Y. – 10/02/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) was at the Yorktown Town Hall on Tuesday night to continue his town hall tour and also to accept Yorktown’s Veteran nomination for the 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

October 3, 2012
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PEEKSKILL HIGH SCHOOL GOES WIRELESS THANKS TO STATE GRANT

 

Peekskill, N.Y. – 10/02/2012 –Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, a $75,000 grant has been awarded to the Peekskill Central School District allowing the High School to offer wireless internet to all students and staff.

October 3, 2012
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DAILY PEEKSKILL: PEEKSKILL H.S. CELEBRATES NEW WIFI

 

by Art Cusano

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Peekskill High School now has Internet access throughout the building, with no strings attached.

October 3, 2012
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL PRESENTS $100,000 TO LINCOLN MUSEUM IN PEEKSKILL

 

By Rasheed Oluwa

State Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, presented a check for $100,000 to the Lincoln Depot Museum in Peekskill on Saturday.

October 2, 2012
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THE PATCH: SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $100,000 FOR TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES AT SOMERS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

Somers, N.Y. – 9/24/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, a total of $100,000 in the form of bullet aid grants have been distributed to Somers Central School District.

October 2, 2012
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THE PATCH: OFFICIALS: TAX CAP WITHOUT MANDATE RELIEF IS A ‘SCAM’

 

By Sarah Studley

New York State and Westchester County Republicans stood alongside Mount Pleasant Supervisor Joan Maybury Monday to ask for mandate relief to coincide with the 2 percent tax cap, enacted last year by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

October 2, 2012
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BALL, ASTORINO & CASTELLI CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSION ON UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF

 

Valhalla, N.Y. – 10/01/2012 – With the possibility of a special session in the near future, Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) hosted a press conference to call on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature to take an up-or-down vote before January 1, 2013 to pass a comprehensive mandate relief package.

October 2, 2012
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U.S. PRESIDENT JOINS SENATOR GREG BALL FOR CHECK PRESENTATION IN PEEKSKILL

 

Peekskill, N.Y. – 9/29/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) was joined by Abraham Lincoln look-alike to present a $100,000 grant that has been successfully secured for the Peekskill Lincoln Depot Museum.

October 1, 2012
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