Greg Ball's Press releases

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.

September 26, 2012
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DAILY VOICE: YORKTOWN’S DOWNING PARK MONUMENT RECEIVES FUNDING

 

by Brian Marschhauser

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown police officer Michael Kahn is $50,000 closer to realizing his goal of building a life-size Revolutionary War monument in Downing Park thanks to a state-funded grant that was presented Tuesday.

September 26, 2012
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THE PATCH: PINES BRIDGE MONUMENT’S FUNDRAISING THERMOMETER SHOWS PROGRESS

 

By Plamena Pesheva

The Pines Bridge Monument is a few thousand dollars closer to reaching its fundraising goal of $300,000 and becoming a reality.

September 26, 2012
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THE EXAMINER: BALL SEEKS PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP BILL FOR NEW TZB MASS TRANSIT

 

State Sen. Greg Ball called on the state legislature to approve a measure that would allow for the formation of public-private partnerships to fund the new Tappan Zee Bride’s mass transit component and other infrastructure projects.

September 25, 2012
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PINES BRIDGE MONUMENT 50K CLOSER TO REALITY THANKS TO NEW YORK STATE GRANT

 

Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – 9/25/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson), along with the Yorktown Historical Society hosted a check presentation for a $50,000 capital grant that has been successfully secured for the Pines Bridge Monument.

September 25, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $50,000 GRANT TO WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER AT ‘GO PURPLE KICKOFF EVENT

 

Mohegan Lake, N.Y. – 9/24/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is now happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, funds are now available for a $50,000 grant for the Putnam/ Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center.

September 25, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL ACCEPTS PAWLING VETERAN INTO SENATE HALL OF FAME

 

Pawling, N.Y. – (9/22/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), was at the Pawling Village Hall last week to officially accept the village boards nomination of Stan Mersand into Senator Greg Ball’s 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

September 22, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. GREG BALL PLANS BILL FOR TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

Written by: Theresa Juva-Brown

MOUNT KISCO — The idea of using private-sector money to pay for public projects appears to be gaining new momentum after getting an unsuccessful push from Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year.

September 22, 2012
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NEWS DAY: TAPPAN ZEE FORUM TO DISCUSS FUNDING IDEAS

 

By Thomas Zambito

State Sen. Greg Ball will host a roundtable discussion Friday on how public-private partnerships can be used to fund transportation initiatives like adding mass transit to the planned replacement for the Tappan Zee Bridge.

September 22, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: BALL ACCEPTS STONE INTO VETERAN’S HALL

State Sen. Greg Ball came to the Town Board meeting on Sept. 10 to officially accept longtime Lewisboro Hamlet resident Raymond T. Stone into the districtwide Veteran’s Hall of Fame.

Town Supervisor Peter Parsons nominated his friend and neighbor for the honor.

September 22, 2012
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SENATOR BALL JOINS LOCAL BUSINESS ON FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY TO INTRODUCE COMPREHENSIVE JOBS PLAN

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 9/21/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) on Friday hosted a press conference at Brewster Pastry, on their five year anniversary, to demand action by the State Assembly on the Senate’s Jobs Plan. This comprehensive plan will help create tens of thousands of new private sector jobs by delivering tax relief to small businesses and manufacturers, reducing energy costs, and enacting major fiscal reforms to make New York State more economically competitive.

September 22, 2012
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SENATOR BALL WORKS TO DEVELOP LEGISLATION TO FUND TRANSIT ON TZ BRIDGE VIA PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

 

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – 9/21/2012 – On Friday, Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) along with the Business Council of Westchester hosted a Public-Private Partnership Roundtable focused specifically on how public-private partnerships can fund transportation projects such as the new Tappan Zee Bridge project.

September 22, 2012
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THE PATCH: OFFICIALS TOUR 'P3' FOR NEW TAPPAN ZEE

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Seeking alternative ways to finance work on the planned new Tappan Zee Bridge, officials from around the region gathered Friday to talk about public-private partnerships as a way to support funding.

September 22, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL ACCEPTS MAHOPAC VETERAN INTO SENATE HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – (9/18/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), was at the Carmel Town Hall on Wednesday night to officially accept the town board’s nomination of Joseph Toleno into Senator Greg Ball’s 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

September 20, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $50,000 GRANT TO CARMEL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Carmel, N.Y. – 9/19/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is now happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, funds are now available for a $50,000 capital grant for the Carmel Knights of Columbus Post #6318.

September 20, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SECURES A TOTAL OF $200,000 FOR YORKTOWN SENIORS

Yorktown, N.Y. – 9/19/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) was at the Yorktown Senior Center on Wednesday afternoon to present two $100,000 capital grants that have both been successfully secured for renovations to the facilities. The check presentation took place during the Yorktown Senior Lunch Program.

September 20, 2012
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DAILY VOICE: YORKTOWN SENIOR CENTER RECEIVES $200,000 IN GRANTS

by Brian Marschhauser

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Two $100,000 capital grants for the Yorktown Senior Center were given to the town Wednesday and will be used for renovations to the building’s bathrooms and facilities.

September 20, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TO INTRODUCE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO PUT NEW YORK BACK TO WORK

 

*** MEDIA ADVISORY******Friday, September 19th at 9:30 AM***

Brewster, N.Y. – 9/19/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) on Friday will host a press conference to demand action by the State Assembly on the Senate’s Jobs Plan. This comprehensive plan will help create tens of thousands of new private sector jobs by delivering tax relief to small businesses and manufacturers, reducing energy costs, and enacting major fiscal reforms to make New York State more economically competitive.

September 19, 2012
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BALL URGES PASSAGE OF EQUAL PAY LEGISLATION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (9/18/12) – With the possibility of a special session approaching, Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson) is urging the Senate and the Assembly to work together to immediately pass Equal Pay legislation because women in New York are still only being paid 77 cents on the dollar. Senator Ball is the sponsor of S7057, which establishes equal pay for comparable work regardless of sex, race or national origin.

September 18, 2012
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LOHUD: BALL PUSHES PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROPOSALS

 

Posted by: Joseph Spector

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, is holding a press conference on Friday to push for public-private partnerships for the Tappan Zee Bridge. It’s at 1 p.m. at the Mount Kisco Library.

September 18, 2012
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