Greg Ball's Press releases

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: MOUNT KISCO JOBS AND LISTENING TOUR CONTINUES

 

(From left to right: Senator Greg Ball, Mt. Kisco Elementary School Principal Sue Ostrofsky and Mayor Michael Cindrich)

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (8/15/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson) provided the Village Board of Mount Kisco with a legislative update Monday, focusing on the recently passed property tax cap, two balanced New York State budgets, the successful MTA Tax Repeal, various job creation initiatives, this session’s middle class tax cut, and ongoing veterans initiatives.

August 15, 2012
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EXAMINER NEWS: CUOMO SIGNATURE ENDS MOUNT KISCO MANDATE

 

After repeated requests from the village board of trustees, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation to end an unpopular unfunded mandate in Mount Kisco.

August 14, 2012
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THE PATCH: BALL AND CASTELLI URGE GOV. CUOMO TO SIGN VET ID BILL

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/09/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) sponsored S6799, this bill will require 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.

August 13, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: BALL APPROVES BILLS TO HELP VETERANS

 

State Senator Greg Ball, whose 40th District includes Lewisboro and Katonah, has approved two pieces of legislation that are intended to create job opportunities for veterans.

August 13, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: BALL DISCUSSES LEGISLATIVE WORK

 

Written by Jane K. Dove

Saying “New York state is becoming a model for bipartisanship,” State Sen. Greg Ball, whose 40th District includes Lewisboro and Katonah, came to the Town House on Monday, July 30, on one of his regular town house tours to provide an update on progress being made in the legislature.

August 13, 2012
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NEWS DAY: BALL SPONSORS BILL TO HELP ID VETERANS

 

A new bill sponsored by state Sen. Greg Ball (R, C — Patterson) would require that driver’s licenses or identification cards indicate the cardholder is a veteran of the armed forces, according to a news release from Ball’s office Thursday.

August 10, 2012
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TIMES BEACON RECORD: STATE LAW KEEPS PUPS, KITTIES IN MIND

 

By Matt Calamia

Soon after buying her new dog, Lorianne LaMarca-Pagano could tell something was wrong with the puppy.

August 10, 2012
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HOOOYAH! SENATOR BALL SIGNS UP… FOR OCTOBER “TOUGH MUDDER”

 

URGES OTHERS TO JOIN TEAM BALL AND HELP WOUNDED WARRIORS

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/09/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), the Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, signed up today for October’s “Tough Mudder” and is asking others to join the cause.

August 9, 2012
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DAILY VOICE: NORTH SALEM GOLD AWARD SCOUTS GETS UNEXPECTED GIFT

 

(North Salem High School graduates Linda DosSantos, left, and Kelsey Goslin with Sen. Greg Ball and their flags. )

by Katherine Pacchiana

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem’s latest Girl Scout Gold Award honorees, Linda DosSantos and Kelsey Goslin, received unusual rewards to commemorate their accomplishments. Each girl was given an American flag that had flown atop Washington’s Capitol building on her birthday.

August 9, 2012
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SENATOR BALL, ASSEMBLYMAN CASTELLI URGE GOV. TO SIGN BILL TO HELP VETERANS

 

New York State Driver Licenses to Identify Veterans 

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/09/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) sponsored S6799, this bill will require 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.

August 9, 2012
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NEW YORK STATE PASSES RESOLUTION HONORING ATOMIC VETERANS

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/08/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined Atomic Veteran Edward Gettler of Mahopac today at his district office in Brewster to present Mr. Gettler with a New York State Resolution proclaiming July 15, 2012, as Atomic Veterans’ Day  in  the  State  of  New York.

August 9, 2012
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TWO NORTH SALEM GRADUATES FLY AMERICAN FLAG OVER US CAPITOL BUILDING

 

(From left to right: Linda DosSantos, Senator Greg Ball and Kelsey Goslin)

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/07/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined Linda DosSantos and Kelsey Goslin this afternoon in his district office in Brewster. Linda and Kelsey are both 2012 graduates of North Salem High School and have achieved their Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest ranking in scouting.

August 7, 2012
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL PRESENTS $100,000 GRANT TO SALVATION ARMY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/4/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson), hosted a check presentation this past Saturday for a $100,000 capital grant that has been successfully secured for the Peekskill Salvation Army.

August 7, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SECURES $100,000 GRANT FOR PEEKSKILL SALVATION ARMY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/4/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson), hosted a check presentation this past Saturday for a $100,000 capital grant that has been successfully secured for the Peekskill Salvation Army.

August 6, 2012
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DAILY VOICE: YOUTH OFFICER RETURNING TO KAT-LEWISBORO SCHOOLS

 

by Bob Dumas

LEWISBORO, N.Y. – Thanks to an $80,000 state grant, the Katonah-Lewisboro School District will once again have a school resource police officer (aka youth officer) patrolling the halls of its buildings.

August 3, 2012
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NEWS DAY: BILL HONORS WESTCHESTER’S KOREAN WAR VETS

 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday designating a portion of the Taconic State Parkway as the Westchester County Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway.

August 3, 2012
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DAILY VOICE: STATE ELIMINATES “OBSOLETE” MT. KISCO AGENCY

 

by Liz Button

The Mount Kisco Urban Renewal Agency has been legally abolished, an action that streamlines the process for approving new businesses in Mount Kisco.

August 3, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: THE BUSINESS COUNCIL OF WESTCHESTER AND SENATOR GREG BALL’S JOBS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL HOST PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ROUNDTABLE

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 8/2/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) along with the Business Council of Westchester will be hosting a public-private partnership roundtable on August 23rd from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM at the Mount Kisco Public Library.

August 3, 2012
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NEARLY 60 YEARS AFTER ARMISTICE, WESTCHESTER’S KOREAN WAR VETS RECOGNIZED

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (8/03/12) – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation yesterday that designates a portion of the Taconic State Parkway as the Westchester County Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway. The bill was sponsored and passed by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and Assemblyman Robert J. Castelli (R, C – Goldens Bridge).

August 3, 2012
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