Greg Ball's Press releases

POLITICKER: IN A PRESS RELEASE, STATE SENATOR CALL ON CONED TO ‘CUT THE CRAP’

 

By Colin Campbell

With the contract negotiations between Consolidated Edison Inc. and its largest New York union alternating between hot and cold, State Senator Greg Ball isn’t going to take it sitting down. Consequently, his office sent out a press release this morning entitled, “BALL TO CON ED: ‘GET IT DONE! CUT THE CRAP, CLOSE THE GAP.’”

July 11, 2012
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BALL TO CON ED: “GET IT DONE! CUT THE CRAP, CLOSE THE GAP”

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (7/11/12) – On July 1, 2012 Con Edison locked out 8,500 employees after contract talks broke down with Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers Union of America.

July 11, 2012
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NEWS DAY: $50K GRANT FOR PEEKSKILL AMERICAN LEGION REPAIRS

 

Photo credit: Courtesy of Sen. Greg Ball | Jerry O’Shaughnessy of the Peekskill American Legion Post No. 0274, left, with state Sen. Greg Ball and Westchester County Legis. John Testa, right, in June at the Peekskill American Legion 5-kilometer Run/Walk For Heroes.

July 10, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS ON PROMISE TO PEEKSKILL AMERICAN LEGION

 

(From left to right: Jerry O’Shaughnessy of the Peekskill American Legion, Senator Greg Ball and Legislator John Testa. The picture was taken last month at the Peekskill American Legion 5K Run/Walk For Heroes. Senator Ball took 9th place with a time of 21:02.)

July 10, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: TOWN TO GET GRANT FOR YOUTH OFFICER

 

Written by Jane K. Dove

Thanks to the efforts of State Sen. Greg Ball, Lewisboro will be receiving an $80,000 grant towards adding a full-time youth officer to the town police force.

July 10, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HOSTS FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION DAY AT CAMP KIWI

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (7/07/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson), hosted over a thousand first responders and veterans to a complimentary day of family fun at Camp Kiwi in Carmel.

July 8, 2012
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LOHUD: VETERANS, FIRST RESPONDERS CELEBRATED BY STATE SEN. GREG BALL

 

Photo: Xavier Mascareñas/The Journal News
Written by: ROBERT MARCHANT

 

CARMEL — Barbecue and pizza, a blues band, pool time, family games and a helicopter flyover — it all added up to a big friendly pat on the back to hundreds of local volunteers and veterans.

July 8, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL TO HOST FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION DAY AT CAMP KIWI

*** MEDIA ADVISORY******Saturday, July 7th at 11:00 am***

July 5, 2012
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THE PATCH: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGISLATION TOP PRIORITY IN ALBANY

 

By: Greg Ball

Domestic violence is an epidemic that tears families apart and represents some of the most dangerous calls to respond to for law enforcement. The fact that nearly twenty five percent of women experience domestic violence is appalling and should be considered a public health nightmare.

June 28, 2012
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THE PATCH: PUTNAM LEADERS CALL FOR LAW TO PROHIBIT SALE OF FAKE POT [POLL]

 

By Ashley Tarr

Spice. K2. Cloud 9. Black 9.

Those are some of the names for synthetic marijuana, and several Putnam officials are calling for strict regulations to prohibit the sale and distribution of the substance.

June 28, 2012
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MOUNT KISCO RESIDENT CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

 

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (6/27/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joins County Legislator Peter Harckham and Assemblyman Robert Castelli join Elizabeth Riepe and her daughter Linda McCartney on Elizabeth’s 100th birthday at the Fox Senior Center in Mount Kisco, N.Y.

June 28, 2012
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TWO CROTON-ON-HUDSON TEENS ACHIEVE HIGHEST RANK IN SCOUTING

 

(From left to right: Eagle Scout Aaron Baltich-Schecter, Senator Greg Ball and Eagle Scout Kristian Laureiro)

Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. – (6/25/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented Kristian Laureiro and Aaron Baltich-Schecter of Croton-on-Hudson Boy Scout Troop 28 with a New York State Senate Proclamations for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton-on-Hudson.

June 26, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGISLATION IS TOP PRIORITY IN ALBANY

 

Written by Greg Ball, 40th District State Senator

Domestic violence is an epidemic that tears families apart and represents some of the most dangerous calls to respond to for law enforcement. The fact that nearly 25% of women experience domestic violence is appalling and should be considered a public health nightmare.

June 25, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TO HOST FIRST RESPONDER APPRECIATION DAY AT CAMP KIWI

 

(Senator Greg Ball pictured at Camp Kiwi with owners Karla and Ivan Bellotto along with camp staff)

Mahopac, N.Y. – (6/23/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) visited Camp Kiwi in Mahopac on Saturday to plan for his First Responders Appreciation Day which will be held July 7th.

June 25, 2012
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGISLATION TOP PRIORITY IN ALBANY

By: Senator Greg Ball

Domestic violence is an epidemic that tears families apart and represents some of the most dangerous calls to respond to for law enforcement. The fact that nearly twenty five percent of women experience domestic violence is appalling and should be considered a public health nightmare.

June 23, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HOSTS PRESS CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATION TO BAN SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (6/22/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), with various elected officials and members of the law enforcement community hosted a press conference to urge the Assembly and Governor to pass S6694A, legislation that would make the sale of synthetic marijuana illegal in New York State.

June 23, 2012
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SENATOR BALL CONTINUES HIS FIGHT AGAINST THE MTA TAX

Senate repeals and phases out tax for self-employed

Albany, N.Y. – (6/20/12) – The New York State Senate has passed legislation sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), that will repeal the metropolitan commuter transportation tax for self-employed individuals who earn less than $250,000 annually.

June 21, 2012
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SENATOR BALL PASSES LEGISLATION THROUGH SENATE ON OUT OF NETWORK ISSUE

 

Albany, N.Y. – (6/20/12) – On January 27, 2012, and May 24, 2012 Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), along with Bedford Hills resident, Maureen Kenney and local physicians held a press conferences regarding to the Out-of-Network issue, specifically to push as for the passage of legislation to protect consumers from greedy insurance agencies.

June 21, 2012
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GREG BALL ON NYS THRUWAY REQUIRING EMERGENCY RESPONDERS TO PAY TOLLS

Albany, N.Y. – (6/20/2012) Emergency vehicles responding on the New York State Thruway are now being required to stop at tollbooths on their way to and from incidents.

June 20, 2012
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: LOB BECOMES ‘ANIMAL HOUSE’ FOR THE DAY

 

By Alli Sofer

The Well of the Legislative Office Building went to the dogs last Wednesday, as Assemblyman Jim Tedisco and Sen. Greg Ball hosted the second annual Animal Advocacy day, highlighting legislation meant to better protect our four-legged friends.

June 20, 2012
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