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March 29, 2014
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Sign The Petition To End The Torture

Sign Senator Greg Ball’s Petition to ban the possession and harboring of killer whales in New York State aquariums and sea parks.

The legislation (S6613) was introduced after the documentary “Blackfish” highlighted the captivity and confinement of Tilikum, an orca whale that has been in confinement for the past 30 years. Large marine animals, such as orca whales, can develop health issues and become agitated from living in the confined spaces that aquariums and sea parks offer.

February 20, 2014
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‘Hell No To Attica University’ : No Free College Education For Convicts

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan that would provide college-level education at 10 state prisons, at a cost to taxpayers of about $5,000 per inmate per year. There are an estimated 54,500 inmates currently confined in state prisons.

The last thing New York State should be funding is college tuition for convicts when we have hardworking families in New York State that are struggling to send their children to college.

February 18, 2014
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Petition: Stop The De Blasio Terrorist Empowerment Act

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in his State of the City speech, announced his plan to provide identification cards to undocumented illegal aliens.

February 12, 2014
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Your Opinion Counts! Senator Greg Ball’s 2014 Constituent Questionnaire

As your State Senator, I believe we can make New York a better place for our families to live and work. To best represent your interests and concerns, I need your input.I appreciate you completing this questionnaire because it helps me focus on the issues most important to you and your family. Be assured your responses and information will remain confidential.

January 24, 2014
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No Parole For Cop Killers

Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, is proposing that those convicted of killing a law enforcement official should not be eligible for parole.

January 20, 2014
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No Parole For Cop Killers

Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, is proposing that those convicted of killing a law enforcement official should not be eligible for parole.

January 20, 2014
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Petition To Stop Common Core in New York State

According to the federal government, Common Core was designed to provide a uniformed standard for students, preparing them for college and careers. Regardless of the good intentions, Common Core has become an Uncommon Disaster.

To their credit many students, teachers and parents have raised significant concerns with the new program and its implementation. We must put the brakes on Common Core right now! Join the movement, sign the petition and have your voice heard!

January 6, 2014
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Petition: NY Jobs For Heroes Program

Please sign the petition below to show your support for the creation of a "NY Jobs For Heroes Program," which will create a state contract preference for service-connected disabled veteran owned small businesses in New York State. Senator Greg Ball along with Assemblyman Felix Ortiz have introduced Senate bill S.2803-B, and Assembly bill A.5872, which would amend the executive law, in relation to state contract preference for service-disabled veteran small businesses.  

December 20, 2013
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JOIN THE EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN CAMPAIGN

It’s hard to believe, but it is true. Fifty years after the 1963 Equal Pay Act was signed into law, pay discrimination in the workplace still exists in America.

October 23, 2013
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SENATOR BALL CREATES PETITION TO URGE GOVERNOR TO SIGN BILL FOR CHILDREN OF FIREFIGHTERS KILLED BY 9/11 ILLNESSES

Brewster, N.Y. – 9/10/2013 – On the eve of the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Senator Greg Ball is urging Governor Cuomo to sign a bill into law that would correct a flaw in the FDNY legacy points system that has knocked the dreams of children of 9-11 heroes seeking to serve in their parents’ footsteps.

September 10, 2013
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SENATOR BALL CREATES PETITION TO URGE GOVERNOR TO SIGN BILL FOR CHILDREN OF FIREFIGHTERS KILLED BY 9/11 ILLNESSES

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September 10, 2013
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PETITION FOR STATEWIDE ANIMAL ABUSE REGISTRY

Following the sentencing of the man connected to the abuse of the “railroad puppies” and the “U-Haul Dogs” Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is asking animal lovers to sign a petition calling for a statewide animal registry.

August 14, 2013
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Public Assistance Integrity Act Petition

Senator Greg Ball is co-sponsor in the Senate of the "Public Assistance Integrity Act," which would prohibit welfare recipients from using cash assistance to purchase tobacco, alcoholic beverages, lottery tickets or to gamble. To read the bill click here.

June 20, 2013
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Senator Greg Ball Wants to Know What You Think

I am honored to be your State Senator. As your representative in Albany, it is important that we stay in touch.

Please take a moment to fill out this survey.

I also invite you to visit my website often for regular updates on what’s happening in Albany and our community.

May 20, 2013
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Petition: To Revise Putnam County Retailer Fee Schedule

State Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is opposing a piece of legislation that was recently enacted by Putnam County and asking others to sign his petition.

March 19, 2013
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Fracking

 

The only way to protect all New Yorkers from the financial and health risks associated with the chemical concoction used in the hydraulic fracturing process is to enact a “Property Owner’s Bill of Rights” (S5879). With this legislation, these are some of the key items natural gas companies will be mandated to do:

June 25, 2012
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First Responders Appreciation Day

Senator Greg Ball is inviting all first responders and veterans to a complimentary day of fun on July 7th at beautiful Camp Kiwi, located in Mahopac, New York.

June 23, 2012
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Join Senator Ball's Fight for Parents Choice on Education

It has come to our attention that local, public school districts are, in the course of seeking mandate relief from the state, recommending that such relief come in a reduction of the maximum mileage at which a district is required to bus nonpublic school students.  Such a reduction, from the current state law mandate of 15 miles to a mere 5 miles, would negatively impact taxpayers’ ability to send their sons and daughters to religious and private schools.  Namely, it would eliminate your right to school choice.

March 21, 2012
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