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“THE BACHELOR” & SENATOR BALL JOIN FORCES, 2nd ANNUAL NYS ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Wednesday, June 13, 9:30 A.M.***

Albany, N.Y. – (6/06/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) and  Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R,C,I-Schenectady-Saratoga) are hosting the 2nd annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on June 13th in Albany, N.Y.

June 8, 2012
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SENATOR BALL PUSHES TO PASS MORATORIUM ON FRACKING BEFORE END OF SESSION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/03/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is calling to pass his legislation for a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing before the end of session. The bill (S6261) would suspend fracking in New York State until June 1, 2013 to allow the state to catch up with necessary funding and means of regulating the industry and its practices.

June 4, 2012
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GREEN CHIMNEYS’ CELEBRATES 20TH ANNUAL BIRDS OF PREY DAY!

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/03/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) pictured with Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell at the Green Chimneys’ Birds of Prey Day in Brewster, N.Y.

June 4, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. BALL STANDS AGAINST BULLYING

 

As a sophomore at Carmel High School and a member of state Sen. Greg Ball’s Student Advisory Council, my time on the council has been most rewarding. Every week Sen. Ball sits with us for at least an hour to find out what our district’s youth needs. In our meetings we discuss both issues and achievements involving our community’s youth.

June 4, 2012
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Committee Meeting: Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Senator Greg Ball, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Room 123 CAP

June 6, 10:00 AM - 10:34 AM
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BALL-PAULIN “HANNAH’S LAW” PASS SENATE FIGHT CONTINUES FOR LOCAL FAMILY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/22/12) – After a four year struggle with the legislature and insurance industry, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) has passed Hannah’s Law (S5034A) through the New York State Senate. The legislation is named after Yorktown resident, Hannah Devane. Hannah is a seven year old girl who suffers from eosinophilic esophagitis, a potentially fatal condition that makes it impossible for her to eat most foods.

May 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES “NEW JOBS-NY” JOB CREATION PLAN

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/29/12) – Today, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) announced the NEW JOBS-NY Job Creation Plan.  The New York State Senate’s comprehensive plan (S.7448) will help create 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.

May 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL PASSES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/29/12) – The New York State Senate passed legislation that will extend the maximum amount of days victims of domestic violence may stay in residential facilities from 135 days to 180 days. The bill S6308A/2651A, sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will provide individuals and their families who are staying at domestic violence shelters with the opportunity to apply for an additional 45 day extension.

May 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL’S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL HOSTS MOCK LEGISLATIVE SESSION

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/29/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) chartered a bus from his district office in Brewster to the New York State Capitol Building in Albany to host a legislative mock session with students from his Student Advisory Council.

May 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS LOCAL BUSINESSES

 

HOSTS ROUNDTABLE & AWARDS CEREMONY ON EMPLOYMENT AND TRANSITION OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

May 25, 2012
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THE PATCH: BALL: INSURANCE INDUSTRY ‘SCREWING OVER’ PATIENTS

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

At a Thursday press conference calling for tighter regulation of insurance companies, state Sen. Greg Ball had choice words for the industry.

May 25, 2012
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DAILY CROTON: CROTON VETERANS HONORED IN ALBANY

 

by Jessica Glenza

ALBANY, N.Y. – Croton resident Eugene Parrotta was inducted into the New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, by Senator Greg Ball (R-Patterson). Once a year, each New York State Senator chooses a veteran to induct. Parrotta was one of 60 inducted Tuesday.

May 24, 2012
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LOHUD: BALL SEEKS JOB-CREATION BILL FOR VETERANS

 

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Posted by: Joseph Spector

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, yesterday introduced legislation that would help veterans get jobs.

May 23, 2012
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WCAX: NY BILLS SEEK TO HELP DISABLED VETERANS

 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Proposed state legislation would give disabled veterans a competitive advantage in landing state contracts while using tax incentives to help employers hire veterans.

May 23, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL HOSTS ROUNDTABLE & AWARDS CEREMONY ON EMPLOYMENT AND TRANSITION OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Thursday, May 22, 11 A.M.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/21/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), along with his Special Needs Advisory Council will be hosting a roundtable on Employment and Transition Opportunities for People with Disabilities, at the Mt. Kisco Library, located at 100 East Main Street  Mount Kisco, NY 10549 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

May 23, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL CALLS FOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERANS

 

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Albany , N.Y. – (5/22/2012) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and other Senators and Assembly Members hosted a press conference for the need of Job Creation Opportunities for Veterans.

May 23, 2012
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THE PATCH: CROTON MAN INDUCTED INTO VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME

 

By Christopher Michael McHugh

Senator Greg Ball, Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee,  honored  Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta, at the annual New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame event in Albany, NY.

May 23, 2012
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

(Senator Ball, State Nominee Eugene Parrotta and Senate Majority Leader Skelos)

Albany, N.Y. – (5/22/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee,  honored  Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta, at the annual New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame event in Albany, NY.

May 22, 2012
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