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FLOOD WATCH AND PREPARATION

 

A Flood Watch remains in effect from Noon EDT today through Monday morning. Areas affected include Northern Westchester, Putnam and portions of Dutchess Counties.

April 22, 2012
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SENATOR BALL AND HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL HOST FREE ‘SENIOR SPRING CHECK UP’

 

Cortlandt, N.Y.  – (4/20/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) teamed up with Hudson Valley Hospital Center to offer seniors the perfect opportunity to take care of their health with a “Spring Check Up” Senior Health Fair. The fair was hosted on April 20 at the Muriel Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt Manor.

April 20, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL & THE BUSINESS COUNCIL OF WESTCHESTER HOST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ROUNDTABLE

 

Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. – 4/17/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) along with the Business Council of Westchester hosted an economic development roundtable yesterday at the Briarcliff Manor Public Library.

April 19, 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 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Room 124 CAP

May 22, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
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YNN: SEN. BALL ON HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE

Governor Cuomo is being praised by some, including the New York Times, for acting alone and creating a health care exchange by executive order. The exchange is part of the 2012 federal Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. And until the Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of the law, Senator Greg Ball thinks it’s a bad idea for the state to move forward with implementing it.

April 19, 2012
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Your Voice with Senator Greg Ball 4/18/12

 

Your Voice with Senator Greg Ball - with Guest Terrence Murphy, Boy Scouts, Education, MTA, Veterans - April 18, 2012

 

April 19, 2012
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LOHUD: PROTEST POSSIBLE BUS REDUCTIONS BY RIDING ONE TO ALBANY

 

Posted by: Mike Risinit

Parents and others who are concerned about a proposal that would reduce how far buses will travel to pick up private school students can head to Albany Wednesday with state Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson.

April 18, 2012
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POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL: CELEBRITY BRUNCH RAISES MORE THAN $20,000

 

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum held its Sixth Annual Celebrity Waiters Brunch fundraiser at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie on March 25.

April 18, 2012
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THE PATCH: SENATOR BALL BRAINSTORMS WITH WESTCHESTER BUSINESS LEADERS [VIDEO]

 

By Sarah Studley

New York State Senator Greg Ball (R-C, Patterson) met with business leaders from around Westchester County at the Briarcliff Manor Public Library in his first appearance in the Mount Pleasant portion of the newly-formed 40th district.

April 18, 2012
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SENATOR BALL JOINS GOVERNOR CUOMO IN ANNOUNCING NEW YORK STATE WILL COVER SHARE OF RECENT STORM DAMAGE

 

Albany, N.Y. – (4/18/11) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), commended Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for announcing that New York State will cover a share of the disaster response and storm damage resulting from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in the Hudson Valley.

April 18, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. GREG BALL SPONSORS ‘PUPPY MILL BILL’

 

I would like to thank state Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, for his constant support of animal rights and the fair treatment of animals. I have known Sen. Ball since he was an assemblyman.

April 18, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS PUTNAM COUNTY YOUTH AT AWARDS DINNER

 

Mahopac, N.Y.– 4/18/2012— Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined the Putnam County Youth Bureau to honor eighteen youths from across Putnam County at the 27th annual Putnam County Youth Awards Dinner held at Mahopac Golf Club.

April 18, 2012
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SENATOR BALL’S ADVISORY COUNCIL TRAVELS TO ALBANY TO FIGHT FOR PARENTS CHOICE ON EDUCATION

 

Citizen’s Advisory Council to lobby in Albany

Somers, N.Y. – (4/18/11) Over 50 members of Senator Ball’s Citizens Advisory Council are traveling to Albany this morning to lobby against a mandate relief item that could lead to the demise of private and parochial schools across the Hudson Valley.

April 18, 2012
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NEWS 12: SOMERS PARENTS FIGHT FOR SCHOOL BUS RIGHTS

 

(04/18/12) SOMERS - Some parents in Somers are traveling to Albany this morning to fight for school bus rights for their kids.

April 18, 2012
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Albany Busing Talking Points

Albany Busing Talking Points (download below)

April 17, 2012
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DAILY SOMERS: WESTCHESTER RESIDENTS DEFEND SCHOOL BUSING

 

by Katherine Pacchiana

SOMERS, N.Y. – A busload of concerned Westchester residents will head to Albany on Wednesday to demand their right to public busing for private school students.

April 17, 2012
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DAILY NEWS: GOV. CUOMO SAYS OK TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S HEALTH CARE PLAN

 

Governor signs executive order creating statewide health insurance exchange

April 17, 2012
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BUSINESS JOURNAL: CUOMO ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO ESTABLISH HEALTH EXCHANGE

 

by Rick Seltzer

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered state agencies to set up a health-benefit exchange in New York that will meet requirements in the federal government’s 2010 health-care reform law.

April 17, 2012
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TIMES UNION: CUOMO USES CLOUT TO SIDESTEP GOP ON ‘OBAMACARE’

 

By Casey Seiler

ALBANY — Sidestepping opposition from Republicans, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday issued an executive order creating a state health exchange to help small businesses and individuals secure medical insurance in accordance with the federal Affordable Care Act.

April 17, 2012
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