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THE PATCH: BALL BELIEVES THAT RECENT MTA AUDIT DOESN’T GO DEEP ENOUGH

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

While the state comptroller’s office recently released audit findings showing abuse in overtime and payroll within Metro-North, state Sen. Greg Ball wants another audit for the MTA that would be deeper.

December 16, 2011
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: SENATOR BALL TO GIVE HYDROFRACKING TALK TO LEWISBORO LIBRARY

 

State Senator Greg Ball, 40th District, will be giving a presentation at the Lewisboro library at 15 Main Street on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m., on hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofracking or fracking. Hydrofracking is the controversial process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits.

December 16, 2011
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WESTFAIR ONLINE: UTILITIES PLEDGE BETTER COMMUNICATION IN STORM AFTERMATH

 

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Power restoration delays experienced by thousands of Hudson Valley residents following Tropical Storm Irene and the Halloween weekend snowstorm were largely the result of communications breakdowns and a lack of manpower, according to the region’s utilities providers.

December 16, 2011
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LOHUD: PUTNAM’S $8M IN JOBS FUNDS TARGETS PHARMA FIRMS, NATURAL RESOURCES

 

Written by: Michael Risinit

CARMEL — The recent announcement of more than $8 million from the state to fund job creation in Putnam County includes money to attract two pharmaceutical companies as well as helping a homeland-security training company set up in a space formerly occupied by a Christian publishing company.

December 16, 2011
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THE PATCH: SENATOR SPEAKS OUT ABOUT HYDROFRACKING

 

Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be giving a presentation at the Lewisboro library this Wednesday on hydraulic fracturing, which is the process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits. The presentation is just the latest in the Senator’s efforts to educate the public on the potentially devastating effects hydraulic fracturing can have in New York State.

December 16, 2011
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MID HUDSON NEWS: BALL RENEWS CALL FOR COP KILLER LEGISLATION IN WAKE OF NYPD OFFICER SLAYING

 

BREWSTER – State Senator Gregory Ball (R-Patterson), chairman of the Senate’s Homeland Security Committee, called for the reinstatement of the death penalty in cases involving the intentional murder of a police officer, peace officer or a Department of Corrections employee.

December 15, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL SPEAKS ABOUT POTENTIALLY DEVASTATING EFFECTS OF HYDROFRACKING

 

Brewster, N.Y.– 12/15/2011– Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be giving a presentation at the Lewisboro library this Wednesday on hydraulic fracturing, which is the process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits. The presentation is just the latest in the Senator’s efforts to educate the public on the potentially devastating effects hydraulic fracturing can have in New York State.

December 15, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS HOME RUN FOR PATTERSON TAX PAYERS BY PRESENTING TOWN WITH $1 MILLION FOR COURT HOUSE

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/14/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented the Town of Patterson with a $1 million check on Thursday afternoon in front of the new Patterson Court House. Senator Ball successfully secured $1 million from the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) for the construction of the Patterson Court House, which he says is a home run for Patterson tax payers.

December 15, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL DEMANDS FORENSIC AUDIT OF MTA ACCOUNTING PRACTICES AND FULL REPEAL OF MTA PAYROLL TAX

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/15/2011) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was at the Mount Kisco Metro-North train station Thursday morning to demand a full forensic audit of the MTA’s accounting practices, along with a full repeal of the MTA payroll tax.

December 15, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR GREG BALL PREVENTS TAX HIKE FOR PATTERSON RESIDENTS BY SECURING $1 MILLION FOR COURT HOUSE

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

***December 15th at 11:30 a.m.***

SENATOR GREG BALL PREVENTS TAX HIKE FOR PATTERSON RESIDENTS BY SECURING $1 MILLION FOR COURT HOUSE

December 14, 2011
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SENATOR BALL RECEIVES BUSINESS COUNCIL’S HIGHEST GRADE IN 2011 VOTERS’ GUIDE REPORT

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/14/2011) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) received the highest grade in the 2011 Voters’ Guide, which was recently released by The Business Council of New York State. The Voters’ Guide measures New York State legislators’ commitment to improving the state’s economic climate and performance by scoring their support for key business legislation during the 2011 session.

December 14, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL DEMANDS FORENSIC AUDIT OF MTA ACCOUNTING PRACTICES

***MEDIA ADVISORY******December 15th at 10 a.m.***

SENATOR GREG BALL DEMANDS FORENSIC AUDIT OF MTA ACCOUNTING PRACTICES

December 14, 2011
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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS BUSINESS ATTIRE FASHION SHOW

 

Senator Greg Ball sits down and talks with Norma Hawley (top) and Josely Millington at the Dress for Success Fashion show.

 

December 13, 2011
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SENATOR BALL RENEWS CALL FOR COP KILLER LEGISLATION IN WAKE OF NYPD OFFICER SLAYING

 

“The death penalty is a deterrent that will act as protection for those men and women who put their lives at risk everyday to protect the rest of us.”

December 13, 2011
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DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE: ANDREW CUOMO WIDELY PRAISED FOR 2012 TAX DEAL

Written by: Joseph Spector

ALBANY — For about 4.4 million middle-class New Yorkers, the deal crafted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and passed by the Legislature on Wednesday will mean an income-tax cut of $300 to $400 a year.

December 13, 2011
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: CHEERING THE END OF THE MTA PAYROLL TAX

By Daniel McDonough

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in West Hempstead, Nassau County Monday morning to sign into law the measure that will reduce the MTA payroll tax as part of his New York Works Agenda unveiled last week.

December 13, 2011
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: CHEERING THE END OF THE MTA PAYROLL TAX

 

By Daniel McDonough

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in West Hempstead, Nassau County Monday morning to sign into law the measure that will reduce the MTA payroll tax as part of his New York Works Agenda unveiled last week.

December 13, 2011
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