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PRESS RELEASE: BALL SAYS AUDIT THE MTA NOW!

 

Senator Calls for Immediate Forensic Audit of MTA

Brewster, N.Y.  – (08/12/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is renewing his call for an immediate full forensic audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). This, in the wake of the recent resignation of MTA Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Walder, and the impending appointment of a new leader by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

August 14, 2011
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August 12, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: BALL, KATZ & LOCAL OFFICIALS TO CALL FOR FORENSIC AUDIT OF MTA NOW

 

for Monday, August 15, 2011

State Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) and Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,I-Yorktown) will be joined by local officials and business leaders at a press conference THIS MONDAY to call for an immediate forensic audit of the Metropolitian Transportation Authority (MTA). The lawmakers believe that the mismanaged authority’s finances should be known and reviewed before the governor appoints a new MTA chair and chief fiscal officer to replace outgoing Jay Walder.

August 11, 2011
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LOHUD: DEFIB GIVEN TO MT. KISCO LITTLE LEAGUE

 

Last night the Mount Kisco Little League was given an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by Sports Authority store in White Plains and there was quite a festive event with officials, professional ball player Dwight Gooden and family and friends of Mount Kisco Little League. In addition to the machine, the store also hosted a training session and highlighted a happy, healthy 10-year-old Mikey Corsi, who had a cardiac arrest on the field June 30 and was saved in spite of not having an AED available.

August 10, 2011
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LOHUD: DEFIB GIVEN TO MT. KISCO LITTLE LEAGUE

Posted by: Barbara Nackman

Last night the Mount Kisco Little League was given an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by Sports Authority store in White Plains and there was quite a festive event with officials, professional ball player Dwight Gooden and family and friends of Mount Kisco Little League. In addition to the machine, the store also hosted a training session and highlighted a happy, healthy 10-year-old Mikey Corsi, who had a cardiac arrest on the field June 30 and was saved in spite of not having an AED available.

August 10, 2011
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PRESS CONNECTS: N.Y. PLAN PROMOTES FUND TO COVER GAS-DRILLING ACCIDENTS

 

Written by: Jon Campbell

ALBANY — The natural gas industry and business groups are pushing back against a bill proposed Tuesday that would create a company-funded reserve to cover the cost of damages from any future gas-drilling accidents.

August 10, 2011
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: SENATE GOP PANEL TO EVALUATE NATIONAL GUARD

By John David Iseman

With the recent cuts to federal funding for state homeland security efforts, New York’s National Guard and state government must evaluate how they will continue to provide protection from possible terrorist attacks.

August 10, 2011
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POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL: INDUSTRY PUSHES BACK AGAINST HYDROFRACKING ACCIDENT FUND

 

ALBANY – The natural gas industry trade group is pushing back against a bill proposed today by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that would create a company-funded reserve to cover the cost of damages from any future gas-drilling accidents.

August 9, 2011
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MID-HUDSON NEWS: PAWLING VILLAGE GREEN PROJECT GETS FINANCIAL BOOST FROM STATE

 

PAWLING – The Village of Pawling received a financial shot in the arm from the state’s Economic Development Assistance Program with $250,000 for its Pawling Green and veterans’ Memorial Park.

August 9, 2011
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THE PATCH: BALL’S MOUNT KISCO STOP INCLUDES LEGISLATIVE RECAP, RAGING GRANNIES

By Tom Auchterlonie

State senator briefs village trustees on the recent state legislative session.

August 9, 2011
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POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL: AMENIA GETS $100,000 FOR TRAIL TO TRAIN WORK

AMENIA — The town has obtained a $100,000 state grant for the Trail to the Train Project.

August 9, 2011
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DAILY MT KISCO: SEN. BALL NEXT STOP MT. KISCO TOWN HALL

by Kelsey Bongiovanni

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y.– New York State Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be at the Village Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, August 8.

August 9, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL SECURES $250,000 FOR PAWLING VILLAGE GREEN

***Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10 a.m.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (08/08/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is stopping by the Village of Pawling tomorrow to present a $250,000 check for the Pawling Green & Veterans’ Memorial Plaza project, which will create a pedestrian-friendly village center that recognizes the community’s veterans and supports economic development.

August 8, 2011
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PAWLING GREEN AWARDED $250,000 STATE GRANT

Senator Greg Ball Instrumental in Securing Funds

August 8, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: BALL’S TOWN HALL TOUR STOPS IN MT. KISCO

***Monday, August 8th at 7:30 p.m.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (08/08/11) – Property taxes, pension costs, healthcare…oh my! If you’d like to know what your New York State Senator is doing about these issues and more, head to the Mount Kisco town hall tonight. Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is continuing his Town Hall Tour schedule tonight with a stop in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The tour provides communities with an update following this year’s legislative session. It’s also an opportunity for residents to speak with Senator Ball about issue affecting their community. Another stop is planned for tomorrow in North Salem (8/9). For the complete Town Hall Tour schedule, click here.

August 8, 2011
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LOHUD: PART OF ROUTE 119 RENAMED TO HONOR LATE WHITE PLAINS DETECTIVE MICHAEL PERRY

 

Written by Richard Liebson

WHITE PLAINS — A section of Route 119 between the Westchester County Center and Main Street has been renamed Detective Michael Perry Memorial Highway in honor of the city police officer who died from a heart attack after chasing and capturing a larceny suspect last year.

August 7, 2011
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THE EXAMINER: WHITE PLAINS HIGHWAY NAMED AFTER FALLEN OFFICER

by Andrew Vitelli

A portion of Route 119 in White Plains will soon be renamed the “Detective Michael Perry Memorial Highway,” as legislation to honor the police officer and Yorktown resident who died in the line of duty last year was signed into law Thursday by Governor Cuomo.

August 7, 2011
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THE PATCH: GOV. CUOMO SIGNS BILL TO DESIGNATE DETECTIVE MICHAEL PERRY MEMORIAL HIGHWAY

By Plamena Pesheva

The legislation was sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and Assemblyman Robert Castelli (R, C – Goldens Bridge) to honor fallen White Plains police officer Michael Perry, who died in the line of duty.

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Thursday that designated a portion of Route 119 in White Plains as the Detective Michael Perry Memorial Highway.

August 7, 2011
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TOWN HALL TOUR STOPS IN PHILIPSTOWN

Tax Cap, Mandate Relief & Hydrofracking Take Center Stage

August 5, 2011
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BALL SECURES $100,000 FOR RECREATION CENTER

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (08/05/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) stopped by the Town of Patterson Recreation Center today to present a $100,000 check to the center to be used toward air conditioning and flooring upgrades. The money, secured by Senator Ball through a state grant, will allow the center to move forward on badly needed infrastructure upgrades.

August 5, 2011
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