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SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES PROGRAM TO CREATE FIRST EVER NYS VETERANS’ CEMETERY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/27/13) – After years of tireless work, Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee today announced that he has successfully passed his Veterans’ Cemetery Bill in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget, which will create a program to establish the first New York State Veterans’ Cemetery.

March 28, 2013
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BALL DELIVERS HOMERUN IN FUNDING FOR BREWSTER SCHOOLS

 

Albany, N.Y. – (3/26/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) is pleased to announce that Brewster Central School District will receive across the board state funding increases, above and beyond the Governor’s original proposals.

March 26, 2013
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BALL DELIVERS HOMERUN IN FUNDING FOR MT. PLEASANT AND VALHALLA SCHOOLS

 

Albany, N.Y. – (3/26/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) is pleased to announce that Mount Pleasant Central School District and Valhalla Union Free School District will both receive across the board state funding increases, above and beyond the Governor’s original proposals.

March 26, 2013
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BALL ANNOUNCES RESTORATION OF PROPOSED SCHOOL CUTS & ANNOUNCES 9% FUNDING INCREASE

 

Albany, N.Y. – (3/26/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) is pleased to announce that every public school in his Senate district will receive an increase in state school aid funding across the board in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget, above and beyond the Governor’s original proposals.

March 26, 2013
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SOMERS INMATE TO STAY BEHIND BARS, SEN. BALL INTRODUCES BILL TO EXTEND PAROLE HEARINGS

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/26/13) – Senator Greg Ball, (R,C,I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs, today announced that community efforts to oppose the release of a current New York State inmate have been successful.

March 26, 2013
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THE PATCH: ROUTE 22 PROJECT: LANE CLOSURES START

 

By Ashley Tarr

The realignment of the intersection at Milltown Road and Route 22 in Southeast is underway, and lane closures have arrived, officials say.

March 26, 2013
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SENATOR BALL PASSES BILL TO KEEP SEX OFFENDERS OFF SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES

 

Albany, N.Y. – (3/26/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) announced that the New York State Senate has passed his bill (S2559) to restrict the rights of sex offenders from using social media networks while in prison.

March 26, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION INCREASE FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE REPAIR PROJECTS

 

Albany, N.Y. – 3/25/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) today announced that the 2013-2014 budget will include $75 million of increased funding for the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS).

March 25, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES START OF RT. 22 PHASE II EXPANSION PROJECT IN BREWSTER

 

Lane Closures To Be Expected As Early As Monday

Brewster, N.Y. – 3/21/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) today announced that the Department of Transportation has begun phase two of the Route 22 expansion project in Brewster.

March 21, 2013
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PARC TO CLOSE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM IN AUGUST

 

Program serves children ages 3-5 with autism and special needs

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/20/13) – Putnam ARC announced today that it will be closing its PARC Preschool Program on August 9, 2013. Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) expressed deep concern of the recent announcement.

March 20, 2013
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SENATOR BALL JOINS ‘TOP CHEF’ TV STAR PADMA LAKSHMI TO LAUNCH TEEN HEALTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

 

Albany, N.Y. – (3/20/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) met with Food Network TV Star Padma Lakshmi in the New York State Senate Chambers in Albany.

March 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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POUND RIDGE TEEN ACHIEVES HIGHEST RANKING IN SCOUTING

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 3/19/2012 – Senator Greg Ball’s (Patterson – R, C, I) presented Marc Braun of Pound Ridge Troop 1 with a New York State Senate Proclamations for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

March 19, 2013
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CARMEL TEEN ACHIEVES HIGHEST RANKING IN SCOUTING

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 3/19/2012 – Senator Greg Ball’s (Patterson – R, C, I) presented Robert Firriolo Jr. of Troop 440 in the town of Carmel with a New York State Senate Proclamations for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

March 19, 2013
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BALL AND LALOR PROPOSE TUITION REDUCTION FOR TROOPS AFFECTED BY SEQUESTER

 

Albany, N.Y. – (3/18/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) and Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I-Fishkill) hosted a press conference with a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers from the Assembly and Senate to propose tuition reductions for servicemen and women attending SUNY and CUNY schools who are facing the suspension of their tuition assistance from the military due to sequester-mandated cuts.

March 18, 2013
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PATTERSON TEEN ACHIEVES HIGHEST RANKING IN SCOUTING

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 3/17/2012 – Senator Greg Ball’s (Patterson – R, C, I) joined Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith to present Matthew Dambra of Patterson Troop 440 in the town of Patterson with a New York State Senate Proclamations for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

March 17, 2013
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MID HUDSON NEWS: PUTNAM COUNTY’S NEW ITEM PRICING LAW COMES UNDER FIRE

 

CARMEL – Opponents to a new item pricing law for supermarkets and big box stores enacted as part of the 2013 Putnam County budget process late last year criticized it Thursday saying businesses will not be able to support the financial aspect of it.

March 15, 2013
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EXAMINER: LAWMAKERS, AGENCIES BLAST CUOMO’S BUDGET CUTS TO DEVELOPMENTALLY-DISABLED

 

A proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reduce the state’s contribution toward programs for the developmentally-disabled is raising concerns of elected officials and social service agencies throughout Westchester and Putnam counties.

March 15, 2013
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WAMC: NYS SENATOR INDUCTS VETERANS INTO HIS HALL OF FAME

 

By ALLISON DUNNE

A New York State Senator from the Hudson Valley will hold his second annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame tonight (Saturday). The event was originally scheduled back on November 1, but was moved because of Superstorm Sandy.

March 14, 2013
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BALL AND LALOR PROPOSE TUITION REDUCTION FOR TROOPS AFFECTED BY SEQUESTER

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Joe Bachmeier, (845) 200-9716

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 BALL AND LALOR PROPOSE TUITION REDUCTION FOR TROOPS AFFECTED BY SEQUESTER

March 14, 2013
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