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SEN. BALL RECEIVES ‘PERSON OF YEAR AWARD’

 

New York, N.Y. – (3/08/13) – Senator Greg Ball, (R,C,I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs, was named ‘Person of The Year’ by the Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State (ALDONYS) on Friday night.

March 13, 2013
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NEWS DAY: TAPPAN ZEE LOAN LEAVES POLS WONDERING HOW TO PLUG $500M HOLE

 

By JOHN DYER

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo insists he’ll keep trying to squeeze funding from the federal government in addition to the $1.5 billion loan New York already has secured to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge.

March 12, 2013
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SENATE REPUBLICAN BLUEPRINT FOR JOBS: ReThink. ReVitalize. ReBuild.

 

A Fiscally Responsible Approach to Job Creation

Senate Republican Conference Leader Dean Skelos and members of the Senate Republican conference today announced a bold and sweeping job creation plan to improve New York’s business climate so it not only keeps up with other states, but surpasses them. Among other things, the “Senate Republican Blueprint for Jobs: ReThink. ReVitalize. ReBuild.” would cut taxes for one million small businesses and reduce energy costs for every business and residential ratepayer in New York, saving them $2.5 billion.

March 11, 2013
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SENATOR BALL URGES USE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO FINANCE TZ BRIDGE SHORTFALL

 

Ball: P3 Will Allow New York to Finance Bridge at No additional Cost to Taxpayers

March 11, 2013
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SENATOR BALL, ARC OF WESTCHESTER AND DOZENS OF OTHERS CALL TO AVOID MASSIVE FUNDING CUTS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/08/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I – Patterson) along with dozens of developmental disability organizations are urge Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature to avoid a massive reduction in funding for programs and services to people with developmental disabilities.

March 8, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: JOE TYSON OF NORTH SALEM NAMED TO SEN. BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

 

by Katherine Pacchiana

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem’s Joseph Tyson, 79, has been inducted into Sen. Greg Ball’s Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

March 7, 2013
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SENATOR BALL, ARC OF WESTCHESTER AND OTHERS CALL TO AVOID MASSIVE FUNDING CUTS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

 

*** MEDIA ADVISORY******Friday, March 8th at 3:00 PM***

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/05/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I – Patterson) will be hosting a press conference on Friday afternoon to urge Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature to avoid a massive reduction in funding for programs and services to people with developmental disabilities.

March 7, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: BUDGET CUTS COULD CRIPPLE HAWTHORNE’S ARC OF WESTCHESTER

 

by Robert Michelin

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — A proposed reduction in funding by New York State could reduce Arc of Westchester’s budget by $2.2 million, which the group’s executive director said would have a massive effect on the services offered by the facility for the developmentally disabled.

March 7, 2013
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SENATOR BALL JOINS EFFORTS OF SOMERS FAMILY TO KEEP INMATE BEHIND BARS

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/06/13) – Senator Greg Ball, (R,C,I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs, today announced that he has signed a petition to oppose the release of a current New York State Inmate.

March 6, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: YORKTOWN’S ROBERT PERRY NAMED TO BALL’S VETERANS HALL OF FAME

 

by Brian Marschhauser

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – World War II veteran and late Yorktown resident Robert Perry was inducted Saturday night into state Sen. Greg Ball’s Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

March 6, 2013
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EXAMINER: BALL, COMMUNITY CELEBRATE SECOND ‘VETERANS HALL OF FAME’ CLASS

 

Community members and public officials paid tribute to men and women throughout the 40th Senate District inducted into the second class of State Sen. Greg Ball’s Veterans Hall of Fame Saturday night.

March 5, 2013
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THE PATCH: BOB PALMER, OTHER VETERANS TO BE HONORED SATURDAY

 

By Ashley Tarr

Dozens of former service members from across Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester will be recognized Saturday evening during the second annual Veterans Hall of Fame (HOF) for New York’s 40th State Senate District.

March 4, 2013
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL HONORS LOCAL VETS IN HALL OF FAME CEREMONY

 

By Rasheed Oluwa

A group of 30 veteran’s, including five from the Peekskill/Cortlandt area, where honored Saturday during the second annual veteran’s Hall of Fame.

March 4, 2013
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EXAMINER: CELEBRATE SECOND ANNUAL VETERANS HALL OF FAME

 

After being postponed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the second annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame will be hosted by State Senator Greg Ball on Saturday, March 2 at Henry H. Wells Middle School in Brewster.

March 1, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL JOINS YORKTOWN 5TH GRADE & OFFICER FINN AT DARE PROGRAM GRADUATION

Yorktown, N.Y. – (3/1/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I – Patterson) presented the 5th graders at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Yorktown with New York State Senate Proclamations for completing the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program (D.A.R.E.).

March 1, 2013
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LOHUD: THOUSANDS FILL CAPITOL TO PROTEST N.Y. GUN LAW

 

Written by: JESSICA Bakeman

ALBANY — Thousands of gun-rights supporters filled West Capitol Park on Thursday to protest the state’s gun-control law, chanting for a repeal and shouting for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to step down.

March 1, 2013
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LOHUD: PUTNAM RETAILERS UPSET BY PRICING-LAW FEE

 

Written by: Cara Matthews

A new Putnam law that permits retailers to avoid manual pricing of all goods by obtaining a waiver has some businesses upset because they would have to pay the county up to $15,000 a year in exchange.

March 1, 2013
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