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SENATOR BALL TO HOST FREE FISH FRY AT PEEKSKILL JUNETEENTH PARADE

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/11/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) in cooperation with Legislator John Testa will be hosting a free Fish Fry at the Peekskill 2nd Annual Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16th.

June 11, 2012
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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: BALL, TEDISCO TAP HILLARY CLINTON OF CANINES

 

State Sen. Greg Ball and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco will get some all-star help — two- and four-legged — for the second annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the well of the Legislative Office Building.

June 11, 2012
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LAKELAND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ACHIEVES HIGHEST RANK IN SCOUTING

 

Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – (6/9/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented David Acevedo of Boy Scout Troop 173 in Yorktown with a New York State Senate Proclamation for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at St. Patrick’s Parish Center in Yorktown Heights.

June 11, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL JOINS RABBI EYTAN HAMMERMAN FOR GRAND OPENING OF THE MAHOPAC FARMERS MARKET AT TEMPLE BETH SHALOM

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/10/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was joined by Rabbi Eytan Hammerman for the Grand Opening of the Mahopac Farmers Market at Temple Beth Shalom.

June 11, 2012
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NEWS 12: “HANNAH’S” LAW’ PASSED BY STATE SENATE

 

(06/08/12) YORKTOWN – A law named after a little girl in Yorktown is one step closer to becoming a reality.

June 8, 2012
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THE PATCH: 7-YEAR-OLD YORKTOWN GIRL INSPIRES ‘HANNAH’S LAW’

 

By Plamena Pesheva

A 7-year-old Yorktown girl has inspired politicians to fight for passing a legislature that will amend the insurance law and require certain health insurance policies to include coverage for the cost of enteral formulas for the treatment of a potentially fatal condition.

June 8, 2012
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“THE BACHELOR” & SENATOR BALL JOIN FORCES, 2nd ANNUAL NYS ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Wednesday, June 13, 9:30 A.M.***

Albany, N.Y. – (6/06/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) and  Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R,C,I-Schenectady-Saratoga) are hosting the 2nd annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on June 13th in Albany, N.Y.

June 8, 2012
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SENATOR BALL PUSHES TO PASS MORATORIUM ON FRACKING BEFORE END OF SESSION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/03/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is calling to pass his legislation for a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing before the end of session. The bill (S6261) would suspend fracking in New York State until June 1, 2013 to allow the state to catch up with necessary funding and means of regulating the industry and its practices.

June 4, 2012
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GREEN CHIMNEYS’ CELEBRATES 20TH ANNUAL BIRDS OF PREY DAY!

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/03/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) pictured with Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell at the Green Chimneys’ Birds of Prey Day in Brewster, N.Y.

June 4, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. BALL STANDS AGAINST BULLYING

 

As a sophomore at Carmel High School and a member of state Sen. Greg Ball’s Student Advisory Council, my time on the council has been most rewarding. Every week Sen. Ball sits with us for at least an hour to find out what our district’s youth needs. In our meetings we discuss both issues and achievements involving our community’s youth.

June 4, 2012
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BALL-PAULIN “HANNAH’S LAW” PASS SENATE FIGHT CONTINUES FOR LOCAL FAMILY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/22/12) – After a four year struggle with the legislature and insurance industry, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) has passed Hannah’s Law (S5034A) through the New York State Senate. The legislation is named after Yorktown resident, Hannah Devane. Hannah is a seven year old girl who suffers from eosinophilic esophagitis, a potentially fatal condition that makes it impossible for her to eat most foods.

May 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES “NEW JOBS-NY” JOB CREATION PLAN

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/29/12) – Today, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) announced the NEW JOBS-NY Job Creation Plan.  The New York State Senate’s comprehensive plan (S.7448) will help create thousands of new private sector jobs by delivering tax relief to small businesses and manufacturers, reducing energy costs, and enacting major fiscal reforms to make New York State more economically competitive.

May 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL PASSES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/29/12) – The New York State Senate passed legislation that will extend the maximum amount of days victims of domestic violence may stay in residential facilities from 135 days to 180 days. The bill S6308A/2651A, sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will provide individuals and their families who are staying at domestic violence shelters with the opportunity to apply for an additional 45 day extension.

May 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL’S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL HOSTS MOCK LEGISLATIVE SESSION

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/29/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) chartered a bus from his district office in Brewster to the New York State Capitol Building in Albany to host a legislative mock session with students from his Student Advisory Council.

May 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS LOCAL BUSINESSES

 

HOSTS ROUNDTABLE & AWARDS CEREMONY ON EMPLOYMENT AND TRANSITION OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

May 25, 2012
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THE PATCH: BALL: INSURANCE INDUSTRY ‘SCREWING OVER’ PATIENTS

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

At a Thursday press conference calling for tighter regulation of insurance companies, state Sen. Greg Ball had choice words for the industry.

May 25, 2012
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LOHUD: BALL SEEKS JOB-CREATION BILL FOR VETERANS

 

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Posted by: Joseph Spector

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, yesterday introduced legislation that would help veterans get jobs.

May 23, 2012
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WCAX: NY BILLS SEEK TO HELP DISABLED VETERANS

 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Proposed state legislation would give disabled veterans a competitive advantage in landing state contracts while using tax incentives to help employers hire veterans.

May 23, 2012
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