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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Brewster, N.Y. – (5/21/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), along with his Special Needs Advisory Council will be hosting a roundtable on Employment and Transition Opportunities for People with Disabilities, at the Mt. Kisco Library, located at 100 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Albany , N.Y. – (5/22/2012) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and other Senators and Assembly Members hosted a press conference for the need of Job Creation Opportunities for Veterans.
Senator Greg Ball, Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, honored Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta, at the annual New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame event in Albany, NY.
(Senator Ball, State Nominee Eugene Parrotta and Senate Majority Leader Skelos)
Albany, N.Y. – (5/22/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, honored Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta, at the annual New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame event in Albany, NY.
Mention Flavio Benini to those who knew him and they will list his significant accomplishments. These memories include his World War II service in the Philippines, in which he worked to detect landmines and was severely wounded. They also include a time in the 1950s, when as a Mount Kisco police officer, he pulled a woman out of a vehicle that was stuck on railroad tracks and was in danger of being hit by an oncoming train.
State Senator Greg Ball (R-Patterson) has enlisted the support of his Animal Advisory Council, concerned constituents, the Westchester County SPCA, and their furry friends to address the issue of puppy mills in New York.
Albany , N.Y. – (5/21/2012) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be holding a press conference on Tuesday, May 22nd, at 1:45 PM, immediately following the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee meeting, in room 124 of the Capitol, on the need for Job Creation Opportunities for Veterans.
Vietnam veteran Eugene Parrotta, an advocate for soldiers, will represent Westchester County’s 40th Senate District in the 2012 New York Senate Veteran Hall of Fame, state Sen. Greg Ballannounced Sunday at the Mount Kisco American Legion.