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STOP HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES FROM ABUSING NEW YORKERS

 

Let's stop allowing insurance companies to use and abuse the citizens of New York! 

January 26, 2012
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS: EXECUTIVE BUDGET IS A GOOD START

 

By Andrew Carden

In the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget for 2012-2013, state Republican lawmakers have offered their two cents on the proposed plan, which sports a price tag of $132.5 billion.

January 24, 2012
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LOHUD: GROUPS CONTINUE PUSH FOR FRACKING BAN

 

Posted by: Joseph Spector

In a gesture meant to replicate a similar fracking protest in Bulgaria last week, the group of about 400 people delivered the bread to signify what people would lose if hydraulic fracturing was allowed in the state.

January 24, 2012
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LOHUD: GROUPS STILL PUSH N.Y. FOR BAN ON FRACKING

 

Written by: AARON SCHOLDER

ALBANY — Anti-hydrofracking protesters Monday voiced their continued displeasure with the controversial drilling practice by symbolically delivering 100 loaves of bread to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.

January 24, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/24/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is accepting nominations for his Women of distinction Hall of Fame, which will honor a woman from each town, village and city in the 40th Senate District.

January 24, 2012
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ROME OBSERVER: SENATORS VISIT COUNTY FACILITIES

 

State Senators Joseph A. Griffo (R-47 ) yesterday, hosted a visit from Senator Greg Ball (R-40), who was on hand to visit facilities in Oneida County and meet to discuss New York State homeland security.

January 24, 2012
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January 24, 2012
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INFORMATION ON THE 2012-13 STATE BUDGET

 

Governor Andrew Cuomo has just unveiled his new Executive Budget Proposal -- marking the beginning of the State Budget negotiation and adoption process for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year.  

January 24, 2012
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DON’T FRACK NEW YORK RALLY

Albany, N.Y.– 1/23/2012– Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) speaks at the Don’t Frack New York Rally.

January 23, 2012
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SENATOR BALL WELCOMES PUTNAM COUNTY’S FIRST ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM

Patterson, N.Y. – (1/15/2012) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C –Patterson) joined The Plaza at Clover Lake to announce Putnam county’s first assisted living program. This much needed facility will provide seniors who cannot live at home, but do not need the more intensive care of a nursing home, a full-service assisted living residence.

January 23, 2012
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VETERANS HOMES FUNDING INCREASED IN 2012 BUDGET

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/19/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) said he is pleased to announce that his fight to increase the funding for New York State’s Veterans Homes is a victory.

January 23, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SWEARS IN MEMBERS OF CARMEL AMBULANCE CORP

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (1/15/2012) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C –Patterson) swore in three members of the Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corp at their Annual Installation Breakfast. From left to right the members are, Lieutenant David Jacobsen, Lieutenant Andrew Wiese and Captain Peter Jones.

January 20, 2012
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YNN: LEGISLATORS CALL ONEIDA COUNTY FACILITIES CRITICAL TO NATIONAL SECURITY

 

ORISKANY, N.Y. — The importance of the military and security facilities in Oneida County cannot be underestimated. That was the message of the State Senate’s Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee chairman during a visit to some of those sites.

January 20, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TOURS HOMELAND SECURITY FACILITIES IN ONEIDA COUNTY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/19/12) – On Thursday, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) visited facilities in Oneida County with Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-Rome) to meet and discuss New York state homeland security issues. Senator Griffo and Senator Ball are members of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, of which Senator Ball serves as the committee’s chairman.

January 19, 2012
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WNYT: PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENTS SPEAK LOCALLY ABOUT FRACKING

By: Mark Mulholland

They claim hydraulic fracturing contaminated their well and ruined their property values. Some Pennsylvania farmers came to the Capitol Wednesday to urge New York to place a moratorium on fracking.

January 19, 2012
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YNN: SENATOR BALL CALLS FOR HYDROFRACKING MORATORIUM

 

By: Erin Vannella

ALBANY, N.Y. – “They took our clean water. They have to restore my water according to my lease and they have not done it, so we are holding them accountable,” Pennsylvania resident Craig Sautner said.

January 19, 2012
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COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS APPROVES HAUER FOR HOMELAND SECURITY COMMISSIONER

 

Albany, N.Y.– 1/18/2012— The New York State Senate unanimously confirmed Jerome M. Hauer as Commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES).

January 18, 2012
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