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SANTA “NO TAX” CLAUSE, SENATOR BALL, SUPERVISOR SCHMITT AND COUNCILWOMAN MCDONOUGH DELIVER DEATH OF THE CONDO TAX IN CARMEL

 

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Brewster, N.Y. – (12/22/2011) – The residents of Pulte Homes in Carmel got an early Christmas present, Thursday, when Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and Santa Claus showed up with the gift of tax relief.

During a legislative update at Pulte Homes last week, residents told Senator Ball that they were worried about a tax hike because of a possible condo tax. So, Senator Ball returned to Pulte Homes Thursday night along with Carmel Town Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt, Carmel Town Councilwoman Suzanne McDonough and Santa Claus to pledge that they would fight the condo tax.

December 26, 2011
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THE EXAMINER: BALL CONTINUES CAMPAIGN FOR TOUGH TRACKING STANDARDS

 

by Kerry Barger

Trying to build on lessons learned from Pennsylvania’s drilling debacle, state Sen. Greg Ball continued his campaign for tougher regulations on hydraulic fracturing in New York State at Lewisboro Library this past Wednesday.

December 26, 2011
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SENATOR BALL PLEDGES TO SECURE FUNDING FOR YORKTOWN SENIOR CENTER DURING HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/26/2011) –The Yorktown senior community got more than a visit from Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson) at their annual holiday celebration— they got a commitment from Senator Ball that he will work to secure at least $100,000 in funding, which they never received from the Dormitory Authority for ongoing renovations to the Yorktown Senior Center.

The center offers nutrition programs, home meals, grocery shopping, a wellness program, medical transportation and a multitude of classes for the seniors who walk through its doors.

December 26, 2011
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BALL APPLAUDS ALBANY’S YEAR OF PROGRESS

 

by Art Cusano

ALBANY, NY – State Senator Greg Ball spent his four years as a state Assembly member railing against the establishment, but in his first year in the Senate the Republican from Patterson found to his surprise both major parties are actually working together.

December 26, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH BUCHANAN SENIORS

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/23/2011) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson) celebrated the holidays with Buchanan seniors at their annual Christmas Party, which was held at the Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant on Tuesday.

December 23, 2011
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SENATOR BALL SINGS CAROLS FOR THE VETERANS IN MONTROSE

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/23/2011) – The sounds of “Frosty The Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” filled the halls of the Montrose Veteran’s Association Hospital on Wednesday when Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and his district office team sang Christmas carols to the Veterans.

December 23, 2011
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CAPITAL TONIGHT: BALL TO ‘ULTRA-WEALTHY’ CONGRESSWOMAN: ‘THANKS FOR THE (PAYROLL TAX) COAL’

by Liz Benjamin

Sen. Greg Ball seized on the House GOP’s refusal to pass the Senate’s two-month payroll tax holiday extension bill as yet one more opportunity to slam his local congresswoman, Rep. Nan Hayworth, whom he accused of being “completely out of touch with working families and struggling small businesses.”

December 22, 2011
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LOHUD: BALL, CASTELLI SLAM HYDROFRACKING; BALL TAKES DIG AT HAYWORTH

 

Posted by: Jon Campbell

It’s been a busy morning for Sen. Greg Ball.

December 22, 2011
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THE PATCH: ELECTED LEADERS CALL FOR 1-YEAR MORATORIUM ON FRACKING

By Ashley Tarr

If efforts by state Sen. Greg Ball (R, C — Patterson) and Assemblyman Robert Castelli (R — Goldens Bridge) are successful, a one-year suspension of fracking across the state will be in effect shortly.

December 22, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: EMERGENCY PRESS CONFERENCE CALL: SENATOR GREG BALL CALLS FOR ONE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON FRACKING

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******December 21st at 11 a.m.***

EMERGENCY PRESS CONFERENCE CALL: SENATOR GREG BALL

CALLS FOR ONE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON FRACKING

December 20, 2011
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Fracking Power Point Presentation

Presented by: Senator Greg Ball 

December 20, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL TO U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: “STOP PLAYING GAMES!”

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/20/2011) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) said it is time for Congress to stop playing political games and, instead, come together to sign a compromised two-month extension of the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits.

December 20, 2011
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SENATOR BALL SAYS “DON’T FRACK WITH NEW YORKERS!”

 

BREWSTER – 12/20/2011 – Fracking, the controversial drilling technique that uses high-pressure water, chemicals and sand to crack shale and release natural gas, has quickly become one of the most contentious environmental issues in recent years because of concerns over pollution, spills and contamination of drinking water. With the recent report released by the Department of Environmental Conservation regarding hydraulic fracturing as a method of extracting natural gas, it’s time to focus on how property owners will be affected and how best to protect them.

December 20, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO DONATE A TOY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Senator Greg Ball stands with Toys For Tots volunteer Al Laughlin (L),  and two Marines at the Toys For Tots collection table at the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party.

December 20, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL CELEBRATES 30 YEARS WITH FIDDLER’S GREEN PUB

Carmel, N.Y. – (12/16/2011) – On Friday night, Senator Greg Ball, (R, C – Patterson), celebrated 30 years of successful business with the owners, the Feighery family, of Fiddler’s Green Pub in Carmel.

December 19, 2011
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SENATOR BALL FEARS NEW YORK WILL BE LESS SAFE WITH INTRO 656

Luck and political correctness does not substitute smart public policy when it comes to Homeland Security. As we pass the 10 year anniversary of 9-11-2001, some are beginning to look past the sad reality that New York City remains terrorist target #1 on most days. In an odd move, completely devoid of commonsense, the New York City Council has now accepted into law an ordinance No. 656 that mandates all city jails to completely ignore certain Immigration and Customs Enforcement federal detainers, thereby ending life-saving compliance with the federal government.

December 19, 2011
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THE PATCH: BALL BELIEVES THAT RECENT MTA AUDIT DOESN’T GO DEEP ENOUGH

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

While the state comptroller’s office recently released audit findings showing abuse in overtime and payroll within Metro-North, state Sen. Greg Ball wants another audit for the MTA that would be deeper.

December 16, 2011
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: SENATOR BALL TO GIVE HYDROFRACKING TALK TO LEWISBORO LIBRARY

 

State Senator Greg Ball, 40th District, will be giving a presentation at the Lewisboro library at 15 Main Street on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m., on hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofracking or fracking. Hydrofracking is the controversial process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits.

December 16, 2011
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WESTFAIR ONLINE: UTILITIES PLEDGE BETTER COMMUNICATION IN STORM AFTERMATH

 

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Power restoration delays experienced by thousands of Hudson Valley residents following Tropical Storm Irene and the Halloween weekend snowstorm were largely the result of communications breakdowns and a lack of manpower, according to the region’s utilities providers.

December 16, 2011
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