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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** BALL JOINS GIBSON FOR TOWN HALL MEETING

 

***Tuesday, August 23rd at 6:00 PM***

August 22, 2011
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THE PATCH: RELEASE: SENATOR BALL “GETTING THE FACTS ON FRACKING”

 

By Liz Giegerich

Senator Ball Joins Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker for Fracking Tour

August 19, 2011
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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** HBO FILMMAKER SET TO TESTIFY

 

***Tuesday, August 23rd 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.***

GASLAND Director Josh Fox to Speak at Senator Ball’s Fracking Hearing

August 19, 2011
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CAPITAL TONIGHT: SEN. BALL TALKS HYDROFRACKING TOUR

New Yorkers are still sharply divided over whether hydrofracking should be allowed. The big holdup is whether drilling can be done without environmental damage. State Senator Greg Ball wanted to get a firsthand look at the impact of hydrofracking, so he traveled to Pennsylvania with filmmaker Josh Fox.

August 19, 2011
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NY SENATOR BALL TOURS PA’S GASLAND, SPEAKS OUT

 

by adamaecompton

Just when you think no human in government is willing to step up and speak out, the phone rings. Your master lets you know it’s time to google “what does a senator do,” and then Senator Greg Ball (NY- R, C) shows up the next day. The local paper ran my human family’s op/ed piece about the visit, and the text of it is below.

August 18, 2011
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LOHUD: BALL’S LATEST TARGET? HYDROFRACKING

 

Posted by: Jon Campbell

If you’re judging by a steady stream of press releases in recent weeks, Sen. Greg Ball’s latest target is one that has left Senate Republicans split: hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

August 18, 2011
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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: BALL VS. FRACKERS

 

by Rick Karlin

You’ve got to give him credit for unpredictability: Hudson Valley Republican Sen. Greg Ball typically wears his conservatism on his sleeve — the former Air Force officer is pro-gun, speaks frequently about the need to cut spending and has significant Tea Party support.

August 18, 2011
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL DISCUSSES PROPERTY TAX CAP, DANGER OF HYDROFRACKING

 

By Liz Giegerich

New York State Senator Greg Ball stopped by Cortlandt’s monthly town board meeting last night to discuss the property tax cap, among other issues.

August 17, 2011
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THE EMPIRE: BALL STRIKES CRITICAL TONE ON FRACKING

 

By Colby Hamilton

Republican State Senator Greg Ball of Patterson just sent out a notice about his tour of Pennsylvania with anti-hydrofracking activist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox.

August 17, 2011
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DAILY POUND RIDGE: BALL RENEWS CALL FOR FORENSIC AUDIT OF MTA

 

by Bob Dumas

ALBANY, N.Y. – In the wake of the resignation of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) chair and chief executive officer, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is once again calling for a full forensic audit of the (MTA). Ball represents the 40th Senate District, which includes Lewisboro and Pound Ridge.

August 17, 2011
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“GETTING THE FACTS ON FRACKING”

Senator Ball Joins Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker for Fracking Tour

 

August 17, 2011
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EXAMINER: BALL AND KATZ CALL FOR FORENSIC AUDIT OF MTA

by Faith Ann Butcher

State Senator Greg Ball and Assemblyman Steve Katz are once again asking Governor Cuomo to do a forensic audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.  The lawmakers believe that now, before the governor appoints a new MTA chairman and chief executive officer, is the right time to have the authority’s finances publicly reviewed for corruption and waste. Cuomo will be appointing the person who succeeds the outgoing Jay Walder.

August 16, 2011
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DAILY YORKTOWN: BALL, KATZ & MURPHY CALL FOR AUDIT OF MTA

 

by Jennifer Swift

SOMERS, N.Y. — Northern Westchester politicians serving in Albany are teaming up with local officials to scrutinize the finances of one of the state’s largest entities. State Sen. Greg Ball (R,C – Patterson), Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,I – Yorktown), and other local politicians, including Yorktown Councilman Terrence Murphy, called for a forensic audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) at Somers Town Hall Monday afternoon.

August 16, 2011
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DAILY SOMERS: SENATOR BALL DEMANDS IMMEDIATE AUDIT OF MTA

 

by Katherine Pacchiana

SOMERS, N.Y. - Senator Greg Ball (R,C – Patterson) and Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,I – Yorktown) joined forces with Somers officials at Town Hall on Monday afternoon to call for an immediate forensic audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). The tag, forensic, indicates a search for facts that can be presented in a court of law.

August 16, 2011
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: NY TAKES STEPS TO END ‘BARBARIC CRUELTY’ TO ANIMALS

 

By Carol Moran

Spectators caught attending animal fights will now face stiffer punishments in New York.

August 16, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: BALL’S TOWN HALL TOUR STOPS IN MILAN

 

***TONIGHT AT 7:30 p.m.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (08/15/11) – Don’t say we didn’t warn you! Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be in Milan, N.Y. next week, the 8th stop on his Town Hall Tour schedule. The tour provides communities with an update following this year’s legislative session. It’s also an opportunity for people to speak with their Senator about issues affecting their community. Previous stops have included engaging discussions about issues including property taxes, pension reform, repealing the MTA payroll tax, hydraulic fracturing and waste water run-off.

August 15, 2011
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DAILY NORTH SALEM: SENATOR BALL ROLLS INTO NORTH SALEM

 

by Katherine Pacchiana

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) appeared at Tuesday’s town boardmeeting to report on the year’s advances in the state legislature. “The progress we made in Albany this year was significant,” Ball said. With bi-partisan support, several important issues were resolved. Ball cited the property tax cap, the state budget, and mandate relief, and talked about his role as chairman of the committee for Homeland Security, Veterans and Naval Affairs.

August 15, 2011
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