At a press conference today at Seabreeze Amusement Park in Rochester, New York, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith described the efforts the Department of Labor is undertaking to ensure amusement park safety, and she reminded all New Yorkers to follow basic safety guidelines so they can gain the most enjoyment from rides at amusement parks and traveling carnivals.
The New York State Senate delegation representing Monroe County today announced that they have secured $10 million in funding for the construction of a new Monroe County Public Safety Laboratory.
The announcement was made at a news conference in Rochester by State Senators Joe Robach, Michael Nozzolio, Jim Alesi, and George Maziarz, who were joined by Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno, as well as by Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) was joined today by local EMS and firefighters to announce $428,000 in state funding that Senator Alesi has secured for emergency responders in the 2008 state budget. The funding announcement coincides with National EMS Week, which runs from May 18th – May 24th. To date, Senator Alesi has secured over 3.8 million dollars for local fire stations, ambulance, and 1st responder units within the 55th Senate District
Congressman Randy Kuhl (R-Hammondsport), Senator Jim Alesi (R-Perinton), and Assemblyman Joe Errigo (R,C-Conesus), were joined by members of the American Legion Ely-Fagan Post 1151 today to host a special ceremony to present Mr. Timothy Walter Tysall, a local Vietnam veteran, with military awards sanctioned by the United States of America, and by the State of New York. Awards presented included the Presidential Unit Citation, New York State Conspicuous Service Star, and the Medal for Merit.
Senator Jim Alesi (R-Perinton) today announced that two students from Thornell Road Elementary School in Pittsford were selected as third place winners in the New York State Senate’s 17th annual I*MA*GREEN*NATION competition. Alyssas Ange and Julia Gorden, students at Thornell Elementary School will receive statewide recognition at a ceremony being held at the State Capitol on May 20.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) today announced he has secured a $25,000 grant for Daystar, a unique non-institutional provider of medical daycare services for infants in the Rochester area. The grant secured by Senator Alesi will be used to assist families in need of special services.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton), Senators Joe Robach, Michael Nozzolio, and George Maziarz, announced today that the Institute for Sustainability in Green Technology at RIT will receive $10 million to aid in the development and construction of the new facility. The funding was secured by the Senators in the recently approved 2008-09 state budget.
New York State Senate passed 2008-09 budget legislation (S.6808-C) that restores $245 million in health care funds, including $168.9 million to hospitals, nursing homes, and home care, to ensure that all New Yorkers have access to quality, affordable health care in their communities.
The New York State Senate passed 2008-09 State budget legislation that makes critical investments in various transportation, economic development and environmental protection projects in order to upgrade our state’s infrastructure, create and retain jobs while attracting new businesses and investment dollars, and protect the state’s environment.
In addition, the legislation (S.6805-D and S.6809-C) restores funding to important economic and environmental programs administered by the Department of Economic Development and the Department of Environmental Conservation.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) today announced that he has introduced legislation (S.7186) which would extend the application of the accountability standards, open meetings law and freedom of information (FOIL) requirements to Local Development Corporations (LDC's) so that there is full and public disclosure of LDC activities.
Senator Jim Alesi (R-Perinton) announced today that Maureen Chisholm of Fairport and Katherine Clark of Rochester have been selected as 2007 "Women of Distinction." Both women will be honored at a ceremony tonight at the State Capitol in Albany.
State grant secured by Senator Alesi helps solidify police presence in the city
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) was joined today by Mary Coffey, Co-Chair of the North Winton Village Association, city and state police representatives, and local residents for the grand opening of the North Winton Village Office and Public Safety Building, located at 1933 East Main Street. The project, which seeks to highlight an increased police presence in the area, was initiated thanks to a $7,000 state grant secured by Senator Alesi.
Executive South Family Golf and Recreation Center will train new golfers and protect green space in the Town of Henrietta
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton), Assemblyman Joe Errigo and the Henrietta Foundation announced today that it has purchased the Executive South Family Golf and Recreation Center to open a major education/training center for area kids and families. The new center will protect local green space and help train generations of golfers in the Rochester area starting this spring.
Statewide "I*MA*GREEN*NATION" Contest a Lesson in Environmental Awareness
Senator Jim Alesi (R-Perinton), today called for local student entries for the 17th annual "I*MA*GREEN*NATION" Celebration, a statewide competition that encourages student awareness of environmental issues.
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