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Students from Living Word Academy in Syracuse Visit Senator DeFrancisco at the Capitol.

Students from Living Word Academy in Syracuse Visit Senator DeFrancisco at the Capitol.

March 22, 2011
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Senator DeFrancisco Visits with Students at the Lyncourt School Renovation Project Ribbon Cutting.

Senator DeFrancisco Visits with Students at Lyncourt School. The students were selling pins to raise money in the wake of the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

March 22, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Room 124 CAP

March 22, 11:00 AM - 11:13 AM
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Budget Update with Senator DeFrancisco on Capitol Tonight, 3/15/11

 

Senator DeFrancisco discusses the Budget on Capitol Tonight, 3/15/11

March 16, 2011
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March 15, 7:30 PM - 7:53 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Wenesday, March 16, 2011 Off The Floor-Room 332 CAP

March 16, 11:15 AM - 11:17 AM
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Capitol Report with Senator John DeFrancisco, 3/9/11

Senator DeFrancisco discusses the findings of the Medicaid Redesign Team.

March 11, 2011
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO CREATE “RECHARGE NY” POWER PROGRAM

Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) and his colleagues passed legislation (S.3164) yesterday to create “Recharge NY,” a program that would provide low-cost power to help businesses create and retain jobs.

“This bill will provide businesses with a permanent solution for low-cost electricity.  With a permanent solution in place, businesses will have the stability they need to make long-term plans for their businesses, and they will be able to create jobs,” said Senator DeFrancisco.

“The current Power for Jobs program requires businesses to receive extensions each year, which makes it impossible to plan for the future,” said Senator DeFrancisco.

March 9, 2011
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Long Branch Elementary School Select Chorus Visits the Capitol.

Long Branch Elementary School Select Chorus Visits the Capitol.

March 8, 2011
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Long Branch Elementary School Select Band Visits the Capitol.

Long Branch Elementary School Select Band Visits the Capitol.

March 8, 2011
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The North Syracuse All-Star Baseball Team was honored at the Capitol for winning the 2010 All-Star Championship.

The North Syracuse All-Star Baseball Team was honored at the Capitol for winning the 2010 All-Star Championship.

March 8, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Off The Floor-Room 332 CAP

March 8, 4:09 PM - 4:12 PM
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Capitol Report with Senator John A. DeFrancisco, 3/2/11

Senator DeFrancisco Discusses Final Days of Budget Hearings and What's Next in Achieving an On-Time Budget

March 4, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Room 124 CAP

March 8, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Tuesday, March 1, 2011 Off The Floor-Room 332 CAP

March 1, 4:04 PM - 4:10 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 Room 124 CAP

The Senate Finance Committee will consider the following nomination: Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez for the Commissioner of the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (TO APPEAR).

March 1, 1:00 PM - 1:22 PM
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Capitol Report with NYS Senator John DeFrancisco February 14, 2010

This week, I discuss what we have heard in Finance Committee Budget Hearings so far. I also talk about complying with the Budget Reform Act, which ensures an on-time budget.

February 16, 2011
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Budget Hearing Recap With Senator DeFrancisco on Capitol Tonight

Senator DeFrancisco gives a Budget Hearing Recap on Capitol Tonight.

February 11, 2011
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