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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Committee on FinanceJohn A. DeFranciscoTuesday, January 18th, 2011 332 CAP

January 18, 3:50 PM - 4:05 PM
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Senator DeFrancisco speaks on Job Creation in NYS

Senator DeFrancisco speaks at the Job Creation News Conference, January 19, 2011.

January 20, 2011
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SENATE MAJORITY LEADER DEAN SKELOS APPOINTS SENATOR JOHN DeFRANCISCO TO CHAIR SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER DEAN SKELOS APPOINTS SENATOR JOHN DeFRANCISCO TO CHAIR SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

Senate Majority Members Named to Finance and Rules Committees

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has appointed Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) to serve as Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

January 6, 2011
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Senator John DeFrancisco Named a Guardian of Small Business

Senator John DeFrancisco Named a Guardian of Small Business

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has named Senator John DeFrancisco a 2010 Guardian of Small Business for his consistent support on issues that affect small businesses.

November 30, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco joins Vietnam Veterans at their annual Leadership Luncheon.

Senator DeFrancisco joins with Central New York Veterans to honor three teenagers, the winners of their annual scholarship awards.

November 8, 2010
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Thank You Voters

I am honored to have the support of the voters in the 50th District. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to continue to work for you!

November 8, 2010
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Gillette Road Middle School Student Council Visits the Capitol.

Gillette Road Middle School Student Council Visits the Capitol.

November 5, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Visits with Students at Gillette Road Middle School before their visit to Albany.

Senator DeFrancisco visited with the Student Council members at Gillette Road Middle School the day before they traveled to Albany to visit the Capitol.

November 5, 2010
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CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS AND SENATOR DEFRANCISCO KICK OFF ANNUAL CELL PHONE COLLECTION DRIVE

 Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse), an Air Force Veteran, is once again calling on Central New Yorkers to support our troops this holiday season by donating their used cell phones to Cell Phones for Soldiers. Syracuse Army Recruiting Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Richard Robert Rouleau, Public Affairs Chief Pete Spadora, and Public Affairs Specialist Mark Burns joined Senator DeFrancisco at a press conference this morning to help support the cause and discuss the importance of helping our troops stay connected.

October 29, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates 2010 Festa Italiana with Opening Act Jimmy Cavallo.

Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates 2010 Festa Italiana with Opening Act Jimmy Cavallo.

September 20, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco at the Walk to Defeat ALS in the Syracuse Inner Harbor.

Senator DeFrancisco joins a local team at the Walk to Defeat ALS at the Syracuse Inner Harbor.

September 17, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Honors Law Enforcement Officials During Law Enforcement Day at the NYS Fair.

Senator DeFrancisco attended the Law Enforcement Day Ceremonies at  at the NYS Fair.

September 9, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates the Annoucement that ProLiteracy will be Moving to Syracuse's Near Westside with Ruth Colvin, Founder of Literacy Volunteers of America.

Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates the Annoucement that ProLiteracy will be Moving to Syracuse's Near Westside with Ruth Colvin, Founder of Literacy Volunteers of America.

August 26, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Visits with Seniors at the Frank DeFrancisco Eastwood Senior Center.

Senator DeFrancisco visits with local senior citizens during their lunch at the Frank DeFrancisco Eastwood Senior Center.

August 18, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Congratulates New Syracuse Army Recruiting Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Richard R. Rouleau at the Change of Command Ceremony.

Senator DeFrancisco Congratulates new Syracuse Army Recruiting Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Richard R. Rouleau at the Change of Command Ceremony Downtown Syracuse.

August 5, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco and Sally Johnston Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of American Disability Awareness.

Senator DeFrancisco and Sally Johnston Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of American Disability Awareness.

July 27, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Reads to Children at the Solvay Public Library Summer Storyhour.

Senator DeFrancisco was the guest reader at the Solvay Public Library storyhour.

July 20, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Joins in Announcing ArtsWeek.

Senator DeFrancisco joined in announcing the Orange Line Gallery ArtsWeek, a two-weekend program of visual and performing arts events: July 29-August 1st, and August 7, 2010. ArtsWeek is the region's largest celebration of the arts, and includes many interactive family-orientated arts activities and festivals conveniently located Downtown Syracuse.

Senator DeFrancisco secured  the funding for two of the headlining festivals taking place during ArtsWeek.

A complete ArtsWeek schedule with locations, dates and times can be found online at www.syracuseartsadncraftsfestival.com

 

July 14, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Questions Senator Kruger on the Budget

Senator DeFrancisco questioned Senator Kruger on the increased spending in this year's late budget - and the 2007 Reform Bill that has not been followed in this year's budget process.

June 30, 2010
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