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Senator DeFrancisco secures funding for the Town of Elbridge

I am holding the keys to a van that the Town of Elbridge will use to help transport those with disabilities. I was very pleased to help secure funding for this van.

May 19, 2009
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Jordan Elbridge High School

I was very happy to meet this wonderful group of Jordan Elbridge High School students. The students came to Albany to tour the New York State Capitol and learn about state government.

May 19, 2009
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Most Holy Rosary School

This group of Most Holy Rosary students had the opportunity to tour the New York State Capitol, and meet Assemblyman Magnarelli and I.

May 19, 2009
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Liverpool Middle School Student Council

I was very happy to meet these students, who are members of the Liverpool Middle School Student Council.

May 18, 2009
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NY Offers Free Prescription Drug Discount Card

With unemployment and the cost of healthcare on the rise, New Yorkers are looking for some relief.  I am pleased to inform you of a new program for lower income New York residents. The New York Prescription $aver (NYP$) is a FREE prescription discount card that will help save on the cost of prescription drugs.

May 14, 2009
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Boy Scout Troop 60's 60th Anniversary

Boy Scout Troop 60 of Warners, New York, recently celebrate its 60th anniversary by hosting a reunion of past Scoutmasters and Eagle Scouts. I was pleased to attend this reunion and to present the troop with a Senate Resolution honoring its anniversary.

May 11, 2009
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Bailing Out Downstate

The secretly-negotiated MTA bailout deal is a massive new mandate that will drive up local property taxes, increase taxes on jobs and do nothing to reform the bloated and wasteful spending by the Authority. Even worse, the plan does nothing for Upstate New York.

May 8, 2009
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Senator DeFrancisco Debates the MTA Bailout Bill on the Senate Floor

The secretly-negotiated MTA bailout deal is a massive new mandate that will drive up local property taxes, increase taxes on jobs and do nothing to reform the bloated and wasteful spending by the Authority. Even worse, the plan does nothing for Upstate New York.

May 8, 2009
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Senator DeFrancisco Blasts Upstate Democrats on MTA Bailout

Senator DeFrancisco says it’s time for Senators David Valesky and Daryl Aubertine to start showing some independence, and fight for Upstate New York.

May 8, 2009
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May 7, 2009
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SENATOR DEFRANCISCO SAYS MTA BAILOUT BILL HURTS CNY

Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) and his Senate Republican colleagues are calling the secretly-negotiated MTA bailout deal a massive new mandate that will drive up local property taxes, increase taxes on jobs and do nothing to reform the bloated and wasteful spending by the Authority.

May 7, 2009
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MTA Bailout Bill (5/6/09)

Senator DeFrancisco comments on the MTA Bailout Bill

May 7, 2009
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NYS Capitol Tours

This group of Onondaga County home schooled students and their parents toured the Capitol and visited the New York State Museum.

May 6, 2009
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May 4, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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May 5, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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May 27, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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May 26, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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May 20, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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May 19, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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May 18, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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