Senator John J. Bonacic met with administrators from the Ulster County Community College in Albany this week. The Administrators were in Albany to discuss educational issues and their priorities for the 2015-2016 New York State Budget.
(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) attended the New York Farm Bureau’s Annual Reception in Albany on March 2, 2015. The New York Farm Bureau advocates on behalf of farmers and agricultural interests in New York State. Senator Bonacic was recently named to the New York Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends” for his advocacy on behalf of farmers.
“I am proud to stand up on behalf of farmers, and will continue to fight for them in the 2015 legislative session,” said Bonacic.
Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) participated in a Public Hearing regarding the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), March 2, at the Capitol in Albany. Senator Bonacic asked the MTA officials to consider two projects that would benefit Orange County. The first project would be the installation of passing sidings all the way from Hoboken to Port Jervis, and the second would be the installation of a new rail yard in Orange County.
Senator Bonacic met with educators from the Delaware Academy Central School District today, February 25, in his Albany office. The topic of discussion focused on educational funding priorities for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 State Budget.
(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic, 42nd Senate District, joined other members of the New York State Senate in calling for the end of the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA). The GEA is a budget balancing scheme that took away 2.8 billion from school districts throughout the state and was implemented by the Democratic Legislature in 2010. Every Republican in the Senate voted against it.
(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on the confirmation of the Hon. Leslie Stein and the Hon. Eugene Fahey to the New York State Court Appeals.