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BONACIC ATTENDS GROUND BREAKING AT PILLER USA, INC'S NEW FACILITY IN THE TOWN OF WALLKILL

Senator Bonacic joined local business leaders and elected officials this morning for a chilly, but enthusiastic ground breaking ceremony for Piller USA, Inc’s new facility in the Town of Wallkill. Currently, Piller operates a facility in the Town, but this new location will help better serve the needs of their customers and the employees of the company. Piller is a global electric equipment manufacturer, and the Town of Wallkill is their only location in the United States.

April 24, 2015
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BONACIC ATTENDS ANNUAL DONOR RECEPTION FOR ORANGE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Senator  Bonacic was pleased to join friends and neighbors at the Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Foundation’s Annual Donor Reception held at The Fountains at Wallkill Golf Club in the Town of Wallkill on April 23. The annual reception is held every year as a way to celebrate those who have contributed financial resources to help make ORMC a state of the art medical facility, and an economic driver for the Hudson Valley region.

April 24, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Racing, Gaming and Wagering Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering  Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair  9:30 AM, Tuesday, April 28, 2015  Room 510 LOB

April 28, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary  Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair  11:30 AM, Tuesday, April 28, 2015  Room 510 LOB

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April 28, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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BONACIC MEETS WITH ANIMAL RIGHTS ADVOCATES

Senator Bonacic met with animal rights advocates in his Albany office today to discuss pending legislation and issues affecting animals in New York State.

Pictured from L-R are, Marlon Baksh of the ASPCA, Victoria Shade, Esq. of the Shade Law Firm, and Jenny Ripka, a self-employed Veterinarian, all of whom are constituents.

 

April 22, 2015
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SENATE PASSES BONACIC’S BILL TO PROMOTE EDUCATION IN HUNTING, FISHING, AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION IN HIGH SCHOOLS

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pleased to announce that his bill, Senate Bill S.4368 has passed the Senate. This bill would instruct the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to work the Board of Regents to develop an education program that local school districts could choose to utilize, relating to hunting, fishing and outdoor education as a means to present students in grades nine through twelve with information about outdoor recreation opportunities.

April 22, 2015
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Senator Bonacic meets with the International Fragrance Association

Senator Bonacic  met with representatives from the International Fragrance Association today, April 22nd, in his Albany office. The topic of discussion focused on the role that the industry plays in New York State and the 42nd Senate District. One of the meetings participants was Kelli Heinz, who works for Bell Flavors and Fragrances in Middletown, NY.

April 22, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Meets With New York Association of Licensed Midwives

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) had a productive discussion with the New York State Association of Licensed Midwives (NYSALM) today, April 21, in his Albany office. This conversation focused on legislation affecting midwives, access to high quality low cost maternity care, as well as the important role midwives play in the care of infants and mothers.

April 21, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Welsomes Nurses and Students to Albany

Senator  Bonacic met with nurses and students in his Albany office today as part of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) Lobby Day.  The most important issue discussed was safe staffing in hospitals. The conversation also focused on the practice of nursing, and the vital role that nurses and students play in our everyday lives.

 

 

April 21, 2015
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April 17, 2015
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BONACIC IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE REPEAL OF 57 BURDENSOME FEES AS PART OF THE 2015-2016 STATE BUDGET

(Middletown, NY)- State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) announced that the 2015-2016 State Budget includes the repeal of 57 onerous fees, which would save New York State $3 million annually.  These fees place an undue burden on Hudson Valley businesses and farms, and make it harder to remain profitable and competitive.

April 14, 2015
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Event at 5 Spoke Creamery in Goshen

On Monday April 13, a representative from Senator Bonacic's office attended an event hosted by the Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC) of New York. The EIC administers the Energize NY Program, which supports conservation, and renewable energy projects for commercial enterprises. The event was held at 5 Spoke Creamery, a dairy farm in Goshen, NY. With the help of the Energize NY program, 5 Spoke Creamery was able to install almost 200 solar panels on the property to help reduce the cost of operating the farm.

April 14, 2015
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EARTH DAY 2015 POSTER CONTEST: DISTRICT 42

Dear Students,Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest.  This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 42nd Senatorial District. Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state.  I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is: Ethan Copeland1st GradeTownsend School

April 10, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC STATEMENT ON EDUCATION REFORMS IN 2015-16 STATE BUDGET

Governor Cuomo stated emphatically that if the legislature did not include education reforms in the budget, he would not sign it and withhold any increase in state aid.  Further, the Governor tied education reform, including counting student test scores as 50% of a teacher’s evaluation, to the distribution of increased school aid.

April 7, 2015
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