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Pocatello Fire Company

On Saturday, June 15th Senator Bonacic attended the Pocatello Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary's Pancake Breakfast held at the Pocatello Fire Company. At the breakfast Senator Bonacic presented the Fire Company with a New York State Senate Resolution commemorating their 50th Anniversary. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Damian Santana, Captain and Joseph Mazza, 2nd Assistant Chief.

June 17, 2013
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SENATE PASSES BONACIC BILL TO CREATE TASK FORCE FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM

The New York State Senate has passed legislation (S882) sponsored by Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) to establish the task force on adults with Autism within the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

June 13, 2013
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SENATE PASSES BONACIC BILL ON CHILD ABUSE REPORTING

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.2016) sponsored by State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope), which would require reports made to the State’s Child Abuse Hotline be investigated, when made by mandated reporters such as physicians, social workers, or law enforcement  The bill passed the Senate by with unanimous, bi-partisan support. 

June 12, 2013
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Senator Bonacic and Silver Lake Fire Department

Senator Bonacic is pictured above with Silver Lake Fire Department Chief Rich Manley.

June 12, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC CONTINUES CALL FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY IN CASINO SITING PROCESS: Urges That Seven Locations be Identified With as Much Specificity as Possible

State Senator John Bonacic today thanked Governor Cuomo for submitting casino gaming legislation, but indicated he was very concerned the Governor’s proposal would be defeated if adopted by the Legislature and put before the voters in November in its present form.

June 6, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Meets with Soldiers from Fort Drum

Senator Bonacic is pictured above with two soldiers and members of the color guard from the U.S Military Reservation at Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division.

June 4, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Honors Students from the 42nd Senate District at his 14th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Education Day

Senator Bonacic speaks on a resolution on the Senate floor to honor exceptional high school students from throughout the 42nd Senate District.

May 31, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Speaks about the "Levon Helm Memorial Boulevard"

Senator Bonacic speaks on the Senate floor about a bill to establish the "Levon Helm Memorial Boulevard" in honor of Woodstock musician and actor Levon Helm.

May 31, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Room 510 LOB

June 4, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
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“LEVON HELM MEMORIAL BOULEVARD” LEGISLATION PASSES SENATE

 “LEVON HELM MEMORIAL BOULEVARD” LEGISLATION PASSES SENATE

May 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic's Bill to Counter "Paper Terrorism" Passes the Senate

Senator Bonacic speaks on the floor about his bill (S4042) to counter "paper terrorism," which is when false financing statements are filed against public officials in retaliation for carrying out their public duties. The bill passed the Senate 60-0. The bill will now be sent to the Assembly for consideration.

May 28, 2013
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Village of Florida Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, May 27, 2013 Senator Bonacic marched in the Village of Florida's Memorial Day Parade.

May 28, 2013
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Village of Warwick Memorial Day Parade & Service

On Monday, May 27, 2013 Senator Bonacic marched in the Memorial Day Parade in Warwick, NY and spoke at the Warwick Cemetery to honor our past and present Veterans.

May 28, 2013
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Pine Island Memorial Day Parade & Cemetery Service

On Monday, May 27, 2013 Senator Bonacic marched in the Memorial Day Parade in Pine Island along with the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post #16 and participated in a cemetery service held at the end of the parade honoring those who have given the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation, our freedom and our way of life.

May 28, 2013
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Grand Opening Ceremony of Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt's New District Office

On Thursday, May 23, 2013 Senator John Bonacic attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt's new district office in Warwick. 

May 24, 2013
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A Memorial Day Message from Senator Bonacic

This Memorial Day, we remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation, our freedom and our way of life.  Every one of these brave men and women deserve our respect, gratitude, and appreciation.  As we gather this weekend with family and friends for barbeques, parades and parties, please take time to remember and pay tribute to those who have made sacrifices to protect our freedoms.  We must never forget our veterans, and I thank all our veterans and their families. 

May 24, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Racing, Gaming and Wagering Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 12:30 PM, Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Room 510 LOB

 

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May 29, 12:30 PM - 12:35 PM
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:30 AM, Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Room 510 LOB

 

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May 29, 11:30 AM - 11:35 AM
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SENATOR BONACIC INTRODUCES CASINO GAMING LEGISLATION

State Senator John J. Bonacic (Orange County), has introduced legislation, S.5586, which would provide for a process to authorize up to seven licenses for casino gaming if a referendum  on the Constitutional amendment to allow casino gaming this November is successful.

May 23, 2013
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