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SENATOR BONACIC INVITES NOMINEES FOR “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION”

Annual Program Honors Women’s Outstanding Contributions to Our Community 

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) today invited local residents from the 42nd Senate District to nominate colleagues, friends,  and neighborhood leaders whose exceptional work on behalf of their communities make them deserving of special recognition as a New York “Woman of Distinction” by the New York State Senate. 

February 11, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary  Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair  10:00 AM, Thursday, February 27, 2014  Room 510 LOB

February 27, 10:00 AM - 10:06 AM
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Senator Bonacic’s Statement on Common Core

Parents, teachers, administrators and educational professionals in my district, and throughout New York State, have raised grave concerns over the flawed roll-out of the Common Core Learning Standards.

Unless the Board of Regents acts to alleviate these concerns, they must delay the use of Common Core tests for high-stakes decisions about teachers, principals and students for a minimum of two years.  During this time, the State Education Department should continue to develop curricula aligned with higher standards and assist local school districts in developing their own curricula so teachers can successfully implement higher learning standards and help students reach their maximum potential.

February 4, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 509 LOB

February 4, 11:30 AM - 11:35 AM
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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, February 4, 2014 Room 510 LOB

February 4, 9:32 AM - 9:36 AM
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This weekend, Senator Bonacic visits Delaware County for Sheriff's Presentation

Senator
John Bonacic visited with friends in Delaware County for breakfast and listened
to a presentation by Delaware County Sheriff Tom Mills concerning the increased
drug problems in the county and what his office is doing to combat it.

 

January 27, 2014
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Senator Bonacic comments on Gov. Cuomo's Budget Presentation

Senator John Bonacic provides comments on
Governor Cuomo’s Budget Presentation from January 21, 2014.  In particular, the Senator speaks to the Governor’s
two deviations between what was said in his State of the State and what was
announced in his Budget Presentation

January 24, 2014
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