Newsroom

Senator Bonacic Meets with Warwick Youth in Government

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Senator Bonacic met with the Warwick High School Youth in Government Class and their teachers, Scott Meyer and Holly Marcolina to discuss schools, education and libraries.

March 6, 2013
Read more...

SENATE PASSES SENATOR BONACIC'S BILL TO KEEP DANGEROUS CRIMINALS OFF SCHOOL BUSES

On Monday, March 4, 2013, the New York State Senate passed legislation to protect children by preventing people who have been convicted of crimes involving children, sexual-based offenses, and drug offenses from being a school bus monitor. The bill (S883), sponsored by Senator John Bonacic (R,C,I-Mount Hope), also updates existing laws to include Leandra’s Law convictions in disqualifying a person from being a school bus driver for five years after conviction.

March 5, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR BONACIC WORKING TO BRING BACK STAR TAX REBATE CHECKS

On Monday, March 4, 2013, I, along with other members of the Senate Republican Conference, proposed the Middle Class Family Tax Relief & Fairness Act. 

 This proposed legislation would restore the STAR Rebate Check Program to help families pay their high property tax bills. 

March 5, 2013
Read more...

PISTOL PERMIT PRIVACY FORM

 My office has received requests for copies of the new pistol permit privacy “opt-out” form, please find below the links for the “opt-out” forms for your specific county:

Orange:

March 5, 2013
Read more...

Senator Bonacic Accepts Emergency Services Award

State Senator John Bonacic accepted the Orange County Office of Emergency Medical Services and Orange County Emergency Medical Services Council’s annual award for being Orange County’s EMS Supporter of the Year on March 3, 2013. 

 

March 4, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR BONACIC ACCEPTS EMERGENCY SERVICES AWARD

State Senator John Bonacic accepted the Orange County Office of Emergency Medical Services and Orange County Emergency Medical Services Council’s annual award for being Orange County’s EMS Supporter of the Year.

March 4, 2013
Read more...

Senator Bonacic Discusses Family Tax Relief Legislation

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I-Mt. Hope) discusses the proposed 2013 Family Tax Relief Act after a press conference on Monday, March 4, 2013.

March 4, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR BONACIC SPEAKS WITH SULLIVAN AND ORANGE COUNTY MUSIC EDUCATORS

 

 

 

On Monday, March 4, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I- Mt. Hope) met with music educators from Sullivan, Orange and Delaware Counties supporting music education in our schools.  Pictured above standing, left to right, is Kevin Giroux, Daniel McConnell, Mike Mingo, Senator Bonacic, Lori Orestano-James, Gary Siegel, and Kristin Henne.  Seated, left to right, is Sonja Beard, and Diane Krick.

March 4, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR BONACIC SPEAKS AT THE ALBANY GUN RIGHTS RALLY

Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I- Mt. Hope) speaks in Albany at the rally against Governor Cuomo's controversial gun control law outside of the New York State Capitol Building on Thursday, February 28, 2013.

February 28, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR BONACIC SPEAKS WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM ULSTER-GREEN ARC

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I- Mt. Hope) met with Laurie Kelley and Melissa Paradies of Ulster-Green ARC to discuss how the Governor's budget will effect people with developmental disabilities.

February 28, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR BONACIC NAMED DEPUTY REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE LEADER FOR STATE/FEDERAL RELATIONS

State Senator John Bonacic (R,C, I- Mt. Hope) has been newly named the Deputy Republican Conference Leader for State/Federal Relations.  This leadership position entails working on issues related to the relationship between the federal government and New York State.  

February 19, 2013
Read more...

Senator Bonacic speaks on the Senate floor regarding the confirmation of Jenny Rivera as a Judge of the Court of Appeals

Senator Bonacic, Chairman of the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks about recently confirmed Court of Appeals Judge Jenny Rivera.

February 14, 2013
Read more...

Middletown Elks Lodge #1097 - Elk of the Year Dinner & Dance

On Saturday, February 9th, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the Elk of the Year Dinner Dance held at the Middletown Elks Lodge #1097. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Art Broas, Exalted Ruler and John "JP" Rivera who received the "Officer of the Year" Award.

February 12, 2013
Read more...

Washinton Heights Fire Department - Pancake Breakfast

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the Washington Heights Fire Department's Pancake Breakfast. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Stephen Healy, President & Past Chief, Gordon Healy, Fire Chief and Bruce Healy, Commissioner Vice President & Past Chief.

February 12, 2013
Read more...

Rock Hill Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

On Sunday, February 10th, 2013 Senator Bonacic visited with the community and members of the Rock Hill Fire Department at their Pancake Breakfast. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Jerry Dagostino, President and Michael Hoyt, Vice President.

February 12, 2013
Read more...

Silver Lake Fire Department's Annual Dinner

Senator Bonacic attended the Silver Lake Fire Department's Annual Dinner held on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at The Fountains in the Town of Wallkill.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Jerry Ritzinger, Past Chief, Jeff Jaques, Assistant Chief, Richard Manley, Fire Chief and Gene Jaques, Past Chief.

February 12, 2013
Read more...

Silver Lake Fire Department's Annual Dinner

On Saturday, February 9th, 2013 Senator John Bonacic attended the Silver Lake Fire Department's Annual Dinner held at the The Fountains in the Town of Wallkill.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Hank Brisky and Joseph Lipco, Charter Members of the Silver Lake Fire Department.

February 12, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR BONACIC URGES GOVERNOR CUOMO TO REMOVE UTILITY TAX SURCHARGE EXTENSION FROM EXECUTIVE BUDGET

  Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I- Mt. Hope) is urging Governor Cuomo to remove the proposed extension of the utility tax surcharge from his Executive Budget.

February 8, 2013
Read more...

Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on JudiciarySenator John J. Bonacic, Chair10:00 AM, Tuesday, February 5, 2013Room 124 CAP

February 5, 10:00 AM - 10:46 AM
Read more...

Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 12:45 PM, Monday, February 4, 2013 Room 124 CAP

February 4, 12:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Read more...