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SENATOR BONACIC WITH TOP CHEF HOST PADMA LAKSHMI

Senator Bonacic poses for a picture with the host of Food Network's Top Chef, Padma Lakshmi, in the New York State Senate Chamber.

March 25, 2013
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STATE SENATE PASSES BUDGET BILLS

State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope), today announced passage of three State budget bills.  The Senate is in session on Sunday to take up legislation relating to:

            State Capital Projects (S.2604E);

March 24, 2013
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2013-14 New York State Senate Budget Summaries

Below are fact sheets on budget bills passed by the New York State Senate today, March 24, 2013.

March 24, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC ON THE FINAL DAYS OF THE BUDGET PROCESS

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) discusses the negotiations leading up to the finalization of the 2013-14 New York State Budget and increased funding for the “CHIPS” local highway program.

March 22, 2013
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC: On State Budget Agreement

I am pleased the Legislature is on its way to adopting an early State budget that reduces the tax burden on New Yorkers and helps small businesses grow, all while funding essential governmental services.  I am most pleased that the budget:

March 21, 2013
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BONACIC: TV TAX PROPOSAL IS DEAD

State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) today said the legislation (S.3827), proposing a tax on satellite television service is not going to pass the State Senate.  The Legislation is sponsored by Senator Kevin Parker (D – NYC).

March 19, 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 9:30 AM, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Room 510 LOB

March 19, 9:30 AM - 9:32 AM
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SENATOR BONACIC SERVING ON THE BUDGET SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TAXES

Senator Bonacic listens as Senator Marcellino, co-chairman of the budget subcommittee on economic development and taxes, discusses the issues the subcommittee will address in pursuit of passing an early budget.

March 13, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

On Monday, March 11, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I- Mt. Hope) met with representatives from the Mental Health Association of Orange County and community living about funding and mental health issues.

March 13, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: Goshen St. Patrick's Day Parade

Senator Bonacic discusses the St. Patrick's Day Parade held in Goshen, NY.- Tuesday, March 12, 2013

March 13, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: Sullivan County Renaissance

Senator Bonacic discusses the recent Sullivan County Renaissance event.- Tuesday, March 12, 2013

March 13, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: Boys and Girls Club Charity Event

Senator Bonacic discusses the Boys and Girls Club of Walkill charity event- Tuesday, March 12, 2013

March 13, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: Agriculture in New York State

Senator Bonacic discusses Agriculture business in New York State- Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

March 13, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC GIVES A BUDGET UPDATE

STATE SENATE BUDGET PLAN FOCUSES ON TAXPAYERS, EDUCATION, AND HEALTHCARE

The State budget plan put forward by the State Senate would address several issues of importance to families and all property taxpayers in the Hudson Valley and Catskills.

March 12, 2013
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC INVITES NOMINEES FOR “WOMEN OF DISTINCTION”

Annual Program Honors Women’s Outstanding Contributions to Our Community 

March 11, 2013
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37th Annual Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade in Goshen

On Sunday, March 10th, 2013 Senator Bonacic participated in the 37th Annual Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade in Goshen.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt and members of the Orange County Ancient Order of the Hibernians.

March 11, 2013
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Middletown Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 Senator Bonacic enjoyed a pancake breakfast at the Middletown Kiwanis' Annual Pancake Breakfast held at the Middletown High School.  Senator Bonacic has always been a strong supporter of the Kiwanis Club of Middletown and the service they provide for the community.

March 11, 2013
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Sullivan Renaissance 2013 Annual Conference, Local Market & Expo

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 Senator Bonacic spoke at the Sullivan Renaissance 2013 Annual Conference, Local Market & Expo being held at the CVI Center in Ferndale.  The conference featured workshops on a wide variety of topics, an expo including gardening and landscaping exhibits, an indoor market full of local products, and a presenation of the Annual Sullivan First Achievement Awards, which were created to recognize individuals, businesses and organizations for their outstanding commitment to improving the appearance of Sullivan County.

March 11, 2013
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Boys & Girls Club of Town of Wallkill, Inc.'s 5th Annual Celebrity Dinner & Tip Challenge for Sullivan County

On Friday, March 8, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the 5th Annual Celebrity Dinner & Tip Challenge for Sullivan County to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Town of Wallkill, Inc held at the Villa Roma & Resort & Conference Center in Callicoon.  This year's theme was "Music From My Youth".  The event brings together Sullivan County's most famous and well-known business, civic and political leaders who take on the roles of their favorite performers.  The event raised approximately $40,000 to benefit their programs in Fallsburg, Liberty, Mamakating, Monticello and planned future expansion to serve more Sullivan County youth.  Everyone had a great time!

March 11, 2013
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NEW TSA RULES ALLOWING KNIVES ON AIRPLANES ARE ABSURD, ILLOGICAL, & COMPLETELY LACKING COMMONSENSE

The new Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) rules allowing small knives, which are potential weapons that could jeopardize safety, to be carried onto airplanes are absurd, illogical, and completely lacking commonsense. The TSA needs to immediately reconsider its actions. 

March 11, 2013
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