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Senator John Bonacic selects Richard R. Keiser to the New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Attached is the press release for the selection of Richard R. Keiser to the New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame. 

May 2, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE: SENATE PASSES “TERESITA’S LAW” BY SENATOR BONACIC

 Today the New York State Senate passed “Teresita’s Law,” (S.1888)  sponsored by Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope), which elevates the charge of causing the death of another, while negligently operating a motor vehicle with a suspended, revoked, or otherwise withdrawn license, from a misdemeanor to a Class E Felony.

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Attends Mohonk Preserve Celebration

On Saturday, April 27, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt Hope) attended the 50th Anniversary and Grand Reopening of the Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center Celebration.  Senator Bonacic is pictured above, participating in a ribbon cutting with Chris White, Glen Hoagland, Sam and Joy Grafton, and other dignitaries.

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Discusses the Passage of "Teresita's Law" in the Senate

Senator Bonacic discusses the story behind the passage of "Teresita's Law" in the Senate on Monday, April 29, 2013. 

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic attends the 7th Annual Greenwood Forest Farms Association, Inc. Spring Luncheon

On Saturday, April 27, 2013 Senator John J. Bonacic attended the 7th Annual Greenwood Forest Farms Association, Inc. Spring Luncheon honoring businessman Mr. Leo Kaytes and photographer Mr. John Robinson for their valued community service at the Warwick Valley Country Club in Warwick.  Greenwood Forest Farms Association, Inc. is dedicated to gathering and preserving the historical information of New York State's first African American resort community, founded in 1919 in the Town of Warwick, NY.

Pictured with Senator Bonacic are John and Gail Robinson.

 

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic meets with DOT and others regarding the Pond Eddy Bridge in Sullivan County

On Friday, April 26, 2013 Senator John J. Bonacic, along with other elected officials and department heads, met with representatives from the New York State Department of Transportation in Monticello to discuss the Pond Eddy Bridge.

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Speaks with West Point Cadets on West Point Day

Senator Bonacic speaks with West Point Cadets from the United States Military Academy in the Senate Chamber on West Point Day in the Capitol. 

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic and Senator Larkin Discuss West Point Military Academy

Senator Bonacic and Senator Larkin talk about West Point Military Academy on West Point Day, Wednesday, April 24, 2013,

April 26, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Room 124 CAP

April 30, 11:30 AM - 11:56 AM
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Senator Bonacic Presents Ross Coleman with Pen Certificate for Legislation to Assist Summer Camps

Senator Bonacic is pictured above with Ross Coleman, President of the New York State Camp Directors Association.  Mr. Coleman, of Coleman Country Day Camp, was presented a pen certificate  commemorating the passage of Senator Bonacic’s legislation, (S6466B of 2012) that allows all children’s camps to employ licensed health care professionals in order to serve the needs of children during their summer camp experience. 

April 23, 2013
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Senator John Bonacic selects Donna Benson as a “Woman of Distinction”

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) today announced that Donna L. Benson is recognized by the State Senate to be a Woman of Distinction.  This annual program honors women who make an outstanding contribution to our community. 

April 23, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Attends the RISE of Sullivan County's 3rd Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event

On Saturday, April 20, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the 3rd Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, held at the grounds of the Sullivan County Government Center and Broadway in Monticello.  The event helped raise funds for the RISE (Rape Intervention Services and Education) Program in Sullivan County.  This event is always a great time that raises funds and awareness for an important cause. 

Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Barbara Sush, Committee Co-Chair and Sarah Dittmar, RISE Program Manager.

April 23, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH VILLAGE OF WALTON MAYOR ED SNOW AND MIRJANA SNOW

On Monday, April 22, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt.Hope) met with Mayor Ed Snow of the Village of Walton.  Pictured above, left to right, is Mayor Snow, his wife, Mirjana Snow, and Senator Bonacic.

April 22, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC SPONSORS THE TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION AND JUSTICE ACT

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pictured with the New York State Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League and fellow members of the New York State Senate in support of the “Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act” (S2135-A).  This legislation improves New York State’s response to human trafficking and increases penalties for buyers and traffickers. 

 

April 22, 2013
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Senator John Bonacic talks with student Joe Puglisi from Ulster County

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, Senator John Bonacic talks with his student shadow, Joe Puglisi of Ulster County, during the Students in Albany Program Day.

April 22, 2013
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Public Hearing: Hearing for Court of Appeals Nominee Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam

Senate Standing Committee on JudiciaryChair: Senator John J. BonacicPublic Hearing: Hearing for Court of Appeals Nominee Judge Sheila Abdus-SalaamPlace: Room 124, State Capitol Building, Albany, New YorkTime: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.Contact: Jessica Cherry (518) 455-3181Media Contact: Jessica Cherry (518) 455-3181; cherry@nysenate.govORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

April 30, 11:00 AM - 11:26 AM
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PRESS RELEASE: Senator Bonacic Invites Nominations for New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame

Attached is a press release from Senator Bonacic outlining information regarding nominations for the New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame.

April 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, April 23, 2013 Room 510 LOB

April 23, 9:30 AM - 9:38 AM
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Florida Fire Department & Rescue Squad's Annual Department Awards Dinner & Dance

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the Florida Fire Department & Rescue Squad's Annual Department Awards Dinner & Dance held at the St. Joseph's School Hall in Floriday, N.Y.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Bill Uszenski, Tim Raines, Robert Itzla, Fray Fuller, Joe Bankston, Ron Heter, Jr. and Sal Pulisi.

April 17, 2013
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Middletown Fire Department Annual Dinner

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the Middletown Fire Department's Annual Dinner at the Middletown Elk's Lodge. The honorees were Randy MacLean, Firefighter of the Year and Art Battisti, Officer of the Year. Pictured with Senator Bonacic from left to right are Fire Chief Tom Amodio, Randy MacLean & Kathie MacLean.

April 17, 2013
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