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SENATE PASSES BONACIC BILL TO GIVE COUNTIES RELIEF ON JAIL MANDATE

Senate Passes Legislation Removing Requirement that Counties Maintain Jail; Allows Counties to Share Long Term Costs of Jail Construction 

June 6, 2012
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SENATOR BONACIC STATEMENT ON THRUWAY TOLL INCREASE PROPOSAL

                    “Earlier this week, the New York State Thruway Authority Board voted to begin the process to implement a 45 percent increase on certain commercial tolls. Based on the economic impact this will have on New York’s businesses and families, they should reconsider their decision.

June 1, 2012
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BONACIC AND LARKIN: DEC KILLING JOBS IN NEW YORK

Senators Call Summit in Albany on DEC Wetlands Expansion Plan

State Senators John J. Bonacic and William J. Larkin, Jr. have requested that State DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens meet with them, local officials, and small business in Albany before the DEC continues any efforts to adopt and implement job-killing wetlands  maps and regulations.

June 1, 2012
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Room 510 LOB

*THIS IS A REVISED AGENDA* *PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND LOCATION OF MEETING*

June 5, 10:30 AM - 10:35 AM
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STATE SENATOR SAYS NYRA SHOULD WAIVE ATTORNEY/CLIENT PRIVILEGE THEY HOLD OVER FORMER INTEGRITY COUNSEL

Chairman of Senate Racing, Gaming, Wagering and Judiciary Committees Says NYRA should waive protections and release report   

May 25, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC AND SENATE REPUBLICANS UNVEIL “NEW JOBS-NY” JOB CREATION PLAN

Senator John Bonacic and members of the Senate Majority Conference announced that the Senate will pass legislation next week to implement the 2012 NEW JOBS-NY Job Creation Plan, continuing their strong focus on job creation and economic growth. The Senate’s comprehensive plan will help create thousands of new private sector jobs by delivering tax relief to small businesses and manufacturers, reducing energy costs, and enacting major fiscal reforms to make New York State more economically competitive. 

May 23, 2012
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SENATOR BONACIC INDUCTS MAJOR WILLIAM H. PAYNE OF ULSTER COUNTY TO THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

Senator John Bonacic (R,C,I - Mt. Hope) honored  William H. Payne of  Ulster County as his 2012  Inductee to the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame. 

May 23, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC AND SENATE REPUBLICANS PROPOSE COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY PLAN

SENATOR JOHN BONACIC AND SENATE REPUBLICANS PROPOSE COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY PLAN

May 18, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC HONORS JOANNE ROSENBERGER OF SULLIVAN COUNTY AS HIS 2012 WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) honored Joanne Rosenberger of Sullivan County as his 2012 Woman of Distinction at the New York State Senate’s 15th Annual Woman of Distinction Celebration in Albany this week. 

May 18, 2012
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SENATOR BONACIC AND SENATOR SEWARD WELCOME JUDGE CARL BECKER AND THE ROTARY INTERNATIONAL GROUP STUDY EXCHANGE

Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) and Senator James L. Seward (R,C,I-Oneonta) welcomed Judge Carl Becker and the Rotary International Group Study Exchange students from Tawain in the Senate Chamber this week.

May 18, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC AND SENATOR BILL LARKIN WELCOME ULSTER COUNTY CLERK NINA POSTUPAK TO THE SENATE CHAMBER

Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I - Mount Hope) and Senator Bill Larkin (R,C - Cornwall-on-Hudson) welcomed Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupak to the Senate Chamber in Albany, this week. 

May 18, 2012
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William H. Payne

William H. Payne enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY on July 24, 1968 on the 90 Day Delay Program. He reported for active duty at Fort Hamilton on October 2, 1968 and entered Basic Training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Training Depot, South Carolina on October 3, 1968. After graduation in January, 1969 he entered Infantry Training Regiment at Camp Stone’s Bay, Camp Geiger, Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Amphibious Base, North Carolina. Upon completion of infantry training in February, 1969, he was assigned to DPI Camp Lejeune for on-the-job training.

May 18, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC MEETS WITH MISS TEEN INTERNATIONAL ARIANA JULIET KAMINSKI OF SULLIVAN COUNTY

Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) met with Miss Teen International Ariana Juliet Kaminski of Sullivan County in Albany this week. The Senator presented Ariana with a Legislative Resolution honoring her accomplishments.

May 17, 2012
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SENATOR BONACIC APPOINTED TO THE MID-HUDSON REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

SENATOR BONACIC APPOINTED TO THE MID-HUDSON REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

May 17, 2012
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Committee Meeting: Racing, Gaming and Wagering Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Room 510 LOB

May 22, 11:00 AM - 11:03 AM
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 31, 2012 Room 510 LOB

May 31, 10:00 AM - 10:04 AM
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SENATOR BONACIC HONORS JOANNE ROSENBERGER OF SULLIVAN COUNTY AS HIS 2012 WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) today honored Joanne Rosenberger of  Sullivan County at the New York State Senate’s 15th Annual Woman of Distinction Celebration. The Senate’s “Woman of Distinction” program was created in 1998 to honor New York women who exemplify personal excellence.Joanne Rosenberger has served as a Girl Scout leader for the past 20 years and currently runs three troops to ensure all children who wish to participate have a place to do so.

May 15, 2012
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Joanne Rosenberger

Joanne Rosenberger stands out as an inspiration to the next generation in many ways, most notably through her work as a Girl Scout leader. Ms. Rosenberger has been a scout leader for 20 years, since her daughter Erin (now 25) started in Girl Scouts as a Brownie. She has established herself as a positive role model, inspiring confi dence and compassion in so many young girls.

May 15, 2012
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Senator John Bonacic speaks with West Point Cadets

Senator John J. Bonacic (R, C, I – Mount Hope) speaks with West Point cadets as Senator Dean Skelos and Senator Bill Larkin look on.

May 14, 2012
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