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SENATOR BONACIC IN SUPPORT OF THE “GROWN IN NEW YORK” PLAN

Senator Bonacic speaks after introducing the "Grown in New York" Plan- March 5, 2013

March 6, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC IN SUPPORT OF THE “GROWN IN NEW YORK” PLAN

This week I joined with the New York Farm Bureau to announce the Senate Republican plan for agriculture, known as “Grown in New York.”  

The proposal helps farmers expand their markets, boost productivity, and increase profitability.  The proposed legislation I introduced:

March 6, 2013
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Senator Bonacic meets with 4-H Representatives from the 42nd Senate District

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, State Senator John Bonacic (R,C,I-Mt. Hope) met with Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster County 4-H Community Educators and their students at the 4-H Capital Days breakfast in Albany. 

 

March 6, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: New York State Music Association Festival

Senator Bonacic discusses attending the New York State Music Association Music Festival in Liberty, New York- Tuesday, March 5, 2013

March 6, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: Orange County EMS Supporter of the Year Recipient

Senator Bonacic discusses receiving the Orange County EMS Supporter of the Year award from Orange County Office of Emergency Medical Services and Orange County Emergency Medical Services Council- Tuesday, March 5, 2013

March 6, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: The New York State Budget

Senator Bonacic discusses the New York State budget progress- Tuesday, March 5, 2013

March 6, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: Middle Class Family Tax Relief & Fairness Act

Senator Bonacic discusses tax relief for middle class families- Tuesday, March 5, 2013

March 6, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: The New York Safe Act

Senator Bonacic discusses the New York Safe Act- Tuesday, March 5, 2013

March 6, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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