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Press Conference held on 1/30/2010 in Delaware County

Senator Bonacic held a press conference recently to address the issue of fines assessed to the hospitals and nursing homes in the watershed area and the DEP's desire to have a ban on Marcellus Shale gas drilling in the watershed region. 

(Pictured are Supervisor Wayne Marshfield, Town of Hamden, Jim Eisel, Chairman of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors, Senator John J.Bonacic, Assemblyman Cliff Crouch and Dennis Lucas, Chairman of the Coalitiion of Watershed Towns.)

February 1, 2010
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Senator Bonacic speaking with Pam Harmon, Administrator of Robinson Terrace Nursing Home, Stamford, NY

Senator Bonacic speaking with Pam Harmon, Administrator of Robinson Terrace Nursing Home, Stamford, NY, regarding the fines imposed by Attorney General Cuomo, on 15 nursing homes and hospitals in the watershed area.

February 1, 2010
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Senator Bonacic meets with SUNY New Paltz students

On January 27th, 2010 at the SUNY New Paltz Campus Senator Bonacic spoke with Professor Benjamin and students at a workshop class on a variety of educational issues.

January 28, 2010
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Senator Bonacic meets with SUNY New Paltz President Steve Poskanzer

On January 27th, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with SUNY New Paltz President Steve Poskanzer at the SUNY New Paltz Campus to discuss the new business plan proposed by Governor Paterson and the effects it will have on SUNY Universities.

January 28, 2010
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Senator Bonacic visits Rosendale Town Hall

On January 27th, 2010 Senator Bonacic visited with Rosendale Town Clerk, Joan Gordon, to discuss Governor Paterson's proposed budget and its impact on local government.

January 28, 2010
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Senator Bonacic visits Rosendale Library

On January 27th, 2010 Senator Bonacic visited the Rosendale Library to discuss Governor Paterson's proposed budget.

January 28, 2010
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"Always There" 40th Anniversary - Ribbon Cutting & Open House held on 1/27/2010

On January 27th, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Always There 40th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting and Open House which marked the completion of their newly remodeled office at 918 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, New York.  Senator Bonacic presented the Executive Director, Deb Glassey, with a New York State Senate Resolution commemorating their 40th Anniversary.  Always There is a not-for-profit health care organization.

January 28, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC PROPOSES JOB CREATION PLAN FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Plan Would Give Tax Credits to Businesses Which Create Jobs, Enact State Spending Cap to Help Improve Overall Economic Climate

January 26, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH ULSTER-GREENE ARC AND ORANGE COUNTY AHRC

On January 26, 2010, representatives of Ulster-Greene ARC and Orange County AHRC met with State Senator John Bonacic in Albany. Here, Senator Bonacic (back row, second from right) is pictured with them after discussing the State Budget and their legislative issues.

 

January 26, 2010
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Senator Bonacic discusses Governor Paterson's Executive Budget Proposal

Senator John J. Bonacic discusses his view of Governor Paterson's Executive Budget Proposal on January 19, 2010

January 21, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN J. BONACIC ON GOVERNOR PATERSON'S PROPOSED STATE BUDGET

“Four simple steps would go a long way to making life affordable again for New Yorkers:  1.  A reduction in government spending; 2.

January 19, 2010
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January 18, 2010
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Senator Bonacic with Sue Simon and Superintendent Ford at re-dedication of Harry Simon Auditorium at Onteora High School

On January 13, 2010, The Onteora High School Music Department hosted a re-dedication of the newly-renovated Harry Simon Auditorium. The auditorium was dedicated in memory of their beloved music teacher of 36 years, Harry Simon.  Here, Senator Bonacic (far left of picture) is pictured with Harry Simon's widow Sue and Onteora School Superintendent Dr. Leslie Ford.

January 14, 2010
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Senator Bonacic attends re-dedication of Harry Simon Auditorium at Onteora High School

On January 13, 2010, the Onteora High School Music Department hosted a re-dedication of the newly-renovated Harry Simon Auditorium. The auditorium was dedicated in memory of their beloved music teacher of 36 years, Harry Simon.  Here, Senator Bonacic (far right of picture) is pictured with the family of Harry Simon, his widow Sue and his children Jon and Bonnie.

January 14, 2010
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BONACIC: MONSERRATE SHOULD BE EXPELLED FROM SENATE

 

 

State Senator John Bonacic, today called for the Senate to vote to expel State Senator Hiram Monserrate from the State Senate.  Senator Bonacic said: 

January 14, 2010
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Senator Bonacic meets with the Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of Ulster County

On January 12, 2010, representatives of the Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of Ulster County met with State Senator John Bonacic at the Sportsmen & Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day in Albany.  Here, Senator Bonacic (front row far left) is pictured with them after discussing their legislative issues.

January 12, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC ON GOVERNOR PATERSON'S STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

“I believe now, the Governor wants to do the things he says. He is right to argue that better ethics can lead to better policies. I support his ethics reform proposal. If no Senator in the Democratic Senate Majority sponsors it when it is released, I will sponsor it, because I believe these ideas deserve an honest debate.”

January 6, 2010
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BONACIC URGES LEGISLATURE TO ENACT ETHICS REFORM

December 11, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic has urged that the Legislature enact comprehensive ethics reform when it re-convenes next month.  Bonacic is the only Republican State Senator to co-sponsor bi-partisan comprehensive ethics reform legislation (S.5738).  That legislation:

December 11, 2009
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