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Statement by Senator John Bonacic Regarding the Vote to Expel Hiram Monserrate from the State Senate

“We are responsible for each action we take.  Former Senator Monserrateserved as a Marine, police officer, and was one of the Senators who led theeffort to help reform the Senate’s rules last year.  We honor our veterans.We support our police officers.  We want reformers to succeed.  The goodactions he performed in those roles however, still do not authorizecriminal conduct.   Here, Mr.  Monserrate was convicted of a crimeassociated with an assault on his girlfriend.   There must be zerotolerance for domestic violence.

February 9, 2010
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Senator Bonacic discussing Resolution to move the Terror Trials

Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope) discussing Senator Leibell's Resolution calling upon President Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder not to hold the Trials of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and others in Federal District Court in Manhattan.

February 9, 2010
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Senator Bonacic Discusses Ethics Reform Bill

Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope) discussing Senator Schneiderman's ethics bill on the floor of the New York State Senate on January 20, 2010.  

February 5, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH RESOURCE CENTER FOR ACCESSIBLE LIVING AND INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC.

On February 1, 2010, representatives of the Resource Center for Accessible Living and Independent Living, Inc. met with State Senator John Bonacic in Albany.  Here, Senator Bonacic (back row, far right of picture) is pictured with them after discussing the State Budget and their legislative issues.

February 3, 2010
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Catskill Watershed Corporation Meeting

Senator Bonacic recently attended a Catskill Watershed Corporation meeting to discuss state-wide policies relating to unused pharmaceutical waste.  The guidelines are expected to be released in the very near future by the Department of Environmental Conservation.

February 2, 2010
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Catskill Watershed Corporation Meeting

Senator Bonacic recently attended a Catskill Watershed Corporation meeting to discuss state-wide policies relating to unused pharmaceutical waste.  The guidelines are expected to be released in the very near future by the Department of Environmental Conservation.

February 2, 2010
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Senator Bonacic met recently with Charlotte Valley Central School Superintendent, Mark Dupra.

Senator Bonacic met recently with Charlotte Valley Central School Superintendent, Mark Dupra, to discuss budgetary and educational issues.

February 1, 2010
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Senator Bonacic visits SUNY Delhi

Senator Bonacic is pictured with SUNY President Candace Vancko and Delaware County Repbublican Chair, Len Govern, at a recent breakfast at the college, where he discussed budgetary and educational issues.

February 1, 2010
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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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