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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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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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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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9th Annual Taste of the Town in Warwick

On Sunday, April 14th Senator Bonacic attended the 9th Annual Taste of the Town in Warwick. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Erin Pascual and staff of Jack's at Catlin Gardens in Slate Hill.

April 17, 2013
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PHOTO PRESS RELEASE: Senator Bonacic meets with Delaware Academy Central School District at Delhi

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) met with students, faculty and administration from the Delaware Academy Central School District.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic above, left to right, are government teacher Doreen McGrath, Jorden Hitchcock, Katlyn Gerow, Principal Laurie Alberti, Diman Sengupta, and, seated, Kenz Maltice.

April 16, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Congratulates Earth Day 2013 Poster Contest Participants

Dear Students,

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest.   This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 42nd Senatorial District.

Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state.  I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.

I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:

Charlotte Stanton

Grade 6

April 10, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC ANNOUNCES BILL PASSED TO ESTABLISHED THE FIRST NEW YORK STATE VETERANS’ CEMETERY

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) has announced that the Veterans’ Cemetery Bill, S4213 by Senator Ball, has been included in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget.   This bill will create a program to establish the first New York State Veterans’ Cemetery. 

March 28, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC DISCUSSES CASINOS BEING OUTSIDE OF THE 2013-2014 NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

Senator John Bonacic Discusses Casinos and the 2013-2014 New York State Budget- March 26, 20

March 28, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC ON PRESERVING CASA FUNDING IN THE JUDICIARY BUDGET

Senator Bonacic discusses the legislature preserving CASA funding in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget- March 26, 2013

March 27, 2013
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Senator John Bonacic Discusses Tax Payer Benefits in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget

Senator John Bonacic Discusses Tax Payer Benefits in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget on March 26, 2013.

March 27, 2013
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BONACIC:STATE BUDGET CONTROLS SPENDING AND ENCOURAGES JOB GROWTH

State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) voted in support of the State budget, which prioritizes State spending and provides increases in State aid to education to all Schools in his Senate District.

March 27, 2013
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SENATE PASSES TWO FARMING BILLS CO-SPONSORED BY SENATOR BONACIC

The New York State Senate yesterday passed two bills co-sponsored by Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt.

March 26, 2013
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BONACIC: NEARLY $5 MILLION IN INCREASED LOCAL ROAD/BRIDGE AID HEADING TO REGION

Local governments across the State will see an increase averaging 20% in funding under the State’s Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement (CHIPS) program.   The total increase in the CHIPS program for the four counties of Senator Bonacic’s District (Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster), totals just under $5 million. 

March 26, 2013
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STATE SENATE PASSES BUDGET BILLS

State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope), today announced passage of three State budget bills.  The Senate is in session on Sunday to take up legislation relating to:

            State Capital Projects (S.2604E);

March 24, 2013
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2013-14 New York State Senate Budget Summaries

Below are fact sheets on budget bills passed by the New York State Senate today, March 24, 2013.

March 24, 2013
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