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Subject: Hurricane Sandy Emergency Response and Relief Information

Hurricane Sandy has obviously taken a devastating toll on the Empire State, impacting literally millions of New Yorkers.   

November 2, 2012
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MTA Payroll Tax Refund Claim Deadline is November 2, 2012

The Department of Taxation and Finance has advised that businesses and other entities that have paid the payroll tax, have until November 2, 2012 to file a refund claim.  

October 23, 2012
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Senator John Bonacic Discusses New York State's Equine Industry

10/16/12 : Senator John Bonacic Discusses New York State's Equine Industry and the Horse Racing Industry at a Press Conference.

October 19, 2012
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NEW LAW TO PROVIDE IDENTIFICATION OF VETERAN STATUS ON DRIVERS LICENSE

State Senator John Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) today praised a new state law, which he supported, to make it easier for people to identify themselves as veterans by requiring a separate line on New York State Drivers Licenses or Identification Cards to indicate veteran status.Often times, veterans do not have an easily available source of identification to prove their status.

October 16, 2012
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NEW YORK STATE MAY OWE YOU MONEY!

You may be entitled to some of the over $12 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State.

October 16, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC ATTENDS THE 84TH ANNUAL SULLIVAN COUNTY FIREFIGHTER'S ASSOCIATION PARADE

Senator Bonacic is pictured with the Walker Valley Marching Band.

September 19, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC CELEBRATES ROCK HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT​'S 56 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) recently celebrated the Rock Hill Fire Department’s 56 years of service to the community. In honor of their Anniversary, the Rock Hill Fire Department sponsored the 84th Annual Sullivan County Volunteer Firefighter’s Association Parade.

Senator Bonacic is pictured with Steven Gottlieb, Rock Hill Fire Department Commissioner.

September 19, 2012
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC ATTENDS GROUNDBREAKING FOR SUNY ORANGE'S CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Ceremonial Groundbreaking for SUNY Orange's Center for Science and Engineering on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012. This four-story, 100,000 square foot building will provide a fitting home for the College's science, engineering and architecture programs, allowing students and faculty a state-of-the-art teaching and learning atmosphere.

September 19, 2012
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Remembering September 11th

Dear Fellow New Yorker:Like so many New Yorkers, I clearly remember where I was on that crisp, clear morning of September 11th, 2001.And while more than a decade has now passed, the memory of that tragic day is still fresh in our minds.

September 11, 2012
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BONACIC RECOGNIZED AS TOP “PRO-JOBS SUPPORTER” BY BUSINESS COUNCIL OF NEW YORK STATE

Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) has received a strong vote of confidence from the state’s largest business advocacy organization, the Business Council of New York State, which recently named him one of the top “Pro-Jobs” state  legislators.

August 31, 2012
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Senator John Bonacic Meets with Good Day NY Anchor, Rosanna Scotto

Senator John Bonacic welcomed Rosanna Scotto, anchor of Good Day NY to the Senate Chamber recently; where she was honored as an Italian American of Distinction for her commitment to preserving Italian American Heritage by the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators.

July 3, 2012
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Senator John Bonacic Meets with Former METS Pitcher, James Anthony Franco

Senator John Bonacic welcomed former METS pitcher, James Anthony Franco to the Capitol recently; where he was honored as an Italian American of Distinction for his commitment to preserving Italian American Heritage by the New York Conference of Italian American Legislators.

July 3, 2012
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SENATOR BONACIC ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF SEWAGE SPILL NOTIFICATION LEGISLATION

Sewage Pollution Right To Know Act Would Help Protect Public Health by Increasing Awareness of Water Conditions

June 28, 2012
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SENATOR BONACIC ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO EXPAND ACCESS TO VACCINES

Legislation Would Add Shingles Vaccine to the List of Vaccinations Pharmacists are Permitted to Administer

June 28, 2012
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SENATE PASSES TWO FIXES FOR SULLIVAN WEST

Outgoing School Superintendent Ken Hilton Credited With pushing Legislative Changes 

June 20, 2012
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Senator John Bonacic Discusses ORDA Board Appointees


Senator John J. Bonacic comments on John Parete and Joe Kelly being appointed to the Olympic Regional Development Authority Board.

June 20, 2012
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SENATE ACTS AGAIN ON BONACIC’S CHILD ABUSE REPORTING LEGISLATION

1998 Murder Prompted Loud Local Calls for Change but No Action in State Assembly Legislation (S.6115) sponsored by State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope), which would require reports made to the State’s Child Abuse hotline to be investigated, when made by mandated reporters such as physicians, social workers, or law enforcement, has again cleared the State Senate with wide, bi-partisan support.

June 12, 2012
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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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