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Sign the Petition to Request Local Officials Abide the Tax Cap

To Sign the Petition requesting your local officials abide the new Tax Cap please send an email with the following information to bonacic@nysenate.gov

Your Name

Your Address

Please put "TAX CAP PETITION" as your subject line

November 4, 2011
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Link for Question and Answer Session with DEC Commissioner Martens.

Please Click Here for DEC Commisioner Martens question and answer session.

November 3, 2011
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Kingston Daily Freeman Article Regarding New Anti-Strangulation Law

Please click here for the recent article in the Kingston Daily Freeman regarding the impact of the new anti-strangulation law in New York State.

October 18, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: BONACIC WILL HOST APPRECIATION BREAKFAST FOR VETERANS

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt Hope) will hold a complimentary breakfast for Veterans on Monday, October 17, 2011 from  8:30 – 10:00 a.m.,  at the Glasco Fire Company Banquet Hall, 138 Liberty St. Ext., Glasco, NY.

October 12, 2011
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Bonacic Receives Farm Bureau's "Circle Of Friends" Recognition

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mount Hope) has been named a member of the New York State Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends” for his steadfast support of New York Agriculture and the issues that affect farmers.

“The Farm Industry is an important economic component of New York State,” said Senator Bonacic. “Agriculture is literally the bread and butter of our communities and protecting this essential industry is a priority.”

October 12, 2011
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BONACIC TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION REQUIRING PHONE COMPANIES TO DISCLOSE SERVICE INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope), today stated that he will introduce legislation requiring phone companies regulated by the State Public Service Commission (PSC) to disclose information to the public.  

September 15, 2011
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SENATOR BONACIC INSPECTS FLOOD DAMAGE IN SIDNEY

On September 9, 2011 State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I - Mt. Hope) inspected flood damage that took place in Sidney, New York as result of Tropical Storm Lee.  To see pictures taken during the visit, click on the attached powerpoint file.  

File: 
Sidney Flooding 9.9.11.ppt

September 9, 2011
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PUBLIC HEARING OF THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING COMMITTEE FOR SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 IS CANCELLED

PUBLIC HEARING OF THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE RACING, GAMING AND WAGERING COMMITTEE FOR SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 IS CANCELLED

September 8, 2011
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC

On NYC DEP Water Release Protocol

September 7, 2011
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC

On DEC’s release of the Draft SGEIS and Public Comment Period Relating to Hydraulic Fracturing Being Extended Until December 12, 2011 

September 7, 2011
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BONACIC OFFERS THREE IDEAS TO HELP REDUCE TAX BURDEN ON FLOODED FAMILIES

State Senator John J. Bonacic will propose three bills to give relief to citizens and local governments affected by Hurricane Irene. The first will allow assessment rolls for 2012 taxes for counties and towns to be modified (if the county approves) to reflect the value of their property on September 5, 2011. The second will allow school districts to authorize by resolution the partial payment of taxes without interest for those that were impacted by the flooding and need to make out of pocket payments as a result of the floods.

September 2, 2011
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC

"I am pleased that FEMA has recognized the need for federal disaster assistance in Orange and Sullivan Counties; in addition to Delaware and Ulster County, which were approved earlier in the week,” said Senator John Bonacic. “ I appreciate the Governor’s commitment to all areas of the state and all of the hard work he’s doing to assess the damage left in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

September 2, 2011
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SENATOR BONACIC VISITS FOUR COUNTIES

SENATOR BONACIC VISITS FOUR COUNTIES Urges MTA to Expand Bus Service; Urges President Obama to Declare Orange and Sullivan Counties a Disaster Area  

August 31, 2011
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MAJOR FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARED FOR NINETEEN NEW YORK COUNTIES HIT BY IRENE

The President has declared a major disaster in the following counties:

Delaware
Orange
Sullivan
Ulster
Albany
Clinton
Dutchess
Essex
Greene
Montgomery
Nassau
Rensselaer
Rockland
Saratoga
Schenectady
Schoharie
Suffolk
Warren
Westchester

This qualifies residents and businesses in these counties for direct federal assistance with basic necessities, cleanup and rebuilding efforts. For more information on the available programs please visit http://www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema?id=57534. To begin applying for assistance you can visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA(3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free numbers will operate from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM seven days a week until further notice.

August 31, 2011
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NYSEG, ORANGE & ROCKLAND UTILITIES AND CENTRAL HUDSON GAS & ELECTRIC TO DISTRIBUTE DRY ICE AND/OR ICE AND/OR BOTTLED WATER

Please CLICK HERE to view NYSEG distribution sites and times for  bottled water and dry ice. Supplies will be distributed on a first come, first served basis until they run out.

August 30, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: BONACIC WILL HOST APPRECIATION BREAKFAST FOR VETERANS

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt Hope) will hold a complimentary breakfast for Veterans on Monday, August 29, 2011 from  8:30 – 10:00 a.m.,  at the Glasco Fire Company Banquet Hall, 138 Liberty St. Ext., Glasco, NY.

August 24, 2011
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