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January 18, 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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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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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC ON VERDICT IN TRIAL OF FORMER SENATE MAJORITY LEADER JOSEPH BRUNO

December 7, 2009:  “I feel neither vindication nor satisfaction with today’s verdict.   I said in 2006, and believe today, that Senator Bruno was not qualified to lead our Senate Republican conference given that he was the subject of an FBI investigation.  Today’s conviction affirms that position as a matter of law.  It is a clarion call for stronger, no

December 7, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC: ON SPECIAL SESSION OF DECEMBER 2, 2009

December 2, 2009:  "Today's Legislative activity in Albany shows a misunderstanding by the Democrats who control State Government, of what New Yorkers really care about.

December 2, 2009
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HUDSON VALLEY SENATORS PUSH MTA HEAD ON PAYROLL TAX; BONACIC URGES ACTION ON BUDGET REDUCTIONS

November 19, 2009:  Senator Bonacic, along with State Senators Jeff Klein, Tom Morahan, Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Vincent Leibell, Suzi Oppenheimer, Stephen Saland, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins met on Thursday with Jay Walder, Chairman of the MTA.

November 19, 2009
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BONACIC INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO AUTHORIZE BUYOUTS OF FLOOD VICTIMS IN WAWARSING

November 16, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt.

November 17, 2009
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BONACIC: VOTE ON DEFICIT PLAN PROPOSALS

NOVEMBER 5, 2009:  State Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) today applauded Governor Paterson’s desire to call for a special session of the State Legislature next week to vote on the Governor’s deficit reduction plan.

November 5, 2009
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BONACIC: LEGISLATURE SHOULD VOTE ON AUTISM BILL NEXT WEEK

October 21, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) called on Senate President Malcolm Smith  and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, to bring legislation up for a vote at next week’s anticipated special session, which would provide insurance coverage for children up to the age of 21 diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

October 21, 2009
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BONACIC: LEGISLATURE SHOULD VOTE ON AUTISM BILL NEXT WEEK

October 21, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) called on Senate President Malcolm Smith  and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, to bring legislation up for a vote at next week’s anticipated special session, which would provide insurance coverage for children up to the age of 21 diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

October 21, 2009
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FARMERS FROM HUDSON VALLEY AND CATSKILLS COME TO ALBANY

Dozens of farmers from the Catskills and Hudson Valley converged on the State Capitol today to discuss the plight of the dairy farming industry in New York State.   The farmers came at the invitation of State Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope).

 

October 19, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR BONACIC: CALLING FOR THE RESIGNATION OR REMOVAL OF SENATOR MONSERRATE

“New York must have zero tolerance for domestic violence.  Now that Senator Monserrate has been convicted, the Senate must act to remove him.  Voters should not have to tolerate convicted criminals sitting in their Senate.

October 16, 2009
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MIDDLETOWN IN LINE FOR $17 MILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES

MIDDLETOWN TO RECEIVE $17 MILLION FOR UPGRADES

Stimulus Monies Help to Protect the Wallkill River While Reducing Costs for Local Taxpayers

October 5, 2009
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BONACIC ANNOUNCES AGRICULTURAL FORUM IN ALBANY

October 2, 2009:   Following up from a promise made at a Sullivan County agricultural forum, State Senator John Bonacic and Senator Catharine Young, the Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee will host a public forum in Albany on the Dairy Farming crisis, on October 19 starting at 10:00 AM.

October 2, 2009
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Senator Bonacic: New and Higher fees Target Hunters

September 30, 2009-State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt.

October 1, 2009
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BONACIC URGES FEDS TO FORCE CITY TO MOVE FASTER ON HYDRO PLANT

September 17, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) has filed comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in opposition to the City of New York’s plan to use what is known as the “Traditional Licensing Process” to try and obtain a license for the City’s use of their reservoirs for hydropower.

September 17, 2009
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GOVERNOR SIGNS BONACIC LEGISLATION EXPANDING SCENIC BYWAY

Legislation sponsored by State Senator John Bonacic and Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, to expand the Shawangunk Mountain Scenic Byway, has been signed into law by Governor David Paterson.

September 2, 2009
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BONACIC: END THE SUNY TAX, DON’T INCREASE WELFARE SPENDING

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt.

August 12, 2009
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BONACIC SEEKS TO REPEAL NEW MANDATE ON TICKETED DRIVERS AND LOCAL COURTS: "IF MAKING LIFE MORE INCONVENIENT, COSTLY AND BURDENSOME FOR TAXPAYERS WAS AN OLYMPIC SPORT, THE GOVERNOR AND NYC DEMOCRATS WHO RUN THE STATE WOULD WIN GOLD MEDALS EVERY TIME"

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) is drafting legislation to repeal the requirement that motorists make two appearances in traffic court in order to plea bargain or have a trial on a traffic ticket.

August 3, 2009
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