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BONACIC TO MTA: PUT CAMERAS IN PARKING LOTS

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

May 20, 2009
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SENATORS TO LAUNCH REGIONAL TASK FORCE ON MTA Bonacic: “New Goal Must be to Make Something Constructive Come From these New and Unwarranted Taxes and Fees Forced Upon our Region”

Mid-Hudson Valley State Senators today proposed a regional taskforce to summarize the current MTA services offered to Hudson Valley area residents in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Rockland Counties and make specific recommendations for key, specific, desired improvements to MTA service in the Hudson Valley.

May 14, 2009
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SENATORS TO LAUNCH REGIONAL TASK FORCE ON MTA Bonacic: “New Goal Must be to Make Something Constructive Come From these New and Unwarranted Taxes and Fees Forced Upon our Region”

Five Mid-Hudson Valley State Senators today proposed a regional taskforce to summarize the current MTA services offered to Hudson Valley area residents in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Rockland Counties and make specific recommendations for key, specific, desired improvements to MTA service in the Hudso

May 14, 2009
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BONACIC SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR WOMEN OF DISTINCTION AWARD

 State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope), today announced that nominations are being sought for the Senate’s 12th Annual Women of Distinction Awards.  Nominations are due by May 28, 2009 and can be faxed to the Senator’s office (845) 344-3328.

May 12, 2009
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BONACIC: “STATE DEMOCRAT BOSSES TO MID-HUDSON: DROP DEAD”

May 6, 2009:  After a secret conference behind closed doors, three New York City Democrats abandoned a plan to only charge Orange County businesses with a portion of their payroll tax and have now decided to hit local businesses with the same tax rate businesses in the City and immediate suburbs will pay. 

May 8, 2009
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BONACIC: “STATE DEMOCRAT BOSSES TO MID-HUDSON: DROP DEAD”

May 6, 2009:  After a secret conference behind closed doors, three New York City Democrats abandoned a plan to only charge Orange County businesses with a portion of their payroll tax and have now decided to hit local businesses with the same tax rate businesses in the City and immediate suburbs will pay.

May 6, 2009
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BONACIC: DEMOCRATS PUSH THROUGH YET ANOTHER TAX HIKE ON SMALL BUSINESS

            In a closed door agreement, Senate Democrats, holding a 32 – 30 majority over Republicans hashed out a closed door agreement to tax the payrolls of Orange County small businesses, not-for-profits, and local governments.

May 5, 2009
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Bonacic Secures $2 Million for Rail Improvements at Port Jervis

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope), MTA Metro North President Howard Permut, and local officials today announced that millions will be invested in upgrades to the Port Jervis Metro-North Station to expand service and improve the Port Jervis station.

 

            “Mass transit needs massive investment.  We need to do more to make the west side of the Hudson accessible by train with a more frequent schedule and faster service,” Senator Bonacic said.

 

April 7, 2009
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Bonacic Blasts Raid on SUNY Tuition

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) today called the move to raid SUNY tuition dollars “a tax on the middle class, negotiated in secret, and designed to hurt families who pay SUNY tuition.”  

            The tuition hike is $600.  The raid on the tuition hike will bring $62 million more to State coffers and be spent on things completely unrelated to SUNY or education.  

April 7, 2009
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Bonacic Meets with Supervisors, Mayors, Other Officials in Kingston

tate Senator John Bonacic met this morning with approximately thirty local officials from Ulster County to discuss the State budget agreement.   The budget agreement, which was negotiated in secret by  Governor Paterson, and Democratic leaders of the Senate and Assembly in Albany contains massive tax increases which will cost virtually every New Yorker more money.

March 23, 2009
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