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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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BONACIC ASKS FOR THE GOVERNOR’S HELP ON DISASTER IN SULLIVAN COUNTY

State Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) has requested that Governor David Paterson declare a disaster affecting the Towns of Callicoon, Delaware, and Rockland in Sullivan County.

July 31, 2009
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COMMITTEE ON REFORM LED BY SENATOR BONACIC BRINGS REFORM TO SENATE

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope), today announced the adoption of rules reforms in the Senate he has been pushing for several years.

July 17, 2009
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BONACIC: KOLMAR POISED TO LEAVE UNLESS GOVERNOR ACTS

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

July 1, 2009
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SECOND PHASE OF SENIOR HOUSING APPROVED FOR ELLENVILLE

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

June 30, 2009
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Victoria Langling of Hurley Honored as Woman of Distinction

Town of Hurley resident Victoria Langling was recently honored by the State Senate as our District's 2009 "Woman of Distinction".   Ms. Langling's service includes volunteering for the following organizations:

-   Co-Founder of the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen;

-  Ulster County Workforce Development Board;

-  Ulster Literacy Association;

-  UC Food Pantry Consortium;

-  Woodstock Film Festival;

-  Children's Annex School for children;

June 24, 2009
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VICTORIA LANGLING HONORED BY STATE SENATE

Town of Hurley resident Victoria Langling was recently honored by the State Senate as our District's 2009 "Woman of Distinction".   Ms. Langling's service includes volunteering for the following organizations:

-   Co-Founder of the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen;

-  Ulster County Workforce Development Board;

-  Ulster Literacy Association;

-  UC Food Pantry Consortium;

-  Woodstock Film Festival;

-  Children's Annex School for children;

June 24, 2009
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BONACIC: SENATOR SMITH AND COMPANY FIGHTING REFORM

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

June 12, 2009
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BONACIC WORKS TO REPEAL “DRUG DEALERS PROTECTION ACT”

June 2, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope),  supported by District Attorneys and concerned advocates throughout the State, is fighting to see legislation enacted which would fix a dangerous problem created by Democrats who changed the State’s drug laws as part of the 2009-10 state budget.

June 8, 2009
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BONACIC: FIRE TRUCK DRIVER LICENSE ISSUE FINALLY FIXED!

MAY 20, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic today applauded the bi-partisan effort to fully correct the CDL license fiasco which threatened local volunteer fire departments with the inability to train or even participate in parades.

May 20, 2009
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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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