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Senator Bonacic Invites Nominees for 2015 "Woman of Distinction"

Annual Program Honors Women’s Outstanding Contributions to Our Community

 (Albany, NY)- State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) today, invited local residents from the 42nd Senate District to nominate colleagues, friends, and neighborhood leaders whose exceptional work on the behalf of their communities make them deserving of special recognition as a New York “Woman of Distinction” by the New York State Senate.

March 11, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Acts to Protect Corrections Officers and PEF Employees

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) issued the following statement on the passage of Senate Bill 1900 (S1900).

March 4, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Attends New York Farm Bureau Annual Reception

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) attended the New York Farm Bureau’s Annual Reception in Albany on March 2, 2015. The New York Farm Bureau advocates on behalf of farmers and agricultural interests in New York State. Senator Bonacic was recently named to the New York Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends” for his advocacy on behalf of farmers.

“I am proud to stand up on behalf of farmers, and will continue to fight for them in the 2015 legislative session,” said Bonacic.

March 3, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Participates in Public Hearing Regarding MTA

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) participated in a Public Hearing regarding the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), March 2, at the Capitol in Albany. Senator Bonacic asked the MTA officials to consider two projects that would benefit Orange County. The first project would be the installation of passing sidings all the way from Hoboken to Port Jervis, and the second would be the installation of a new rail yard in Orange County.

March 2, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC JOINS EFFORT TO KEEP OUR CHILDREN SAFE FROM SEX OFFENDERS

Senator Bonacic Joins Effort To Keep Our Children Safe From Sex Offenders

February 25, 2015
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Senator Bonacic named a member to the Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

Senator Bonacic named a member to the Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

February 18, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC CALLS FOR AN END TO THE GAP ELIMINATION ADJUSTMENT IN THE 2015-2016 BUDGET

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic, 42nd Senate District, joined other members of the New York State Senate in calling for the end of the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA). The GEA is a budget balancing scheme that took away 2.8 billion from school districts throughout the state and was implemented by the Democratic Legislature in 2010. Every Republican in the Senate voted against it.

February 10, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC STATEMENT ON THE CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE STEIN AND JUDGE FAHEY TO THE NEW YORK STATE COURT OF APPEALS

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on the confirmation of the Hon. Leslie Stein and the Hon. Eugene Fahey to the New York State Court Appeals.

 

February 10, 2015
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Senator Bonacic's Snowstorm Assistance Numbers

In the event of a snowstorm, below are contact numbers where you can get storm-related information or services.

In addition, please read the information regarding important tips and suggested emergency items which may be helpful in case of an emergency.  Please stay safe and warm over the next few days.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS TO KEEP ON HAND

*** REMEMBER TO DIAL 911 IN AN EMERGENCY ***

To report power outages or downed power lines:

Orange and Rockland Utilities: 1-877-434-4100

February 9, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC’S STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S THREAT TO HAVE A LATE BUDGET

"Ethics reforms should not be tied to the budget, instead they should be considered separately after the budget.  Formulating and generating an on time budget that is responsive to the needs of everyday New Yorkers is the most important duty of the Governor and the Legislature.

February 3, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Announces Senate Passage of Education Investment Tax Credit

Today, New York State Senator John J. Bonacic announced that the Education Investment Tax Credit (S.1976) passed the New York State Senate.  This legislation would provide incentives in the form of tax credit for donations to public education entitites, school improvement organizations, local education funds, and educational scholarship organizations.  

January 28, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF S. 1608 WHICH TOUGHENS PENALTIES FOR SEX OFFENDERS

Senator Bonacic announces the Senate passage of legislation he sponsored (S.1608), which requires sex offenders to report secondary residences or domiciles to any police department within ten days.  At present, there is a section on the sex offender registration form to list a second residence, but completing this section is not required by law.

January 28, 2015
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