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Florida Fire Department & Rescue Squad's Annual Department Awards Dinner & Dance

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the Florida Fire Department & Rescue Squad's Annual Department Awards Dinner & Dance held at the St. Joseph's School Hall in Floriday, N.Y.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Bill Uszenski, Tim Raines, Robert Itzla, Fray Fuller, Joe Bankston, Ron Heter, Jr. and Sal Pulisi.

April 17, 2013
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Middletown Fire Department Annual Dinner

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the Middletown Fire Department's Annual Dinner at the Middletown Elk's Lodge. The honorees were Randy MacLean, Firefighter of the Year and Art Battisti, Officer of the Year. Pictured with Senator Bonacic from left to right are Fire Chief Tom Amodio, Randy MacLean & Kathie MacLean.

April 17, 2013
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9th Annual Taste of the Town in Warwick

On Sunday, April 14th Senator Bonacic attended the 9th Annual Taste of the Town in Warwick. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Erin Pascual and staff of Jack's at Catlin Gardens in Slate Hill.

April 17, 2013
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PHOTO PRESS RELEASE: Senator Bonacic meets with Delaware Academy Central School District at Delhi

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) met with students, faculty and administration from the Delaware Academy Central School District.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic above, left to right, are government teacher Doreen McGrath, Jorden Hitchcock, Katlyn Gerow, Principal Laurie Alberti, Diman Sengupta, and, seated, Kenz Maltice.

April 16, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Congratulates Earth Day 2013 Poster Contest Participants

Dear Students,

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest.   This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 42nd Senatorial District.

Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state.  I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.

I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:

Charlotte Stanton

Grade 6

April 10, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC ANNOUNCES BILL PASSED TO ESTABLISHED THE FIRST NEW YORK STATE VETERANS’ CEMETERY

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) has announced that the Veterans’ Cemetery Bill, S4213 by Senator Ball, has been included in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget.   This bill will create a program to establish the first New York State Veterans’ Cemetery. 

March 28, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC DISCUSSES CASINOS BEING OUTSIDE OF THE 2013-2014 NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

Senator John Bonacic Discusses Casinos and the 2013-2014 New York State Budget- March 26, 20

March 28, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC ON PRESERVING CASA FUNDING IN THE JUDICIARY BUDGET

Senator Bonacic discusses the legislature preserving CASA funding in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget- March 26, 2013

March 27, 2013
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Senator John Bonacic Discusses Tax Payer Benefits in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget

Senator John Bonacic Discusses Tax Payer Benefits in the 2013-2014 New York State Budget on March 26, 2013.

March 27, 2013
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BONACIC:STATE BUDGET CONTROLS SPENDING AND ENCOURAGES JOB GROWTH

State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) voted in support of the State budget, which prioritizes State spending and provides increases in State aid to education to all Schools in his Senate District.

March 27, 2013
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SENATE PASSES TWO FARMING BILLS CO-SPONSORED BY SENATOR BONACIC

The New York State Senate yesterday passed two bills co-sponsored by Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt.

March 26, 2013
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BONACIC: NEARLY $5 MILLION IN INCREASED LOCAL ROAD/BRIDGE AID HEADING TO REGION

Local governments across the State will see an increase averaging 20% in funding under the State’s Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement (CHIPS) program.   The total increase in the CHIPS program for the four counties of Senator Bonacic’s District (Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster), totals just under $5 million. 

March 26, 2013
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STATE SENATE PASSES BUDGET BILLS

State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope), today announced passage of three State budget bills.  The Senate is in session on Sunday to take up legislation relating to:

            State Capital Projects (S.2604E);

March 24, 2013
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2013-14 New York State Senate Budget Summaries

Below are fact sheets on budget bills passed by the New York State Senate today, March 24, 2013.

March 24, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC ON THE FINAL DAYS OF THE BUDGET PROCESS

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) discusses the negotiations leading up to the finalization of the 2013-14 New York State Budget and increased funding for the “CHIPS” local highway program.

March 22, 2013
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC: On State Budget Agreement

I am pleased the Legislature is on its way to adopting an early State budget that reduces the tax burden on New Yorkers and helps small businesses grow, all while funding essential governmental services.  I am most pleased that the budget:

March 21, 2013
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BONACIC: TV TAX PROPOSAL IS DEAD

State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) today said the legislation (S.3827), proposing a tax on satellite television service is not going to pass the State Senate.  The Legislation is sponsored by Senator Kevin Parker (D – NYC).

March 19, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC SERVING ON THE BUDGET SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TAXES

Senator Bonacic listens as Senator Marcellino, co-chairman of the budget subcommittee on economic development and taxes, discusses the issues the subcommittee will address in pursuit of passing an early budget.

March 13, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

On Monday, March 11, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I- Mt. Hope) met with representatives from the Mental Health Association of Orange County and community living about funding and mental health issues.

March 13, 2013
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Your Voice with Senator John Bonacic: Agriculture in New York State

Senator Bonacic discusses Agriculture business in New York State- Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

March 13, 2013
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