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Griffo Says New Power Initiative Will Create and Keep Jobs

Governor Cuomo and Senator GriffoAnnounce First Round of Power Allocations for RECHARGE New York ProgramLow Cost Power Will Help Create and Retain Thousands of Jobs Across the State

April 26, 2012
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Earth Day 2012 Poster Contest: District 47

Dear Participants,

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 47th 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 2012 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:

Adrianna Brodruk

Grade: 5

April 26, 2012
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Griffo Presses for Police Officers Protection

Griffo Presses for Police Officers Protection

April 20, 2012
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Lupardo & Griffo Promote Vision Rehabilitation Bill

Lupardo & Griffo promote vision rehabilitation billBill would require licensure of vision rehabilitation professionals

April 17, 2012
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Griffo Says that Sales Tax Relief Will Be Boon For Families

Griffo: New Yorkers to See Benefit at Cash Registers Tomorrow

March 31, 2012
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March 30, 2012
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Griffo Says New State Budget Agreement will Benefit Economy and Taxpayers

Griffo: State Budget Protects Taxpayers, Boosts EconomyCommunity College Aid Increase Will Help More Attend College

March 29, 2012
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Senator Griffo and Assemblyman Brindisi Meet With State Mental Health Commissioner, Ask For Justification For Proposal to Downsize the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center

Senator Griffo and Assemblyman Brindisi Meet With State Mental Health Commissioner, Ask For Justification For Proposal to Downsize the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center

March 16, 2012
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Griffo Says that DNA Database Expansion Will Fight More Crimes

Griffo: Expanding DNA Database Protects New Yorkers

March 16, 2012
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Senate Passes Legislation to Establish ResultsNY.gov Website

Website Would Increase Accountability of State Government Agencies

March 14, 2012
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State Senate Passes 2012-13 Budget Resolution

Griffo Says Senate Plan Emphasizes Job Creation & Fiscal Responsibility

(Albany)- Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) said today that the State Senate passed its 2012-13 Senate Budget resolution that aims to control state spending, avoid new taxes, fees and unfunded mandates and helps create new jobs.

The Senate budget, at just under $132.5 billion, keeps the total state spending increase below two percent, and spends slightly less than the Executive Budget.  The budget closes a $2 billion budget deficit and builds on last year’s successes in putting the state’s fiscal house in order.

March 13, 2012
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March 11, 2012
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Griffo Pushes For New Law to Confine Convicted Killers

Griffo Pushes For New Law to Confine Convicted Killers

February 28, 2012
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Join the Fight to Expand the DNA Databank

Sign the Petition Below in support of a Powerful Crime-fighting Tool

February 17, 2012
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Griffo and Brindisi in Talks with Governor's Office Over Regional Concerns

Griffo and Brindisi Advance Talks With Administration Over Pressing Regional Development Concerns

February 16, 2012
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UFC Applauds Senate Committee for Approving MMA Bill

UFC Applauds Senate Committee for Approving MMA BillEarly Reporting of Bill Will Help Bring Issue to the Fore

February 14, 2012
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Senate Aims to Fight Illegal Prescription Abuse

Senate Passes Bills to Curb Illehal Prescription Drug AbuseSeries of bills aimed at controlling abuse of prescription painkillers

February 14, 2012
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Griffo Wants Counterfeits to Go to Good Cause

Griffo: Don’t Destroy Merchandise, Help The Poor Instead

February 9, 2012
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Griffo, Brindisi call for action to support New York’s Defense Installations

Griffo, Brindisi call for action to support New York’s Defense Installations

February 1, 2012
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Griffo Statement on Proposed State Senate Disitrict 47

Griffo: Redistricting Plan Largely Keeps Current 47th District Intact

January 26, 2012
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