Kenneth P. LaValle's Press releases

SCHOOL PROPERTY TAXES FOR SENIORS 70 AND OLDER

Unanimous Democrat Opposition Kills Opportunity to Help Seniors Afford Property Taxes, Stay in their Homes 

March 19, 2010
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SENATOR COMMENTS ON LETTER FROM LI REGIONAL STATE PARKS COMMISSION

“The possible closing of New York State Parks is the wrong strategy at the wrong time.  We are struggling through tough economic times and our local parks are often the only affordable getaway for many residents.  

March 18, 2010
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March 15, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE FIGHTS FOR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PLAN –

Initiative Calls for Return of STAR Rebate Check

March 11, 2010
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March 9, 2010
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ENERGY CONSERVATION PROJECTS AWARDED STIMULUS FUNDING

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased to announce that several organizations, hospitals, schools, and municipalities within the First Senate District have been named recipients of the second round of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds designated for energy conservation projects.

March 9, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE FIGHTS TO UPDATE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that legislation he sponsored to improve the sex offender registry has passed the Senate.  The measure would include any violation of registration requirements as part of the offense description provided under Megan’s Law.

March 9, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE COMMENTS ON POSSIBLE 9/11 TRIAL REVERSAL

“I want to thank the many people who joined my on-line petition to move the 9/11 terror trials out of New York and to have the terrorists tried by a military tribunal. 

March 5, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE REMAINS FOCUSED ON TIMELY BUDGET

“The April 1 budget deadline is nearing at lightning speed.  The need to stay focused on adopting a state budget by that time is my number one priority and should be for the entire Legislature,” said Senator Kenneth P. LaValle. 

March 5, 2010
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March 4, 2010
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March 3, 2010
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March 2, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE MAKES HOMEOWNERS AWARE OF NEW CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM REQUIREMENTS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle wants New York State residents to be aware that “Amanda’s Law” became effective February 22, 2010.  The law requires all residences with appliances, devices, or systems that emit carbon monoxide to have a carbon monoxide detector installed.

February 24, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE CALLS FOR REPEAL OF MTA TAX AND SPEAKS OUT AGAINST EAST END SERVICE CUTS

“The MTA payroll tax is unfair on its face and should be repealed,” said Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.  “Simply put, the MTA’s fiscal problems cannot and should not be shouldered by suburban businesses that are already shortchanged by unfair MTA budget allocations and are struggling to keep their heads above water in a bad economy. 

February 19, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE OPPOSES PARK CLOSINGS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle called the closing of New York State Parks “the wrong strategy at the wrong time.  It is a bad move, particularly in tough economic times when ‘staycations’ are quickly becoming the only affordable getaway for many of our residents.  

February 12, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS CREATE MEDICAID FRAUD TASK FORCE

“Rampant abuse of the Medicaid system continues to drive up spending and taxes at the local and state levels and is costing New York taxpayers in the billions of dollars,” said Senator Kenneth P.

February 3, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SUPPORTS JOB CREATION AND RETENTION PACKAGE

Major Job Initiative Will Get New Yorkers Working Again

February 2, 2010
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