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SENATOR LAVALLE RECAPS EFFORTS TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF

It comes as no surprise that Long Islanders pay among the highest property taxes in the nation.  Middle class families and seniors, in particular, have stretched their budgets to the limit and are finding it extremely difficult to keep pace with continuous increases in school taxes.

April 1, 2010
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EXTENSIVE FLOOD DAMAGE IN RIVERHEAD TOWN –

Senator LaValle Writes to Governor to Initiate Major Disaster Declaration

 

March 31, 2010
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March 30, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE COMMENTS ON ONE-PARTY RULE

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is infuriated that the Democrats, who control every level of government in Albany, would rather talk about what happened 40 years ago instead of accepting responsibility for what they have done today. 

March 25, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE COMMENTS ON BUDGET RESOLUTION

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that he opposed the Senate Democrats’ budget resolution, which was prepared in complete secrecy, leaving no time for public review and little time for questions and debate.  Even a quick assessment of their budget reveals that their priorities are wrong and their numbers don’t add up.

March 23, 2010
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Alessi and LaValle announce restoration of MTA service to Greenport


This afternoon, Assemblyman Marc Alessi (D-Shoreham) and state Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port

Jefferson) announced the essential restoration of LIRR (Long Island Railroad) service to the East End.

The MTA had threatened to completely cut daily service between Ronkonkoma and Greenport and

reduce weekend service from four to two eastbound and westbound trips a day, only on summer

weekends.

March 19, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE VOTES TO RESTORE STAR REBATE CHECK

Senate Republicans Will Continue Fight to Provide Greater Relief

 

March 19, 2010
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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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SENATOR LAVALLE SEEKS WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is seeking nominations from the First Senate District for the New York State Senate’s 13th Annual "Women of Distinction" program. The event honors exceptional achievement, personal excellence, and outstanding, courageous, or heroic actions on the part of individual women from across the state."In past years, honorees have joined me at a special reception in Albany to accept the "Women of Distinction" award," said Senator LaValle.

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 3, 2010
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March 2, 2010
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