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.
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.
“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.
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.
“The MTA payroll tax is unfair on its face and should be repealed,” said Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.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.
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.
(l-r) Kenneth A. Jacoppi, Esq., Chairman of the Board, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Senator Ken LaValle, Dr. Edward Glenn, Radiology/Nuclear Medicine, and Kenneth Roberts, President, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital