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APPLICATION DEADLINE NEARS FOR DOWNSTATE REVITALIZATION FUNDS-

Round One Applications Due June 15, 2009

June 4, 2009
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May 29, 2009
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May 28, 2009
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North Sea Fire Department 75th Anniversary Celebration

Senator LaValle (left) stopped by to join in the festivities commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the North Sea Fire Department.  The Department has a long and valued history of service to the community and a volunteer base dedicated to upholding the basic firematic premise, "protection of life and property."  Pictured with Senator LaValle is Herbert Raynor of Southampton.

May 26, 2009
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NEW MONTH - NEW TAXES:

Budget Tax Hikes Affect Consumers & Businesses

May 22, 2009
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SENATOR LAVALLE HONORS OUR VETERANS

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, it is our custom and privilege to honor those who have sacrificed their lives in defense of our country's freedoms.  I

May 19, 2009
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United Way Thanks Senator LaValle

Senator Ken LaValle successfully secured $35,000 in state funds for the United Way of Long Island in the 2008-09 budget.  United Way President & CEO, Theresa Regnante, was grateful for the funding, which will be used to help Long Island residents in need of their services.

May 15, 2009
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Senator LaValle Welcomes Stimulus Funds for Greenport Water Treatment Facility

Senator LaValle was pleased to join the Village of Greenport in announcing stimulus funding to move forward with the rebuilding of its water treatment facility.  The funding will help the Village with its efforts to protect our valuable waterways and ensure that the facility complies with EPA requirements.  In addition, this project will create jobs for our region and hav

May 14, 2009
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May 12, 2009
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Senator LaValle Says the New State Budget Hurts Small Business

Senator LaValle today announced that the new state budget imposes taxes and fees that will have a devastating impact on small businesses and cost New York thousands of jobs.  The state budget process was conducted behind closed doors by three Democrats from New York City, while the needs of people from Buffalo to Montauk were left unattended.

April 1, 2009
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Senate Republicans Fight Against “Health Insurance Tax”

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate Democrats have rejected a Republican-sponsored amendment to roll back the ill-advised “Health Insurance Tax” that was approved as part of the “Deficit Reduction Package” (DRP).  The tax hike, which was passed as a result of unanimous Democrat support, will impose a $240 million increased assessment on insurance companies that will raise the cost of health insurance premiums for families, individuals, and businesses to unprecedented levels.

April 1, 2009
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April 1, 2009
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