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Senate Republicans Fight to Restore Cuts to Libraries and Non-Public Schools

April 1, 2009 

            Senator Kenneth P. LaValle announced that the Senate Republican Conference proposed an amendment to restore cuts to libraries and non-public schools advanced in the Governor’s budget.  The measure supported by the Conference aimed to restore the remaining $7.4 million of an $18 million cut to libraries, as well as $14 million of the $44 million cut to non-public schools.  However, the Senate Democrats voted along party lines to defeat the amendment.

April 1, 2009
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March 31, 2009
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Senator Lavalle Applauds D.O.T for Reinstatment of Rails to Trails Funding

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle was pleased to learn that $2 million in state funds he previously secured for Suffolk County’s Rails to Trails program has been reinstated by the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) on its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

March 27, 2009
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