Today, Senator Nozzolio called in to Finger Lakes Morning News with Ted Baker on WGVA 1240 to discuss issues affecting our region, including the Sampson Veterans Cemetery, the property tax cap and Brittany's Law.
Listen to the full interview here at the Finger Lakes News Radio website.
Recently, Senator Nozzolio called in to "The Credibility Report" with Peter Haidt on WGVA 1240 to discuss the 2011-12 New York State budget. You can listen to Senator Nozzolio's interview with Peter here.
In response to the Cayuga Indian Nation’s recent purchase of yet another parcel of landin Seneca Falls, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is calling on the area's federal representatives, officials at the United States Department of the Interior and the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to visit Cayuga and Seneca Counties and see for themselves the amount of land that the Cayuga's have purchased. If all of the land that has been purchased by the Cayuga Indian Nation is granted trust status it will destroy the tax base of Cayuga and Seneca Counties.
Growing up in a working class family with Mom, Dad, and my two brothers, we didn’t have the best of everything. We did, however, learn very early how to stretch a dollar and the value of hard work and sacrifice.
New York spends a total of $52.5billion of taxpayers’ money a year on Medicaid. That means New York State spends over $1 billion a week on Medicaid services. New York’s Medicaid program is larger than the total budgets of forty-three other States.
Albany- State Senator Michael Nozzolio today demanded immediate and decisive action from Governor Paterson in order to revoke a devastating tax on New York State’s Industrial Development Agencies. “The IDAs are New York’s job creation incubators,” said Senator Nozzolio, “By taxing their revenues, Albany is effectively destroying jobs.”
The IDA tax, which is due March 31st, was enacted as a part of the 2009-2010 New York State budget. Senator Nozzolio strongly opposed the budget, which created over 100 new taxes and fees, including the IDA tax. Every IDA in New York State will be assessed a 4.7% tax based on their 2008 total revenues.
Red Creek- Senator Nozzolio announced today that the New York State Department of Corrections has withdrawn its earlier decision to close the Butler Minimum Security Prison by October 1st of this year.
With the latest tax increase approved in the 2009-10 State Budget ready to take effect next month, State Senator Mike Nozzolio condemned Governor Paterson and his Democrat-controlled Senate and Assembly for imposing yet another round of taxes and fees on an already struggling Upstate economy. This time the Democrats’ target was motor vehicle fees, most of which will go u
Nearly 2,000 New Yorkers have already declared their support for State Senator Mike Nozzolio’s efforts to repeal the regressive new State Assessment Tax on utility bills. Senator Nozzolio has started an online petition calling upon Governor Paterson and Senate President Malcolm Smith to eliminate the tax, which was included in their disastrous 2009-10 State Budget.
Auburn- Members of the Owasco Lake Association will host the 2nd Annual Owasco Lake Day in conjunction with the Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency on Wednesday, July lst, 2009 in the Emerson Park Pavilion. Members of the organization as well as number of state, local and county officials are expected to speak. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m.
Seneca Falls- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited the Seneca Falls Middle School to recognize seventh grade student, Neetu Chandak, on her success in reaching the final round of the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee championship held in Washington, D.C.
Albany- Chosen by Senator Mike Nozzolio for her extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to her community and the State of New York, Cindy Campbell of Waterloo, the President of the State of New York Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, is among the outstanding women across New York State who were honored at the 2009 "Women of Distinction" ceremony held Thursday,