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Senator Nozzolio Honors Auburn Resident With Achievers’ Award

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that Guy Cosentino of Auburn has been awarded the New York State Senate Achievers’ Award. The prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the lives of people with physical or mental challenges.

May 23, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Introduces Legislation To Prohibit Medicaid Sponsored Viagra For Sex Offenders

Albany – Continuing his efforts to help protect our children from dangerous sexual predators, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has introduced legislation (S.

May 22, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Passage Of Measure To Abolish Early Release Commissions

Albany – Citing a case in Cayuga County in which a convicted rapist was released from prison early, New York State Senator Michael F.

May 16, 2005
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Senate Approves Nozzolio Bill To Combat Dangerous Illegal Methamphetamine Drug

Albany – Citing the dramatic increase in the number of clandestine laboratories that produce methamphetamines, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the New York State Senate has approved legislation (S.3511) he is sponsoring which would enhance law enforcement’s efforts to combat and prosecute operators of “meth” laboratories as well as the theft or possession of stolen anhydrous ammonia.

May 16, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Sodus High School Basketball Team

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio invited Coach Jim Sergeant, Assistant Coach Robert Miranda and the Sodus High School Boys Basketball Team to Albany recently to honor them for winning the New York State Class C Championship. The students met and had their pictures taken with Senator Nozzolio, Governor Pataki, and Assemblyman Oaks at a luncheon hosted by the Senator and Assemblyman.

May 15, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Palmyra-macedon High School Basketball Team

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio invited Coach Chip Tatro and the Palmyra-Macedon High School Boys Basketball Team to Albany recently to honor them for winning the New York State Class B Championship. The students met and had their pictures taken with Senator Nozzolio, Governor Pataki, and Assemblyman Oaks at a luncheon hosted by the Senator and Assemblyman.

May 15, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Delivers $75,000 For Sodus Town Ambulance Corps

Sodus – Citing the importance of supporting and assisting local emergency service corps, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R/C- Fayette) today announced he has secured $75,000 in state funding for the Sodus Town Ambulance Corps. The presentation was made at the Sodus Town Ambulance Corps annual banquet Saturday night in Sodus.“This funding will allow the Sodus Town Ambulance Corps to purchase a new ambulance that will serve our communities and provide emergency medical care to residents,” Senator Nozzolio said.

May 15, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Passage Of Legislation To Strengthen Megan’s Law

Albany - Ten years after the enactment of legislation creating New York State’s Sex Offender Registry, the New York State Senate acted today on the “Tenth Anniversary Omnibus Sex Offender Registration Reform Act.” The bill (S.4793-B) would strengthen Megan’s Law in 25 ways, including: mandatory notification by police when a registered sex offender moves into a community, lifetime registration of all sex offenders, requiring information about all levels of sex offenders to be posted on the Internet, and GPS monitoring for the worst offenders.<

May 2, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Works To Strengthen Megans Law

Albany – Ten years after the enactment of legislation creating New York State’s Sex Offender Registry, Senator Michael F.

May 2, 2005
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Nozzolio To Hold Senate Hearing To Strengthen Megans Law

Albany – Commemorating the 10th anniversary of Megan’s Law, State Senator Michael F.

May 1, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Secures $100,000 For Finger Lakes Institute

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured $100,000 for the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The funding will help to cover educational programming costs at the Institute.“Preserving and protecting the quality of the Finger Lakes and promoting their appeal are the key to revitalizing our communities and creating new opportunities for the future,” said Senator Nozzolio. “It was a pleasure to secure this funding for the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

April 25, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Gets Backing Of Senate In Fighting Cayugas Land Trust Bid

Albany – Continuing his aggressive efforts to ensure area Indian tribes pay property and sales taxes, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) and his Senate colleagues today adopted a legislative resolution calling for the U.S. Department of the Interior to reject the application of the Cayuga Indian Nation to place their real estate holdings in trust or declared “restricted fee”. Either designation would make their property permanently sovereign and free from taxation.In the wake of the recent landmark decision by the U.S.

April 18, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio To Hold Public Senate Hearing On Megans Law

Albany – Continuing his commitment to help ensure children and families are safe and kept out of harms way, New York State Senator Michael F.

April 17, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Secures $4.9 Million In Capital Funding For Area Colleges

Albany – As part of his continuing efforts to support higher education institutions, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured nearly $5 million dollars in capital funding for Independent Colleges and Universities in our region. The funds come from the $150 million dollar Capital Matching Grants Program included in the 2005-06 State budget.

April 17, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Calls For Rejection Of Back Door Sovereignty For Indian Tribes

Albany – As part of his on-going aggressive efforts to ensure area Indian tribes pay property and sales taxes, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he is fighting any efforts by the Cayuga Indian Nation and the Seneca-Cayuga tribe of Oklahoma to place their real estate holdings into a federal trust.

April 14, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Marion 7th Graders At State Capitol

Albany - Senator MichaelF. Nozzolio recently met with seventh graders from Marionduring their class trip to Albany. In addition to meeting with Senator Nozzolio, the students took a tour of theState Capitoland the Senate Chamber.Senator Nozzolio and the students took a photo on the Million Dollar staircase in the Capitol.

April 11, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Eyes Crackdown On Medicaid Fraud

Albany – As part of his on-going efforts to reduce the burden on New York’s taxpayers, Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) joined Senate colleagues today to call for a comprehensive overhaul of the state’s Medicaid fraud detection effort and dramatically reduce corruption and waste in New York’s Medicaid program.“The expense of the Medicaid program is crippling our county governments and causing massive increases in local property taxes,” said Senator Nozzolio.

April 11, 2005
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Senate Approves Nozzolio Bill Requiring Inmate Medical Copayments

Albany – Continuing his fight to protect the taxpayers of New York, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette), Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee, today announced that the Senate has adopted legislation (S.1324) he is sponsoring requiring inmates to make co-payments for health care."There is no way to justify handing convicted criminals free health care while law-abiding taxpayers are required to make co-payments for health services.

April 10, 2005
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Delivers Additional $350,000 For Seneca Falls Canal Harbor Project

Albany – As a continuation of the canal revitalization project started in 1998, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) announced today that he has secured an additional $350,000 in state funding for the Seneca Falls Canal Harbor project. In 1998, Senator Nozzolio worked to secure over $1 million in state funds for the opening of the first significant project on the Barge Canal system.This additional state funding brings Senator Nozzolio’s total financial support for the Canal Harbor project to more than $1.3 million.

April 3, 2005
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