New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently secured one of the highest scores in the State Senate in this year’s National Federation of Independent Business’s annual voting record.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is the nation’s leading small business advocacy association and releases an annual voting record to help New York voters gauge state lawmaker’s support for legislation that is pro-small business.
“Independent businesses are the catalyst for new job growth in our State, particularly in the Greater Finger Lakes region. They are integral to rebuilding our economy and creating a better future for our State and Nation,” said Senator Nozzolio.
In an effort to promote the natural beauty of the greater Finger Lakes region and support the tourism industry, the 2014 “Share the Finger Lakes” photo competition was held inviting constituents of the 54th Senate District to share their favorite Finger Lakes photos on my facebook page throughout the month of July. Congratulations Bill Liddle of Newark! Bill’s Sodus Point Lighthouse photograph taken during a windstorm receivedthe most “likes” on facebook.
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New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio and State Assemblyman Bob Oaks joined together to call on the area's Federal Representatives to oppose plans changing the way Lake Ontario water levels are regulated. These changes will result in establishing a manmade disaster of catastrophic economic impact to Wayne County and the entire northern tier of New York State.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that he has successfully secured $3.4 million in State funding to begin a major expansion at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. This expansion will create local jobs and continue to put our region at the cutting edge of agricultural research and development.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging students across his Senate District to have fun reading this summer by participating in the 2014 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program.
"Evidence shows that children who stop reading over summer vacation often fall behind when they return to school in September,” said Senator Nozzolio. "This program is designed to get children to realize the rewards of reading by encouraging them to exercise their imaginations and make reading a daily event this summer," said Senator Nozzolio.
On June 6, 1944, the United States and our allies charged the beaches of France in the largest air, land, sea and military operation the world has ever known. The landing included over 5,000 ships, 11,000 airplanes, and over 150,000 service men. When it was over, more than 4,000 of the Allied Forces were dead.
Citing the need to stop the dramatic increase in the use of heroin and opioid-based illegal drugs, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio joined today with his colleagues on the New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction to release a report and legislative recommendations to combat the growing heroin and opioid epidemic.
“The Task Force’s roundtable discussion in Auburn clearly demonstrates that the heroin crisis has become an epidemic that is destroying countless lives and families across our State and Nation. No longer is heroin addiction only found in the inner big cities, but is all too prevalent in our suburbs, small cities and rural areas,” said Senator Nozzolio. “The focus of the Task Force is on providing additional resources for the prevention of drug abuse and the treatment of those addicted, while giving law enforcement officials the tools they need to prosecute criminals who are spreading heroin in our local communities.”
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In a effort to honor our Nation’s greatest heroes as well as to recognize our region’s historic significance as the birthplace of Memorial Day, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging residents of the Finger Lakes area to attend their individual village and town Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 26th, and to also attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony that is being held at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Romulus, New York at 2:00 PM.
Distinguished local U.S. Navy veteran and Executive Director of Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery, William “Bill” Yale was recently nominated for induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame by State Senator Mike Nozzolio. Bill Yale was inducted during a special ceremony at the State Capitol for his service to our Nation, as well as his dedicated efforts in working with Senator Mike Nozzolio to establish the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Seneca County.
In recognition of her extraordinary commitment to the fields of agriculture and science, and especially in the field of agriculture genetics, Dr. Susan Brown was among the outstanding women from across New York State who were honored at the 2014 "Women of Distinction" ceremony today at the State Capitol. Dr. Brown, who is the co-inventor of four new apple varieties and ten different sweet cherry varieties, was nominated for this honor by State Senator Mike Nozzolio.
Continuing his fight to combat the rising trend of elder abuse, State Senator Michael Nozzolio, Chairman of Senate Codes Committee, announced today that a package of legislation to protect elderly individuals from becoming victims of abuse took an important step towards becoming State Law. Five measures aimed at stopping the wide array of abuses that impact New York’s senior residents were approved by the Senate Codes Committee. Two of these measures were introduced by Senator Nozzolio.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the State Senate has taken a tremendous step forward in adopting a tougher stance against violent crime by enacting “Brittany’s Law - Domestic Violence Prevention Act.” This legislation, S.1850A, sponsored by Senator Nozzolio, will create a publically accessible registry of convicted violent felons.
In an effort to honor our local volunteer firefighters, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be hosting a “Firefighter of the Week” photo gallery on his Facebook page. Individuals are invited to submit a photo and brief description of a local firefighter so that they can be recognized for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment.
“Our brave firefighters represent the best our local communities have to offer and serve as the first line of response when disaster strikes,” said
As Vice Co-Chairman of the Senate Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force, Senator Mike Nozzolio will hold a roundtable discussion on Thursday, May 8th in Cayuga County to discuss the rising epidemic of heroin abuse in our local communities.
State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he fought for and was successful in securing $600,000 in State funding to support continued job growth at the former Seneca Army Depot in Seneca County.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the “Jobs for Heroes” legislation has been enacted by both houses of the State Legislature and will soon be signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. This important new law, which Senator Nozzolio co-sponsored and fought to enact, will create new jobs and business opportunities for our veterans who have a service related disability.