Michael F. Nozzolio's Press releases

SENATOR NOZZOLIO LAUNCHES ANNUAL DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE TROOPS

Continuing his unwavering commitment to the brave men and women serving our Nation, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the start of his annual Holiday Drive for the Troops. 

November 24, 2014
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New York State Named “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast Magazine recently named New York State as their “Wine Region of the Year.” New York was chosen over other renowned regions from across the world, including the wine producing regions of France, Italy, and California.

 

New York State is the Nation’s third largest wine producing state with over 375 wineries, including 119 in the Finger Lakes region alone. The greater Finger Lakes region has become the center of New York’s booming wine industry. The Finger Lakes wine industry has recently been recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator magazine, Yahoo, and now Wine Enthusiast magazine as one of the premier wine producing regions in the world.

 

November 13, 2014
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New York State Named “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast Magazine recently named New York State as their “Wine Region of the Year.” New York was chosen over other renowned regions from across the world, including the wine producing regions of France, Italy, and California.

 

New York State is the Nation’s third largest wine producing state with over 375 wineries, including 119 in the Finger Lakes region alone. The greater Finger Lakes region has become the center of New York’s booming wine industry. The Finger Lakes wine industry has recently been recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator magazine, Yahoo, and now Wine Enthusiast magazine as one of the premier wine producing regions in the world.

 

November 13, 2014
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Veterans Temporary Hiring Program

There is no greater obligation than to honor and thank our veterans for their service to our nation. Assisting New York veterans with finding employment is just one way of showing our unwavering support.

 

A new online portal that will provide veterans the tools they need to connect with temporary employment opportunities offered by New York State was recently announced. The website enables job seekers to upload resumes and designate geographic preferences, which State agencies then use to identify and consider candidates for open positions throughout New York.

 

CLICK HERE for further details on this important resource.

November 12, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES CORRECTIONS OFFICER EXAM TO BE GIVEN BY THE STATE

 Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced that civil service exams will soon be conducted for the purpose of hiring new Corrections Officer Trainees for the New York State Department of Corrections.

 “As the Chairman of the State Senate Codes Committee and former Chairman of the Crime Victims, Crime, and Correction Committee, I worked hard to require the Department of Corrections hire additional officers to insure our public safety, as well as safer working conditions for all the brave men and women who work in our State Correctional facilities,” said Senator Nozzolio.

November 12, 2014
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VETERANS DAY 2014

 

Veterans Day serves as a powerful reminder that freedom comes at a cost, paid for with courage, valor, and sacrifice. No nation in the history of the world has ever done more, or given more, in the defense of freedom than the United States and its citizens.

Today is a day when we pause to remember the sacrifice of our fellow citizens - those individuals who answered the call to serve their country. These brave men and women have guarded our shores and our liberties for hundreds of years and we owe them our utmost thanks and enduring gratitude.

November 10, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO’S "SHARE THE FINGER LAKES REGION" PHOTO COMPETITION CALENDARS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

The  2015 "Share the Finger Lakes Region" Photo Competition Calendars are ready!From the rich beauty of the Finger Lakes to the unique small towns and villages scattered throughout my District, we live in one of the most beautiful

October 29, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Honored by Mynderse Academy High School Varsity Football Team

Senator Nozzolio has been an ardent supporter of the school and its athletic programs.  He secured funding for upgrades to Bracht Field and also helped to provide the funds for new athletic uniforms and equipment for the new Mynderse Academy Fitness Center.  These improvements will allow all students to become more physically fit and will certainly enhance the school's strong reputation for athletic success.

October 28, 2014
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Columbus Day: Honoring Our Italian American Heritage

On this day we honor the vision, commitment and courage of Christopher Columbus…but in so doing, we indeed honor the courageous actions of those who brought their Italian culture…along with their families… to seek the American dream and all that is the best of our Nation.

We gain inspiration by the personal story of Christopher Columbus. We all know of his significant struggles, and great achievement.

October 13, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO TO PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL ITALIAN AMERICAN ORGANIZATION EVENTS

 

Senator Mike Nozzolio will be the featured speaker at three Italian-American organization events over the upcoming Columbus Day weekend.

On Saturday evening, the Sons of Italy in Geneva will hold their annual dinner dance. The Italian Civic League of Rochester will be gathering for their 74th annual luncheon, and the newly formed Cultural Italian American Organization of Cayuga County will be hosting their first recognition dinner on Columbus Day. Senator Nozzolio will be recognizing several individuals at each event for their efforts to preserve the rich traditions, culture, and heritage of Italian Americans.

October 10, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RECOGNIZES OCTOBER AS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

 

Encourages Victims of Domestic Violence to Register for SAVIN and Pushes For Enactment of “Brittany’s Law – The Domestic Violence Prevention Act”

Continuing his aggressive efforts to protect victims and raise awareness of violence against women and children, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and is encouraging victims of domestic violence to register to receive life saving alerts through the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Network (SAVIN).

October 6, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO HIGHLIGHTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

 

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is encouraging women to contact their health care providers to receive regular screenings for breast cancer. 

"Breast cancer is more treatable the earlier it is detected,” said Senator Nozzolio. “I hope that this month especially, women will take the time to discuss screening options with their doctors.”

September 30, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO VOWS TO VOTE AGAINST RADICAL LEGISLATION THAT WOULD GIVE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS THE RIGHT TO VOTE AND HOLD OFFICE IN NEW YORK

Measure Pushed by Senate Democrats Would Become Law if Conference is Handed Keys to the Chamber:

 Senator Mike Nozzolio today vowed to lead the fight and vote against radical legislation sponsored by New York City Democrat Gustavo Rivera and State Senate Democrats that would give illegal immigrants the right to vote and hold office in New York State.

 Senator Nozzolio called the measure "an insult to law-abiding New Yorkers and a drain on the tax dollars of hardworking people."

September 25, 2014
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Amy Cram of Seneca Falls Nominated as Senator Mike Nozzolio’s First “Constituent of the Week”

Amy Cram, owner of Bill Cram Chevrolet in Seneca Falls, has been nominated as Senator Mike Nozzolio’s first “Constituent of the Week.” Amy has long been a community advocate and has dedicated herself to improving the Finger Lakes region. Inspired by her daughter, Rebecca, who has Down syndrome, she has been active with Happiness House and serves on its board. Additionally, Amy served on the Finger Lakes Region American Red Cross Board of Directors, is co-leader of a Girl Scout troop and a sponsor of youth soccer and youth baseball teams.

September 24, 2014
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NEW YORK "COMBAT HEROIN" CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

Campaign Features PSAs, Dedicated Website, and Social Media Awareness Efforts

The State has launched a “Combat Heroin” campaign designed to inform and educate New Yorkers about the risks of heroin and prescription opioid use, the signs of addiction, and the resources available to help.

September 23, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO AID VICTIMS OF ELDER ABUSE SIGNED INTO LAW

Continuing his fight to combat the rising trend of elder abuse, State Senator Michael Nozzolio, Chairman of Senate Codes Committee, announced today that legislation he sponsored, to protect elderly individuals from becoming victims of abuse, was signed into law.

 Senator Nozzolio’s legislation, S.7188, supports elderly crime victims who must testify in court by allowing a caregiver or family member to accompany them to court.

September 22, 2014
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Stop Telemarketer Calls and Get Rid of Junk Mail

No one likes receiving unwanted sales calls or wasteful junk mail. I want to remind you how you can put an end to junk mail and annoying telemarketer calls.

With the National Do Not Call Registry you can prevent telemarketer calls to your home phone and cell phone. Register by calling 888-382-1222 (or 866-290-4236 for TTY). To register by Internet, visit the FCC website at www.donotcall.gov. Once registered, telemarketers will be prohibited from calling you with unsolicited advertisements. You will remain on the Registry permanently, unless your number is disconnected and reassigned, or you decide to remove it from the Registry.

September 18, 2014
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Stop Telemarketer Calls and Get Rid of Junk Mail

No one likes receiving unwanted sales calls or wasteful junk mail. I want to remind you how you can put an end to junk mail and annoying telemarketer calls.

With the National Do Not Call Registry you can prevent telemarketer calls to your home phone and cell phone. Register by calling 888-382-1222 (or 866-290-4236 for TTY). To register by Internet, visit the FCC website at www.donotcall.gov. Once registered, telemarketers will be prohibited from calling you with unsolicited advertisements. You will remain on the Registry permanently, unless your number is disconnected and reassigned, or you decide to remove it from the Registry.

September 18, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes William "Billy" Palmer, Sr. as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Chief William "Billy" Palmer, Sr. of the Ovid Fire Department. Congratulations Billy and thank you for your service and dedication to Ovid and the surrounding communities!

CLICK HERE to view the gallery and to learn more about Billy and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters:

 

September 16, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio to Recognize 54th District “Constituent of the Week”

In an effort to recognize individuals in his Senate District who make a positive contribution in their communities, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be hosting a “Constituent of the Week” recognition on his Facebook page. Individuals are invited to nominate and submit a photo of a local individual to be recognized for their efforts.

September 16, 2014
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