Michael F. Nozzolio's Press releases

SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO ELIMINATE COSTLY TAXPAYER-FUNDED CONJUGAL VISIT PROGRAM ADOPTED BY STATE SENATE

The New York State Senate today adopted legislation authored and introduced by State Senator Mike Nozzolio (S.3747) to save taxpayers nearly $4 million annually by eliminating the State’s controversial conjugal visit program.

June 16, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Honors State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame Inductee John Barwinczok of Auburn

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio honored U.S. Navy veteran John Barwinczok of Auburn for his distinguished military career and dedicated volunteer work to support our local veterans. John was inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame, highlighting the service of a veteran from each Senate District, during a special ceremony at the State Capitol.

June 15, 2011
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STATE SENATE ENACTS SENATOR NOZZOLIO’S LEGISLATION TO DISCONTINUE EXPENSIVE, INEFFECTIVE BALLISTICS DATABASE

The New York State Senate has adopted legislation authored and introduced by State Senator Mike Nozzolio (S.459) that will save taxpayers $4 million per year by eliminating the New York Combined Ballistic Identification System (CoBIS), a tracking system for ammunition that has failed to solve a single gun crime since it was implemented 10 years ago.

June 14, 2011
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Congratulations Javon McCrea, Newark High School Grad, Invited to the USA Basketball Training Camp

Congratulations Javon McCrea, University of Buffalo student athlete and Newark High School graduate, who was invited to the USA Basketball training camp in Colorado Springs. Javon was invited to the USA Basketball men’s training camp in Colorado Springs from June 17-24 and will have the chance at being chosen to participate in a 12-man squad to represent the U.S. at the Championships this summer. Good luck Javon, your hometown community is cheering you on! Read more about Javon from the Finger Lakes Times here: http://bit.ly/kuJjFu

 

Pictured left to right: Javon McCrea and Senator Nozzolio

June 13, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO CONGRATULATES STATE ROAD ELEMENTARY STUDENTS ON WINNING EARTH DAY POSTER CONTEST

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today congratulated four students from the State Road Elementary School in Webster for being selected as winners in the New York State Senate 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest.  Third graders Jack Hoctor, Brennen Albert, Joel Farmen and Siraj Clark had their winning artwork displayed at the State Capitol as part of a special exhibit to raise awareness of recycling and waste reduction.

June 10, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO EXPAND MEDICAID FRAUD PROSECUTION ADOPTED BY SENATE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that the Senate has adopted legislation he co-sponsored (S.594) that will bring New York State a tremendous step forward in addressing the multi-billion dollar crime of Medicaid fraud. This measure would greatly assist in the recovery of lost Medicaid funds and save the State time and resources by allowing local district attorneys to prosecute Medicaid provider fraud.

June 8, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “RENEE’S LAW” INTRODUCED IN STATE SENATE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is co-sponsoring legislation that was introduced in the State Senate today to provide greater protection and disclosure to employees of facilities where dangerous juvenile delinquents and youthful offenders are placed.

June 3, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Welcomes Herman Avenue 5th Graders to the State Capitol

Albany- Senator Nozzolio recently welcomed 5th grade students from the Herman Avenue Elementary School in Auburn as they visited Albany to learn more about the history of New York State. Senator Nozzolio joined Assemblyman Gary Finch in hosting a special luncheon for the students and arranged for them to tour the historic New York State Capitol building and the New York State Museum.

June 3, 2011
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67th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY A TIME TO MEMORIALIZE LOCAL HERO WHO FOUGHT

On June 6th, 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, the Allied Forces had suffered nearly 10,000 casualties; more than 4,000 were dead.  This tremendous show of courage and sacrifice represents one of

June 1, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES HIS PARTICIPATION IN MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES


New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be honoring our veterans by participating in Memorial Day events throughout his Senate District on Saturday, May 28th and Monday, May 30th.

May 27, 2011
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Mary Gearan Honored by Senator Nozzolio at the 2011 NYS Senate Women of Distinction Ceremony

Albany- In recognition of her extraordinary accomplishments and commitment to helping children, families and students throughout her community, Mary Gearan of Geneva, Vice Chair of the Happiness House/Finger Lakes Cerebral Palsy Association Board of Directors, is among the outstanding women across New York State who were honored at the 2011 "Women of Distinction" ceremony held today at the State Capitol. Mary was nominated for this honor by State Senator Mike Nozzolio.

May 25, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES MEMBERS OF THE SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY COMMITTEE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio, in conjunction with the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association, today announced the names of several business and community leaders who have agreed to serve as members of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Committee, including two former Admirals, a former Air Force General, a former University President,  and the chairpersons of two statewide veterans’ organizations.  The purpose of the Committee is to augment the efforts of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association in

May 19, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Congratulates 2011 Wrestling State Champions Craig and Owen Scott

Albany- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio honored Palmyra-Macedon High School seniors Craig and Owen Scott for each winning the New York State Division II wrestling championship in their respective weight classes. Craig won the championship in the 171-pound division and Owen won for the 160-pound division, the second consecutive state title for both wrestlers.

May 17, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “BRITTANY’S LAW” ADOPTED BY STATE SENATE

 

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the State Senate has taken a tremendous step forward in adopting a tougher stance against violent crime by enacting “Brittany’s Law” (S.3645A), legislation he sponsored to create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders.

May 17, 2011
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UPDATE: SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “BRITTANY’S LAW” APPROVED BY SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE


New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that “Brittany’s Law”, the legislation he is sponsoring to create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders, has taken another critically important step toward becoming State Law.

May 5, 2011
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