Michael F. Nozzolio's Press releases

SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES VLT IMPACT AID RESTORED IN BUDGET AGREEMENT

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that he has successfully fought to restore the State’s VLT Impact Aid program, which provides over $1.5 million to assist the town of Farmington and Ontario County with the costs of maintaining Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack. 

March 23, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RENEWS CALL FOR OCFS COMMISSIONER’S RESIGNATION AFTER FURTHER EVIDENCE OF VIOLENCE IN JUVENILE CENTERS

With shocking new video evidence revealing continued violence and mismanagement in New York’s juvenile centers, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is renewing his call for the immediate resignation of Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Commissioner Gladys Carrion.

March 9, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “ABSURD” BICYCLE LICENSE PLATE PROPOSAL WITHDRAWN

State Senator Mike Nozzolio has successfully called for the withdrawal of an outrageous new tax proposal that would require every bicycle in the State to be licensed.

The proposed legislation, introduced in the New York City-controlled State Assembly, would have created even more unnecessary regulations and fees for taxpayers by mandating that all bicycles be registered and forced to pass inspection.

March 4, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Welcomes Midlakes Middle School Students at the State Capitol

Albany- Senator Nozzolio recently met with students and faculty from Midlakes Middle School and discussed the importance of education to the students future success.  Senator Nozzolio arranged a tour of the State Capital for the students and welcomed them on the floor of the historic New York State Senate Chamber.

February 18, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Hosts Students from Around the Region at the State Capitol

Albany- Senator Nozzolio met with students and faculty from schools around the Finger Lakes region to discuss the importance of pursuing a quality education to the future success of our young children. Senator Nozzolio answered questions from the students and hosted them on a special tour of the New York State Capitol and the State Senate chamber.

February 16, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO HELPS ENACT LIFESAVING EMT LEGISLATION

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today supported and fought to enact legislation that was adopted by the Senate (S.2387) that will potentially save hundreds of lives by allowing emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to carry an automated external defibrillator (AED) in their personal vehicles.

February 15, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO HONORS THREE VICTOR HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONS IN ALBANY

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today hosted over 130 Victor High School students, coaches and school administrators for a special day at the State Capitol honoring the talent and dedication of two teams and one student who captured state championships for the school in 2010. The Victor Marching Blue Devils Band, the Victor Blue Devils Boys Volleyball Team and Victor Girls Swim Team diver Ashley Broderick were all presented with special legislative resolutions for winning their statewide competitions last year.

February 8, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES PROPERTY TAX CAP AND MANDATE RELIEF ENACTED BY STATE SENATE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the State Senate has taken a tremendous step forward in providing relief to property taxpayers and businesses by adopting legislation that he supported and fought to enact to cap property taxes. The State Senate also enacted corresponding legislation to relieve local governments from unfunded State mandates that escalate local costs and force property taxes to increase.

January 31, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES JOB CREATION & TAXPAYER PROTECTION ACT ENACTED BY STATE SENATE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the Senate has enacted legislation he fought for to restore New York’s economy by encouraging private sector job creation and fiscal responsibility. The “Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act” is a three-part plan that includes a job creation tax credit, two percent state spending cap and a two-thirds “super majority” vote requirement to increase taxes.

January 19, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF SENATE CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION COMMITTEE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been selected to serve as Chairman of the New York State Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee.  The Committee is one of the most important committees in the State Senate and has jurisdiction over all aspects of criminal justice and the correctional system.

January 11, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO MEETS WITH WEBSTER STUDENT AT STATE OF THE STATE

State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Jessica and Nancy DeRyke of Webster. Jessica, who is a Senior at Webster Schroeder High School, was selected to represent Monroe County at the Governor’s State of the State address in Albany. One student was selected from each county in New York State to attend this year’s State of the State. Jessica participated in an interview with Senator Nozzolio to share her thoughts on the Governor’s address.

January 6, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO APPOINTED TO STATE SENATE FINANCE AND RULES COMMITTEES

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been selected to serve on two of the most critically important committees in the New York State Senate. It has been announced today that Senator Nozzolio has been chosen to serve on both the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Rules Committee.

January 6, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO'S 2011 CALENDAR

Click here to download Senator Nozzolio's 2011 calendar for your personal use:

January 4, 2011
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A NEW YEAR FOR NEW YORK STATE: CRITICAL STEPS NEEDED FOR ECONOMIC RENEWAL OF THE EMPIRE STATE

 

New York State is facing the most difficult of times.  Every single day, New York is losing businesses and jobs to more job-friendly states.  The new year, new Governor and new Senate Leadership in our State government brings with it real opportunity for change.  It's time to take firm and decisive action to turn our State around.

January 4, 2011
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A NEW YEAR FOR NEW YORK STATE: CRITICAL STEPS NEEDED FOR ECONOMIC RENEWAL OF THE EMPIRE STATE

New York State is facing the most difficult of times. Every single day, New York is losing businesses and jobs to more job-friendly states. The new year, new Governor and new Senate Leadership in our State government brings with it real opportunity for change. It's time to take firm and decisive action to turn our State around.

The states that encourage business and job growth will be the states that will succeed in the next decade. I am committed to making the changes necessary to change the direction of our State and to renew hope and prosperity for all New Yorkers. My immediate priorities for New York State in 2011 are:

CUT SPENDING:

January 3, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: THE GOSSETT CENTER SHOULD STAY AND COMMISSIONER CARRION NEEDS TO RESIGN

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today voiced opposition and raised serious concerns with proposed plans to dismantle the State juvenile justice system by allowing localities to operate their own juvenile justice services. It has been proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others that the Office of Children and Family Services transfer the juvenile justice system to local community-based programs. This proposal would include the closure of the Louis Gossett Jr. Center in Lansing.

December 23, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO BLAST’S DEC’S CLOSED-DOOR RULE MAKING ON OUTDOOR WOOD BOILERS

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today blasted officials at the Department of Environmental Conservation for forcing through without public scrutiny a new set of invasive regulations restricting the use of outdoor wood boilers. These regulations were hastily enacted at a meeting of the DEC’s Environmental Review Board that was announced just days before the vote and without an opportunity for public comment.

December 22, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO TO SERVE ON NEW RACING TASK FORCE

SENATOR NOZZOLIO TO SERVE ON NEW RACING TASK FORCE

December 10, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO DEMANDS GOVERNOR DENY CLEMENCY TO HOLLY COOMBER FOR ROLE IN MURDER OF DONNA GUERRIRI

 

 

Continuing his aggressive efforts to ensure dangerous violent felons are never released into our communities, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is demanding that Governor Paterson deny clemency to Holly Coomber, an inmate serving a 12 1/2 to 25 year sentence at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for her role in the violent and cold blooded murder of Donna Guerriri.

“Donna's family and our entire region still mourns her loss and the life of this vibrant young woman, who was a daughter, a wife and a mother of two small children. The pain and suffering that Holly Coomber has caused Donna Guerriri's family can never be erased and cannot and should not be excused,” said Senator Nozzolio.

December 8, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO LAUNCHES ANNUAL DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE TROOPS

Seneca Falls- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio continues his unwavering commitment to the brave men and women serving our Nation overseas by hosting his annual Holiday Drive for the Troops.  As he did last year, Senator Nozzolio is once again working with several local leaders to expand the Holiday Drive, including New York State Assemblyman Bob Oaks,  New York State Assemblyman Gary Finch and Webster Supervisor R

November 18, 2010
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