Michael F. Nozzolio's Press releases

STATEMENT BY SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON THE STATE BUDGET PROCESS

It is unconscionable that the Downstate State Senators and State Assemblymen, who control both Houses of the Legislature, left Albany without even trying to get the State budget enacted by the April 1 deadline.

March 30, 2010
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Level the Playing Field: Collect Cigarette Taxes on Native American Businesses

The New York State Court of Appeals- the highest court in the State- heard arguments from Cayuga and Seneca Counties as they defended their decision to enforce New York State law and collect sales taxes from Native American businesses selling cigarettes to non-Native residents.  

March 26, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO TO GOVERNOR: HANDS OFF NEW YORK STATE APPLE ASSOCIATION

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is calling on Governor Paterson to immediately withdraw his proposal to increase fees on Apple growers in New York State. The proposed 2010-11 Executive Budget calls for an 82% increase in Apple Marketing Order (AMO) and 136% increase in Apple Research and Development Program (ARDP) fees.

March 24, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Demands Governor Paterson Eliminate Funding For Five Points Conjugal Visit Trailers

Romulus- State Senator Mike Nozzolio today blasted Governor Paterson for an appropriation in his Executive Budget authorizing Five Points Correctional Facility to spend nearly $ 800,000.00 on 2 double-wide trailers to be used for conjugal visits for inmates incarcerated at Five Points.

March 19, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO STOP DELAY OF TAX REFUND CHECKS

In response to Governor Paterson’s proposal to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds to New York State taxpayers, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is now sponsoring legislation requiring the State to pay refunds within thirty days of receiving a tax return.

March 18, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Demands Removal Of IDA Tax

Albany- State Senator Michael Nozzolio today demanded immediate and decisive action from Governor Paterson in order to revoke a devastating tax on New York State’s Industrial Development Agencies. “The IDAs are New York’s job creation incubators,” said Senator Nozzolio, “By taxing their revenues, Albany is effectively destroying jobs.”

March 17, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: TOUGHER MEDICAID FRAUD EFFORT NEEDED TO STOP ABUSE AND SAVE TAX DOLLARS

Over one billion dollars a week!

That's how much taxpayers are paying for Medicaid in New York State!

March 15, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO'S JOB CREATION PLAN

The taxpayers of New York State have had enough. Jobs are leaving Upstate New York in alarming numbers and our young and talented individuals have followed. Property taxes, income taxes, health care assessments, and energy costs are at an all-time high. New York State taxpayers demand and deserve better.

March 5, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Blasts Governor Paterson’s Proposal To Delay Tax Refund Checks

Albany- Senator Nozzolio strongly criticized Governor Paterson’s proposal to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds to New York State taxpayers.

March 5, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO OPPOSES GOVERNOR'S RAID ON SNOWMOBILE FUND

For the thousands of Upstate New Yorkers who enjoy our region’s snowmobile trails, it’s déjà vu all over again.

February 12, 2010
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SENATE ENACTS SENATOR NOZZOLIO RESOLUTION TO MOVE THE TERROR TRIALS OUT OF NEW YORK

The New York State Senate today overwhelmingly voted to enact a resolution co-sponsored and strongly supported by Senator Mike Nozzolio urging President Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder not to hold the September 11th terrorism trials in New York City.

February 9, 2010
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO: MOVE THE TERROR TRIALS OUT OF NEW YORK

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today joined a number of his New York State Senate Colleagues in demanding President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and the United States Congress to move the 9/11 terrorist trials out of New York City.

February 4, 2010
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OVER 32,000 NEW YORKERS SUPPORT SENATOR NOZZOLIO’S PETITION TO RESTORE STAR REBATE PROGRAM

Over 32,000 New Yorkers from all across New York State have joined State Senator Mike Nozzolio’s fight to restore the STAR property tax rebate by signing his online petition calling upon Governor David Paterson to reinstate the program.

February 1, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO INTRODUCES MAJOR NEW JOB CREATION PLAN

New Yorkers need action, not empty promises!Governor Paterson's State of the State message earlier this month was full of promises to cut State spending.

January 27, 2010
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A Brighter Future: The 51st State

New York State is currently in the midst of its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Double digit unemployment, unbearable taxes and declining business investment have been driving residents out of New York State in record numbers. Upstate New York has lost more residents than any other region in the United States and the exodus of our young people has been alarming.

January 14, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RECEIVES “CIRCLE OF FRIENDS” AWARD FROM NEW YORK FARM BUREAU

In recognition of his support of the agriculture industry, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been honored by the New York Farm Bureau with its “Circle of Friends” award.  The “Circle of Friends” award acknowledges Senator Nozzolio’s active support of New York agriculture and the New York Farm Bureau.

January 13, 2010
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New York State Pension Checks Delayed In Post Office

Seneca Falls- New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio criticized the State Comptroller's Office for their failure to ensure that more than 60,000 New York State Pension checks were received on time.

The pension checks, which had been issued by the New York State Comptroller’s Office, were given to the Post Office for delivery on December 30th. The Post Office has since acknowledged that many of the checks were lost or misplaced.

January 5, 2010
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Protecting Our Lakes: The Finger Lakes Institute

Five years ago, the President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Mark Gearan and I worked hard to create a research and educational center where a concerted effort could be made to promote, protect and preserve the Finger Lakes and their expansive and sensitive watersheds.

We were inspired with a simple vision: to establish an institute that would provide our region’s policy makers, educators, residents, and students with the tools that would allow us to protect New York’s priceless natural resources known as the Finger Lakes.

December 30, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO'S 2010 CALENDAR

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December 23, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Expands His 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. This year, Senator Nozzolio is proudly working with several local leaders to expand the Holiday Drive, including New York State Assemblyman Bob Oaks, New York State Assemblyman Gary Finch, Victor Supervisor Jack Marren and Webster Supervisor Ron Nesbitt.

December 4, 2009
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