Michael F. Nozzolio's Press releases

SENATOR NOZZOLIO TO ATTEND BENEFIT IN HONOR OF GENEVA FIREFIGHTER MATT FOE

Geneva – Senator Mike Nozzolio is continuing his fight to expand benefits for volunteer firemen so they will be entitled to the same workers compensation coverage as paid fire fighters.  Senator Nozzolio is the sponsor of  legislation (S.4004-A) which achieves equity for all fire fighters - and insures that all firefighters - p

January 13, 2012
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO TO HOST EDUCATION FORUM WITH SENATE EDUCATION CHAIRMAN

Continuing his efforts to ensure fair and equitable treatment for school districts in our region, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced that he will be hosting a forum on education on Friday, February 3rd  from 10-12 noon at the Ramada Lakefront Hotel in Geneva.  Senator Nozzolio will be joined by Senator John Flanagan, Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Education.

January 12, 2012
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STATE LEGISLATURE ADOPTS IRAN DIVESTMENT ACT CO-SPONSORED BY SENATOR NOZZOLIO

Yesterday, the State Legislature adopted legislation I co-sponsored (S.5917), known as the Iran Divestment Act.  This Act would prohibit companies that provide goods, services or credit worth $20 million or more to Iran's energy industry from entering into or renewing State and local government contracts.

January 10, 2012
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO WELCOMES LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS AT 2012 STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

Following Governor Cuomo’s 2012 State of the State Address, State Senator Mike Nozzolio met with local firefighters and emergency response personnel who were invited to represent their communities at the event. The Governor’s address called for a new statewide network of local and regional emergency responders to improve statewide communications and help ensure that resources can be deployed effectively in emergency situations.

January 5, 2012
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON THE 2012 STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

With his delivery of the 2012 State of the State Address, Governor Cuomo has initiated a new Legislative Session and a new year for New York State.

January 4, 2012
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COUNTDOWN TO LOWER TAXES FOR NEW YORKERS

As a result of historic tax reform legislation that State Senator Mike Nozzolio worked with his Senate colleagues and Governor Cuomo to adopt, the lowest tax rate most New Yorkers have seen in more than 50 years will go into effect in a matter of days.

December 29, 2011
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FEDERAL BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS DISMISSES CAYUGA INDIAN LAND TRUST APPLICATION IN SENECA AND CAYUGA COUNTIES

As your New York State Senator representing Cayuga and Seneca Counties, I have been steadfast in my strong opposition to any and all efforts by the Cayuga Indians to apply for trust status on land they have purchased in these counties.  I have repeatedly called upon our Federal representatives to do everything in their power to protect local property taxpayers and urge the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to reject the Cayugas’ application to create an Indian reservation. 

December 21, 2011
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REMINDER: FINAL WEEK OF SENATOR NOZZOLIO’S ANNUAL DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE TROOPS

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is reminding everyone in our community that this is the last week to donate personal items to our brave men and women serving overseas as part of his annual Holiday Drive for the Troops.

December 12, 2011
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CUTTING YOUR TAXES AND CREATING JOBS

This year, the new leadership we built in the State Senate, in close partnership with Governor Cuomo, took strong and decisive action to change the direction of our State. We eliminated a $10 billion deficit, brought State spending under control and capped property taxes for the first time in our State's history.

As we look forward to a new year, it is important that we build on this success and take the next steps to cut taxes and create jobs.

December 12, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO LAUNCHES ANNUAL DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE TROOPS

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

December 2, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO REMINDING LOCAL CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE IN THANKSGIVING DAY CREATIVE CELEBRATION

 

 

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is reminding students in grades K-6 that they can still participate in the New York State Senate’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration until Monday, November 28th. Students are encouraged to submit their original essays, poetry or art work for inclusion in an online Thanksgiving Day Showcase. The theme of the Thanksgiving Day Celebration is “What are you thankful for?”

November 23, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RANKED AS TOP “PRO-JOBS SUPPORTER” BY BUSINESS COUNCIL

In recognition of his efforts to support job growth, cut taxes and spending and remove unnecessary regulations that impede job development, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been named one of the top “Pro Jobs Supporters” in the State Legislature by the Business Council of New York State as part of their 2011 Voters’ Guide.

November 10, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: THANK YOU TO OUR VETERANS

In recognition of Veterans Day this Friday, November 11th, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is encouraging everyone to reach out to our brave servicemen and women and extend their thanks in whatever way they can.

November 8, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RECOGNIZES OCTOBER 2011 AS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Continuing his aggressive efforts to strengthen criminal justice and victim services and raise awareness of violence against women, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is helping to recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

October 19, 2011
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Sportsmen's Update: CORRECTION

Important Notice: The recent Sportsmen's Update that you may have received contains two misprints. Corrected information is:

October 14, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO RELIEVE COUNTIES OF MEDICAID MANDATE


New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced that he is co-sponsoring landmark mandate relief legislation (S.5889) that would remove the burden of Medicaid costs from county governments and save property taxpayers billions of dollars every year.

October 14, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO NAMED TO NEW YORK FARM BUREAU’S “CIRCLE OF FRIENDS” FOR 2011

In recognition of his continued efforts to help New York State farmers grow and create jobs, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has once again 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.

October 13, 2011
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A BRIGHT FUTURE AT AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Quality health care is the cornerstone of every thriving community and Cayuga County is no exception.  Our own Auburn Memorial Hospital is a vital, thriving facility that provides over 80,000 residents of Cayuga County and the surrounding area with high quality health care services. Each time that I visit the hospital, I have continually been impressed with the pride and enthusiasm of the nurses, doctors, administrative staff and volunteers.

October 12, 2011
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Recognizing National Fire Prevention Week

This week, October 9-15, is National Fire Prevention Week, presented by the National Fire Protection Association. In recognition of this year’s theme for Fire Prevention Week, “Protect Your Family From Fire”, I am encouraging everyone to check the working order of your home’s smoke detectors, minimize the use of potential fire hazards such as candles, and plan and practice a fire escape route with your family. Simple steps like these can help save lives.

October 11, 2011
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