Michael F. Nozzolio's Press releases

Senator Mike Nozzolio Announces Adoption of Job-Creating Trade Zone Legislation

Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the New York State Senate has adopted legislation that will create the opportunity for Ontario, Livingston, Wayne, Seneca, Yates and Steuben Counties to apply to the federal government to participate in the Foreign-Trade Zone Program.    

May 23, 2013
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES HIS PARTICIPATION IN MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES

Honoring our Nation’s greatest heroes as well as our region’s historic significance as the birthplace of Memorial Day, State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be participating in Memorial Day events throughout his Senate District between Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th.
 

May 22, 2013
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Senator Nozzolio and Assemblymen Kolb and Magee Introduce Legislation to Reimburse Counties Impacted by Indians Refusal to Pay Property Taxes: Bill has Bipartisan Support in Senate and Assembly

 Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblymen Brian Kolb and Bill Magee today introduced legislation that is designed to end the destruction of the property tax base in Cayuga, Seneca, Madison and Oneida Counties resulting from the refusal of individuals to pay their property taxes based on their claims of individual Indian sovereignty.  To date, the Cayugas' have refused to pay almost $1.5 million in property taxes owed to Cayuga and Seneca Counties.   “It is critical that we enact this legislation to protect local taxpayers from those who refuse to pay property taxes based on their highly questionable claims of individual I

May 15, 2013
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Growing Jobs in the Finger Lakes

Growing Jobs in the Finger Lakes

By: Senator Mike Nozzolio

 

April 29, 2013
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Growing Jobs in the Finger Lakes

Growing Jobs in the Finger Lakes

By: Senator Mike Nozzolio

The Finger Lakes wine and tourism industry has become a driving force in our local economy.  According to a study by Oxford Economics, in addition to creating over 50,000 jobs in the Finger Lakes, the industry has a $ 2.7 billion dollar economic impact on our region.

April 29, 2013
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SPONSORS RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING APRIL 2013 AS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

In recognition of individuals diagnosed with autism, as well as their families and the dedicated professionals who work with them, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is helping to commemorate April 2013, as Autism Awareness Month.

April 8, 2013
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STATE SENATE ADOPTS LEGISLATION TO TOUGHEN PENALTIES FOR SEXUAL PREDATORS

 

 

STATE SENATE ADOPTS LEGISLATION TO TOUGHEN PENALTIES FOR SEXUAL PREDATORS

March 21, 2013
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SENATE BLUEPRINT FOR JOBS

SENATE BLUEPRINT FOR JOBS

March 15, 2013
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Senator Nozzolio meets with LeMoyne College Students

Albany - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with several students from LeMoyne College during their visit to the State Capitol for New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy day. Senator Nozzolio met with the students to discuss the importance of  student aid programs and how these state and federal programs allows students to meet their college expenses each year.

February 20, 2013
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Calls for Repeal of Utility Tax Surcharge

 

Continuing his aggressive efforts and commitment to lower taxes for New York’s hardworking families, senior citizens and job-producing business, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has called for the repeal of New York’s job killing Utility Tax Surcharge.   The proposed five-year extension of this 2% tax on all utility bills, would cost homeowners and businesses a total of almost $3 billion dollars.

February 6, 2013
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Appointed Chairman of Senate Joint Budget Conference Committee for Public Protection

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been appointed to serve as the Senate Chairman of the Joint Budget Conference Committee for Public Protection.  

The Public Protection Budget Conference Committee is responsible for reviewing all aspects of the criminal justice budget, and budgets for correctional services, military and naval affairs, the state police, the judiciary and homeland security.

January 31, 2013
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Appointed Chairman of Senate Codes Committee

State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been selected to serve as Chairman of the New York State Senate Codes Committee.  The Committee is one of the most important and active committees in the State Senate and has jurisdiction over all aspects of criminal justice policy.

January 25, 2013
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO IN OPPOSITION TO LAND IN TRUST APPLICATION

The Federal Government should not provide trust status to the Oklahoma Cayuga-Senecas, and allow them to establish a reservation and indian casino in the central Finger Lakes of New York State.

I continue to strongly oppose any action by Washington bureaucrats to create an indian reservation in our region, and urge our Federal congressional representatives in the United States Senate and House of Representatives to take immediate action to block this current application.

January 4, 2013
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LOCAL JOB CREATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS TO RECEIVE STATE FUNDING

Area Projects Among Winners of Regional Economic Development

 Council Awards

 

Senator Nozzolio today announced that 25 job creation and community development projects in the 54th Senate District will receive critically important state funds through the second round of Regional Economic Development Council awards.

 

December 20, 2012
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO COMMENDS THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY FOR STOPPING ITS PROPOSED 45% TOLL HIKE ON COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced the New York State Thruway Authority’s proposed 45% toll increase for commercial vehicles has been dropped. Today, The State Thruway Authority withdrew its disastrous plan to raise highway tolls on trucks and other commercial traffic.

“The Thruway Authority’s decision not to implement the proposed toll hike is a major victory for New York’s businesses and consumers.” said Senator Nozzolio, " There is no question that all businesses would suffer if this proposed toll increase has been allowed and the increase in transportation costs for consumer goods would have inevitably been passed on to individuals and families in our communities."

December 17, 2012
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Pearl Harbor Day

Today, on the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we remember and honor the thousands of Americans who lost their lives and were wounded on that tragic day.

The attacks on Pearl Harbor were an assault upon our entire Nation and upon the sense of freedom, peace and safety we enjoy as American citizens.

In the wake of the attacks, America entered World War II and displayed our strength to the entire globe through the bravery of the members of our military who successfully defended our freedom and our Nation.

December 7, 2012
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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, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the start of his annual Holiday Drive for the Troops. 

Each year during the Holiday Season, Senator Nozzolio collects nonperishable items from the community to be sent to military personnel deployed overseas. Senator Nozzolio was inspired to begin this annual drive with the help and support of Belinda McElroy of Sodus. Belinda’s youngest son, Sean served in Iraq and her oldest son, Patrick served in Afghanistan. 

November 19, 2012
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Announces Electronic Recycling Day

Continuing his strong commitment to protecting the environment and keeping hazardous electronic waste out of our communities, Senator Mike Nozzolio is proud to announce that he will be partnering with Time Warner Cable to host a Free electronic recycling event on Saturday, October 27th at Finger Lakes Racetrack. Members of the public are invited to drop off their old electronics and small appliances for recycling at no cost. Volunteers will be on hand to unload all vehicles and direct traffic.

October 23, 2012
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