Michael F. Nozzolio's Press releases

Senator Nozzolio Welcomes Local Future Farmers of America to Albany

ALBANY- Continuing his efforts to promote and preserve New York State farms for generations to come, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today met with members of Future Farmers of America from Moravia High School.  Senator Nozzolio discussed the importance of agriculture - New York State's top jobs-producing industry - to our State's economy. Senator Nozzolio also welcomed these outstanding young people to the floor of the historic New York State Senate Chamber.

February 7, 2012
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO HOSTS EDUCATION FORUM WITH SENATE EDUCATION CHAIRMAN

GENEVA- Continuing his efforts to ensure fair and equitable treatment for school districts in our region, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today hosted a forum on education where local school district leaders had the opportunity to discuss their budget concerns with the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education, Senator John Flanagan.

February 3, 2012
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STATE SENATE ADOPTS HISTORIC EXPANSION OF DNA DATABANK CO-SPONSORED BY SENATOR NOZZOLIO

Continuing his fight to enhance law enforcement efforts across the State, Senator Mike Nozzolio is co-sponsoring legislation (S.5560-A) that has been adopted in the State Senate providing for the largest expansion of New York’s DNA databank since it was created in 1994. The legislation would require individuals convicted of any felony or any misdemeanor in the penal law to submit DNA samples to the databank.

February 1, 2012
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STATEMENT FROM STATE SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S EXECUTIVE BUDGET PROPOSAL

Governor Cuomo’s proposed Executive Budget expands on the historic success of our partnership last year to provide further relief from taxes and unfunded mandates, ensure fiscal responsibility and create a pro-job growth environment in our State. It is greatly encouraging that, for the second straight year, the Governor has released an Executive Budget that cuts overall State spending and closes the State’s deficit with NO new or increased taxes or fees.

January 17, 2012
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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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