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.
Senator Nozzolio was shadowed recently at the State Capitol by Claudia Mendoza-Lemus of Geneva and Agnes Csaki of Lansing. Claudia and Agnes were in Albany to participate in the 13th Annual "Students Inside Albany" conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State. The program is designed to increase high school student's awareness of their responsibility to participate in their government - at every level - and to encourage their involvement.
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.
Webster- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Citation honoring Myrtle Bassage as the longest serving and founding member of the Webster Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Assemblyman Mark Johns joined the Senator in making the presentation.
Pictured left to right are: Assemblyman Mark Johns; Ken Smith, grandson of Myrtle Bassage and President of the West Webster Volunteer Firemen's Association; Craig Akins, Fire Chief of the Webster Fire Department; and Senator Mike Nozzolio.
Albany - Senator Nozzolio, Senator DeFrancisco, and Senator Seward recently welcomed students from Auburn High School as they visited Albany to learn more about the history of New York State. The students toured the historic New York State Capitol building and the New York State Museum and the photo was taken on the Million Dollar Staircase in the State Capitol building
Pictured are: Senator Nozzolio, Senator DeFranscisco, Senator Seward and the Auburn High School Students.
Continuing his commemoration of March as Women’s History Month, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced an exhibit honoring the unique struggles and many achievements of prominent women throughout New York’s history, including the founders of the Women’s Rights movement that began here in the Finger Lakes Region.