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Remembering The Life of Michael Lepak

I recently had the honor to present a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York State Senate to Greg Lepak in memory of his late father, Michael Lepak. Mike Lepak was a member of the Cayuga County Legislature for over 34 years and dedicated his life to public service.

Pictured left to right are: Axel Lepak, Mike's great grandson; Christopher Lepak, Mike's grandson; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Greg Lepak; Mike’s son; Camille Lepak, Mike’s daughter-in-law; Assemblyman Gary Finch and Rose Marie Damelio, Mike's sister-in-law.

June 23, 2010
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Tyburn Academy High School Graduation

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently gave the commencement address at Tyburn Academy High School in Auburn. Senator Nozzolio also presented awards to Maria Faiola, Valedictorian and Class President, and Catherine Cardinal, Salutatorian and recipient of the Senator Mike Nozzolio Citizenship award.

June 22, 2010
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Remembering The Life of Joseph Camardo

Auburn- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York State Senate to Marion Camardo in memory of her late husband, Joe Camardo. Joe Camardo was a long-time professor of Business and Accounting at Cayuga Community College and played a vital role in the betterment of the Auburn community.

Pictured left to right are: Assemblyman Gary Finch; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Marion Camardo, and Joe's son, John Camardo.

June 22, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO OPPOSES NEW INDIAN SALES TAX LEGISLATION CONTAINING TAX HIKES AND LEGISLATIVE LOOPHOLES

The newest proposal forced through by Governor Paterson and the New York City Democrat legislators to increase taxes and collect the sales tax on cigarettes sold by Native Americans does little to enhance the State’s ability to collect the tax. It does however, contain tax hikes and several legal loopholes that have the potential to make this proposal very dangerous and a threat to Cayuga and Seneca counties.

June 21, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO FIGHTS AGAINST NEW YORK CITY SENATORS’ LEGISLATION TO RAISE UPSTATE HOME HEATING COSTS

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today blasted the New York City legislators who control the State Senate for forcing through legislation that will likely create a dangerous shortage in the supply of home heating oil for Upstate communities.

June 18, 2010
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Legendary Auto Interiors Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the Legendary Auto Interiors grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for their new plant expansion.  The ribbon was cut by Henry and Linda Stevens, parents of 16 year old Ronnie Stevens who lost her battle to leukemia while Legendary Auto was building her “

June 18, 2010
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June 17, 2010
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Newark Boys Basketball Team

Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented members of the Newark Boys Basketball Team with special New York State Resolutions that were enacted in the New York State Senate to honor their accomplishments as New York State Class A Champions. Senator Nozzolio made the presentations at Javon McCrea's graduation party. Javon was selected All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year and received a full scholarship to the University of Buffalo. The team was joined by Newark Central School District Superintendent, Henry Hann.

June 16, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO CALLS FOR RESIGNATION OF OCFS COMMISSIONER IN WAKE OF INAPPROPRIATE TAXPAYER-FUNDED “SOCIAL” AT STATE JUVENILE PRISON

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is calling for the immediate resignation of New York State Office of Children and Family Services Commissioner Gladys Carrion for sanctioning an inappropriate and illegal taxpayer-funded sex party at a juvenile prison in which at least one underage girl and a suspected prostitute were brought in to perform inappropria

June 14, 2010
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A RETURN TO COMMON SENSE

Growing up in a working class family with Mom, Dad, and my two brothers, we didn’t have the best of everything. We did, however, learn very early how to stretch a dollar and the value of hard work and sacrifice.

June 14, 2010
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SENATE MEDICAID TASK FORCE TARGETS WASTE, FRAUD AND ABUSE

New York spends a total of $52.5 billion of taxpayers’ money a year on Medicaid. That means New York State spends over $1 billion a week on Medicaid services. New York’s Medicaid program is larger than the total budgets of forty-three other States.

June 14, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO URGES LOCAL CHILDREN TO EXPLORE THROUGH SUMMERTIME READING

State Senator Mike Nozzolio wants students to have fun reading and keep learning this summer by participating in the 2010 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program.

June 14, 2010
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Grand Re-Opening And 85th Year Dedication Of Savannah Bank

Savannah -Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand re-opening and 85th year dedication of Savannah Bank at their original, newly remodeled branch location.  Senator Nozzolio presented a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York Sta

June 14, 2010
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13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life Wayne County

Palmyra- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the 13th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Senator Nozzolio helped to cut the ribbon at the beginning of the survivor’s lap.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Amy Young, YNN News Anchor; Sandy Porpiglia, Relay for Life Manager; Jeanette Eckert, 2010 Relay for Life Chairman and Matt Flanagan, Regional Vice President of the Rochester Region for the American Cancer Society.

June 11, 2010
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A RETURN TO COMMON SENSE

Growing up in a working class family with Mom, Dad, and my two brothers, we didn’t have the best of everything. We did, however, learn very early how to stretch a dollar and the value of hard work and sacrifice.

June 11, 2010
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Celebrating Paul And Ethel Peters’ 50th Wedding Anniversary

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Paul and Ethel Peters of Geneva. Senator Nozzolio presented Paul and Ethel with a formal New York State Resolution to recognize this special event. The Resolution was adopted in the New York State Senate on April 27, 2010.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Ethel and Paul Peters; their granddaughter, Jennifer Peters and their son and daughter in law, Paul and Rhonda Peters.

June 10, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT AUTISM INSURANCE BILL ENACTED BY STATE SENATE

The New York State Senate today voted to enact important legislation co-sponsored by State Senator Mike Nozzolio that will require accident and health insurance policies to provide coverage for screening, diagnosis and treatment for patients with autism spectrum disorders.

June 9, 2010
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