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Meritorious Achievement For Distinguished Scout

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented LaVerne Sessler III with a special New York State Resolution commemorating his achievement in earning the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the highest and most prestigious honor in Scouting. The formal Resolution was adopted in the New York State Senate on March 29, 2011.

Pictured with his Mom and Dad left to right are: Lisa Sessler; Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, LaVerne Sessler III, Senator Mike Nozzolio; and Vern Sessler.

 

April 4, 2011
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Listen to Senator Nozzolio on WGVA's Finger Lakes Morning News

Recently, Senator Nozzolio visited "Finger Lakes Morning News" on WGVA 1240 to discuss the 2011-12 State Budget and the upcoming opening of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery with host Ted Baker.

Listen to the full interview here at the Finger Lakes News Radio website.

April 4, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Speaks on the 2011-12 New York State Budget

Watch Senator Nozzolio's remarks on this year's on-time, fiscally responsible New York State budget.

March 30, 2011
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UPDATE FROM SENATOR NOZZOLIO: ON-TIME STATE BUDGET WILL NOT INCREASE TAXES AND CUTS SPENDING

It’s long overdue, but I am pleased to report that New York State government is working again.

March 29, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Senator Michael F. Nozzolio, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Room 411 LOB

March 29, 12:00 PM - 12:27 PM
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Watch Senator Nozzolio on YNN's "Capital Tonight"

Senator Nozzolio visited YNN’s “Capital Tonight” to discuss the ongoing State budget negotiations and our State’s correctional facilities. Watch the full interview here

March 24, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES VLT IMPACT AID RESTORED IN BUDGET AGREEMENT

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that he has successfully fought to restore the State’s VLT Impact Aid program, which provides over $1.5 million to assist the town of Farmington and Ontario County with the costs of maintaining Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack. 

March 23, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Congratulates Geneva Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Melissa Marquez

 

Senator Nozzolio congratulated Geneva High School Sophomore Melissa Marquez for being named the Geneva Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year in recognition of her outstanding community service, academic success and leadership qualities. Melissa has made the honor roll consistently since sixth grade and participates in a number of educational programs with the Club, as well as the Leaders’ Project at Hobart & William Smith College. She plans on attending college to study biochemistry.

March 22, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Discusses His Support for New York Agriculture with Farm Bureau President and Cornell College of Agriculture Dean

Albany- Senator Nozzolio recently met with New York Farm Bureau President Dean Norton and Cornell College of Agriculture Dean Kathryn Boor to discuss the importance of agriculture and agricultural research programs to the future of our State’s economy.

March 17, 2011
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Tremendous Volunteer Effort Supports Fairville Fire Department’s Fundraising

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently stopped by the Fairville Fire Department to support their annual Lenten Friday night dinners. This is the 20th year that the Department has coordinated the event. Volunteers sell approximately 1,400 dinners each Friday. Pictured with Senator Mike Nozzolio is Fairville Fire Chief Rich Jordan.

March 16, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Ms. Wheelchair New York Michelle Fridley

Albany- Continuing his efforts to support individuals with disabilities, State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Michelle Fridley of Canandaigua, who was named Ms. Wheelchair New York for her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens living independently in their communities. Senator Nozzolio authored a special legislative resolution honoring Michelle for winning the Ms. Wheelchair New York pageant and participating in the national pageant in Michigan. Michelle visited the State Capital with other local representatives of the Center for Disability Rights, of which she is an active member.

March 16, 2011
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Recognizing Efforts Above and Beyond At Port Gibson Fire Department

Palmyra - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Port Gibson Fire Department dinner where he recognized several of the volunteers for their outstanding service to the community.

Pictured left to right are: Ken Rice, 3rd Lieutenant and Fireman of the Year; Lee Sanders, Assistant Chief; Robin Hilburn; Senator Mike Nozzolio; John Wood, Captain; Dawn Wood; Scott DeCook, Fire Chief; Kristopher Kemp, 3rd Lieutenant and Firematic of the Year; and Doug Wilcox, 2nd Assistant.

 

March 15, 2011
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Update from Senator Nozzolio & Assemblyman Brian Kolb on the Cayuga Land Claim

The Cayuga Indians’ attempt to create an Indian reservation in Cayuga and Seneca Counties is undoubtedly one of the most serious issues facing property owners in our region. Please take a moment to read the attached letter from State Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Brian Kolb updating you on their efforts to protect local property owners and taxpayers.

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Update from Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Kolb on Cayuga Land Claim.pdf

March 10, 2011
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Tax official ready to halt cigarette sales by Indians to non-Indians

During his recent State Senate confirmation process, Thomas Mattox, Governor Cuomo's newly appointed New York State Tax Commissioner, stated that his Department is ready to begin immediate enforcement of the collection of sales taxes on goods sold by Native Americans to non-Indians. Attached below is a copy of the news article stating Commissioner Mattox’s position.

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Tax official ready to halt cigarette sales by Indians to non-Indians.pdf

March 10, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Webster Students Who “Make A Difference”

Recently I had the pleasure to recognize recipients of the 2011 Webster Police 1000 Club "Making a Difference" Awards. The award honors students in the Webster School District who have made a positive impact on their community.

 Pictured left to right are: Gerald Pickering, Webster Police Chief; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Sean Walsh, President of the Webster 1000 Club; Julie Anderson, Webster Schroeder; Mark Johns, NYS Assembly; Corey Shaw, Webster Schroeder; Peter Elder, Mayor of the Village of Webster; Rachael Whitmire, Webster Christian; Melody Marshall, Webster Christian; and Ron Nesbitt, Supervisor of the Town of Webster.

 

March 9, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RENEWS CALL FOR OCFS COMMISSIONER’S RESIGNATION AFTER FURTHER EVIDENCE OF VIOLENCE IN JUVENILE CENTERS

With shocking new video evidence revealing continued violence and mismanagement in New York’s juvenile centers, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is renewing his call for the immediate resignation of Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Commissioner Gladys Carrion.

March 9, 2011
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Senator Continues His Support For Sportsmen’s Rights

Lyons - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently addressed members of the Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Club and the Wayne County Chapter of S.C.O.P.E. at their Annual Banquet.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are (left) John Piczkur, Chairman of Wayne County Chapter of S.C.O.P.E.; and (right) Dan Gilmore, President of Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Club.

 

March 8, 2011
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