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Honoring Dieter Kraemer For State Service

Ovid - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke before members of the Seneca County Federation of Sportsmen's Club where he honored Dieter Kraemer with a special New York State Resolution he enacted to recognized Dieter's 36 years of State service in both the Department of Corrections and the Department of Environmental Conservation.

April 26, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Disastrous Farm Labor Bill Defeated

ALBANY – State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently declared a major victory on behalf of the Upstate New York agriculture industry, when the Farm Labor Bill that would have devastated Upstate’s farming industry was defeated in the Senate’s Agriculture Committee.

April 26, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Thanks Pultneyville Fire Company

Williamson - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke to members of the Pultneyville Fire Company at their annual banquet and expressed his deep gratitude for the service they provide to the local community.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Jordan Szklany, Firefighter of the Year; and Pete Willis, Chief of Pultneyville Fire Company.

April 23, 2010
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Supporting Victims Of Abuse

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the official opening of the Child Advocacy Center of Cayuga County which will provide counseling services to children who have been the victims of sexual and physical abuse. Senator Nozzolio has been an outspoken proponent of victim’s rights and was instrumental in securing the necessary state funding to establish the Center.

April 22, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Wallington Firefighters

Sodus - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke to members of the Wallington Fire Company where he paid special tribute to several firefighters for their outstanding community service. Ken Kelsey was recognized with the Top Training Hours Award after completing over 157 hours of training. Senator Nozzolio also presented special New York State flags that have been flown over the State Capitol to Commissioner Ken Eastley for 46 years of service and to Chief Fred Burkhard for 35 years.

April 21, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Bowls For The Boys And Girls Club

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio continued his long standing support for the Geneva Boys and Girls Club by participating in their annual “Bowl for the Club” event.

Pictured left to right with Senator Nozzolio are members of the Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors: John Blume, Kelly Mittiga, Michael D’Amico, Michael Bersani, Senator Mike Nozzolio, Sandra Ansley, Howard Jeannette, Sage Gerling, and Richard Thomas.

April 20, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Federation of Sportsmen Members

Continuing in his long-standing efforts in support of sportsmen’s rights, Senator Nozzolio recently met with Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen member Dan Gilmore of Palmyra to discuss hunting and sportsmen issues in Upstate New York. Mr.

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ENCOURAGES USE OF NEW YORK-ALERT SYSTEM

New York State residents can now receive important emergency notifications and other vital updates using the New York-Alert System.

NY-Alert is a service offered by New York State to provide individuals with real-time information about emergencies and other important issues. Using the NY-Alert System, residents can sign up to receive alerts about any of the following:

• Alerts and warnings about life threatening emergencies

• Public health alerts

• Severe weather warnings

• Significant highway closures

April 14, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO BLASTS SENATE MAJORITY FOR BLOCKING JOB-SAVING BUDGET EXTENDER AMENDMENT

State Senator Mike Nozzolio blasted the New York City legislators who control the Senate budget process for blocking an amendment to include much-needed construction funding in the budget extender legislation that was adopted yesterday in the New York State Senate.  Senator Nozzolio's amendment would have rev

April 13, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Shadowed at the State Capitol by Geneva High School Student Peter Henry

Albany- Senator Mike Nozzolio was shadowed today at the State Capitol by Peter Henry of Geneva.  Peter is a senior at Geneva High School and visited Albany as part of the 10th Annual Students Inside Albany conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New

April 13, 2010
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Reminder: Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service Workers Eligible for $200 Tax Credit

Volunteer firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) workers bravely serve our communities every day, putting their lives on the line and protecting the public. The debt and gratitude that we owe these men and women is tremendous.

 Each of our volunteer firefighters and EMS workers is eligible for a $200.00 refundable tax credit from New York State for their service. Even if a volunteer does not pay taxes or have other income, they are still eligible for this credit- they simply file a return using the IT-201 long form and fill out an IT-245.

April 12, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES APRIL 2010 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 recognize April as Autism Awareness Month.

 

April 1, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON THE STATE BUDGET PROCESS

It is unconscionable that the Downstate State Senators and State Assemblymen, who control both Houses of the Legislature, left Albany without even trying to get the State budget enacted by the April 1 deadline.

March 30, 2010
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Honoring Those Who Make A Difference

Recently I was pleased to recognize Mary Ann Salich of Webster Schroeder High School as she was honored with the Webster Police 1000 Club’s “Making a Difference Award”.

Pictured are Sean Walsh, President of the Webster 1000 Club; Halim Ahmed, Mary Ann’s mother; Mary Ann Salich; Senator Nozzolio; and Officer Pete Scorsone, "Making a Difference" facilitator.

March 30, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Victims Resource Center

Continuing his aggressive efforts to strengthen victim services and raise awareness of domestic violence, Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of the Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes. The members discussed with Senator Nozzolio ways to preserve services, promote safety and protect the rights of domestic violence victims.

March 26, 2010
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Level the Playing Field: Collect Cigarette Taxes on Native American Businesses

The New York State Court of Appeals- the highest court in the State- heard arguments from Cayuga and Seneca Counties as they defended their decision to enforce New York State law and collect sales taxes from Native American businesses selling cigarettes to non-Native residents.  

March 26, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO TO GOVERNOR: HANDS OFF NEW YORK STATE APPLE ASSOCIATION

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is calling on Governor Paterson to immediately withdraw his proposal to increase fees on Apple growers in New York State. The proposed 2010-11 Executive Budget calls for an 82% increase in Apple Marketing Order (AMO) and 136% increase in Apple Research and Development Program (ARDP) fees.

March 24, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Congratulates Special Olympics Medalist Peter Dailey

Senator Nozzolio recently congratulated Special Olympics ice skater Peter Dailey of Webster on winning the bronze medal in the Special Olympics World Winter Games and the gold in the New York State Special Olympics. Peter, who also plays basketball and soccer, met with Senator Nozzolio to discuss ways of supporting and providing opportunity to individuals with disabilities.

March 19, 2010
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