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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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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “ABSURD” BICYCLE LICENSE PLATE PROPOSAL WITHDRAWN

State Senator Mike Nozzolio has successfully called for the withdrawal of an outrageous new tax proposal that would require every bicycle in the State to be licensed.

The proposed legislation, introduced in the New York City-controlled State Assembly, would have created even more unnecessary regulations and fees for taxpayers by mandating that all bicycles be registered and forced to pass inspection.

March 4, 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 8, 2011 Room 411 LOB

March 8, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Nozzolio Congratulates Auburn Second Grade Art Student Abby Franchina

Albany- Senator Nozzolio congratulated Auburn Second Grade student Abby Franchina for having her portrait of her dog “Maxine” selected to appear in the New York State Art Teachers Association Student Art Exhibition. The Art Teachers Association holds the exhibition as part of its annual reception in Albany where State Legislators, students, parents and teachers share in the artistic accomplishments of the young aspiring artists in their communities.

March 3, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Honors South Seneca Elementary Fifth Grade Swing Chorus

Albany- Senator Nozzolio congratulated the South Seneca Elementary School Fifth Grade Swing Chorus for being invited to perform at the State Capitol as part of the New York State School Music Association’s Music In Our Schools Month. The chorus members, who were joined in Albany by parents and Chorus Director Diane Dersch, greeted Senator Nozzolio with an impromptu performance of “God Bless America”.

March 2, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Cayuga and Seneca 4-H Club Members

Senator Nozzolio recently met with youth representatives from the Cayuga and Seneca 4-H Clubs as part of the 2011 4-H Capital Days, where 4-H members visit Albany to discuss the importance of agriculture, our State’s top job-producing industry. Senator Nozzolio also welcomed the young 4 H members to the floor of the historic New York State Senate Chamber.

March 2, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Welcomes Midlakes Middle School Students at the State Capitol

Albany- Senator Nozzolio recently met with students and faculty from Midlakes Middle School and discussed the importance of education to the students future success.  Senator Nozzolio arranged a tour of the State Capital for the students and welcomed them on the floor of the historic New York State Senate Chamber.

February 18, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Questions OCFS Commissioner Gladys Carrion

Albany- At this week’s joint Senate-Assembly hearing on the State budget, New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio sharply criticized the Office of Children and Family Services and its Commissioner, Gladys Carrion, for mismanagement and wasting taxpayer dollars.Senator Nozzolio was especially critical of  Commissioner Carrion’s decision to require OCFS counselors to reward juveniles serving time in OCFS facilities who have committed serious and viole

February 17, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Hosts Students from Around the Region at the State Capitol

Albany- Senator Nozzolio met with students and faculty from schools around the Finger Lakes region to discuss the importance of pursuing a quality education to the future success of our young children. Senator Nozzolio answered questions from the students and hosted them on a special tour of the New York State Capitol and the State Senate chamber.

February 16, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO HELPS ENACT LIFESAVING EMT LEGISLATION

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today supported and fought to enact legislation that was adopted by the Senate (S.2387) that will potentially save hundreds of lives by allowing emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to carry an automated external defibrillator (AED) in their personal vehicles.

February 15, 2011
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Recognizing Our Eagle Scouts

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Joshua Singlemann and Adam Jensen, who were awarded the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America. Senator Nozzolio presented each of them with special New York State Resolutions, recognizing their leadership, dedication to our Nation and commitment to public service.

Pictured left to right: Joshua Singlemann, Senator Mike Nozzolio, and Adam Jenson

 

February 14, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Honors the Victor Blue Devils Boys Volleyball Team

ALBANY- Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Sean Hanna congratulate the Victor Blue Devils Boys Volleyball Team, who won the first ever New York State Division II Championship for boys volleyball after defeating Eastport South Manor High School. The team was lead by Head Coach Dave Wisniewski and Assistant Coach Jake Martin.

February 8, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Honors the Victor Marching Blue Devils Band

Senator Nozzolio congratulates the Victor Marching Blue Devils Band, who won the 2010 New York State Championship with a near-perfect score at the New York State Field Band Conference Championships. The team also earned a trip to Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Scholastic Band Association Championships, where they placed 4th in their division. Joining the team in Albany was Field Band Director Eric Everhart and Field Band Assistant Rhonda Everhart.

February 8, 2011
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