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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO STOP DELAY OF TAX REFUND CHECKS

In response to Governor Paterson’s proposal to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds to New York State taxpayers, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is now sponsoring legislation requiring the State to pay refunds within thirty days of receiving a tax return.

March 18, 2010
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Fighting To Keep Butler Prison Open

Lyons - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with members of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors, Wayne County officials and corrections officers from the Butler Correctional Facility to discuss Governor Paterson's plans to close the Butler prison by January 2011. Members of the group presented Senator Nozzolio with a petition objecting to the closure and signed by nearly 250 Wayne County residents. The petition will be forwarded to Governor Paterson and Brian Fischer, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Corrections.

March 17, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Demands Removal Of IDA Tax

Albany- State Senator Michael Nozzolio today demanded immediate and decisive action from Governor Paterson in order to revoke a devastating tax on New York State’s Industrial Development Agencies. “The IDAs are New York’s job creation incubators,” said Senator Nozzolio, “By taxing their revenues, Albany is effectively destroying jobs.”

March 17, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Named Honorary Member Of Port Gibson Fire Department

Port Gibson - Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently named as a Honorary Member of the Port Gibson Volunteer Fire Department in recognition of his dedication and support of the Department and their work in the community.

Members of the Port Gibson Department pictured from left to right are: Pauline DeCook, Secretary; Scott DeCook, Fire Chief; Senator Mike Nozzolio; John Wood, President; Doug Wilcox, 2nd Assistant Chief; Cheryl Sanders; and Lee Sanders, 1st Assistant Chief.

March 17, 2010
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Supporting Inspiration And Recognition Of Science And Technology

Rochester - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the 2010 FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional Competition at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he congratulated members of the SPARX team of Webster as they awaited the start of their 2nd quarterfinal match.

March 16, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: TOUGHER MEDICAID FRAUD EFFORT NEEDED TO STOP ABUSE AND SAVE TAX DOLLARS

Over one billion dollars a week!

That's how much taxpayers are paying for Medicaid in New York State!

March 15, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio discusses support for New York's apple growers with Apple Association members

As part of his efforts to ensure that New York’s apple growers remain a vital part of our State economy, Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of the New York State Apple Association to discuss measures for supporting this valued part of Upstate’s agricultural industry.

March 11, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio meets with Breast Cancer Coalition

Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester to discuss ways to improve access to critical medication for breast cancer patients. Joining the coalition was Rochester Razorsharks player Marlin Johnson, who visited Albany to advocate for supporting breast cancer treatment programs.

March 11, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Recognized With Fairville Fire Department Honorary Membership

Fairville - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the Fairville Fire Department's annual dinner where he was awarded an Honorary Membership in recognition of his continued support to the Department. In addition to an official Certificate of Membership, Senator Nozzolio also received a pin and shirt bearing the Department's insignia.

Pictured left to right are: Doug Hares, Fairville Fire Department President; Senator Nozzolio; and William Wood, Fire Department Chief.

March 10, 2010
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Robotics Competition Inspiring The Minds Of Our Youth

Recently I stopped by the 2010 FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional Competition at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Pictured with me are members of the Holzy's Army team at Red Jacket High School in Shortsville.

March 10, 2010
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Webster Students Honored For “Making a Difference”

Webster - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized the recipients of the annual Webster Police 1000 Club “Making a Difference” awards presented to deserving Webster high school students.

Pictured left to right are: Sean Walsh, President of the Webster 1000 Club; Rebecca Vanderwall, Webster Thomas student; Senator Nozzolio; Zach Bell, and Valerie Mundt, Webster Christian students; and Officer Pete Scorsone, "Making a Difference" facilitator.

March 9, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With the Child Care Council

Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of the Child Care Council, a not-for-profit agency that provides information, training, and resources to child care providers and parents in Wayne, Monroe and Livingston counties.

March 8, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Youth Representatives From the 4-H Club

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with youth representatives from the Seneca County 4-H Clubs to discuss agricultural and community issues. The 4-H members, who were visiting Albany as part of the 2010 4-H Capital Days,  also discussed the importance of keeping our New York State Parks open.

March 5, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO'S JOB CREATION PLAN

The taxpayers of New York State have had enough. Jobs are leaving Upstate New York in alarming numbers and our young and talented individuals have followed. Property taxes, income taxes, health care assessments, and energy costs are at an all-time high. New York State taxpayers demand and deserve better.

March 5, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Supporters of Local Libraries

Senator Nozzolio recently met with librarians and library from across the Finger Lakes Region to discuss the importance of supporting public libraries and getting children involved in reading from a young age.

March 5, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Congratulates Auburn Student For Artwork In Exhibition

Senator Nozzolio congratulated Auburn student Amanda Santana-Reyes for having her artwork selected to appear in the New York State Art Teachers Association Student Art Exhibition.

March 5, 2010
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Webster Thomas Student Spends a Day With Senator Nozzolio

Senator Nozzolio recently hosted Webster Thomas Junior Courtney Neracker and her father Michel when Courtney visited Albany to spend a day with her State Senator. Courtney, who plans to study Political Science in college, got a firsthand look at the Legislative process as she watched Senator Nozzolio meet with constituents and sat in on a session of the New York State Senate.

March 5, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble member Katie Germano

Senator Nozzolio recently met with All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble member Katie Germano of Webster following her vocal performance at the New York State School Music Association’s All-State Concert.

March 5, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Blasts Governor Paterson’s Proposal To Delay Tax Refund Checks

Albany- Senator Nozzolio strongly criticized Governor Paterson’s proposal to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds to New York State taxpayers.

March 5, 2010
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Expressing Concern For Sportsmen’s Rights

 

 

Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently had the opportunity to speak to the members of the Lake Ontario Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited and share his support for the hunting and sportsmen issues that are important to the group.

March 2, 2010
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