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SENATOR NOZZOLIO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO REPEAL GOVERNOR’S UTILITY TAX INCREASE

State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently introduced legislation that would repeal the unnecessary new tax on utilities included in Governor Paterson’s 2009-10 State Budget. If enacted, this legislation would save homeowners and businesses over $500 million on their gas and electric bills.

August 26, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Secures Funding For Sidewalk Project

West Walworth - Senator Mike Nozzolio participated in the official opening of the new sidewalk on West Walworth Road in Walworth. Senator Nozzolio was instrumental in securing the necessary State funding for the project.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio, Walworth Supervisor Bob Plant, Wayne County Highway Superintendent Kevin Rooney, and Project Engineer Brian Frey are local residents and elected officials along with members of the Wayne County Highway Department.

August 25, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Speaks At Naturalization Ceremony

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the official swearing in ceremony for 20 new citizens of the United States. During the ceremony, which was held at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, Senator Nozzolio spoke of his own family's immigration to this Country and urged these new citizens to take an active role in their government.

The Mynderse Academy Chamber singers performed for the ceremony and are pictured with Senator Mike Nozzolio.

August 24, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Royalty At Wayne County Fair

Palmyra - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently toured the Wayne County Fair and met with the 2009 Queen and Her Court.

Pictured left to right are, front row: Sarah Kois; Deanna Ingraham, Miss Congeniality; Julia Hatfalvi and Maria Reiman, Junior Royalty; and Emily Piazza.

Back row: Tori Mason; Calley Shurgot; Senator Nozzolio; Kendall Main, 2009 Wayne County Fair Queen; Jillian Perry; and Heather Dyer.

August 20, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO DEMANDS PATERSON COLLECT TAXES ON INDIAN CIGARETTES

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today admonished Governor Paterson and the State Department of Taxation and Finance for refusing to comply with the law enacted last year taxing cigarettes sold by Native Americans.

August 18, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO CRITICIZES GOVERNOR PATERSON FOR IRRESPONSIBLE, SECRET WELFARE GIVEAWAY PLAN

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today condemned Governor Paterson's plan to spend $140 million in federal stimulus funds on a massive welfare giveaway.  The Governor’s so-called “back to school” public assistance plan gives a $200 cash award for every child receiving welfare or food stamp assistance.  The cash awards come without any

August 10, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: NEW YORK STATE BUDGET CONTINUES TO SPELL DISASTER FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK - Drivers Licenses & Registrations to Increase 25% on September 1st

With the latest tax increase approved in the 2009-10 State Budget ready to take effect next month, State Senator Mike Nozzolio condemned Governor Paterson and his Democrat-controlled Senate and Assembly for imposing yet another round of taxes and fees on an already struggling Upstate economy.  This time the Democrats’ target was motor vehicle fees, most of which will go u

August 10, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Supports Geneva Aid To The Handicapped Committee

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution honoring Richard Guinan for his 29 years of meritorious service as Chairman of the Geneva Aid to the Handicapped Committee. The organization is committed to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities.

August 7, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Presented Food Pantries With Non Perishable Donations

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented members of the Throopsville Community Church Reach-out program and the Calvary Food Pantry with the food items collected during the Senator's annual community night of baseball at Falcon Park. The annual event is well attended and it provides needed food supplies for area food banks and pantries. Senator Nozzolio will be hosting a discussion later this summer on the growing needs of our local food pantries.

August 4, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Joins Purple Lancers To Celebrate Dr. Karpinski’s 85th Birthday

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined members of the Auburn Purple Lancers to surprise Dr. Joe Karpinski with a special performance in honor of his 85th birthday. The newly reformed Auburn Purple Lancers gathered to perform a few selections in honor of Dr. Joe’s long-standing commitment to his community.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio is Dr. Joseph Karpinski and Sam Giangreco of the Auburn Purple Lancers.

August 3, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Attends Seneca Falls Convention Days Classic Car Show

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the annual Seneca Falls Convention Days Classic Car Show where he met with Bill Struzyk and had the opportunity to see Bill's 1948 Chevrolet AeroSedan.

July 31, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Joins Korean War Veterans at Memorial Dedication

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined members of the Korean War Veterans Association at the site of the new memorial recognizing our local veterans and their sacrifices. Senator Nozzolio provided the state assistance necessary for local Chapter # 1 to build the memorial.

July 31, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Adriene Emmo With Liberty Award

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently honored Adriene Emmo of Seneca Falls with a New York State Liberty Award for her outstanding service to her community. The Liberty Award is one of the highest awards given by the New York State Senate.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio, Adriene Emmo, and Seneca Falls Mayor Diana Smith.

July 29, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Welcomes All To Auburn Doubledays Game Tonight!

Auburn- Senator Mike Nozzolio would like to invite you, your family and friends to the Auburn Doubledays game tonight at Falcon Park for the annual Senator Michael Nozzolio Night.  All are encouraged to come out and show their support for the Doubledays as they take on the division rival State College Spikes.  The gates open at 6:00 PM and the first pitch will be thrown out at 7:05 PM.

 Tickets to the Doubledays game are complimentary, courtesy of Senator Nozzolio, who simply asks that you bring a canned good to support local food pantries.

July 27, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO PETITION TO END UTILITY TAX GAINS NEARLY 2,000 SUPPORTERS IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS

Nearly 2,000 New Yorkers have already declared their support for State Senator Mike Nozzolio’s efforts to repeal the regressive new State Assessment Tax on utility bills. Senator Nozzolio has started an online petition calling upon Governor Paterson and Senate President Malcolm Smith to eliminate the tax, which was included in their disastrous 2009-10 State Budget.

July 22, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON NEW UTILITY BILL ASSESSMENT FEE

As if our gas and electric bills weren’t bad enough, the situation was just made worse.

July 20, 2009
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Senator Tackles The Growing Needs Of Local Food Pantries

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented members of the Geneva Center of Concern and the Salvation Army of Geneva with some of the non-perishable food items collected at the Senator's annual community night of baseball at McDonough Park. Senator Nozzolio will be hosting a discussion later this summer on the growing needs of local food pantries.

Pictured left to right front row: Cheryl Toor from Geneva’s Center of Concern and Lieutenant Wanda Rivera of the Salvation Army.

July 20, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Honored With Team-Signed Baseball Bat

Geneva - Members of the Geneva Red Wings baseball team recently presented Senator Mike Nozzolio with a special baseball bat signed by the entire team in recognition of his long-time commitment to the team and his efforts to keep the Red Wings in Geneva. The presentation took place during Senator Mike Nozzolio community night of baseball.

Pictured left to right are: Dave Herbst, Red Wings Owner/Manager; Will Harford, team member; and Senator Nozzolio.

July 15, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Supports Geneva Sons of Italy’s 30th Anniversary

Geneva - During the annual Sons of Italy festival in Geneva, Senator Mike Nozzolio purchased a polo shirt highlighting his Italian heritage from Paul Williams.

Senator Nozzolio is a member of Geneva Lodge 2397, Order Sons of Italy in America and was pleased to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the lodge.

July 14, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Yankees From Webster

Senator Mike Nozzolio met with players from Webster just prior to the start of last Friday's competition between the Webster Yankees and the Geneva Red Wings. Each year Senator Nozzolio sponsors a community night of baseball in Geneva at McDonough Park. This year the Webster Yankees played the Geneva Redwings as a part of the New York Collegiate Baseball League competition.

Pictured left to right are: Steve Muoio, Senator Nozzolio, and Shawn Bailey.

July 13, 2009
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