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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO HELP FIGHT ELDER ABUSE APPROVED BY SENATE CODES COMMITTEE

Continuing his fight to combat the rising trend of elder abuse, State Senator Michael Nozzolio, Chairman of Senate Codes Committee, announced today that a package of legislation to protect elderly individuals from becoming victims of abuse took an important step towards becoming State Law. Five measures aimed at stopping the wide array of abuses that impact New York’s senior residents were approved by the Senate Codes Committee. Two of these measures were introduced by Senator Nozzolio.

May 14, 2014
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Susan K. Brown, PhD

Susan K. Brown, PhD, is the Herman M. Cohn Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She is a professor in the Department of Horticulture, and conducts her research on apple breeding at Cornell in Geneva. 

May 13, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES STATE SENATE ENACTS “BRITTANY’S LAW - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT”

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the State Senate has taken a tremendous step forward in adopting a tougher stance against violent crime by enacting “Brittany’s Law - Domestic Violence Prevention Act.”   This legislation, S.1850A, sponsored by Senator Nozzolio, will create a publically accessible registry of convicted violent felons.

May 12, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Codes Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Codes Senator Michael F. Nozzolio, Chair 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Room 124 CAP

May 13, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
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Committee Meeting: Codes Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Codes Senator Michael F. Nozzolio, Chair 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Room 124 CAP

May 6, 1:00 PM - 2:11 PM
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Earth Day 2014 Poster Contest: District 54

Thank you to the students throughout my district for their wonderful contributions to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest! This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 54th Senatorial District.Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state. I am proud of the work from each of the students and thier classmates, and encourage our young people to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.To view all of this year's entries, click on the below names of each student:

April 17, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Hosts “Firefighter of the Week” Recognition: Individuals can submit photos via Senator Nozzolio’s Facebook page

In an effort to honor our local volunteer firefighters, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be hosting a “Firefighter of the Week” photo gallery on his Facebook page.   Individuals are invited to submit a photo and brief description of a local firefighter so that they can be recognized for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment.

“Our brave firefighters represent the best our local communities have to offer and serve as the first line of response when disaster strikes,” said

April 15, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION TO BE HELD MAY 8th IN CAYUGA COUNTY

As Vice Co-Chairman of the Senate Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force, Senator Mike Nozzolio will hold a roundtable discussion on Thursday, May 8th in Cayuga County to discuss the rising epidemic of heroin abuse in our local communities.

April 4, 2014
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Heroin Addiction Roundtable Discussion Invitation

Click the attached PDF to download a copy of this invitation. 

File: 
Heroin Addiction Roundtable Discussion.pdf

April 4, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Honored with "Friend of Trucking" award by the New York State Motor Truck Association

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with members of the New York State Motor Truck Association during their recent visit to the State Capitol and was honored to receive the “Friend of Trucking" award from the Association for his strong and unwavering support of the trucking industry. Senator Nozzolio has long recognized the significant role that the trucking industry plays in the economic viability of our region and to New York State.  Trucks carry everything from heavy equipment to cars, agriculture products and produce, to the supplies that we need to operate our manufacturing companies and small businesses.  Without trucks, the price of goods and services in New York State would skyrocket.

April 4, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Welcomes Thurman Thomas to the State Capitol

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Thurman Thomas, Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame running back, during his recent visit to the State Capitol in Albany. Senator Nozzolio and Thurman Thomas discussed their shared belief in the role that athletics plays in the character and development of our young people as well as their role in their local communities. Throughout his tenure in the State Legislature, Senator Nozzolio has supported athletic programs at every level - from little league programs to college level play.

March 31, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Welcomes State Champion Romulus Girls Basketball Team to State Capitol

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio proudly welcomed members of the Romulus Lady Warriors Varsity Basketball team to the State Capitol. Members of the team, their coaches, parents and school administrators were special guests of Senator Nozzolio who congratulated and honored the team for their hard work, perseverance and team work in winning the New York State Class D Championship. 

March 31, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Announces $600,000 Grant To Drive New Job Creation At The Former Seneca Army Depot

State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he fought for and was successful in securing $600,000 in State funding to support continued job growth at the former Seneca Army Depot in Seneca County.

March 31, 2014
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March 30, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Sponsors Resolution Recognizing April 2014 As Autism Awareness Month

“It is estimated that one out of every sixty-eight American children are affected by an autism spectrum disorder.  This alarming statistic reflects a 30% increase from one in eighty-eight just two years ago. There are hundreds of families in the Finger Lakes region affected by autism,” said  New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio.

March 28, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio’s “Jobs for Heroes” Legislation Enacted!

Senator Mike Nozzolio welcomed local veterans to the State Capitol and shared his strong support for the “Jobs for Heroes Legislation”. This important legislation, which Senator Nozzolio co-sponsored and fought to enact will set aside 6% of all New York State contracts for businesses owned by a military service-disabled veteran, creating new employment and business opportunities for disabled veterans in our community.

From Left to Right: Calvin Nichols of Farmington; Don Linborg of Macedon; Senator Mike Nozzolio; and Dan MacDonald of Webster.

March 28, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio’s “Jobs for Heroes” Legislation Enacted!

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the “Jobs for Heroes” legislation has been enacted by both houses of the State Legislature and will soon be signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. This important new law, which Senator Nozzolio co-sponsored and fought to enact, will create new jobs and business opportunities for our veterans who have a service related disability.

March 28, 2014
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STATE SENATE ENACTS LOCAL SPEED LIMIT LEGISLATION

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced today that legislation he co-sponsored and fought to enact has been adopted in the New York State Senate.

March 27, 2014
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