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UPDATE FROM SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON SWINE FLU

With recent news that swine flu has been confirmed in 10 different states, including New York, and that it may be spreading, the public is right to be concerned. 

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SAYS BUDGET WRONG FOR NEW YORK

Massive Federal bailouts. Skyrocketing government spending. Tax hikes through the roof. Doubling the entire National debt in just 60 days. Growing government at taxpayers' expense.

The citizens of our State and Nation are angry and frustrated with their government, and for good reason.

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO URGES GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO FIX EMPIRE ZONE PROBLEM

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio joined other senators from across New York today demanding that Governor David Paterson, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver fix a serious problem they created during the passage of the 2009-10 New York State budget.

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO QUESTIONS LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY ON FEDERAL STIMULUS SPENDING

Albany- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today condemned the total lack of oversight and accountability regarding the spending of billions of taxpayer dollars New York State will receive from the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 

 

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ADDRESSED BUSINESS LEADERS FROM ONTARIO AND SENECA COUNTIES

Waterloo - Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of both the Seneca County and Geneva Area Chambers of Commerce where he discussed some of the challenges being faced by local businesses in our region.

May 6, 2009
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NOZZOLIO: GOVERNOR PATERSON’S WINE AND BEER TAX HIKE EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, MAY 1st

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio, advised consumers who were contemplating purchasing wine or beer in the coming days and weeks to make their purchases this Thursday. On Friday, May 1st, new taxes rammed through by Governor David Paterson and the New York City Democrats who now control the State Legislature, will take effect.

May 1, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO AND ASSEMBLYMAN ROBERT OAKS CALL ON STATE TO RE-EXAMINE DECISION TO CLOSE BUTLER MINIMUM CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Albany- Senator Michael F. Nozzolio and Assemblyman Robert C. Oaks are demanding that the Department of Corrections, the Attorney General’s office and the Comptroller's office reexamine Governor Paterson's proposal to close the Butler Minimum Security prison in Wayne County. The State Legislators are also calling for an investigation by the New York State Attorney General and Comptroller to determine if the appropriate legal process was applied for the proposed closure.

April 27, 2009
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GOVERNOR PATERSON CLOSES UPSTATE PRISONS: WE WARNED YOU!

Albany- During the recent debate of the New York State budget, State Senator Mike Nozzolio warned his fellow Senators that they were handing over to Governor David Paterson the authority to close prison facilities without any accountability.

April 27, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Announces April 2009 as Autism Awareness Month

Albany—In recognition of individuals diagnosed with autism, as well as their families and the dedicated professionals who work with them, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio is helping to commemorate April as Autism Awareness Month.

April 8, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Blasts Democrats for Rejecting Job-Saving Budget Amendments

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio today blasted Senate Democrats for voting against a comprehensive list of amendments to the State budget that would cut taxes, reduce utility costs, eliminate wasteful government spending, and re-prioritize the budget to stop the drain of upstate tax dollars to New York City.

April 3, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Fights for Amendment to Reject Governor's Utiltiy Tax Increase

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio today led his colleagues in the Senate Republican Conference in fighting for an amendment to the State budget he authored and sponsored that would eliminate a dangerous surcharge costing homeowners and businesses over $500 million in increased gas and electric bills.

April 3, 2009
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Senate Republicans Fight to Keep Prisons Open

The New York Senate Republican Conference today introduced an amendment that would to keep three minimum security prisons in Upstate New York operating. Under the budget agreement announced by Governor Paterson, Speaker Silver, and Senator Smith, Camp Gabriels in Franklin County, Mt. McGregor in Saratoga County, and Camp Pharsalia in Chenango County would be closed without the required twelve month notice required by law.

The closure of the prisons would result in the loss of over 300 jobs in Upstate New York. Senate Democrats voted to defeat the amendment.

April 2, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Recipients of the 2009 Webster Police 1000 Club "Making a Difference" Awards

Webster - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized the recipients of the 2009 Webster Police 1000 Club "Making a Difference" Awards. The award recognizes students in the Webster School District who have made a positive impact on their community.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Firefighters Ken Rice and Steven Kemp of the Port Gibson Volunteer Fire Department for their Bravery

Port Gibson – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently recognized Firefighters Ken Rice and Steven Kemp of the Port Gibson Volunteer Fire Department for their bravery and life saving efforts. The firemen received the Firematic Award for 2008. Senator Nozzolio also recognized Fire Police Captain Larry Scott for receiving a Life Membership Award and over 45 years of service. Pictured from left to right are: 1st Asst.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Michael Nozzolio Recognized by Moravia Youth Basketball

Moravia – State Senator Michael Nozzolio was recently recognized by the players, coaches and volunteers of the Moravia Youth Basketball program for his support of the team.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Michael Nozzolio Recognizes Recipients of the Port Gibson Fire Department’s 2008 Firefighters of the Year Award

Port Gibson – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently recognized Doug Wilcox and Pauline De Cook as recipients of the Port Gibson Fire Department’s 2008 Firefighters of the Year Award. Pictured from left to right are: 1st Asst. Chief Lee Sanders; 2nd Asst. Chief Doug Wilcox, President and Captain John Wood; Senator Michael Nozzolio; Secretary Pauline and her husband and Chief Scott De Cook.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Honors the Red Creek Boys Varsity Soccer Team

Senator Nozzolio honors the Red Creek Boys Varsity soccer team for their 2008 Class C Championship.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Visits Webster Montessori School

Webster- State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited students at the Webster Montessori School where he commended the class for their efforts to support our American troops serving overseas this holiday season. The students collected nearly 200 pounds of special holiday candy to be sent to the troops. Senator Nozzolio is assisting in the project by agreeing to mail the packages overseas. Pictured with Senator Nozzolio and the students is parent Nancy Peckham and classroom assistant Steve Eckel.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Honored the Late Salvatore “Sully” Feligno

Geneva – State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently honored the late Salvatore “Sully” Feligno for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Senator Nozzolio presented Corporal Feligno's widow Rachel Feligno with the Bronze Star and an updated European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, along with a New York State flag, in recognition of Corporal Feligno’s contributions in the European Theater of Operations during the war.

March 31, 2009
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