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Senator Nozzolio Acknowledges Volunteers At The Annual St. Anthony’s Festival in Seneca Falls

Seneca Falls - Senator Nozzolio recently attended the St. Anthony’s Italian Festival in Seneca Falls where he acknowledged the hard work and dedication of the hundreds of volunteers that make this annual event such a success.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are from left to right: Mary Ann Agnello, Anthony De Millo, Ann Morazzo, Jennie and Jiggs Petrucci, and Jenny Sinicropi.

September 8, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Hears Concerns at REDCOM

Victor- Senator Michael Nozzolio recently visited REDCOM, a telecommunications company located in Victor, where he discussed the impact of the New York State budget on the company and its employees. Senator Nozzolio spoke about his efforts to reduce State spending and eliminate many of the taxes that were added to this year's state budget. The imposition of a new State tax on healthcare benefits prompted employees of REDCOM to ask Senator Nozzolio for help. Senator Nozzolio met with REDCOM President Klaus Gueldenpfennig and toured the facility as a part of his visit.

September 3, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Addresses Veterans At The Lyons “Wall Of Honor”

Lyons - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the dedication of the "Wall of Honor" at the Lyons Collins-Casavino American Legion Post 227 where he commended area veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices to our country. The new wall stands as a testament to the veterans from Lyons who served our country in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

September 2, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Participated In The Grand Opening Of The Stardust Entrepreneurial Institute.

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio participated in the grand opening of the Stardust Entrepreneurial Institute in downtown Auburn where he was honored for his efforts to help establish this new state of the art facility. The Institute is one part of the economic development plan: " A Call to Action: A Blueprint for Success" that was created in 2006 as a way to reinvigorate downtown Auburn and the entire Finger Lakes Region.

September 2, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Addressed The Audience At Lodi’s Pickin’ In The Pasture

Lodi - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently addressed the audience at the bluegrass festival in Lodi. Senator Nozzolio spoke to the attendees about his brother Matt who was an accomplished musician and loved bluegrass.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are festival founders Susan and Andy Alexander, and Bill Knowlton of WCNY.

August 31, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Hosts Food Bank Forum

Geneva- New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently held a discussion with representatives of the area food pantries and service organizations. The discussion focused on the problems that these organizations are experiencing in helping individuals and families provide for their nutritional needs. During the meeting, these individuals cited the growing number of people who are seeking help for the first time, many due to the loss of employment and others who are actually working but at jobs that make it impossible for them to meet their family's needs.

August 28, 2009
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US District Court Opinion Affirms Senator Nozzolio’s Legislation

New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio praised United States District Court Justice Carol Amon for issuing an important decision reaffirming the validity of Senator Nozzolio’s legislation that requires sales taxes be collected on all cigarettes sold to non-Native Americans by Indian-owned businesses.

August 27, 2009
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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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