New York State is currently in the midst of its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Double digit unemployment, unbearable taxes and declining business investment have been driving residents out of New York State in record numbers. Upstate New York has lost more residents than any other region in the United States and the exodus of our young people has been alarming.
In recognition of his support of the agriculture industry, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been honored by the New York Farm Bureau with its “Circle of Friends” award. The “Circle of Friends” award acknowledges Senator Nozzolio’s active support of New York agriculture and the New York Farm Bureau.
Seneca Falls- New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio criticized the State Comptroller's Office for their failure to ensure that more than 60,000 New York State Pension checks were received on time.
The pension checks, which had been issued by the New York State Comptroller’s Office, were given to the Post Office for delivery on December 30th. The Post Office has since acknowledged that many of the checks were lost or misplaced.
Five years ago, the President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Mark Gearan and I worked hard to create a research and educational center where a concerted effort could be made to promote, protect and preserve the Finger Lakes and their expansive and sensitive watersheds.
We were inspired with a simple vision: to establish an institute that would provide our region’s policy makers, educators, residents, and students with the tools that would allow us to protect New York’s priceless natural resources known as the Finger Lakes.
Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently honored two Hobart & William Smith athletic coaches for their records of achievement. Senator Nozzolio presented New York State Senate Resolutions to Pat Genovese of Geneva who was recently inducted into the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Sally Scatton of Trumansburg who will be inducted into the National Field Hockey Association Hall of Fame in January.
I am very gratified by the response to my annual Holiday Drive for the Troops which has been extended through December 15th. As soon as all the items are collected they will be mailed to our military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Contributions can be dropped off at: Senator Nozzolio’s District Office. 119 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, Assemblyman Gary Finch’s Office. 69 South Street, Auburn, Assemblyman Bob Oaks’ Office. 10 Leach Road, Lyons, Victor Town Supervisor's Office. 85 East Main Street, Victor, and Webster Town Supervisor's Office. 1000 Ridge Road, Webster.
Lyons - Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Bob Oaks recently presented a special New York State Resolution honoring Jimmy Fabino in recognition of his service for the past 24 years as the Supervisor for the Town of Lyons and more than 50 years of distinguished public service. Senator Nozzolio also recognized Supervisor Fabino with a New York State flag that had been flown over the State Capitol in Albany.
Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio, Supervisor Jimmy Fabino and Assemblyman Bob Oaks.
Rochester - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented Dave Herbst with a special Resolution enacted in the New York State Senate upon Dave’s designation as recipient of the Richard Warboys Special Humanitarian Award by the Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame. Dave’s lifelong connection to sports also includes ownership and management of the Geneva Red Wings.
Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio, Dave Herbst and Tony Liccione, President, Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame.
Seneca Falls- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio continues his unwavering commitment to the brave men and women serving our Nation overseas by hosting his annual Holiday Drive for the Troops. This year, Senator Nozzolio is proudly working with several local leaders to expand the Holiday Drive, including New York State Assemblyman Bob Oaks, New York State Assemblyman Gary Finch, Victor Supervisor Jack Marren and Webster Supervisor Ron Nesbitt.
Lodi - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized Lodi Town Clerk Lois Jennings and Lodi Tax Collector, Marty David for their many years of public service to the Town of Lodi. Senator Nozzolio presented Lois with a special New York State Senate Resolution commemorating 48 years of dedicated service. Senator Nozzolio also presented a special New York State Senate Resolution to Marty David for his 14 years of dedicated service to the Town.
Pictured left to right are: Judy and Marty David, Senator Nozzolio, and Lois and George Jennings.
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak before the members of the Between the Lakes Friends of the NRA organization and to share my strong opposition to the increase in licensing fees that have been unfairly leveled against sportsmen in New York State.
Pictured in the front row: Barb Wells, Debbie Lincoln, Kathy Kline, Jay Rusnock, Steve Mead, Robin and Herb Farr, and Mary and Lee Davidson. Back row: Bob Spencer, Jim Mead, Joan Hendrix, Elaine Joseph, Karen Dix Jennings, Russell Wells and Senator Nozzolio.
Wolcott - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized Huron Town Clerk Shirley Eygnor for over 20 years of public service to the Town of Huron. Senator Nozzolio presented Shirley with a special New York State Senate Resolution commemorating her 20 years of service to the residents in the Town of Huron.
Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio, Shirley and Ron Eygnor, and Huron Supervisor Laurie Crane.
This message is without question the most important I have ever written. Our government, at the state and federal level, has been leading us down a destructive path. Every day, I hear impassioned pleas from the people in my district who are struggling to provide for their families and their basic ne
From the very first moment Governor Paterson announced that a new State mandate would require every New Yorker to purchase new license plates at a cost of $25 per vehicle, I have heard from thousands of Upstate motorists who would be hurt by this New York City-driven tax hike.
Victory - Red Creek’s American Legion Peterson-Hall Post #436 recently recognized Senator Mike Nozzolio for his efforts in sponsoring legislation to rename Route 38 as the "Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor". The Legion Post presented Senator Nozzolio with a Certificate of Appreciation during the Town of Victory’s Veteran's Day celebration.
Pictured left to right are: Assemblyman Bob Oaks, Dennis Hadcock, Senator Nozzolio and Lucille Craine, Supervisor for the Town of Victory.
Seneca Falls- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio continues his unwavering commitment to the brave men and women serving our Nation overseas by hosting his annual Holiday Drive for the Troops. Each year during the Holiday Season, Senator Nozzolio collects nonperishable items from the community. The items collected during this year’s drive will be sent overseas to military personnel deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.