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Senator Nozzolio Delivers! 21st Century Geneva Project Enacted in Budget

Albany--State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that the 2008-2009 State budget includes state funding for several major construction projects in Geneva totaling $43 million. Senator Nozzolio aggressively worked to secure the funding as part of his plan to continue the revitalization of Geneva, called the 21st Century Geneva Project.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Calls the Proposed New York State Budget a Total Disaster: Record Spending Increases and Tax Hikes, with No Reform

Albany- Calling the proposed New York State Budget a total economic disaster, Senator Mike Nozzolio today urged Governor Paterson and Legislative Leaders to scrap their record spending and taxing proposals, and open the budget process to greater public scrutiny.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Calls the Proposed New York State Budget a Total Disaster: Record Spending Increases and Tax Hikes, with no Reform

Albany- Calling the proposed New York State Budget a total economic disaster, Senator Mike Nozzolio today urged Governor Paterson and Legislative Leaders to scrap their record spending and taxing proposals, and open the budget process to greater public scrutiny.

March 30, 2009
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While State is Losing Jobs, Assembly Democrats Instead Focus on Releasing Drug Felons

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio joined several of his Republican colleagues today in pledging to fight legislation proposed by the State Assembly Democrats that would allow thousands of dangerous drug offenders back onto the streets. The Assembly Democrats have pushed for an ill-advised and potentially dangerous plan to weaken New York State’s Rockefeller Drug Laws and newspapers are reporting that they have reached an agreement on the legislation in closed meetings with Governor Paterson and Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith. 

March 30, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Blasts Governor's Oil and Natural Gas tax

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio joined several of his Upstate colleagues today in blasting Governor Paterson and Democrat leaders from New York City for pushing a 5 percent tax on oil and natural gas production that would put hundreds of natural gas wells out of business across the Finger Lakes region and cripple new development that could generate up to a billion dollars of investment in Upstate economy. The tax is being negotiated in secret and without public scrutiny as part of Gov.

March 30, 2009
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Senate Republicans Criticize Governor's Secret Plan to Add New Taxes to Utility Bills

Albany- State Senate Republicans today blasted Governor Paterson for trying to impose higher surcharges on utility companies that would end up costing consumers of electricity, natural gas and telephone services hundreds of millions of dollars in higher gas, phone and electric bills. The Senators said the latest massive tax hike plan is one of several being discussed by the Governor, and Democratic leaders from New York City during secret budget negotiations.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Michael Nozzolio was honored by the Moravia Volunteer Fire Department

Moravia – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio was honored by the Moravia Volunteer Fire Department for his support of the Department and the community. Pictured with Senator Mike Nozzolio is Assistant Chief Steve Mulvaney.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Demands an End to Secret Budget Negotiations

Albany- With just nine days to go until the April 1st budget deadline, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is demanding that Governor Paterson and his Democrat majority members open the negotiations and allow the public to have a say in the budget, which will have a tremendous and dramatic impact on this State - particularly Upstate New York.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited Perkins Elementary School in Newark

Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited Perkins Elementary School in Newark where he recognized Stephanie Bounds' kindergarten class for their outstanding citizenship. The class collected canned goods and other nonperishable items for the Newark Food Closet. Senator Nozzolio presented each student with a special New York State Certificate acknowledging their efforts. Left to right are, front row: Preston Precourt, Maddison Snow, Madelenie Brownell, Joseph Shaw, Thomas Rivera, Lacey Boschetto.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the annual "Bowl for the Club"

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the annual "Bowl for the Club" event which benefits the Geneva Boys and Girl's Club. In addition to supporting the Boys and Girls Club, Senator Nozzolio also successfully led the fight to push back Governor Paterson's efforts to impose a tax on bowling in New York State. Pictured left to right are Pete Malcuria, Senator Nozzolio, and Pat Malcuria.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio and local song writer and singer, Derek Joseph

Geneva – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently met Derek Joseph, a local song writer and singer from Phelps. Senator Nozzolio wished Derek luck as he leaves for Nashville and a national recording contract. Pictured with Senator Nozzolio is Derek Joseph.

March 30, 2009
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Moravia Youth Basketball Program Honors Senator Nozzolio

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

 

March 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With New York State School Music Association

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with All-State Vocal Group member Katie Germano of Webster following her vocal performance at the New York State School Music Assocation's Legislative Reception. The reception was part of NYSSMA’s “Day on Capitol Hill” in which music teachers and their students met representatives to discuss the importance of supporting music programs in public schools.

From left to right: Senator Nozzolio; Katie Germano; Johanna Siebert, Webster Central School District Arts Director; and Mary Germano.

March 24, 2009
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Nozzolio Presents A Citizen’s Call To Action: A Blueprint For Our Region’s Future

Auburn- New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today presented a report developed by local community leaders containing new economic development initiatives for Cayuga County.  The report is entitled Call to Action: A Blueprint for our Region’s Future.

March 23, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Postal Service to Reissue First Class Purple Heart Stamp

Albany- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently announced that the United States Postal Service will reissue the Purple Heart Stamp at the First-Class rate beginning this May. 

The Purple Heart is awarded by the President of the United States to members of the U.S. military who have been wounded in combat or to the next of kin of those killed in action.

March 23, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Port Gibson Firefighters

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.

March 23, 2009
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Senator Recognizes Local Firefighters of the Year

Port Gibson- State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized Doug Wilcox and Pauline DeCook as recipients of the Port Gibson Fire Department’s 2008 Firefighter 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 23, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Secures A $500,000 State Grant For The Hillside Children’s Center Varick Campus

Varick – Continuing his commitment to creating jobs in the Central Finger Lakes and the Hillside Children's Center in Varick, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured a $500,000 State grant for the facility. The funding will be used for infrastructure improvements and renovations needed throughout the campus. Senator Nozzolio played a critical role in recruiting Hillside Children's Center to expand their operations at the former Seneca Army Depot in 2004.

March 21, 2009
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