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UPDATE FROM SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON LICENSE PLATE FEES

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.

November 19, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEANDRA’S LAW SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

Law Would Create Felony Charges For Driving Drunk With a Child in the Car, Require All Convicted DWI Offenders to Use Ignition Interlocks

November 18, 2009
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American Legion Awards Senator Nozzolio Certificate Of Appreciation

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.

November 17, 2009
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Recognizing Those Who Sacrifice For Our Nation

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Veterans Field of Honor at Seneca Lake Park where he joined members of the community in paying tribute to our military servicemen and women.

November 16, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Annual Drive to Benefit the Troops

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.

November 16, 2009
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Solutions for Upstate

The issues facing our great State are vast. Our solutions must be firm and comprehensive. As a member of the Senate Finance Committee, I will continue to oppose any effort to balance the budget on the backs of Upstate taxpayers just as I opposed the 2009-2010 State budget last April. I have been working hard to address the great issues that are impacting New York, especially those with the greatest consequences for our region:

November 12, 2009
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Supporting Students At St. Francis-St. Stephen School

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with students from St. Francis-St. Stephen School during Geneva's annual ziti dinner. Profits from the dinner will help to sponsor the students' trip to Washington, D.C. later this year.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are Father Paul Tomasso, Erica Cooney-Connor, Cathy Caster, Terry Haskins and students from St. Francis-St. Stephen School who donated their time to make the evening a success.

November 12, 2009
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Honoring Sheriff Pisciotti Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement

Macedon - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented retiring Wayne County Sheriff, Dick Pisciotti with a special New York State Resolution honoring his 40 years of dedicated service to the people of Wayne County.

Pictured left to right are: Jim Hoffman, Williamson Town Supervisor; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Sheriff Dick Pisciotti, Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero; Assemblyman Bob Oaks; and James Hurley, former Wayne County Sheriff.

November 10, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: THANK YOU TO OUR VETERANS

No nation in the history of the world has ever done more or given more in the defense of world freedom than the United States and its citizens. 

November 10, 2009
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Montessori Students Providing Halloween Treats For Our Military

Contributing to public service, and providing special attention to those who serve in our military are two issues I value highly. Webster Montessori students continue to impress me by selflessly donating their Halloween candy to our troops serving overseas. As in years past, I am pleased to once again assist them in their benevolence by providing the funds to ship the candy to those men and women in our armed forces.

November 9, 2009
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Old Stone Schoolhouse Gets New Life As A Video Production Classroom

Union Springs - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined members of the Union Springs community to celebrate the official opening of the newly restored Stone Schoolhouse. Senator Nozzolio was instrumental in securing the New York State funding needed to refurbish the building which was on the verge of demolition. The building now houses a video production studio that gives students hands on experience and training.

November 4, 2009
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Recognizing Those Who Serve Our Nation

Phelps - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized the service of United States Marine Corporal Joshua Merkle upon his return to the states from Afghanistan. Senator Nozzolio presented Cpl. Merkle with a New York State flag that has previously been flown over the Capitol building in Albany.

Pictured left to right are: Bob and Brenda Herr, Wilma Ertel, Senator Nozzolio, Cpl. Merkle, and Betty and George Merkle.

November 3, 2009
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NEW "AGE 29" INSURANCE COVERAGE EXPANSION

Recently, State legislation was signed into law extending health insurance coverage to the unmarried child of an insured individual through age 29.

November 2, 2009
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Focusing On The Importance Of A Chamber Of Commerce

Chambers of Commerce play a vital role in the support and expansion of business enterprise in our communities. I was fortunate to have an opportunity to address the members of the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce recently and thank them for their efforts at their 100th anniversary dinner.

Senator Nozzolio is pictured here with Andrew Fish, Executive Director of the Chamber.

October 29, 2009
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Honoring Those Who Excel At Community Service

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently had the honor of speaking at the annual Italian Heritage Society dinner and to pay tribute to this year's honorees, Assemblyman Gary Finch, Maxine Alberici, Joseph DeMaio and Norman Chirco. These individuals were recognized for their significant achievements and contributions to the Auburn community.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio; Assemblyman Gary Finch, Maxine Alberici, Joseph DeMaio, and Norman Chirco; and John Camardo, Italian Heritage Society Chairman.

October 26, 2009
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Coach Jim Boeheim Joins In Congratulating Senator Mike Nozzolio On His Award For “Outstanding Service to the Citizens of the 54th District of New York State”

Sennett - Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently honored for his outstanding public service during the annual Knights of Columbus athletic dinner. Each year the committee selects an individual who has excelled in community service and athletics. The annual event benefits Tyburn Academy in Auburn. Senator Nozzolio was also presented with a special Resolution from the City of Auburn declaring Tuesday, October 21st as "Senator Mike Nozzolio Day".

October 23, 2009
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Addressing The Water Quality Issues In The Finger Lakes

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently gave the keynote address at the Finger Lakes Watershed Conference.

October 20, 2009
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A Special Resolution Honoring Geneva Police Chief Frank Pane

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Sons of Italy dinner where he presented Geneva Police Chief Frank Pane with a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York State Senate honoring Chief Pane for his designation as Man of Honor by the Order of the Sons of Italy in America, Geneva Lodge 2397.

Pictured left to right are: Mike Cutillo, Tony Di Costanzo, Senator Nozzolio, Bob Taddario, Chief Frank Pane, Jamie Kaim Jr. and John Gregoria.

October 19, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO PROPOSES BUDGET CUTTING MEASURES

Last April, when Governor David Paterson and the New York City-controlled legislature adopted a New York State budget that carried a $13 billion increase in spending, I warned the Governor and his colleagues that there would be dire consequences for their actions.

October 16, 2009
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Honoring The Memory Of A Revolutionary War Soldier

Scipio - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in a ceremony to honor the memory of Private Frederick Van Liew, a Revolutionary War Patriot who settled in Cayuga county. Private Van Liew's grave in Scipio's Cornwall cemetery was given a new marker to honor his service to his country.

October 15, 2009
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