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Senator Nozzolio Receives “Circle Of Friends” Award From New York Farm Bureau

Albany—In recognition of his support of the agriculture industry, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) has been honored by the New York Farm Bureau with its “Circle of Friends” award. The “Circle of Friends” award acknowledges Senator Nozzolio’s support of New York agriculture and the New York Farm Bureau.

March 7, 2009
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Nozzolio Opposes Governor Paterson's Tax and Fee Increases

Please click here to voice your opposition to Governor Paterson's proposal to implement 137 new taxes and fees on New York's already overburdened taxpayers.

 

Below is a list of Governor Paterson's tax proposals.

Restructure the Clothing Exemption. Eliminates the sales tax exemption for clothing and footwear priced under $110 and replaces it with two, one-week exemption periods for clothing and footwear priced under $500. Localities will have an option to join the state in offering this exemption.

 

February 17, 2009
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Nozzolio Calls For Immediate Release Of Retroactive Back Payments To State’s Correction Officers

Albany – Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette), Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections Committee, today called for the State Comptroller to immediately release retroactive pay raises to thousands of New York’s correction officers.

January 26, 2009
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Sampson Veterans Cemetery Becomes Reality: State Land Transferred To Seneca County

Waterloo – State Senator Michael Nozzolio joined state and county officials today for the official transfer of a parcel of land in Sampson State Park from the State of New York to Seneca County. The 162-acre plot of land in the Park will be the site of the new Sampson Veterans Cemetery.

September 7, 2008
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Senator Nozzolio Announces The Creation Of Veterans’ Cemetery At Former Sampson Naval And Air Force Base

In the location where hundreds of thousands of brave men and women began their military service, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced he has taken action to create a world class Veterans Cemetery at the former Sampson Naval and Air Force Base.

September 5, 2008
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Legislature Approves Nozzolio Bill To Establish Veterans’ Cemetery

Albany - State Senator Michael Nozzolio (R-Fayette) and State Assemblyman Joseph D. Morelle (D-Irondequoit) have announced that their joint legislation to establish a Veterans’ cemetery at the former Sampson Naval and Air Force Base in Seneca County has been approved by their respective houses of the State legislature. The legislation was adopted by the Senate earlier this month and was adopted by the Assembly late Tuesday night, with only two days left in the 2007 legislative session.

September 5, 2008
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Nozzolio Secures $125,000 For Data System For Owasco Lake

Auburn – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he has secured a $125,000 state investment to create a Owasco Watershed Network Information Exchange that will allow residents to access data and information on Owasco Lake through a single internet portal connecting websites, as well as electronic updates that will be available to anyone concerned with the future of Owasco Lake.

July 10, 2008
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Nozzolio: School Resource Officer Program Saved!

Albany- New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he and his Senate colleagues have successfully rejected plans to eliminate the School Resource Officer (SRO) Program and redeploy 92 State Troopers from their positions in schools across the State. The final 2008-2009 State Budget provides for all 92 SROs to remain on their current assignments, adopting a measure from the Senate’s budget resolution.

April 22, 2008
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Nozzolio: 2008-2009 State Budget Rejects Proposed Prison Closures

Albany – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio was joined by over 800 New York State correctional officers at a rally at the State Capitol today to oppose the proposed closure of four upstate prisons. At the rally, Senator Nozzolio announced that this year’s State budget will include funding to keep all four prisons open.

April 22, 2008
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Nozzolio Announces 170 New Jobs Coming To Seneca Army Depot!

Romulus – Continuing his aggressive efforts to revitalize and create jobs at the Seneca Army Depot, State Senator Michael Nozzolio announced that two companies, Top Quality Hay Processors and Seneca Bioenergy, will be expanding their operations at the Seneca Army Depot and create approximately 170 new jobs for local residents.

April 10, 2008
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Senator Nozzolio Sponsors Resolution Proclaiming Crime Victims’ Rights Week In New York

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette), Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections Committee, today announced that a resolution he sponsored commemorating this week (April 10-16) as Crime Victims’ Rights Week in the State of New York has been adopted by the State Senate. Crime Victim’s Rights Week is also being observed this week nationally.

March 26, 2008
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Senate Approves Nozzolio Resolution Calling For Veteran Health Care Funds

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced the New York State Senate has adopted a legislative resolution he is sponsoring calling upon the Federal Government to increase health care funding for America’s veterans. The adoption of the resolution was timely as 1,700 members of the New York State National Guard are mobilizing this week for duty in Afghanistan.

March 26, 2008
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Senate Passes Bill To Toughen Megan’s Law

Albany- State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Crime Victims, Crime, and Correction announced that the Senate acted today on legislation requiring the lifetime registration of sex offenders and prevent sexual predators from coming off the State sex offender registry later this month.

March 5, 2008
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Nozzolio: We Must Provide For Families Affected By Autism

Last year, over 250 people attended a summit meeting that I convened to discuss the very complex issue of autism. Many of the parents and providers that attended the meeting traveled hours to participate in the discussion that day. Parents told me about their struggles - not just to meet the needs of their autistic child but the needs of their other children, their spouses, and their professional lives. Divorce rates are high among families with a child diagnosed with autism and issues of child care and after-school care present huge obstacles for these families.

February 5, 2008
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Nozzolio: We Must Provide For Families Affected By Autism

Last year, over 250 people attended a summit meeting that I convened to discuss the very complex issue of autism. Many of the parents and providers that attended the meeting traveled hours to participate in the discussion that day.

Parents told me about their struggles - not just to meet the needs of their autistic child but the needs of their other children, their spouses, and their professional lives. Divorce rates are high among families with a child diagnosed with autism and issues of child care and after-school care present huge obstacles for these families.

February 5, 2008
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Nozzolio: Time To Stop The Massive Increase In Violent Criminal Parole Releases

Albany - State Senator Michael Nozzolio today announced the introduction of comprehensive legislation that will dramatically strengthen the State’s Parole Laws to help restrict the release of potentially dangerous violent felons. Senator Nozzolio was joined at the announcement by his Senate colleagues as well as the family of fallen police officer Harry Ryman, who was killed in the line of duty.

February 5, 2008
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