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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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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 20, 2009
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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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