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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SAYS BUDGET WRONG FOR NEW YORK

Massive Federal bailouts. Skyrocketing government spending. Tax hikes through the roof.  Doubling the entire National debt in just 60 days. Growing government at taxpayers' expense.

May 13, 2009
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May 12, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Supports Jenna's Wish to Assist the Beverly Animal Shelter

Waterloo - Senator Nozzolio recently participated in the ground breaking ceremony for a new building at the Beverly Animal Shelter in Waterloo.  When completed, the new building will allow the shelter to greatly expand its services.  It will be named for Jenna Montroy, whose wish for the building was granted through the efforts of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and is also being helped by a state grant secured by Senator Nozzolio.

May 7, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Barb Wells For Her Extraordinary Commitment

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Seneca County Federation of Sportsmen's banquet where he recognized  Barbara Wells with a special New York State Resolution commending her dedication to her community and issues relating to sportsmanship and conservation.

May 7, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Celebrates Pal-Mac Youth Baseball 60th Season

Palmyra-Macedon – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently participated in the opening day ceremonies for the Pal-Mac Youth Baseball Organization, where he threw the first pitch of the game. Also attending the game was Tom Warner, a former Palmyra little leaguer who went on to play Division I baseball at Le Moyne College and is now baseball coach at Skaneateles High School.

May 7, 2009
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UPDATE FROM SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON SWINE FLU

With recent news that swine flu has been confirmed in 10 different states, including New York, and that it may be spreading, the public is right to be concerned. 

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SAYS BUDGET WRONG FOR NEW YORK

Massive Federal bailouts. Skyrocketing government spending. Tax hikes through the roof. Doubling the entire National debt in just 60 days. Growing government at taxpayers' expense.

The citizens of our State and Nation are angry and frustrated with their government, and for good reason.

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO URGES GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO FIX EMPIRE ZONE PROBLEM

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio joined other senators from across New York today demanding that Governor David Paterson, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver fix a serious problem they created during the passage of the 2009-10 New York State budget.

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO QUESTIONS LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY ON FEDERAL STIMULUS SPENDING

Albany- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today condemned the total lack of oversight and accountability regarding the spending of billions of taxpayer dollars New York State will receive from the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 

 

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ADDRESSED BUSINESS LEADERS FROM ONTARIO AND SENECA COUNTIES

Waterloo - Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of both the Seneca County and Geneva Area Chambers of Commerce where he discussed some of the challenges being faced by local businesses in our region.

May 6, 2009
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NOZZOLIO: GOVERNOR PATERSON’S WINE AND BEER TAX HIKE EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, MAY 1st

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio, advised consumers who were contemplating purchasing wine or beer in the coming days and weeks to make their purchases this Thursday. On Friday, May 1st, new taxes rammed through by Governor David Paterson and the New York City Democrats who now control the State Legislature, will take effect.

May 1, 2009
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO AND ASSEMBLYMAN ROBERT OAKS CALL ON STATE TO RE-EXAMINE DECISION TO CLOSE BUTLER MINIMUM CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Albany- Senator Michael F. Nozzolio and Assemblyman Robert C. Oaks are demanding that the Department of Corrections, the Attorney General’s office and the Comptroller's office reexamine Governor Paterson's proposal to close the Butler Minimum Security prison in Wayne County. The State Legislators are also calling for an investigation by the New York State Attorney General and Comptroller to determine if the appropriate legal process was applied for the proposed closure.

April 27, 2009
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GOVERNOR PATERSON CLOSES UPSTATE PRISONS: WE WARNED YOU!

Albany- During the recent debate of the New York State budget, State Senator Mike Nozzolio warned his fellow Senators that they were handing over to Governor David Paterson the authority to close prison facilities without any accountability.

April 27, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Announces April 2009 as Autism Awareness Month

Albany—In recognition of individuals diagnosed with autism, as well as their families and the dedicated professionals who work with them, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio is helping to commemorate April as Autism Awareness Month.

April 8, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Blasts Democrats for Rejecting Job-Saving Budget Amendments

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio today blasted Senate Democrats for voting against a comprehensive list of amendments to the State budget that would cut taxes, reduce utility costs, eliminate wasteful government spending, and re-prioritize the budget to stop the drain of upstate tax dollars to New York City.

April 3, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Fights for Amendment to Reject Governor's Utiltiy Tax Increase

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio today led his colleagues in the Senate Republican Conference in fighting for an amendment to the State budget he authored and sponsored that would eliminate a dangerous surcharge costing homeowners and businesses over $500 million in increased gas and electric bills.

April 3, 2009
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Senate Republicans Fight to Keep Prisons Open

The New York Senate Republican Conference today introduced an amendment that would to keep three minimum security prisons in Upstate New York operating. Under the budget agreement announced by Governor Paterson, Speaker Silver, and Senator Smith, Camp Gabriels in Franklin County, Mt. McGregor in Saratoga County, and Camp Pharsalia in Chenango County would be closed without the required twelve month notice required by law.

The closure of the prisons would result in the loss of over 300 jobs in Upstate New York. Senate Democrats voted to defeat the amendment.

April 2, 2009
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