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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geneva – State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently honored the late Salvatore “Sully” Feligno for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Senator Nozzolio presented Corporal Feligno's widow Rachel Feligno with the Bronze Star and an updated European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, along with a New York State flag, in recognition of Corporal Feligno’s contributions in the European Theater of Operations during the war.
Waterloo- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Seneca County Chamber of Commerce dinner where he presented members of the Sessler family with the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce “Business of the Year” Award in celebration of their business success as well as their dedication and commitment to their local community. Senator Nozzolio also presented the Chamber’s Lifetime Achievement Award to William “Bill” Velte, Jr., and recognized Molly Mahoney-Thurston as the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.
Geneva – State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined representatives of the Finger Lakes Community College, the City of Geneva and Ontario County to announce the purchase of the former Geneva Middle School building that currently serves as the Community College's satellite campus in Geneva. Senator Nozzolio secured $6 million in New York State funding in last year's budget for the purchase and renovation of the Pulteney Street building.