Gananda- State Senator Mike Nozzolio was invited to speak with students at Gananda High School on the importance of human rights. From Abraham Lincoln and the issue of slavery to Elizabeth Cady Stanton and women's suffrage, each human rights movement required the perseverance, personal commitment and dedication of those involved to change the course of history. Senator Nozzolio was invited to speak to the school by Amanda Moore, a student at Gananda.
Macedon-New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined members of the Girl Scout Troop 1410 to honor Sgt. Robert Reis III of Macedon. As a part of the Scout's service project, the troop "adopted" Sgt. Reis III to send messages, cards and remembrances throughout his tour of Iraq. Sgt. Reis III and members of his platoon recently met with the members of the Girl Scout to express their gratitude.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently sworn in to office by former Lt. Governor Mary Anne Krupsak. Senator Nozzolio was overwhelmingly re-elected in November with over 72% of the vote in his district. Senator Nozzolio thanked the approximately 350 people who attended the ceremony for their support and the honor to represent their needs as a member of the New York State Senate. Senator Nozzolio was sworn in using the same Bible that was used when Lt. Governor Krupsak took her oath of office in 1975.
Waterloo – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio was recently honored by the New York Beef Producers Association with their “Friend in Government” award in recognition of his strong support of agriculture jobs in the Finger Lakes region. The Association thanked Senator Nozzolio for his role in developing the Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell University.
Webster - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized the recipients of the 2009 Webster Police 1000 Club "Making a Difference" Awards. The award recognizes students in the Webster School District who have made a positive impact on their community.
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. Pictured from left to right are: 1st Asst.
Port Gibson – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently recognized Doug Wilcox and Pauline De Cook as recipients of the Port Gibson Fire Department’s 2008 Firefighters 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.
Webster- State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited students at the Webster Montessori School where he commended the class for their efforts to support our American troops serving overseas this holiday season. The students collected nearly 200 pounds of special holiday candy to be sent to the troops. Senator Nozzolio is assisting in the project by agreeing to mail the packages overseas. Pictured with Senator Nozzolio and the students is parent Nancy Peckham and classroom assistant Steve Eckel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geneva – New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently met Derek Joseph, a local song writer and singer from Phelps. Senator Nozzolio wished Derek luck as he leaves for Nashville and a national recording contract. Pictured with Senator Nozzolio is Derek Joseph.
Albany--State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that the 2008-2009 State budget includes state funding for several major construction projects in Geneva totaling $43 million. Senator Nozzolio aggressively worked to secure the funding as part of his plan to continue the revitalization of Geneva, called the 21st Century Geneva Project.