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Senator Nozzolio Announces $1,500 Agritourism Grant For Wayne County

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that Wayne County will receive a $1,500 New York State grant to help market and promote agriculture and tourism in Wayne County.

October 18, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Tours New Xerox Toner Plant In Webster

Webster-Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Anne Mulcahy, President and CEO of Xerox, at the company's new multi-million dollar Toner Plant in Webster, NY. Senator Nozzolio was instrumental in securing state resourcesfor the project in Webster, the first plant expansion by Xerox in the region in nearly two decades. The project is expected to lead to the creation of 40 new full-time jobs and the retention of 50. “I am proud to have secured$250,000 in state fundingto make this project a reality and create jobs in the Town of Webster,” said Senator Nozzolio.

October 17, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Medicaid Reforms To Generate Greater Local Savings

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that Medicaid reforms he supported to ease the burden on local governments and property taxpayers have resulted in significantly greater savings than originally projected. Senator Nozzolio called on counties to pass along the unexpected savings to property taxpayers.“As State Senator, one of my top priorities has been to reduce the escalating property taxes on New York’s homeowners,” said Senator Nozzolio.

October 17, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio To Be Honored As NYScopba "legislator Of The Year"

Albany – The New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) has named Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) its “Legislator of the Year”.“This is a truly great honor and I thank NYSCOPBA for this recognition,” said Senator Nozzolio. “Our correctional officers walk the toughest beat in law enforcement and it is a pleasure to fight on the behalf of the brave men and women who put their lives on the line to protect our communities and families.

September 29, 2006
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Nozzolio Announces New York State Food Laboratory Moving To Geneva

Geneva-New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette)today announced $40 million in State funding to construct a new, state-of-the-art food laboratory at the Cornell Agriculture & Food Technology Park in Geneva, Ontario County. The lab will be another component in a cluster of high-tech facilities at the park dedicated to agriculture, food, and biological-based enterprises. A new $25 million, 60,000-square foot U.S.

September 25, 2006
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Nozzolio Announces Opening Of Montezuma Audubon Center

State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio has announced the opening of the Montezuma Audubon Center (MAC) in the Northern Montezuma Wetlands Complex in the Town of Savannah, Wayne County.Senator Nozzolio cited the new center, located in an area known as an important habitat for hundreds of different species of resident and migratory birds, as an important component of on-going, collaborative efforts to protect wildlife across the State. Audubon New York will operate the center, with assistance from the State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the U.S.

September 25, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Law Requiring Background Checks For Students Attending Flight School

Albany – On the fifth anniversary of the tragic September 11th attacks, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced legislation he sponsored requiring that flight training schools administer background checks to applicants has been signed into New York State law.

September 11, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Remembers The Victims Of September 11th

September 11th is a day no one will ever forget. Like many tragic events of the past – Pearl Harbor, the assassination of John F.

September 11, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Asks Citizens To Help Strengthen Community Blood Supply

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) issued a call today to residents urging them to help strengthen the community’s blood supply by donating blood with the American Red Cross.“Due to an aging population and advanced medical procedures, there has been a significant increase in the demand for blood,” said Senator Nozzolio. “Unfortunately, there has not been a correlating increase in the number of blood donations.

August 29, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Secures $425,000 For Clean-up Of Owasco Lake

Auburn—Continuing his on-going aggressive efforts to help improve the water quality and integrity of Owasco Lake, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R- Fayette) today announced that he has secured $425,000 in state funding to address the critical issues threatening the Lake. Senator Nozzolio made the announcement at Emerson Park in the City of Auburn. As part of his plan, Senator Nozzolio secured $325,000 for The Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges to oversee the clean-up of Owasco Lake.

August 17, 2006
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Nozzolio Secures $250,000 For Village Of Wolcott

Wolcott– New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he has secured $250,000 in state funding for the Village of Wolcott to aid in the recovery effort from last month’s flooding disaster. Senator Nozzolio recently met with Wolcott Mayor John Monson to tour areas of the Village and observe the destruction. “The Village of Wolcott was hit hard by last month’s storm and this funding will help cover the expenses for a very costly cleanup,” said Senator Nozzolio.

August 8, 2006
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Nozzolio Announces Epf Grants For Finger Lakes Region

State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) grants for open space, recreation, preservation and waterfront revitalization projects in Tompkins, Cayuga and Seneca counties. Among the awards is a $250,000 grant for the construction of a promenade, fishing areas, and river overlooks along the Owasco River in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County. Senator Michael F.

August 8, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Installation Of Traffic Signal On State Route 14 At Skuse And Packwood Roads

Phelps—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) will be installing a three-color traffic signal at the intersection of State Route 14 at Skuse and Packwood Roads in the Town of Phelps, Ontario County.

August 8, 2006
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Nozzolio Announces New Ethanol Production Facility To Be Constructed At The Seneca Army Depot

Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that Empire Biofuels LLC, an ethanol refining company, plans to invest $87 million to build a 50 million gallon per year corn-to-ethanol refinery at the old Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, New York. The project is expected to create 60 new jobs in the emerging clean energy industry. Senator Michael Nozzolio said, “I am proud to have worked with Governor Pataki and Empire Biofuels Chairman Edward Primrose to make this project a reality and create jobs at the Seneca Army Depot,” said Senator Nozzolio.

August 2, 2006
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Nozzolio Secures $400,000 For Camp Babcock-hovey

Ovid– New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he has secured $400,000 in state funding for the construction of a new science and technology center at Camp Babcock-Hovey. The announcement was made on the grounds of Camp Babcock-Hovey, located on the east shore of Seneca Lake in Ovid.“This is a great day for all of our area Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts,” Senator Nozzolio said.

July 27, 2006
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Nozzolio Legislation To Establish ‘Initiative And Referendum’ Adopted By Senate

Albany—State Senator Michael Nozzolio announced today that the New York Senate has adopted legislation he is sponsoring that would give New Yorkers a more direct role in the legislative process by empowering them to enact and amend laws through initiative and referendum.

June 26, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Career Connections 2006

Port Byron– Citing the critical importance of educating students on a wide range of potential career opportunities, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he is partnering with Port Byron Central Schools to sponsor “Career Connections 2006.” The career exploration program for Port Byron Students and several other surrounding schools will be held on Thursday, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Dana L.

April 17, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Launches An On-line Petition In Support Of The Buffalo Bills

Albany- Citing the very important role the Buffalo Bills organization plays to the fabric and culture of communities throughout New York State, Senator Nozzolio has started an on-line petition to allow constituents an opportunity to show their support for keeping the Buffalo Bills in Western New York. Recently Ralph Wilson, owner of the Bills, has expressed his concerns about the changes in sharing revenue among NFL teams which could jeopardize the likelihood of the Bills remaining in Buffalo.

April 13, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Senate Passes 2006-07 Education, Higher Ed Budget Legislation

Albany – Citing the critical importance of ensuring our children are provided with a quality education, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced that the New York State Senate today enacted the 2006-07 education state budget legislation that provides for a record school aid increase of $1.26 billion and an additional $2.6 billion in new school construction throughout New York State. The budget includes an increase of nearly $24 million from the 2005-2006 state budget to schools in Senator Nozzolio’s District.

March 31, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio And Assemblyman Finch Announce $1 Million In State Budget For The Auburn Memorial Hospital

Auburn – Citing the critical importance of providing quality health care and services to the Auburn community, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio and Assemblyman Gary Finch today announced that the 2006-2007 State Budget includes $1 million for the Auburn Memorial Hospital. The funding will be used for operational expenses as well as capital and equipment improvements.“This funding will ensure that Auburn Memorial Hospital can continue to provide the highest quality services possible to our residents.

March 30, 2006
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