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Nozzolio Announces Final Budget To Include $2.1 Million For Town Of Farmington & Ontario County

Albany - State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced today that the final state budget will include more than $2.1 million to assist Ontario County and the Town of Farmington with increased costs associated with having a video lottery terminal facility or racino in their community. The State budget includes funding for each community in New York State that has a racino or VLT facility“The racino at Finger Lakes Racetrack has been a tremendous success bringing thousands of new tourists and visitors to our region.

March 29, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio: State Budget Includes Increased State Aid For City Of Auburn

Geneva – Citing the importance of reducing local property taxes for homeowners, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) announced today that the 2006-2007 State Budget agreed upon by the Legislature includes increased State aid to the City of Auburn. This assistance was originally requested by Senator Nozzolio and has been included in the final State budget.The 2006-2007 State Budget will provide the City of Auburn with $4,717,080 in State funding.

March 27, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio: State Budget Includes Increased State Aid For City Of Geneva

Geneva – Citing the importance of reducing local property taxes for homeowners, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) announced today that the 2006-2007 State Budget agreed upon by the Legislature includes increased State aid to the City of Geneva. This assistance was originally requested by Senator Nozzolio and has been included in the final State budget.The 2006-2007 State Budget will provide the City of Geneva with $1,842,777 in State funding.

March 27, 2006
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March 27, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces The Senate Has Ensured Snowmobile Trail Funds

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the Senate has protected in its budget New York State’s Snowmobile Trail Funds. Governor Pataki’s proposed plan would have transferred $2.5 million from New York State’s Snowmobile Trail Fund to the State’s general fund. “New York State offers exceptional winter recreation and some of the best snowmobiling in the county. I am very pleased that the Senate has agreed to ensure that the Snowmobile fund remains dedicated to trail maintenance and development,” said Senator Nozzolio.

March 15, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Secures A $200,000 State Grant For Neighborhood Improvements In Auburn

Auburn – As part of his continuing efforts to enhance the Auburn Community and stimulate greater investment in the local economy, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured a $200,000 state grant to implement the Wall Street Neighborhood Improvement Project. The project has the full support of the City of Auburn.

March 10, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio, Assemblyman Kolb And Assemblyman Finch Introduce Legislation To Create The Crime Of Harassment By Electronic Mail Or Computer Network

Auburn – Continuing his long history of protecting crime victims, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette), Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections Committee, today announced that he and Assemblyman Brian Kolb and Assemblyman Gary Finch have introduced legislation (S.6699/A.9944) that would create the crime of harassment by electronic mail or computer network. The legislation would make harassment by electronic mail or computer network a Class E felony.

March 3, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Testifies At Bureau Of Indian Affairs Hearing And Opposes The Cayuga Indian Nation Land Trust Application

Senator Michael Nozzolio testified on Wednesday, March 1 before hundreds of concerned citizens at the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs Public Scoping hearing which was held at the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca County. Senator Nozzolio’s testimony may be read in its entirety by clicking on the below link.http://www.senatornozzolio.com/senate_update.asp?id=861

March 2, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Technology Job Fair

Rochester – Citing the critical importance to attract and retain more quality jobs to the community, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the High Tech Business Council is partnering with Digital Rochester to host a Technology Job Fair. The Technology Job Fair will be held on Thursday, March 2nd from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Eastview Mall in the BonTon Court Area.“New York State has quickly become a national leader in high-tech and biotechnology research,” Senator Nozzolio said.

February 23, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Senate Appoints Herb Marshall To Commission On Health Care Facilities In The 21st Century

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that upon his recommendation, the New York State Senate has appointed Herb Marshall to serve as a regional member of the recently created Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century.

February 14, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Ellen Muster For Her Class C New York State Cross Country Championship

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio honored Ellen Muster, a Junior at Marion High School, for her victory as a Class C New York State Cross Country Champion during her recent visit to the State Capitol in Albany.Ellen Muster, joined by her father Frank Muster, Principal Duane Perry and Coach Paul Pfeiffer were guests of a luncheon in her honor hosted by Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Robert Oaks. Ellen Muster also toured the State Capitol, met with Lt.

February 7, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Honors The Red Creek Boys Soccer Team On Claiming The Class C State Championship

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio recently honored the Red Creek BoysVarsity soccer team for their victory as Class C New York State Champions during the team’s recent visit to the State Capitol in Albany.The team, joined by Coach Donald Hartley, Assistant Coach David Greg, Superintendent David Sholes, Principal Noel Patterson, Athletic Director Scott Sugar and Managers Cody Donahue and Trentin Reese, were guests of a luncheon in their honor hosted by Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Robert Oaks. The students toured the State Capitol, met with Lt.

February 7, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio And Assemblyman Gary Finch Announce Creation Of Bombardier Transportation Task Force

Auburn – In an effort to assist Bombardier Transportation employees who will be displaced as a result of the company's recent decision to close it's Auburn plant, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) and Assemblyman Gary Finch have announced the creation of a Task Force to assist the workers of Bombardier Transportation. Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Finch have assembled a state, local and labor partnership, including representatives of the New York State Department of Labor Rapid Response Team.

February 1, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Exam For Correction Officer Positions

Albany – Praising the work of New York's correction officers as one of the greatest examples of public service, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio, Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee, today announced that the next Correction Officer exam is scheduled for October 27, 2007. The filing deadline for the examination is September 10, 2007.

January 31, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Webster-schroeder Graduate, Mitch Pawluk, Legislative Session Intern

Albany – Senator Michael F. Nozzolio recently announced that Mitch Pawluk, a 2003 graduate of Webster-Schroeder High school has joined his Albany staff as an intern for the 2006 legislative session. Mitch is currently a junior at SUNY Albany and is majoring in Political Science with a minor in English and History and currently carries a GPA of 3.65.

January 26, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Senate And Assembly Agree On Additional Heap Funds

Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the Senate and the Assembly have reached a Legislative agreement to provide $100 million in emergency funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). “With half of winter remaining and energy costs through the roof, paying the heating bill is still a very serious problem for thousands of senior citizens and low income New Yorkers,” Senator Nozzolio said.

January 23, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces The Continuation Of The Purple Heart Stamp

Albany— New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the stamp commemorating the Purple Heart medal will be reissued at the new postage rate. The price of a first-class stamp increased to 39 cents on Jan. 8, so new issues of the Purple Heart stamp will carry that price. “The Purple Heart Stamp is a reflection of our pride and dedication to the men and women of our Armed Forces who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their country,” Senator Nozzolio said.

January 23, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Secures $100,000 For Town Of Aurelius And New Marriott Hotel To Create Jobs And Enhance Tourism

Aurelius – Working aggressively to create new jobs for the Finger Lakes region, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) announced that he has secured a $100,000 State transportation grant for the Town of Aurelius to be used at the site of a new 119 room Marriott Hotel. The new Marriott Springhill Inn & Suites will include a 300-seat conference center and Houlihan’s restaurant.

January 19, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Sex Offender Legislation Signed Into Law

Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) announced today that Governor George E. Pataki signed into law legislation to mandate lifetime registration for the most dangerous sex offenders and prevent sex offenders from coming off the registry this week.“This new law will help protect our communities by ensuring that most dangerous sex offenders do not come off the statewide registry, said Senator Nozzolio.

January 18, 2006
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Senator Nozzolio Delivers $125,000 For Lansing Community Recreational Center

Lansing – Calling it a great day for the Town of Lansing and the surrounding area, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured a $125,000 State grant for the Lansing Community Recreational Center to help create additional recreational uses for the building. When completed this new area of the Center will be used for various community based activities as well as providing much needed meeting space for civic groups and organizations.

January 14, 2006
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