Webster – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio, in an ongoing effort to maintain an open line of communication with his constituents, will be conducting a community meeting in the Town of Webster. Senator Nozzolio will address topics of local concern at the community meeting and will discuss his goals and objectives for 2007. “Community meetings are an excellent opportunity for me to meet with my constituents and learn first-hand of their interests, concerns and ideas,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Auburn – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that data compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Village of Groton confirm that phosphorous levels in Owasco Lake have drastically decreased since additional protection efforts began in August. Last summer, Senator Nozzolio contacted the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and worked to secure a signed consent order from the Village of Groton to reduce phosphorous discharge into Owasco Lake.
Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio has been reappointed Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee for the 2007-2008 Legislative Session. Senator Nozzolio was also appointed to the Senate Judiciary Committee and remained on the Senate Finance Committee, which is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the State budget.“It is an honor for me to be given the opportunity to continue to serve as Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Lansing- Citing the importance of giving our local schools and teachers the resources they need to provide a first-class education for our children, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he has secured a $50,000 State grant for the Lansing-Groton Teacher Center.
SENATOR NOZZOLIO SECURES $250,000 FOR SEWARD HOUSE IN AUBURNAuburn— New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the historic Seward House in Auburn has been awarded a $250,000 State grant through the Empire State Development Corporation.
Albany– State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that the State Senate has unveiled a small business and manufacturing assistance plan that targets the biggest concerns that hold back small businesses from growing and creating new jobs. The plan would provide $490 million in assistance in the first year and almost $1.3 billion in tax relief and assistance to small businesses when fully implemented after three years.
Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today applauded Governor Eliot Spitzer’s announcement that the State Department of Taxation and Finance will work to enforce state law requiring tax collections on cigarettes sold by Native Americans to non-Native Americans.
Albany- New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today announced that the State Department of Correctional Services will reduce excessive telephone charges paid by the families of inmates at state correction facilities.
Albany- New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that tax credits and reductions that will save New York families and businesses almost $1 billion highlight the list of new state laws that took effect on January 1, 2007.“Throughout my tenure in the Legislature, I have worked to provide substantial relief to New York’s hardworking, overburdened taxpayers,” Senator Nozzolio said. “These new laws going into effect will save New York’s families and businesses almost a billion dollars in taxes and will help to protect jobs.
Albany- New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced a three part plan to provide $2.6 billion in property tax relief this year and $3.4 billion in 2008. The plan would give voters greater input on local property tax rates and establish a Blue Ribbon Commission to make reforms to help reduce property taxes. “As State Senator, my number one priority is working to reduce the burden on New York’s taxpayers,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed “Timothy’s Law” to provide parity in insurance coverage for mental illnesses. Senator Nozzolio was a sponsor of the legislation that requires insurance companies to cover most mental illnesses and provide coverage for a broad range of mental illnesses and conditions specifically related to children. The bill reflects an agreement with the State Assembly that was reached at the end of the regular legislative session.
Geneva– Calling it a great day for the City of Geneva and its surrounding communities, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced he has secured a $500,000 State grant for a new Community Center in Geneva. The community center will be operated by the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva and will be conveniently located on over 14 acres near the Geneva High School and Middle School.“This is a great day for all of the children and families in Geneva and the nearby towns,” Senator Nozzolio said.
Albany- Continuing their commitment to the brave men and women currently serving in Iraq, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) and Assemblyman Gary Finch will hold a holiday drive to collect non-perishable items to be sent to American troops stationed overseas.Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Finch are asking the community to drop off non-perishable items to either Senator Nozzolio’s office located at 119 Fall Street in Seneca Falls or his Auburn Office at 69 South Street.
Auburn— New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today delivered $487,500 in state funding to Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center in Auburn. The funding was provided under Phase II of the State’s Healthcare Efficiency and Affordability Law for New Yorkers (HEAL NY) program. “It is important that New York State continue to make wise investments to strengthen our nursing homes and ensure the viability of health care services in Cayuga County,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Auburn- New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio was recently honored by the Board of Directors, administrators and staff at Auburn Memorial Hospital for his tireless efforts to keep AMH open.As part of the ceremony, Senator Nozzolio presented tohospitaladministratorsa check for $4.4 million in state funding through the HEAL NY program. Senator Nozzolio previously secured $1 million in state funding to coveroperational expenses at the hospital.
Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the City of Geneva’s recognition of the Geneva Panthers as New York State Class B Champions. The Senator presented the team with a replica of the signs that will be placed in the city designating Geneva as the home of the Geneva Panthers New York State Class B Football Champions for 2006. Last week, Senator Nozzolio received a fresh box of Friehofer’s chocolate chip cookies from Senator Neil Breslin (D-Albany) at the State Capitol.
Albany– New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio received a bushel of Hudson Valley apples and a T-shirt and hat from the famous Orange County Choppers custom motorcycle company this week from Senator Bill Larkin (Cornwall-on-Hudson). Senator Nozzolio won the items as part of a friendly wager that the two had on the Class AA High School Football State Championship game between the victorious Auburn Maroons and the Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders. The Maroons won 27-26 in overtime in the Championship game at the Carrier Dome.
Webster- State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today announced plans to build a lighted baseball field to be home a team in the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL). In anticipation of the team coming to Webster, Senator Nozzolio has secured an initial $100,000 in state funding to build a baseball field that will have the exact internal dimensions of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
Waterloo– New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured $25,000 in state funding to support the continued operation of the Beverly Animal Shelter in Seneca County. The announcement was made at the American Legion in Seneca Falls at a public meeting to discuss the future of the shelter.“The Beverly Animal Shelter provides an invaluable service for both the animals and animal lovers in Seneca County,” said Senator Nozzolio.