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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lansing – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette), in an ongoing effort to maintain an open line of communication with his constituents, will be hosting a community meeting in the Town of Lansing. Senator Nozzolio will address topics of local concern at the community meeting and will discuss his goals and objectives for 2006. “Community meetings are an excellent opportunity for me to meet with my constituents and learn firsthand of their interests, concerns and ideas.
Albany— In an effort to improve the accountability of state government and allow citizens the opportunity to provide input on changes that impact their family budgets, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he will introduce legislation to establish a State Constitutional Amendment that will give voters the right to accept or reject any yearly tax increase.“More Accountability and responsibility by our state government must be a priority, Senator Nozzolio said.
Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections has been appointed to a joint legislative conference committee on legislation that would mandate lifetime registration for sex offenders.“It is an honor to be given the important responsibility of serving on this committee to mandate lifetime registration for sex offenders.
Dear Friends:Governor Spitzer recently mandated that all illegal aliens in our State will now be eligible to receive a New York State driver’s license. That’s right, as unbelievable as this sounds, Governor Spitzer is rewarding those who have entered our country illegally.As your State Senator, I am strongly opposed to this misguided decision by Governor Spitzer. Granting driver’s licenses to illegal aliens will raise serious issues for our homeland security agencies charged with the responsibility to protect our borders and safeguard our security.
Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced a new law that he sponsored to increase real property tax savings for New York’s veterans (S.5740) will take effect on January 1, 2006. Specifically, the new law will enhance the real property tax exemption for veterans to account for rising home assessments. It would thereby ensure that veterans do not lose property tax savings when the value of their home increases.
Albany – In an effort to reduce the enormous burden of some of the highest property taxes in the country, Senator Nozzolio announced that the Senate Majority Conference today proposed the REBATE-NY plan, a comprehensive, 25 point plan to provide more than $2.4 billion in school and municipal property tax relief over the next three years, including direct rebate checks to property taxpayers, expanding the STAR program and the property tax circuit breaker, and encouraging consolidation of local government services.