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Senator Nozzolio Delivers Public Hearing On Indian Land Claim Settlement

Albany – Citing his long-standing position that his constituents must be heard on the Indian land claim settlement, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today announced that a public hearing on Governor Pataki’s legislation to settle five Indian land claims will be held at the Auburn campus of the Cayuga Community College. “Responding to the concerns of many of my constituents, I pushed extremely hard to get a formal public hearing in our region on the proposed Indian land claim settlement,” said Senator Nozzolio.

February 15, 2005
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Nozzolio Announces Disaster Recovery Funds For Summer Storm

Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the Town of Webster, the West Webster Fire District and the Union Hill Fire Department have been awarded over $20,000 in funding for the recovery effort from last year’s late summer storm which resulted in a federal disaster declaration. “Monroe County was hit hard by last summer’s storm and this funding will help cover the expenses that were incurred during a very costly cleanup,” said Senator Nozzolio.

February 14, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $1 Million In Budget For Development Of Seneca Army Depot

Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that Governor Pataki’s 2005-2006 Executive budget includes $1 million for the Seneca Army Depot.

February 10, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $16,000 Grant For Village Of Bloomfield

Albany – Continuing his efforts to help revitalize our communities, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the Village of Bloomfield has been awarded a $16,000 Technical Assistance (TA) grant through Governor George Pataki’s Office for Small Cities (GOSC) Community Development Program.The TA funding is provided to eligible communities for strategic plans aimed at specific community development goals and objectives.“It is critically important that we continue to make investments in our communities,” Senator Nozzolio said.

February 7, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Small Cities Grants For The Village Of Lyons And Wayne County

Albany – Continuing his efforts to help revitalize our communities, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the Village of Lyons and Wayne County have been awarded Technical Assistance (TA) grants through Governor George Pataki’s Office for Small Cities (GOSC) Community Development Program.

February 7, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $17,200 Grant For Town Of Varick

Albany – Continuing his efforts to help revitalize our communities, New York State Senator Michael F.

February 7, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $16,800 Grant For Cayuga County

Albany – Continuing his efforts to help revitalize our communities, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that Cayuga County has been awarded a $16,800 Technical Assistance (TA) grant through Governor George Pataki’s Office for Small Cities (GOSC) Community Development Program.The TA funding is provided to eligible communities for strategic plans aimed at specific community development goals and objectives.“It is critically important that we continue to make investments in our communities,” Senator Nozzolio said.

February 7, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $21,075 For Agricultural Development In Ontario County

Albany – Continuing his commitment to Central-Finger Lakes Region agriculture, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R/C-Fayette) today announced $21,075 in State funding for Cornell University at the Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. The grant is being awarded as part of the Grow New York Food and Agriculture Industry Development Program.“Agriculture is the backbone of the Central-Finger Lakes economy and we must do everything possible to support efforts to enhance the industry,” said Senator Nozzolio.

February 4, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $60,000 For Agricultural Development

Albany – Continuing his commitment to Central-Finger Lakes Region agriculture, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R/C-Fayette) today announced $60,000 in State funding for Orchard Sweets in Wayne County. The grant is being awarded as part of the Grow New York Food and Agriculture Industry Development Program.“Agriculture is the backbone of the Central-Finger Lakes economy and we must do everything possible to support efforts to enhance the industry,” said Senator Nozzolio.

February 4, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $150,000 For Lifespan

Rochester – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R/C- Fayette) today announced that LIFESPAN will be receiving $150,000 in State funding from the Division of Criminal Justice Services.

February 1, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Reminds Constituents Of Cable News Program

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today reminded his constituents that they can view his weekly televised news program on local cable stations, or on his website at www.senatornozzolio.com. Each week, Senator Nozzolio addresses timely issues concerning State government and issues of local concern to residents he represents in the 54th Senate District.

January 31, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Sales-tax-free Week

Albany – Citing tax relief as a top priority, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that shoppers across his Senate district and all of New York State will benefit from another sales tax-free week that will be held from Monday, January 31 – Sunday, February 6, 2005.

January 28, 2005
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Statement By Senator Michael F. Nozzolio

The Seneca and Cayuga County Boards have both voted not to support the November 17, 2004 settlement agreement proposed by Governor Pataki and the Cayuga Indians.Because neither the Seneca County Board of Supervisors or the Cayuga County Legislature approved the specific settlement proposal which is under consideration, I will vote to oppose any legislation that comes before the New York State Senate that reflects this specific settlement proposal.

January 26, 2005
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Nozzolio Appointed To Finance Committee

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) has been appointed to serve on the powerful Senate Finance Committee, which is responsible for all aspects of the state budget. “It is an honor to be given the important responsibility of serving on the Senate Finance Committee, which directly oversees the negotiation of the state budget. In this key leadership position, I will play a major role in reviewing the Governor's budget proposal and developing the Senate Majority Conference's priorities for the state budget,” said Senator Nozzolio.

January 24, 2005
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January 24, 2005
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Nozzolio Reappointed Chairman Of Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee

Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) has been reappointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee and has again been named to the Public Protection Budget Conference Committee. “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.

January 20, 2005
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Nozzolio Announces $1.5 Million In Budget Proposal For Cornell Ag And Food Tech Park And Agricultural Experiment Station In Geneva

Albany – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that Governor Pataki’s 2005-2006 Executive budget includes $1 million for the Cornell Agricultural and Food Technology Park and $500,000 for the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva.“The Ag-Tech Park is helping to solidify Geneva’s national standing and reputation as a major research center in the development of new technologies,” Senator Nozzolio said.

January 19, 2005
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $350,000 For Hillside Children’s Center

Romulus—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured $350,000 in State funding for the Hillside Children’s Center, an affiliate of the Hillside Family of Agencies, following their acquisition of the former Kidspeace Seneca Woods Campus, and their commitment to retain nearly 350 jobs there. The funding will be used for needed capitol improvements to the facilities and other infrastructure improvements.

January 14, 2005
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Nozzolio Announces Tax Deduction For Donations To Tsunami Relief

Albany – Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today announced that a new federal law that will allow taxpayers to deduct any donations to tsunami relief efforts in Southeast Asia on their 2004 federal tax returns will also apply to residents filing 2004 New York State tax returns.“The devastation and human loss brought on by the tsunami has deeply touched all of our lives,” said Senator Nozzolio.

January 14, 2005
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Nozzolio Initiative Implemented By NYS Department Of Correctional Services

Albany – As a result of a long-term effort by New York State Senator Michael F.

January 13, 2005
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