New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging everyone, especially high school and college students, be vaccinated for bacterial meningitis this spring. Recent warnings by the New York State Department of Health indicate that a new strain of meningitis – that is especially lethal, has been detected in New York.
The Finger Lakes wine and tourism industry has become a driving force in our local economy. According to a study by Oxford Economics, in addition to creating over 50,000 jobs in the Finger Lakes, the industry has a $ 2.7 billion dollar economic impact on our region.
Senator Nozzolio was shadowed recently at the State Capitol by Claudia Mendoza-Lemus of Geneva and Agnes Csaki of Lansing. Claudia and Agnes were in Albany to participate in the 13th Annual "Students Inside Albany" conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State. The program is designed to increase high school student's awareness of their responsibility to participate in their government - at every level - and to encourage their involvement.
In recognition of individuals diagnosed with autism, as well as their families and the dedicated professionals who work with them, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is helping to commemorate April 2013, as Autism Awareness Month.