Thank you to the students throughout my district for their wonderful contributions to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest! This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 54th Senatorial District.Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state. I am proud of the work from each of the students and thier classmates, and encourage our young people to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.To view all of this year's entries, click on the below names of each student:
In an effort to honor our local volunteer firefighters, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be hosting a “Firefighter of the Week” photo gallery on his Facebook page. Individuals are invited to submit a photo and brief description of a local firefighter so that they can be recognized for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment.
“Our brave firefighters represent the best our local communities have to offer and serve as the first line of response when disaster strikes,” said
As Vice Co-Chairman of the Senate Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force, Senator Mike Nozzolio will hold a roundtable discussion on Thursday, May 8th in Cayuga County to discuss the rising epidemic of heroin abuse in our local communities.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with members of the New York State Motor Truck Association during their recent visit to the State Capitol and was honored to receive the “Friend of Trucking" award from the Association for his strong and unwavering support of the trucking industry. Senator Nozzolio has long recognized the significant role that the trucking industry plays in the economic viability of our region and to New York State. Trucks carry everything from heavy equipment to cars, agriculture products and produce, to the supplies that we need to operate our manufacturing companies and small businesses. Without trucks, the price of goods and services in New York State would skyrocket.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Thurman Thomas, Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame running back, during his recent visit to the State Capitol in Albany. Senator Nozzolio and Thurman Thomas discussed their shared belief in the role that athletics plays in the character and development of our young people as well as their role in their local communities. Throughout his tenure in the State Legislature, Senator Nozzolio has supported athletic programs at every level - from little league programs to college level play.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio proudly welcomed members of the Romulus Lady Warriors Varsity Basketball team to the State Capitol. Members of the team, their coaches, parents and school administrators were special guests of Senator Nozzolio who congratulated and honored the team for their hard work, perseverance and team work in winning the New York State Class D Championship.
State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he fought for and was successful in securing $600,000 in State funding to support continued job growth at the former Seneca Army Depot in Seneca County.
“It is estimated that one out of every sixty-eight American children are affected by an autism spectrum disorder. This alarming statistic reflects a 30% increase from one in eighty-eight just two years ago. There are hundreds of families in the Finger Lakes region affected by autism,” said New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio.
Senator Mike Nozzolio welcomed local veterans to the State Capitol and shared his strong support for the “Jobs for Heroes Legislation”. This important legislation, which Senator Nozzolio co-sponsored and fought to enact will set aside 6% of all New York State contracts for businesses owned by a military service-disabled veteran, creating new employment and business opportunities for disabled veterans in our community.
From Left to Right: Calvin Nichols of Farmington; Don Linborg of Macedon; Senator Mike Nozzolio; and Dan MacDonald of Webster.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the “Jobs for Heroes” legislation has been enacted by both houses of the State Legislature and will soon be signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. This important new law, which Senator Nozzolio co-sponsored and fought to enact, will create new jobs and business opportunities for our veterans who have a service related disability.