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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES OVER $500,000 FOR AVIATION SAFETY, SECURITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that over $500,000 in State funding is being awarded to three Finger Lakes Region Airports for aviation safety, security and economic development projects.

“Transportation infrastructure investment in the Finger Lakes is vital to our region’s success,” said Senator Nozzolio. “This funding, which will provide crucial upgrades to some of the key airports in the region, will have a positive impact on our economy and tourism here in the Finger Lakes.”

December 18, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Thomas Minns as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Thomas Minns of the Stanley Fire Department. Congratulations Thomas and thank you for your service and dedication to Stanley and the surrounding communities!

Click the below link to view the gallery and to learn more about Thomas and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters:

http://a.pgtb.me/hHsRnG

December 15, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Will Speak at Wreaths Across America Event at Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Senator Mike Nozzolio will speak at the annual "Wreaths Across America” service on Saturday, December 13th at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Romulus. A holiday wreath will be placed on the grave of every veteran buried in the cemetery. Senator Mike Nozzolio will join with local veterans, community leaders as well as the families and friends of those buried at Sampson to honor their service to our Nation. The event is open to the public is everyone is encouraged to attend this meaningful event.

December 9, 2014
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Thank You

As your New York State Senator, it has been my greatest honor to represent the people of the 54th District. It was both gratifying and humbling to receive such overwhelming support from the people I serve and I thank you for again putting your faith and trust in me.

 

There are very serious challenges that lie ahead. Reviving New York State’s economy and enhancing job growth is of the utmost importance to me. I’ve fought hard, and thanks to your support, I will continue to fight to change the direction of New York State and restore our economy by cutting wasteful spending, reducing taxes and creating jobs.

 

December 8, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Darrel Hughes as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Darrel Hughes of the Sodus Fire Department. Congratulations Darrel and thank you for your service and dedication to Sodus and the surrounding communities!

Click the below link to view the gallery and to learn more about Darrel and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters:

http://a.pgtb.me/hHsRnG

December 8, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Calls for a Halt to a Multi-billion Unfunded Federal Mandate Following President Obama’s Immigration Order

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio, today urged federal officials in Congress to block any attempts by President Obama’s Administration to initiate changes in immigration policies that could cost New York State’s taxpayers over $2 billion annually.   “Establishing this change in immigration policy ordered by President Obama could result in a massive unfunded federal mandate on New York taxpayers of unprecedented proportions,” Senator Nozzolio said in opposing this measure.    

December 5, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Two Local Businesses Among the First State-Certified Disabled Veterans Businesses

Senator Michael Nozzolio announced today that two local companies are among the first state-certified businesses under the new “Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Act.”  Senator Nozzolio sponsored this new law which makes each state certified veteran owned business eligible for certain preferences in contracting opportunities with the state.

 

December 5, 2014
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THANKSGIVING ESSAYS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

THANK YOU for all of the wonderful contributions to the 2014 Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. We received outstanding poems, essays, and artwork that exemplify the creativity of New York State’s young people.

The submissions received are remarkable in what they represent – showing gratitude and respect for family, friends, our troops fighting overseas, and many other important subjects and activities. I am humbled and honored to see such inspiring contributions in response to what is a deceptively difficult question: “What are you thankful for?”

On behalf of the New York State Senate, I would like to offer my wholehearted congratulations to all of the participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.

December 2, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Mike Huff as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Mike Huff of the Lodi Fire Department. Congratulations Mike and thank you for your service and dedication to Lodi and the surrounding communities!

Click the below link to view the gallery and to learn more about Mike and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters:

http://a.pgtb.me/hHsRnG

December 1, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Ken Eastley as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Ken Eastley of the Wallington Fire Department.

November 24, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO LAUNCHES ANNUAL DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE TROOPS

Continuing his unwavering commitment to the brave men and women serving our Nation, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the start of his annual Holiday Drive for the Troops. 

November 24, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio hosts Senator Ritchie and Senator-Elect Funke at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station

Geneva- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently hosted Senator Patty Ritchie and Senator-Elect Rich Funke at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES). Senator Nozzolio had the opportunity to showcase the Station’s cutting-edge technologies and state-of-the-art research facility which is essential to the future of New York State’s ever changing wine, food and agriculture industry.

 

Pictured left to right are: Dr. Tom Burr; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Dr. Susan Brown; Dr. Olga Padilla-Zakour; Senator Patty Ritchie; Senator-Elect Rich Funke; and Julie Suarez, Assistant Dean of Government and Community Relations at Cornell University.

 

November 19, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Alex Wheeler as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Alex Wheeler of the Geneva Fire Department. Congratulations Alex and thank you for your service and dedication to Geneva and the surrounding communities!

Click the below link to view the gallery and to learn more about Alex and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters:

http://a.pgtb.me/hHsRnG

November 17, 2014
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New York State Named “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast Magazine recently named New York State as their “Wine Region of the Year.” New York was chosen over other renowned regions from across the world, including the wine producing regions of France, Italy, and California.

 

New York State is the Nation’s third largest wine producing state with over 375 wineries, including 119 in the Finger Lakes region alone. The greater Finger Lakes region has become the center of New York’s booming wine industry. The Finger Lakes wine industry has recently been recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator magazine, Yahoo, and now Wine Enthusiast magazine as one of the premier wine producing regions in the world.

 

November 13, 2014
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Veterans Temporary Hiring Program

There is no greater obligation than to honor and thank our veterans for their service to our nation. Assisting New York veterans with finding employment is just one way of showing our unwavering support.

 

A new online portal that will provide veterans the tools they need to connect with temporary employment opportunities offered by New York State was recently announced. The website enables job seekers to upload resumes and designate geographic preferences, which State agencies then use to identify and consider candidates for open positions throughout New York.

 

CLICK HERE for further details on this important resource.

November 12, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES CORRECTIONS OFFICER EXAM TO BE GIVEN BY THE STATE

 Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced that civil service exams will soon be conducted for the purpose of hiring new Corrections Officer Trainees for the New York State Department of Corrections.

 “As the Chairman of the State Senate Codes Committee and former Chairman of the Crime Victims, Crime, and Correction Committee, I worked hard to require the Department of Corrections hire additional officers to insure our public safety, as well as safer working conditions for all the brave men and women who work in our State Correctional facilities,” said Senator Nozzolio.

November 12, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio speaks at the Garlock Sealing Technologies Veterans Day lunch

Palmyra- Senator Mike Nozzolio was the guest speaker at the Garlock Sealing Technologies Veterans Day lunch where he honored our Nation’s veterans and paid tribute to their service. Senator Nozzolio emphasized that Veterans Day serves as a powerful reminder that our freedom comes at a cost and is paid for with the courage, valor and sacrifice of the men and women who serve and who have served in our military. No nation in history of the world has ever done more or given more in the defense of freedom than the United States and its citizens. Garlock Sealing Technologies employs nearly 80 veterans at their Palmyra facility.

 

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Kevin Southcott; Rick DeVolder; and Tony Rounding.

 

November 11, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio speaks at the Geneva Veterans Day ceremony

Geneva- Senator Mike Nozzolio was the guest speaker for the Geneva Veterans Day ceremony where he honored our Nation’s veterans and paid tribute to their service. Senator Nozzolio emphasized that Veterans Day serves as a powerful reminder that our freedom comes at a cost and is paid for with the courage, valor and sacrifice of the men and women who serve and who have served in our military. No nation in history of the world has ever done more or given more in the defense of freedom that the United States and its citizens. Donald Barton, a United States Army veteran, also spoke at the ceremony about his days as a bomber pilot in World War II. Don’s plane was shot down over Germany in June 1944 and crashed in Austria.

November 11, 2014
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VETERANS DAY 2014

 

Veterans Day serves as a powerful reminder that freedom comes at a cost, paid for with courage, valor, and sacrifice. No nation in the history of the world has ever done more, or given more, in the defense of freedom than the United States and its citizens.

Today is a day when we pause to remember the sacrifice of our fellow citizens - those individuals who answered the call to serve their country. These brave men and women have guarded our shores and our liberties for hundreds of years and we owe them our utmost thanks and enduring gratitude.

November 10, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Mike "Curley" Perce as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Mike "Curley" Perce, of the Sodus Point Fire Department. Congratulations "Curley" and thank you for your service and dedication to Sodus Point and the surrounding communities!

Click the below link to view the gallery and to learn more about "Curley" and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters:

https://www.facebook.com/SenatorNozzolio/app_1397636027176422

November 10, 2014
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