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Senator Nozzolio attends Fayette Volunteer Fire Department's annual summer picnic

Fayette- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the Fayette Volunteer Fire Department's annual summer picnic where he recognized the volunteers for their outstanding public service. Senator Nozzolio also commended the members of the Department for their efforts to pay off the mortgage on their firehouse.

 

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Bob Halladay, Chief of the Fayette Fire Department; Charlie McCann, Director of Seneca County Emergency Services; John Dickenson; Kenny Poormon; and Howard Poormon Jr.

 

 

 

September 8, 2014
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Back To School Tips

It's that time of year again! Kids all across New York State are heading back to school.  For Back To School Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics, CLICK HERE

September 5, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Introduces Legislation to Eliminate the Gap Elimination Adjustment and Reduce Property Taxes

Now that Summer is ending and Fall is quickly approaching, children throughout our area will be heading back to school. As the school year begins, I want to share some important updates regarding our children’s education, property taxes in our region, and the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA).

 

September 5, 2014
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September is National Library Card Sign Up Month!

Throughout my service in the State Senate, I have been a strong supporter of our local libraries. Public libraries are our window to the world, providing programs and services on a wide array of topics to children, adults, and senior citizens, as well as important information on searching for jobs, preparing for job interviews, and developing resumes.

September is Library Card sign up month. Stop by your local library today!

To find a library near you, click on one of the following library system links:

Finger Lakes Library System

Pioneer Library System

Monroe Library System

September 4, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SCORES HIGH IN NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS VOTING RECORD

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently secured one of the highest scores in the State Senate in this year’s National Federation of Independent Business’s annual voting record.

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is the nation’s leading small business advocacy association and releases an annual voting record to help New York voters gauge state lawmaker’s support for legislation that is pro-small business.

“Independent businesses are the catalyst for new job growth in our State, particularly in the Greater Finger Lakes region. They are integral to rebuilding our economy and creating a better future for our State and Nation,” said Senator Nozzolio.

August 22, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio announces 2014 "Share The Finger Lakes" Photo Competition Winners!

In an effort to promote the natural beauty of the greater Finger Lakes region and support the tourism industry, the 2014 “Share the Finger Lakes” photo competition was held inviting constituents of the 54th Senate District to share their favorite Finger Lakes photos on my facebook page throughout the month of July. Congratulations Bill Liddle of Newark!

August 13, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO AND ASSEMBLYMAN OAKS CALL ON FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVES TO OPPOSE PLAN THAT WOULD BE CATASTROPHIC TO THE RESIDENTS AND TAXPAYERS OF EVERY COUNTY BORDERING LAKE ONTARIO

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio and State Assemblyman Bob Oaks joined together to call on the area's Federal Representatives to oppose plans changing the way Lake Ontario water levels are regulated.  These changes will result in establishing a manmade disaster of catastrophic economic impact to Wayne County and the entire northern tier of New York State.

 

June 25, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES $3.4 MILLION FOR GENEVA EXPERIMENT STATION

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that he has successfully secured $3.4 million in State funding to begin a major expansion at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. This expansion will create local jobs and continue to put our region at the cutting edge of agricultural research and development.

 

June 24, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO URGES LOCAL CHILDREN TO EXPLORE THROUGH SUMMERTIME READING

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging students across his Senate District to have fun reading this summer by participating in the 2014 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program.

 

"Evidence shows that children who stop reading over summer vacation often fall behind when they return to school in September,” said Senator Nozzolio. "This program is designed to get children to realize the rewards of reading by encouraging them to exercise their imaginations and make reading a daily event this summer," said Senator Nozzolio.

 

June 23, 2014
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70th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY A TIME TO MEMORIALIZE HEROES WHO FOUGHT

On June 6, 1944, the United States and our allies charged the beaches of France in the largest air, land, sea and military operation the world has ever known. The landing included over 5,000 ships, 11,000 airplanes, and over 150,000 service men. When it was over, more than 4,000 of the Allied Forces were dead.

June 5, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO AND THE JOINT SENATE TASK FORCE ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION RELEASES REPORT AND LEGISLATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS TO COMBAT THE HEROIN AND OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Citing the need to stop the dramatic increase in the use of heroin and opioid-based illegal drugs, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio joined today with his colleagues on the New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction to release a report and legislative recommendations to combat the growing heroin and opioid epidemic.

 

“The Task Force’s roundtable discussion in Auburn clearly demonstrates that the heroin crisis has become an epidemic that is destroying countless lives and families across our State and Nation. No longer is heroin addiction only found in the inner big cities, but is all too prevalent in our suburbs, small cities and rural areas,” said Senator Nozzolio. “The focus of the Task Force is on providing additional resources for the prevention of drug abuse and the treatment of those addicted, while giving law enforcement officials the tools they need to prosecute criminals who are spreading heroin in our local communities.”

 

May 28, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ASKS LOCAL RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THEIR LOCAL MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES AND URGES THEM TO PARTICIPATION IN THE MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY AT THE SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY IN ROMULUS

In a effort to honor our Nation’s greatest heroes as well as to recognize our region’s historic significance as the birthplace of Memorial Day, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging residents of the Finger Lakes area to attend their individual village and town Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 26th, and to also attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony that is being held at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Romulus, New York at 2:00 PM.

May 21, 2014
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DISTINGUISHED LOCAL VETERAN WILLIAM YALE HONORED BY SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO AT INDUCTION INTO NEW YORK STATE VETERANS HALL OF FAME

Distinguished local U.S. Navy veteran and Executive Director of Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery, William “Bill” Yale was recently nominated for induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame by State Senator Mike Nozzolio.  Bill Yale was inducted during a special ceremony at the State Capitol for his service to our Nation, as well as his dedicated efforts in working with Senator Mike Nozzolio to establish the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Seneca County. 

 

May 20, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO HONORS DR. SUSAN BROWN AT THE 2014 NEW YORK STATE SENATE WOMEN OF DISTINCTION CEREMONY

In recognition of her extraordinary commitment to the fields of agriculture and science, and especially in the field of agriculture genetics, Dr. Susan Brown was among the outstanding women from across New York State who were honored at the 2014 "Women of Distinction" ceremony today at the State Capitol. Dr. Brown, who is the co-inventor of four new apple varieties and ten different sweet cherry varieties, was nominated for this honor by State Senator Mike Nozzolio.

May 14, 2014
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Important Information About Lyme Disease

 

Click the below link to download important information regarding Lyme Disease. 

May 14, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO HELP FIGHT ELDER ABUSE APPROVED BY SENATE CODES COMMITTEE

Continuing his fight to combat the rising trend of elder abuse, State Senator Michael Nozzolio, Chairman of Senate Codes Committee, announced today that a package of legislation to protect elderly individuals from becoming victims of abuse took an important step towards becoming State Law. Five measures aimed at stopping the wide array of abuses that impact New York’s senior residents were approved by the Senate Codes Committee. Two of these measures were introduced by Senator Nozzolio.

May 14, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES STATE SENATE ENACTS “BRITTANY’S LAW - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT”

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the State Senate has taken a tremendous step forward in adopting a tougher stance against violent crime by enacting “Brittany’s Law - Domestic Violence Prevention Act.”   This legislation, S.1850A, sponsored by Senator Nozzolio, will create a publically accessible registry of convicted violent felons.

May 12, 2014
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Earth Day 2014 Poster Contest: District 54

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:

April 17, 2014
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Hosts “Firefighter of the Week” Recognition: Individuals can submit photos via Senator Nozzolio’s Facebook page

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

April 15, 2014
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION TO BE HELD MAY 8th IN CAYUGA COUNTY

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.

April 4, 2014
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