Michael F. Nozzolio

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Looking Ahead: Lowering Taxes, Creating Jobs, and Investing in Infrastructure

Taxes in New York are too high, and as a result, New York is losing people, businesses, and good paying jobs to other states with lower taxes and better economic climates. Although we have taken significant steps to cut taxes and make New York more business friendly, there is still a great deal of work to be done.

We all know someone who has lost his or her job as the result of a business closure or the decision to move the company to a more business friendly state. It's a story that repeats itself time and time again-- and must be rewritten. Families are leaving the State instead of building their futures here.

January 6, 2015
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Dave Saunders as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Dave Saunders of the Varick Fire Department. Congratulations Dave 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 Dave and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters:

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January 6, 2015
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Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station Vital to Our Region

 

From the vineyards around our lakes, to the wheat fields awaiting harvest, to the potato fields in our region’s rich muck soil, to our dairy farms and fruit apple orchards, agriculture is unquestionably the backbone of our economy.

January 2, 2015
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES NEW STATE LAWS TO HELP VETERANS, PROTECT MINORS, AND CREATE JOBS

Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that measures to help veterans find employment and housing are among the highlights of new state laws that will take effect on January 1, 2015.

“It is my belief that there is no greater debt of honor owed to anyone than that which every American citizen owes to our veterans, especially those who have been disabled while serving our Nation,” said Senator Mike Nozzolio. “Our veterans have sacrificed so much to protect our country and its people, and these new laws are a way in which we can honor our veterans and begin to repay the debt we owe to them.”

December 30, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO TAKES OATH OF OFFICE

Seneca Falls- Ontario County Court Judge Craig Doran who also serves as Administrative Judge for the Seventh Judicial District and Acting Supreme Court Justice, recently administered the formal oath of office to New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio.  Judge Doran is well known for his outstanding community service and fairness in interpreting the law.

December 30, 2014
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STATE SENATE TO HOLD JOINT COMMITTEE HEARINGS IN JANUARY ABOUT POLICE SAFETY AND PUBLIC PROTECTION Hearings Will Focus on Serious Safety Concerns Raised By the Shooting Deaths of Two New York City Police Officers

The New York State Senate will hold a series of public hearings convened by four Senate committees starting in early January to examine police safety and public protection in New York City and throughout the state.  The hearings will review serious safety concerns raised by the shooting deaths of two NYPD Officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, in addition to other recent attacks and hostility directed at law enforcement.

 

December 29, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Patrick DeLuca as "Firefighter of the Week"

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

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

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December 29, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES SECOND PHASE OF COMBAT HEROIN CAMPAIGN

Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the next phase of New York’s “Combat Heroin” Campaign.

December 23, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO STATEMENT ON NYC SHOOTINGS

In the wake of the unconscionable murders of New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos this past weekend, my thoughts and prayers continue to be with their families, friends and fellow officers as they try to deal with this tragic and senseless loss.

December 22, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Kelly Ayers as "Firefighter of the Week"

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

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

http://a.pgtb.me/hHsRnG

December 22, 2014
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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:

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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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