Michael F. Nozzolio

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Listen to Senator Nozzolio on "The Credibility Report" with Peter Haidt

Recently, Senator Nozzolio called in to "The Credibility Report" with Peter Haidt on WGVA 1240 to discuss the 2011-12 New York State budget. You can listen to Senator Nozzolio's interview with Peter here.

April 5, 2011
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Listen to Senator Nozzolio on WGVA's Finger Lakes Morning News

Recently, Senator Nozzolio visited "Finger Lakes Morning News" on WGVA 1240 to discuss the 2011-12 State Budget and the upcoming opening of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery with host Ted Baker.

Listen to the full interview here at the Finger Lakes News Radio website.

April 4, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Speaks on the 2011-12 New York State Budget

Watch Senator Nozzolio's remarks on this year's on-time, fiscally responsible New York State budget.

March 30, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES VLT IMPACT AID RESTORED IN BUDGET AGREEMENT

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that he has successfully fought to restore the State’s VLT Impact Aid program, which provides over $1.5 million to assist the town of Farmington and Ontario County with the costs of maintaining Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack. 

March 23, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Discusses His Support for New York Agriculture with Farm Bureau President and Cornell College of Agriculture Dean

Albany- Senator Nozzolio recently met with New York Farm Bureau President Dean Norton and Cornell College of Agriculture Dean Kathryn Boor to discuss the importance of agriculture and agricultural research programs to the future of our State’s economy.

March 17, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RENEWS CALL FOR OCFS COMMISSIONER’S RESIGNATION AFTER FURTHER EVIDENCE OF VIOLENCE IN JUVENILE CENTERS

With shocking new video evidence revealing continued violence and mismanagement in New York’s juvenile centers, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is renewing his call for the immediate resignation of Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Commissioner Gladys Carrion.

March 9, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “ABSURD” BICYCLE LICENSE PLATE PROPOSAL WITHDRAWN

State Senator Mike Nozzolio has successfully called for the withdrawal of an outrageous new tax proposal that would require every bicycle in the State to be licensed.

The proposed legislation, introduced in the New York City-controlled State Assembly, would have created even more unnecessary regulations and fees for taxpayers by mandating that all bicycles be registered and forced to pass inspection.

March 4, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Cayuga and Seneca 4-H Club Members

Senator Nozzolio recently met with youth representatives from the Cayuga and Seneca 4-H Clubs as part of the 2011 4-H Capital Days, where 4-H members visit Albany to discuss the importance of agriculture, our State’s top job-producing industry. Senator Nozzolio also welcomed the young 4 H members to the floor of the historic New York State Senate Chamber.

March 2, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Questions OCFS Commissioner Gladys Carrion

Albany- At this week’s joint Senate-Assembly hearing on the State budget, New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio sharply criticized the Office of Children and Family Services and its Commissioner, Gladys Carrion, for mismanagement and wasting taxpayer dollars.Senator Nozzolio was especially critical of  Commissioner Carrion’s decision to require OCFS counselors to reward juveniles serving time in OCFS facilities who have committed serious and viole

February 17, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO HELPS ENACT LIFESAVING EMT LEGISLATION

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today supported and fought to enact legislation that was adopted by the Senate (S.2387) that will potentially save hundreds of lives by allowing emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to carry an automated external defibrillator (AED) in their personal vehicles.

February 15, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio's Remarks on Voting in Support of the Property Tax Cap

Click here to view Senator Nozzolio's remarks on the floor of the New York State Senate in support of legislation to cap property taxes at 2 percent.

January 31, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES JOB CREATION & TAXPAYER PROTECTION ACT ENACTED BY STATE SENATE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the Senate has enacted legislation he fought for to restore New York’s economy by encouraging private sector job creation and fiscal responsibility. The “Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act” is a three-part plan that includes a job creation tax credit, two percent state spending cap and a two-thirds “super majority” vote requirement to increase taxes.

January 19, 2011
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January 18, 2011
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Creative Celebration

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. Since this project started, we received thousands of outstanding poems, essays, and artwork that exemplify the creativity of young people like you across our State.

The many creative works we received show remarkable gratitude and respect for family, friends, our troops protecting our Country overseas, and many other important subjects and activities. I am humbled and honored to see so many diverse and inspiring responses to one very important question: “What are you thankful for?”

As your New York State Senator, I would like to offer my thanks and wholehearted congratulations to all of the participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. 

Sincerely,

January 12, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO APPOINTED TO STATE SENATE FINANCE AND RULES COMMITTEES

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been selected to serve on two of the most critically important committees in the New York State Senate. It has been announced today that Senator Nozzolio has been chosen to serve on both the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Rules Committee.

January 6, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO'S 2011 CALENDAR

Click here to download Senator Nozzolio's 2011 calendar for your personal use:

January 4, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO: THE GOSSETT CENTER SHOULD STAY AND COMMISSIONER CARRION NEEDS TO RESIGN

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today voiced opposition and raised serious concerns with proposed plans to dismantle the State juvenile justice system by allowing localities to operate their own juvenile justice services. It has been proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others that the Office of Children and Family Services transfer the juvenile justice system to local community-based programs. This proposal would include the closure of the Louis Gossett Jr. Center in Lansing.

December 23, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO BLAST’S DEC’S CLOSED-DOOR RULE MAKING ON OUTDOOR WOOD BOILERS

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today blasted officials at the Department of Environmental Conservation for forcing through without public scrutiny a new set of invasive regulations restricting the use of outdoor wood boilers. These regulations were hastily enacted at a meeting of the DEC’s Environmental Review Board that was announced just days before the vote and without an opportunity for public comment.

December 22, 2010
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