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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “ABSURD” BICYCLE LICENSE PLATE PROPOSAL WITHDRAWN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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SENATOR NOZZOLIO DEMANDS GOVERNOR DENY CLEMENCY TO HOLLY COOMBER FOR ROLE IN MURDER OF DONNA GUERRIRI

 

 

Continuing his aggressive efforts to ensure dangerous violent felons are never released into our communities, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is demanding that Governor Paterson deny clemency to Holly Coomber, an inmate serving a 12 1/2 to 25 year sentence at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for her role in the violent and cold blooded murder of Donna Guerriri.

“Donna's family and our entire region still mourns her loss and the life of this vibrant young woman, who was a daughter, a wife and a mother of two small children. The pain and suffering that Holly Coomber has caused Donna Guerriri's family can never be erased and cannot and should not be excused,” said Senator Nozzolio.

December 8, 2010
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Thanking Senator Schumer For His Opposition to the Indian Land Claim

Please click here to view my recent letter to Senator Chuck Schumer, thanking him for his recent statement in opposition to placing land into trust for the Cayuga Indian Nation.

 

 

 

 

December 7, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO BLASTS FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT ON CAYUGA LAND CLAIM

In response to the federal Environmental Impact Statement declaring there would be no significant impact on the region if the Cayuga Indian Nation put their land in Seneca and Cayuga Counties into trust, State Senator Mike Nozzolio blasted the federal government for their reckless disregard of thecitizens of the Finger Lakes region.“Can’t the federal government do basic math? Anyone who can add or subtract will tell you that if land is taken off the tax rolls, local governments will lose revenue and the region’s property taxpayers will be forced to assume the consequences,” said Senator Nozzolio.

November 3, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RANKED AS TOP “PRO-JOBS SUPPORTER” BY BUSINESS COUNCIL

In recognition of his efforts to support job growth, cut taxes and remove unnecessary regulations that impede job development, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been named one of the top “Pro Jobs Supporters” in the Senate by the Business Council of New York State as part of the Council’s 2010 Voters’ Guide.

September 16, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO NAMED ONE OF TOP STATE LEGISLATORS BY UNSHACKLE UPSTATE

In recognition of his efforts to support job growth, lower taxes and economic development in Upstate New York, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been named one of Unshackle Upstate’s top ten Senators for the 2010 legislative session. Senator Nozzolio also received a perfect grading from Unshackle Upstate on his advocacy for taxpayers during the State budget process. The ranking comes as part of Unshackle Upstate’s “Judgment Day” campaign to identify which State legislators acted in the best interests of Upstate New York's taxpayers and job creators.

August 31, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO BACKS DA AND STATE POLICE IN USE OF TOUCH DNA TESTING

Waterloo- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today reiterated his strong support for Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch and Investigator Jeff Arnold's efforts to utilize new touch DNA technology to solve the 25 year old murder case of Kristin O'Connell.

August 13, 2010
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