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SENATOR NOZZOLIO DEMANDS EQUAL WATERSHED PROTECTIONS FOR ALL FINGER LAKES

State Senator Michael Nozzolio is continuing his efforts to urge the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to establish equal watershed protections for all the lakes in the Finger Lakes region. Senator Nozzolio strongly criticized the DEC’s recent draft Environmental Impact Statement on natural gas drilling, which recommends stricter environmental protection regulations in the regions surrounding Skaneateles Lake and the New York City watershed, while not providing the same protections for the watersheds of the other Finger Lakes.

August 12, 2011
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Watch Rear Admiral Richard West Deliver the Keynote Address at the Dedication of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Watch Rear Admiral Richard West, USN (Ret.), a genuine naval hero with deep roots to the Sampson Naval Base and the Finger Lakes Region, deliver the Keynote Address at the Dedication Ceremony for the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Admiral West is a distinguished and accomplished naval veteran, whose 38-year career has encompassed a wide range of operational experience, high-level assignments, and leadership positions.

August 11, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Remarks on the Dedication Ceremony for the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Watch Senator Nozzolio's remarks reflecting on the momentous dedication ceremony for the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery and the hallowed ground where our courageous servicemen and women will be forever memorialized.

August 5, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Speaks with Admiral Richard West and Commander Tom Watt at the Dedication of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

On Saturday, July 30th, the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery was officially dedicated. Before the dedication ceremony began, Senator Nozzolio spoke with Rear Admiral Richard West, who was Keynote Speaker, and Commander Tom Watt, who served as Master of Ceremonies.The cemetery had been scheduled to open May 21.

August 2, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SPONSORS “PROTECT OUR CHILDREN ACT”

Continuing his aggressive efforts to protect our most vulnerable citizens from violent crime, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is sponsoring new legislation, known as the “Protect Our Children Act” (S.5862) that would make sweeping, comprehensive changes to the New York State’s child protection laws to help protect children from cruel and repeated abuse.

July 22, 2011
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READ REAL LIFE STORIES OF LOCAL HEROES WHO WILL BE BURIED AT THE SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY

In a few short weeks, a lasting, permanent memorial honoring our Nation’s veterans will be established on the site the former Sampson Naval and Air Force Base where over a million sailors and airmen trained in preparation for battle to defend America.

July 7, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES UNPRECEDENTED PROPERTY TAX CAP AND MANDATE RELIEF ENACTED BY STATE LEGISLATURE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced a historic victory for the taxpayers of New York State, as the State Legislature adopted legislation he fought aggressively to enact that establishes the State’s first ever cap on property taxes.

June 24, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER

State Senator Mike Nozzolio strongly supported legislation (S1883A) that was enacted by the State Senate today requiring insurance companies to cover the cost of supplemental screening for women who are at greater risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer.

June 22, 2011
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Ask your Federal Representatives to Support Legislation Reimbursing Local Counties Impacted By Indian Land Trust

One of the most important and serious issues facing property taxpayers in Cayuga and Seneca Counties is the Cayuga Indian Nation's application for trust status on land they have purchased in Cayuga and Seneca County.  If approved, the Cayuga's can request that ALL the land that they have purchased in Cayuga and Seneca County be removed from the tax rolls.  Simply put, it means they will pay NO property taxes on all the acres of land that they now own in our two counties.

June 20, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SUPPORTS LEGISLATION PROTECTING FALLEN VETERANS FROM DISRESPECTFUL FUNERAL PROTESTS

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that the Senate has adopted legislation he fought to enact that establishes stronger restrictions on demonstrations seeking to disrupt military funerals, burials or memorial services.

June 20, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT AUTISM INSURANCE BILL ENACTED BY STATE SENATE

The New York State Senate today voted to enact important legislation co-sponsored by State Senator Mike Nozzolio(S.4005)  that will require accident and health insurance policies to provide coverage for screening, diagnosis and treatment for patients with autism spectrum disorders. The legislation has been adopted in both houses of the State Legislature and only awaits Governor Cuomo’s signature to become law.

June 17, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO ELIMINATE COSTLY TAXPAYER-FUNDED CONJUGAL VISIT PROGRAM ADOPTED BY STATE SENATE

The New York State Senate today adopted legislation authored and introduced by State Senator Mike Nozzolio (S.3747) to save taxpayers nearly $4 million annually by eliminating the State’s controversial conjugal visit program.

June 16, 2011
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STATE SENATE ENACTS SENATOR NOZZOLIO’S LEGISLATION TO DISCONTINUE EXPENSIVE, INEFFECTIVE BALLISTICS DATABASE

The New York State Senate has adopted legislation authored and introduced by State Senator Mike Nozzolio (S.459) that will save taxpayers $4 million per year by eliminating the New York Combined Ballistic Identification System (CoBIS), a tracking system for ammunition that has failed to solve a single gun crime since it was implemented 10 years ago.

June 14, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO CONGRATULATES STATE ROAD ELEMENTARY STUDENTS ON WINNING EARTH DAY POSTER CONTEST

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today congratulated four students from the State Road Elementary School in Webster for being selected as winners in the New York State Senate 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest.  Third graders Jack Hoctor, Brennen Albert, Joel Farmen and Siraj Clark had their winning artwork displayed at the State Capitol as part of a special exhibit to raise awareness of recycling and waste reduction.

June 10, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO EXPAND MEDICAID FRAUD PROSECUTION ADOPTED BY SENATE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that the Senate has adopted legislation he co-sponsored (S.594) that will bring New York State a tremendous step forward in addressing the multi-billion dollar crime of Medicaid fraud. This measure would greatly assist in the recovery of lost Medicaid funds and save the State time and resources by allowing local district attorneys to prosecute Medicaid provider fraud.

June 8, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “RENEE’S LAW” INTRODUCED IN STATE SENATE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is co-sponsoring legislation that was introduced in the State Senate today to provide greater protection and disclosure to employees of facilities where dangerous juvenile delinquents and youthful offenders are placed.

June 3, 2011
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67th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY A TIME TO MEMORIALIZE LOCAL HERO WHO FOUGHT

On June 6th, 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, the Allied Forces had suffered nearly 10,000 casualties; more than 4,000 were dead.  This tremendous show of courage and sacrifice represents one of

June 1, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES HIS PARTICIPATION IN MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES


New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be honoring our veterans by participating in Memorial Day events throughout his Senate District on Saturday, May 28th and Monday, May 30th.

May 27, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES MEMBERS OF THE SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY COMMITTEE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio, in conjunction with the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association, today announced the names of several business and community leaders who have agreed to serve as members of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Committee, including two former Admirals, a former Air Force General, a former University President,  and the chairpersons of two statewide veterans’ organizations.  The purpose of the Committee is to augment the efforts of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association in

May 19, 2011
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