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Senator Nozzolio Congratulates 2011 Wrestling State Champions Craig and Owen Scott

Albany- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio honored Palmyra-Macedon High School seniors Craig and Owen Scott for each winning the New York State Division II wrestling championship in their respective weight classes. Craig won the championship in the 171-pound division and Owen won for the 160-pound division, the second consecutive state title for both wrestlers.

May 17, 2011
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Listen to Senator Nozzolio on Finger Lakes Morning News with Ted Baker

Today, Senator Nozzolio called in to Finger Lakes Morning News with Ted Baker on WGVA 1240 to discuss issues affecting our region, including the Sampson Veterans Cemetery, the property tax cap and Brittany's Law.

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

May 6, 2011
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UPDATE: SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES “BRITTANY’S LAW” APPROVED BY SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE


New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that “Brittany’s Law”, the legislation he is sponsoring to create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders, has taken another critically important step toward becoming State Law.

May 5, 2011
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Senator Mike Nozzolio Congratulates Gananda Girls Basketball Team

Senator Nozzolio welcomed members of the Gananda High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team to Albany where he hosted a ceremony honoring their undefeated basketball season and Class C New York State Championship. Here, Senator Nozzolio congratulates Team Captains Audrey Allen, Shannon McGinnis, Julia Pagano and Melissa Reeves, and Coach Tony Morabito.

May 3, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATIVE MEASURES TO STOP BULLYING IN NEW YORK STATE

Continuing his efforts to ensure the safety of  students in New York’s schools,  State Senator Mike Nozzolio is co-sponsoring legislation to strictly prohibit school bullying in all forms. The legislation (S.4921) comprehensively defines bullying to ensure that all students are protected and addresses both conventional bullying and online cyber-bullying.

April 29, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES E-STOP LAW LEADS TO REMOVAL OF MORE THAN 24,000 ONLINE ACCOUNTS AND PROFILES LINKED TO REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS

New York State Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Chairman Mike Nozzolio has announced that the e-STOP Internet safety law has resulted in the removal of more than 24,000 accounts and online profiles linked to registered sex offenders. Senator Nozzolio led the fight in the State Senate to enact e-STOP when it was first established in 2008.

April 29, 2011
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OVER 1,000 NEW YORKERS SUPPORT SENATOR NOZZOLIO’S FIGHT FOR A PROPERTY TAX CAP

In just over two weeks, over 1,000 New York State residents have joined State Senator Mike Nozzolio’s fight to put a cap on property taxes by signing his online petition urging the New York State Assembly to adopt the property tax cap legislation that was recently enacted in the Senate. 

April 27, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES SENATE HEARING INVESTIGATING ORGAN TRANSPLANTS TO PRISON INMATES

New York State Senate Crime Victims Crime & Correction Committee Chairman Mike Nozzolio has announced a special Senate hearing to examine the policies that allocate organ transplants to State prison inmates at taxpayers’ expense.

April 27, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Discusses Brittany's Law with Brittany Passalacqua's Grandmother Dale Driscoll

Senator Nozzolio met with CNY Central reporter Jim Kenyon to discuss Brittany’s Law, which would create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders. Joining Senator Nozzolio was Dale Driscoll of Geneva, whose granddaughter Brittany Passalacqua was murdered by a violent convicted felon.

April 14, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Calls for Immediate Adoption of Property Tax Cap Legislation

Watch Senator Nozzolio's remarks calling for the immediate adoption of a property tax cap in New York State. Senator Nozzolio fought to enact the tax cap legislation in the State Senate, where it was overwhelmingly adopted with bi-partisan support earlier this year.

April 12, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SPONSORS “BRITTANY’S LAW” TO REGISTER AND TRACK VIOLENT FELONS

Continuing his aggressive efforts to protect our communities from violent crime, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has sponsored legislation (S.3645A) to create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders who are released from prison. The legislation, known as “Brittany’s Law”, is named for 12-year-old Brittany Passalacqua, who was murdered along with her mother by a violent convicted felon who had been released from prison early and put on parole just months earlier.

April 11, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio and Assemblymen Brian Kolb and Gary Finch Answer Questions on the Cayuga Indians

Recently, a number questions have been raised on the status of the Cayuga Indians’ attempts to establish an Indian reservation in Seneca and Cayuga counties, as well as the ongoing issue of sales tax collection on Indian-owned businesses. In an effort to address these concerns, Senator Nozzolio and Assemblymen Brian Kolb and Gary Finch have compiled a list of Questions and Answers on this very important issue. Please take a moment to read the attached information.

April 7, 2011
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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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