Pictured from left to right: Senator Mike Nozzolio and Jonathan Ray.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized Jonathan Ray of Geneva with a 2013 New York State Youth of the Year award. Senator Nozzolio also honored Jonathan with a special New York State Resolution. Jonathan is a student at G...eneva High School, where he excels academically, and plays both football and lacrosse. Jonathan also serves our community as a volunteer tutor and mentor at the Geneva Boys and Girls Club.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently welcomed Pastor Tim Young of Heritage Baptist Church in Palmyra and his son, Pastor Jack Young of Black River New York to the State Capital. Pastor Tim Young delivered the invocation to the New York State Senate.
Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblymen Brian Kolb and Bill Magee today introduced legislation that is designed to end the destruction of the property tax base in Cayuga, Seneca, Madison and Oneida Counties resulting from the refusal of individuals to pay their property taxes based on their claims of individual Indian sovereignty. To date, the Cayugas' have refused to pay almost $1.5 million in property taxes owed to Cayuga and Seneca Counties. “It is critical that we enact this legislation to protect local taxpayers from those who refuse to pay property taxes based on their highly questionable claims of individual I
As your State Senator, I have been steadfast in my opposition to any and all efforts by the Cayuga Indians to apply for trust status on land they have purchased in Cayuga and Seneca Counties. To learn more about the extent of the Cayugas’ land purchases and the devastating economic impact it would have on our communities if their trust application were approved, I urge you to watch this Virtual Tour of the Cayuga Indian land holdings in Seneca Falls.
Albany-Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized Dorothy DeMay as Wayne County Senior Citizen of the Year and Angela Jones as Seneca County Senior Citizen of the Year. Senator Nozzolio joined local seniors at the State Capital to celebrate New York Senior Citizens Day. Dorothy and Angela were recognized with other honorees from across New York State for their outstanding contributions to our community through their volunteer work.
Senator Nozzolio recently enacted special New York State Resolutions recognizing the service and sacrifices of Lt. Michael Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka, as well as wounded West Webster Volunteer Firefighters Ted Scardino, Joseph Hofstett...er. Senator Nozzolio also recognized the heroic actions of Greece Police Officer Jon Ritter and Webster Police Officers, Mark Reed, Shaun Welch, Kevin Hall and Irondequoit Police Officer Doug Pollock.
Continuing his strong commitment to crime victims and their families, Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that the Rape Victims Equality Act has been enacted by the New York State Senate. As Chairman of the Senate Codes Committee, which has jurisdiction over all aspects of criminal law, Senator Nozzolio co-sponsored this legislation and led the fight to adopt this important measure to protect crime victims and ensure that the indiv
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging everyone, especially high school and college students, be vaccinated for bacterial meningitis this spring. Recent warnings by the New York State Department of Health indicate that a new strain of meningitis – that is especially lethal, has been detected in New York.
Senator Nozzolio was shadowed recently at the State Capitol by Claudia Mendoza-Lemus of Geneva and Agnes Csaki of Lansing. Claudia and Agnes were in Albany to participate in the 13th Annual "Students Inside Albany" conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State. The program is designed to increase high school student's awareness of their responsibility to participate in their government - at every level - and to encourage their involvement.
In recognition of individuals diagnosed with autism, as well as their families and the dedicated professionals who work with them, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is helping to commemorate April 2013, as Autism Awareness Month.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) Board of Trustees Chairwoman, Joan Geise and FLCC President, Dr. Barbara Risser, as part of Community College Advocacy Week to discuss issues facing New York's community colleges and the continued growth of FLCC's Viticulture and Wine Technology Program.