Albany, NY – State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has been recognized by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) as a recipient of the “Guardian Award.” The award is NFIB’s highest honor for elected officials who vote and stand up consistently in the interest of New York small business owners.
NFIB/NY State Director Mike Durant presented the award to Senator Ranzenhofer.
Albany, NY – The Honorable Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the State of New York, administered the oath of office to Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer on the floor of the State Senate before the 2015-16 Legislative Session started on Wednesday.
As the Senate’s most senior Western New York representative, Senator Ranzenhofer will now lead the Western New York State Legislative Delegation, along with Assemblyman Robin Schimminger.
East Amherst, NY-Senator Ranzenhofer joins Niagara County Produce Owners Richard Dorr and Jody Chesko for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their new 86,000 square-foot facility on Transit Road near Millersport Highway.
The New York State Senate has just honored World War II veterans by adopting a resolution that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Allied Army invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, a defining day in world history that marked the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the eventual end of World War II; as well as passing a package of legislation to benefit veterans, and men and women in active military duty.
State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer joins Assemblyman Steve Hawley and local veterans to unveil a new name for Route 98, Genesee and Orleans Veterans Memorial Highway. Senator Ranzenhofer authored the law to designate the highway in honor of area veterans.
Williamsville, NY- The United States Department of Education has recognized Maple West Elementary as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence designation. Students at Maple West Elementary invited Senator Mike Ranzenhofer to celebrate the school's new designation.
Picture: Senator Ranzenhofer congratulates faculty, staff, students, and parents as part of the school's celebration.
Earlier this year, Fourth-Grade Teacher Craig Schroth and his students wrote to Senator Ranzenhofer with a suggestion for new legislation, a bill to designate yogurt as New York's official state snack. The fourth-graders developed the proposal while studying the history and government of New York State. Since then, Senator Ranzenhofer has introduced the class's bill in the New York State Senate. Click here to review the legislation.
Picture: Senator Ranzenhofer and Assemblyman Steve Hawley pose with Schroth's fourth-grade class after a yogurt rally.
Genesee County SCOPE members visit Senator Mike Ranzenhofer in the State Capital. Picture: SCOPE members pose with Senator Ranzenhofer and Assemblyman Steve Hawley for a picture in The Well of the Legislative Office Building.