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Senator Ranzenhofer joins Williamsville officials for Picture Main St. LIVE! announcement

Williamsville, N.Y. - Village of Williamsville Mayor Brian Kulpa presents Senator Mike Ranzenhofer with a Picture Main St. LIVE! t-shirt. Senator Ranzenhofer joined Mayor Kulpa, Williamsville Business Association President Maria MacPeek and Village Trustees for a press conference to announce the lineup of activities as part of Picture Main Street LIVE! on August 16 and 17.  The Picture Main Street project is an initiative by the Village of Williamsville to make Main Street more pedestrian friendly. For more information, visit PictureMainStreet.com. 

Ranzenhofer to hold safety check for child car seats in Amherst

State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer will hold a free car seat safety check next Saturday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to noon at Main-Transit Fire Department, 6777 Main Street in Williamsville.


“Every parent knows installing their child’s car seat isn’t as easy as a click of a seat belt, and the pages and pages of instructions that are included in the box often don’t make it any easier.  With the first day of school right around the corner, I am encouraging parents and grandparents to get their child’s car seat checked,” said Ranzenhofer.



Community Uplift in City of Rochester

Senator Ranzenhofer joins the Southwest Neighborhood Service Center for a Community Uplift. The program has teams of volunteers visit and check-up on their neighbors in different parts of the City of Rochester.

Monthly Column: Stop unwanted telemarketing calls

By: Michael H. Ranzenhofer


In last month’s column, I shared five helpful tips to protect yourself from identity theft.  Another way to safeguard your privacy is to sign up for the National Do Not Call Registry.  


The National Do Not Call Registry is a service managed by the nation’s consumer protection agency, the Federal Trade Commission.  The agency offers the opportunity to limit the number of telemarketing calls which you receive free of charge.  Registration is free.   



Ranzenhofer tours Arnett Public Library in Rochester

Rochester, NY- Deb Leary, Southwest Quadrant Manager for Branch Libraries, gives a tour of the Arnett Public Library to Senator Ranzenhofer. The Arnett Branch Library is located at 310 Arnett Boulevard. 

Monthly Column: Stop welfare benefits for cigarettes, beer, lotto tickets…

By: Michael H. Ranzenhofer


During the 2013 Legislative Session, the New York State Senate approved a bill– entitled the Public Assistance Integrity Act– to protect your tax dollars by prohibiting welfare benefits from being spent on beer, lotto tickets and other non-essential items.


Over the years, abuse of public assistance has been well documented.  Earlier this year, the New York Post concluded, after analyzing records obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request, that cash assistance was being misused all too often.  



Ranzenhofer to hold Meet & Greet at Arnett Library

State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer will hold a Meet & Greet on Thursday, November 7th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Arnett Public Library, 310 Arnett Boulevard in the City of Rochester.


Senator Ranzenhofer’s Meet & Greet is an opportunity for residents to meet with their representative in State government.


“As your State Senator, I place a tremendous value on meeting with and listening to constituents.  Now that the 2013 Legislative Session has concluded, I want to give residents an opportunity to meet me and talk about issues important to our community,” said Ranzenhofer.  “Please join me at my upcoming Meet & Greet where I will provide an update on the 2013-14 State Budget and Legislative Session.”



Ranzenhofer attends Rochester Library Legislative Breakfast

Rochester, NY - Senator Ranzenhofer talks to representatives of Chili Public Library before the Greater Rochester Area Library Legislative Thank You breakfast.

Over 40 residents attend Senator Ranzenhofer's Meet & Greet in Rochester

Rochester, NY - Over forty residents attended Senator Ranzenhofer's Meet & Greet on November 7th.  Senator Ranzenhofer hosted the event at Arnett Public Library to give residents an opportunity to meet with their representative in State government.

Ranzenhofer schedules State Budget Forum in Amherst

Encourages residents to let their voice be heard on the 2014-2015 State Budget


Amherst, NY– State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer will hold a State Budget Forum at Lecture Hall 100 at Erie Community College’s Kittinger Hall on Saturday, March 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.


Senator Ranzenhofer’s State Budget Forum is an opportunity for residents to let their voice be heard on the 2014-2015 State Budget in the State Capitol.