With only a few days left in the 2014 Legislative Session, many bills already passed by the State Senate are awaiting action by the State Assembly.
The State Senate has been working diligently on legislation to end pregnancy discrimination in the workplace and also to prevent the tragedy of human trafficking. In particular, two pieces of legislation dealing with both these issues passed the State Senate first in 2013 and again as recently as last week.
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Amherst, NY– State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer has announced that he will host Erie County’s largest Family Health Fair again this year. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 2nd from 9 a.m. to noon at the Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst.
I am pleased to report that the State Senate is moving the State Budget process forward with a balanced, fiscally responsible plan that will cut taxes, control spending and build a brighter future for Western New York.
The Senate one-house budget resolution reflects many of my major budget priorities, especially securing continued funding for Roswell Park, ending the GEA budget cuts, providing more direct tax relief to homeowners and small businesses, and maintaining our roads and bridges.
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For the fifth straight year, the 2015-16 State Budget keeps within a two-percent spending cap, rejects tax increases and turns a $10 billion deficit into a surplus within those five years.
The new budget reflects my commitment to spending restraint, and the only way to reduce the tax burden is to control spending. In doing so, I have been able to push for more property tax relief, and this year’s budget builds upon this progress.