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State Senate Passes Bill Permitting Rifles for Deer Hunting

Legislation for Genesee County heads to State Assembly

 

Albany, NY – A bill, S.1292, to allow the use of rifles for big game hunting in Genesee County has passed the State Senate by a vote of 52 to 4.  State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer is the bill’s author and sponsor in the State Senate.

 

“In several areas of New York State, sportsmen are allowed to hunt deer with rifles, and this change in law would allow the use of rifles in Genesee County,” said Ranzenhofer.  “I am pleased to report that the bill has passed the State Senate, and I am hopeful that the State Assembly will pass it before session ends next month.”

 

May 28, 2015
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Ranzenhofer Presents at Akron Lions Club

Akron, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer provides a legislative update to members of the Akron Lions Club. 

May 26, 2015
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Williamsville Memorial Day Parade

Williamsville, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer honors our nation's brave service men and women by participating in the Williamsville Memorial Day Parade.

May 25, 2015
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Clarence Memorial Day Parade

Clarence, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer greets residents on the sideline of the Clarence Memorial Day Parade.

May 25, 2015
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Ranzenhofer to Offer Free Electronics Recycling

Green practice stops hazardous e-waste from going to a landfill

 

State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer will offer residents an opportunity to recycle old electronics at a free drop-off event on Saturday, May 30th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chili Paul Plaza, 3240 Chili Avenue in Chili.  Residents are encouraged to enter the plaza off of Paul Road.

 

Senator Ranzenhofer is committed to using green practices to positively impact the environment.

 

May 22, 2015
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Pavilion High School Visit

Pavilion, NY - Twelfth grade students, in the government classes of Mr. Chrzanowksi and Ms. Battista, ask Senator Ranzenhofer questions about his job as a State Senator and legislative issues, including Common Core, taxes, bullying and the NY Safe Act.

 

May 22, 2015
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Welcome to my website!

Dear Resident of the 61st Senate District:

Thank you for taking the time to visit my website! 

At my website, you’ll be able to check out what I’m doing in Albany and in our community, learn more about my positions on important issues, and take a look at legislation I’m sponsoring in the State Senate.

Here are a few quick links to different areas of my website:

Click here to view legislation before the State Senate.

Click here for a map of the 61st State Senate District.

May 22, 2015
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Mosher Inducted Into Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Honored by Ranzenhofer at State Capitol ceremony

 

Albany, NY –World War II veteran and Clarence resident John L. Mosher has been selected – by State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer – as a New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame Inductee for the 61st District for his gallantry in the U.S. Armed Forces and service to the community.

 

Drafted in March 1945, Mosher served as a rifleman and mortar gunner in Company H of the 88th Division of the 350th Regiment.  He served in Tarcento, Italy as a post-war peacekeeper on the Yugoslavian border until his honorable discharge in December 1946.

 

May 21, 2015
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Grand Opening Celebration for Willow Square

Clarence, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer joins community leaders and local elected officials for Stephen Development's grand opening celebration for its latest project, Willow Square, on Main Street. 

May 21, 2015
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John L. Mosher

John L. Mosher is a distinguished United States Army World War II veteran. After being drafted in March 1945, he dutifully reported to basic training in Blanding, Florida. From there, he sailed to Naples, Italy, as a Rifleman and Mortar Gunner in Company H of the 88th Division of the 350th Regiment. Later, Mr. Mosher served in Tarcento, Italy, as a post-war peacekeeper on the Yugoslavian border. He was discharged in December 1946 as a Private 1st Class. 

May 20, 2015
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Seniors May Qualify For New York’s Low-Cost Prescription Drug Program!

As your State Senator, helping older Western New Yorkers pay for the soaring costs of prescription drugs is, and always will be, a priority. In fact, one of my proudest accomplishments in recent years was restoring funding to New York’s Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) program.

 

EPIC is a New York State cost-sharing program that helps eligible seniors pay for their prescription drugs.  The program has been recognized as one of the best low-cost prescription drug programs in the nation.  Currently, more than a quarter of a million EPIC members are saving, on average, 90 percent of the costs of their medicines.  

 

May 20, 2015
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Ranzenhofer Honors Clarence Resident, World War II Veteran at Induction Ceremony

Albany, NY- Senator Mike Ranzenhofer honors World War II veteran, John L. Mosher, as the 61st District's inductee for the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame.  Click here to learn more about Mosher's service to our country and community.

May 19, 2015
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Ranzenhofer Honors Marone as Woman of Distinction

Leadership Genesee Director travels to State Capitol for ceremony

 

State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has honored Leadership Genesee Director Peggy Marone as a Woman of Distinction at the 18th annual ceremony in the State Capitol, recognizing her outstanding contributions in enriching the quality of life for the community and beyond.

 

“Peggy inspires participants of Leadership Genesee to enhance their capacity to lead, and every graduate of the one-year program can tell you how her philosophy has improved their personal and professional lives,” said Ranzenhofer.  “Our community is lucky to have such a thoughtful, genuine leader.” 

 

May 14, 2015
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Peggy Marone

Peggy Marone has been a lifelong advocate for her community, determined to demonstrate to all youth what they are capable of. Ms. Marone is Director of Leadership Genesee, a one-year program aimed at enhancing leadership capacities for individuals from all walks of life.  

Since 2001, she has encouraged the program’s 350 graduates to be team servants of a common goal. Throughout the program, Ms. Marone introduces participants to an expanded network of professionals and community stakeholders, fostering a desire for graduates to invest their talents back into the community where they live and work.  

May 13, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions  Senator Michael Ranzenhofer, Chair   Tuesday, May 12, 2015  Room 610 LOB

MEETING IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING SESSION

Printed No.

Sponsor

Title

215A

Martins

May 12, 4:20 PM - 4:44 PM
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Ranzenhofer Tours Ag Academy

Batavia, NY- Senator Mike Ranzenhofer tours and meets with students at the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership's Agri-Business Academy.  Senator Ranzenhofer has secured a total of $400,000 in state funding for the program.

May 7, 2015
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Your Voice with Senator Ranzenhofer - April 29

Senator Ranzenhofer discusses the details of the new 2015-2016 New York State Budget.

April 30, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions  Senator Michael Ranzenhofer, Chair  1:30 PM, Monday, April 27, 2015  Room 610 LOB

Printed No.

Sponsor

Title

691  Refer to Finance

Golden

An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to exempting the metropolitan transportation authority from bond issuance charges

April 27, 1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
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