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Square Fair Community Parade

Rochester, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer shakes hands with residents at the 19th Ward Community Association's Square Fair Community Parade.

June 5, 2014
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Your Voice with Senator Ranzenhofer - June 2

Senator Ranzenhofer discusses legislative efforts to combat the rise in the use of heroin and opioids, the induction of a Genesee County resident into the State Senate's Veterans' Hall of Fame and priorities as the 2014 Legislative Session winds down.

June 3, 2014
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Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction holds public forum in Batavia

Batavia, N.Y. - Senator Ranzenhofer hosted a public forum for the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction at Batavia City Hall.  The forum was one of 17 held across the State to solicit input on the rise in the use of heroin and opioids and develop recommendations for treating and preventing addiction and its consequences.  Click here to learn more.

May 27, 2014
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Memorial Day Ceremony at Clarence Town Park

Clarence, NY - State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer talks to members of Clarence Post 838 of the American Legion after a Memorial Day Ceremony at Clarence Town Park. 

May 25, 2014
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Batavia Memorial Day Parade

Batavia, NY - State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer waves to the crowd at Batavia's Memorial Day Parade.

May 25, 2014
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76th Annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremonies in Williamsville

Williamsville, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer joins Assemblyman Ray Walter in honoring our nation's veterans by participating in the 76th Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies.

May 25, 2014
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Great Genesee Street Flower Planter Project

Rochester, NY - Senator Ranzenhofer teams up with the Genesee Corridor Business Association for the Great Genesee Street Flower Planter Project.

May 23, 2014
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Neider reflects on Veterans' Hall of Fame induction ceremony, service to country

Albany, N.Y. - New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame Honoree Jim Neider reflects on his service in the United States Army and the induction ceremony in the State Capitol. Senator Ranzenhofer nominated Neider from the 61st Senate District.  Click here to learn more.

May 23, 2014
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Neider inducted into NYS Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Honored by Ranzenhofer at State Capitol ceremony

 

Albany, N.Y. – United States Army Specialist 5th Class James B. Neider has been selected – by State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer – as a New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame Honoree for the 61st District for his gallantry in the U.S. Armed Forces and service to the community.

 

Neider volunteered to serve in 1968 after receiving a Bachelor degree in Education.  He served in Germany with the 3rd Armored Division’s 503rd Military Police Company.

 

May 23, 2014
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Route 98 dedicated to local veterans

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.

May 22, 2014
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Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin & Opioid Addiction holds public forum at Batavia City Hall

Batavia, N.Y. - Senator Ranzenhofer hosts a public forum at Batavia City Hall for the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction at Batavia City Hall.  Click here for more information.

May 22, 2014
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Ranzenhofer to host public forum for Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force in Batavia

Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer will host a public forum for the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction this Friday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at Batavia City Hall, One Batavia City Centre.  Members of the public are invited to attend and participate in the discussion.

 

The forum is one of seventeen statewide to solicit input on the rise of heroin and opioids and to develop legislative recommendations for treating and preventing addiction and its consequences.

 

May 21, 2014
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Monthly Column: State Budget: New initiatives to help strengthen our community

By: Michael H. Ranzenhofer

 

As I outlined in my column last month, the new State Budget gives all Western New Yorkers the opportunity to succeed.  However, it does more than just that.  The 2014-15 State Budget also implements a new fraud prevention measure to prevent welfare fraud, includes more funding for local road repairs, and delivers real results for seniors.

 

New fraud prevention measure

May 21, 2014
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Your Voice with Senator Ranzenhofer - May 19

Albany, NY - Senator Ranzenhofer updates constituents about his efforts in the State Capitol, including a bill to designate yogurt as the official State snack, honoring Chili Senior Center Director Mary Anne Sears as a 2014 Woman of Distinction, and a recent program to stop old electronics from being sent to a landfill. 

May 20, 2014
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Ranzenhofer honors Sears at Woman of Distinction Ceremony in State Capitol

Albany, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer honored Chili Senior Center Director Mary Anne Sears at a State Capitol ceremony.  Sears is the 2014 Woman of Distinction for the 61st Senate District. Click here for more information. 

May 19, 2014
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Ranzenhofer selects Sears as Woman of Distinction

Chili Senior Center Director honored at State Capitol ceremony

 

Albany, N.Y. –  State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer honored Chili Senior Center Director of Programs for the Aging Mary Anne Sears Tuesday evening at the 17th Annual Women of Distinction ceremony, recognizing her outstanding contributions in enriching the quality of life for the community and beyond.

 

May 16, 2014
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State Senate chooses yogurt for official snack

Bill goes to State Assembly for consideration

 

 

Albany, N.Y. – The New York State Senate has passed legislation, sponsored by State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer, to name yogurt as the official snack for the State of New York.  The bill, S.6695, passed by a 52 to 8 vote.   

 

“Yogurt is not only a delicious, healthy treat; it is also an economic driver for many communities in New York, with yogurt manufacturers located all across the State–from Western New York to Long Island.  That is why yogurt is such a suitable choice to be New York’s State snack,” said Ranzenhofer.  “I am pleased that the State Senate has approved this bill, and I encourage the State Assembly to pass it.” 

May 6, 2014
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Public Service Announcement: Senator Ranzenhofer's E-Recycling Event

Senator Ranzenhofer has partnered with Time Warner Cable to encourage residents to safely dispose old electronics free of charge on Saturday, May 10th from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M.

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May 6, 2014
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Your Voice with Senator Ranzenhofer - May 6

Senator Ranzenhofer discusses the 2014-15 State Budget, legislation to make yogurt New York's official state snack, and an upcoming electronics recycling event in Amherst. 

May 6, 2014
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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 10th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road.

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

April 30, 2014
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