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New York's Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Now Accepting Applications


NY Bridge Plan Will Begin October 1, 2010

 


 

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) announced today that a new insurance program to assist those individuals who have pre-existing health conditions is now accepting applications for coverage. The NY Bridge Plan, as the new program is known, will start providing coverage on October 1st to those people accepted into the program.

 

August 26, 2010
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2010-11 Fish and Game Brochure

Dear Friend:It is my pleasure to provide you with the 2010-2011 Fish and Game brochure, a convenient guide containing important information on fishing and hunting in New York State. To download the 2010-2011 Fish and Game brochure, please click on the link below.This year’s brochure includes general fishing regulations, hunting season dates, and other information designed to enhance your fishing and hunting experience. I trust this guide will be helpful as you prepare for the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons.With more than 7,500 lakes and ponds, 50,000 miles of rivers and streams, and thousands of acres of land and forests, New York offers some of the finest fishing and hunting resources in the country.

August 25, 2010
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SENATOR LARKIN ANNOUNCES CORRECTION OFFICER EXAM SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER

Application Deadline is September 13, 2010

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) joined with the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) in announcing the new exam date for persons interested in becoming a correction officer. Under the auspices of the NYS Department of Civil Service, the exam will be held on October 16, 2010. The deadline for filing an application is September 13, 2010.

 

August 13, 2010
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Senator Bill Larkin Tests Out Custom FBI Motorcycle

Bike built by Orange County Choppers to raise funds to youth programs in Newburgh.

August 13, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS PROVIDE VOTES TO PASS PROPERTY TAX CAP

 


 

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson), along with his Senate Republican colleagues, today unanimously supported legislation to enact a property tax cap, leading the way for its passage despite a lack of support from a quarter of the members of the Senate Democratic Conference.

"Taxpayers across the state have been crying out for real property tax relief," said Senator Larkin. "This property tax cap is a first step towards helping homeowners, particularly senior citizens, stay in their homes. I urge the Assembly to pass this legislation immediately and ease the burden on struggling homeowners throughout New York."

August 3, 2010
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LARKIN SPONSORS BILL TO ALLOW GANG COURTS IN ORANGE COUNTY

 


Response To Increased Law Enforcement Activity


    Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) has introduced legislation, along with Senator Brian Foley of Suffolk County, to establish a pilot program for gang courts in both Orange and Suffolk counties.

June 18, 2010
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Orange County Realtors Visit Albany

Realtors visited Albany to lobby against legislation that would hurt the housing market recovery.

June 9, 2010
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Senator Larkin Welcomes Honored Veterans To The Senate Chamber

Senators Bill Larkin, Dean Skelos and Tom Libous welcome several of the veterans inducted into the Senate Veterans Hall of Fame to the Senate chamber.  Mr. Anthony Zippo, Senator Larkin's honoree, is second standing from the left.

June 2, 2010
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Senator Larkin Honors Anthony Zippo


Nominates Him to the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

Senator Bill Larkin (R,C-Cornwall-on-Hudson) has nominated Anthony Zippo, Director of the Orange County Veterans Service Agency, for inclusion in the Senate's Veterans Hall of Fame. Mr. Zippo was nominated for his outstanding dedication to the veterans of Orange County, and throughout the entire Hudson Valley.

June 2, 2010
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Anthony Zippo

Born March 14, 1947 in Schwab Hall, Germany, Tony Zippo grew up in Rockland County and was later a resident of Orange County, New York. He was a 1980 graduate of Mercy College with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He is a five-year veteran of the United States Navy, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam as an explosives expert. He received his honorable discharge in 1970.

June 1, 2010
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J. Leo Glynn

J. Leo Glynn has earned a place among New York State’s elite veterans with his honorable service in the U.S. Navy and his outstanding efforts to improve his community as a member of the American Legion.

May 28, 2010
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LARKIN OUTRAGED AT INCREASED TAXES AND FEES


This Is Not The Way To Keep New York's Parks Open

Senator Bill Larkin (R, C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) condemned the passage of today's bill increasing taxes and fees on businesses under the guise of keeping New York's parks open. The proposal, which was negotiated behind closed doors by New York City Democrats in the wee hours of the morning, calls for unprecedented hikes in fees and taxes on both large and small businesses across the state.

 

May 28, 2010
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Senator Larkin Calls For Action on Youth Detention Facilities

Joins other Senators in calling for the resignation of OCFS Commissioner Gladys Carrion

May 27, 2010
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LARKIN CALLS FOR ACTION ON YOUTH DETENTION FACILITIES

 


Joins other Senators in calling for the resignation of OCFS Commissioner Gladys Carrion


 

 

May 26, 2010
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United States Military Academy Visits Albany

Senator Bill Larkin is joined by First Captain Tyler Gordy, Cadet Joseph Amoroso from Marlboro, NY, Senator John Bonacic and Brigadier General William E. Rapp

April 29, 2010
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West Point Day 2010

Senators Adams and Larkin talk about the service, sacrifice, honor and excellence of the cadets at West Point.

April 29, 2010
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THE LONG GRAY LINE MARCHES TO ALBANY

 State Senate Honors West Point

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson), a retired Lieutenant Colonel who served 23 years on active duty in the United States Army, today hosted the fifty-eighth annual "West Point Legislative Day" at the New York State Capitol in Albany.

April 29, 2010
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SENATE DEMOCRATS REJECT REPUBLICAN EFFORT TO ENACT PROPERTY TAX CAP, PROVIDE REAL RELIEF FOR MIDDLE CLASS TAXPAYERS

 

 

Senate Democrats today unanimously voted down a Republican-sponsored amendment that would have enacted a property tax cap, prevented school districts from raising local tax levies this year, and provided middle-class taxpayers across the State with relief from soaring property taxes.

 

April 27, 2010
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Senator Bill Larkin Stands Up for Constituents

Senator Bill Larkin discusses a State Budget extender bill that doesn't do enough to cover many of the people here in New York State.

April 20, 2010
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