“We have a responsibility to every taxpaying New Yorker to ensure that their tax dollars are being used in the absolute most efficient way possible. When we find the kind of waste in state agency services that we are uncovering now in the Department of Transportation, it is imperative that we address this problem immediately. Every New Yorker should have the confidence that their tax dollars are serving a real purpose for the good of our state and of our local communities.
The reforms are in Gov. David A. Paterson’s executive budget bill. The Senate chose to include these reforms in its budget resolution, thanks to a strong push by State Sen. William T. Stachowski, D-Lake View, and Senate Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson of Brooklyn, with support from the Western New York delegation. But the Assembly’s budget resolution cut out these same reforms and, worse, both chambers did not restore funding for public universities.
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Funds for Water Rescue Team Benefit All WNYer’s Using Area Waterways
Senator William T. Stachowski (D-58th District, Buffalo/Lakeview) joined the Hamburg Fire Chief’s Association at Hamburg Town Beach, to present a New York State Legislative grant to the Hamburg Water Rescue Unit for more than $18,000.
A new system allows New Yorkers to sign up for alerts when moderate and high-risk sex offenders move into or out of a community.
The state Division of Criminal Justice Services system allows New Yorkers to flag communities of interest to their family and then get alerts by a phone, e-mail, text message or fax. They can sign up for notices involving three communities at once.
There are more than 30,000 registered sex offenders living in the state.
The alerts will be carried by the State Emergency Management Services system.
Want to protect your family? Sign up to get up to date alerts on the location of sex offenders in your community over text, email or even fax. This program is the result of legislation that I sponsored:
Bill repeals the “Cost Recovery” Tax Assessment on Industrial Development Agencies
Senator William T. Stachowski (D-C, Lake View), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business, with members of the New York State Senate Upstate Caucus, today introduced important legislation repealing the “cost recovery” tax assessment imposed on Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs).