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Stachowski Calls For Parks Funding In Budget

        In a press conference outside the Senate Chamber today, Senator William T. Stachowski (D-C, Lake View), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business, voiced his strong opposition to the devastating cuts to State Parks in Governor David A. Paterson's Executive Budget proposal.

March 3, 2010
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NYS Senator Stachowski comments on new Govt. Efficiency Task Force 3/2/10

March 2, 2010: NYS Senator Bill Stachowski comments on the creation of the bi-partisan Government Efficiency Task Force. Chaired by Deputy Senate Majority Leader Jeff Klein, the twelve member task force of which Sen. Stachowski is a member will conduct a statewide investigation into the spending practices of state agencies and operations to uncover areas of administrative inefficiencies and government waste

March 3, 2010
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NYS Senator Stachowski on Public Authorities and Reform Act

March 1, 2010: New York State Senator Bill Stachowski offers his thoughts on the Public Authorities and Reform Act of 2009, which took effect on this date.

March 3, 2010
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SAVE OUR PARKS! Rally

-State parks and historic sites generate $1.9 billion anually in economic activity.

- For every $1 the state spends on parks, it gets back $5.

-Now more than ever, when families cannot afford vacation, state parks play an even more vital role in providing recreation and enjoyment of the outdoors.

- These are tough times, but the marinal amount of savings provided by park closings would be dwarfed by the impact on quality of life and economic activity.

March 6, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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February 26, 2010
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Ask Governor Paterson to release our Income Tax Returns

Gov. Paterson has plans to withhold taxpayers income tax returns until such a time as he sees fit, an interest free loan to NYS.

New Yorkers depend on this money to pay back bills, expand their businesses, and cover start of the year expenses. Keeping this money from the taxpayers who are rightfully owed it is wrong.

Sign our petition asking Governor Paterson to release income tax funds when they are due, not six months from now.

February 26, 2010
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SENATOR STACHOWSKI HOLDS ‘VIRTUAL’ TOWN HALL MEETING

       Senator William Stachowski (D-C, Lake View) held a ‘virtual’ town hall meeting via the internet on the topic of the 2010-2011 state budget on Thursday, February 25, 2010 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.        Approximately 80 residents throughout the 58th Senate District participated by watching live and speaking directly to the senator through emails, text messages, phone calls and live streaming in the hour long virtual town hall meeting.  Residents asked the senator questions about issues such as how the state

February 26, 2010
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Summary of Upstate Senate New Jobs Now Roundtables

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Summary of Upstate Senate New Jobs Now Roundtables

The Senate Majority, led by Economic Development Committee Chairman Senator William Stachowski launched and led a series of Jobs and Economic Development Roundtables across Upstate New York from Thursday, 2/18/10 – Friday 2/19/10.

Common Themes/Points Most Often Repeated:

 

File: 
Upstate Roundtable Summary.doc

February 23, 2010
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Senator Stachowski awards Gateway-Longview $200,000 to support its Niagara Day Care Center

Senator Stachowski awards Gateway-Longview $200,000 to support its Niagara Day Care Center

       State Senator William T. Stachowski (58th District, Buffalo)has secured grant funding in the amount of $200,000 to support Gateway-Longview’s Niagara Day Care Center.  The center, located on the West Side of Buffalo, has been providing high-quality care for children ages six weeks to 12 years since 1975.     

February 23, 2010
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Senator William Stachowski and members of the Anti-Flipping Task Force (AFTF) release Fourth Annual Report

Senator William Stachowski and members of the Anti-Flipping Task Force (AFTF) release Fourth Annual Report

February 17, 2010

February 23, 2010
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Senator Stachowski Joins Firefighting Community to Announce Amanda’s Law

Senator Stachowski Joins Firefighting Community to Announce Amanda’s LawFebruary 18, 2010 Senator William Stachowski joined State Fire Administrator Floyd Madison, legislator Mark Schroeder and West Seneca resident Ken Hansen, and Kidde, a leading manufacturer of residential fire safety products, at a press conference to raise awareness of “Amanda’s Law.”  

February 23, 2010
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SENATOR STACHOWSKI HOSTS ‘JOBS NOW’ ROUNDTABLES

SENATOR STACHOWSKI HOSTS ‘JOBS NOW’ ROUNDTABLES  Business, Academic & Community Leaders offer budget proposals to get New York working again Today, Buffalo's business, academic, and civic leaders joined together to get Western New York working again.  Brought together by Senator William Stachowski, Chair of the Senate's Economic Development Committee, Buffalo industry leaders met at the University of Buffalo’s Centers for Excellence to discuss job creation and economic development pr

February 23, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Senator William T. Stachowski, Chair 2:30 PM, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 123 CAP

February 23, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Forum/Town Hall: Virtual Budget Town Hall

This February 25th Senator Stachowski will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on the 2010-2011 budget. Ever wonder how the budget is crafted? Have questions about the pop and cigarette taxes propsed by Gov. Paterson? Program and service cuts?

This town hall will provide you with an opportunity to have your questions answered, while providing Senator Stachowski with critical input from the citizens of the the 58th Senate District.

Town Hall attendees will have several ways to participate:

February 25, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Senator Stachowski Honors Tim Hortons 25 Years Of Exemplary Service

Senator Stachowski Honors Tim Hortons 25 Years Of Exemplary Service

 

February 11, 2010
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Stachowski and Polanski Announce Lackawanna Senior Center Project Completion

Stachowski and Polanski Announce Lackawanna Senior Center Project Completion

February 5, 2010
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Senator Stachowski Announces Funds For The Belle Center’s Capital Improvements

For Immediate release: January 28, 2010                    Media Contact: Joe Rohm                                                                716-826-3344

January 28, 2010
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Senators Stachowski, Klein and Thompson Unveil Comprehensive Foreclosure Law in Buffalo

Senators Stachowski, Klein and Thompson Unveil Comprehensive Foreclosure Law in Buffalo

January 27, 2010

January 27, 2010
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