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$120M to be released for Upstate

The state will soon release $120 million in unused development funds targeted for Upstate, the head of the state’s economic agency said.

Marisa Lago, president and CEO of Empire State Development Corp., said more details will announced as well as criteria for receiving the funding “within a few weeks.” She was not more specific than that.

May 6, 2009
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Legislators support ‘buy American’ plan

With millions of federal stimulus dollars flowing into New York, two Democratic state legislators introduced legislation Wednesday that would mandate that the money be spent on Americanmade products and services.

Sen. William T. Stachowski of Lake View and Assemblyman Mark J. F. Schroeder of Buffalo unveiled a bill to mandate that stimulus funds purchase American-made goods like steel and iron within existing and listed limitations.

May 6, 2009
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Senator William Stachowski (D 58th) Meets With NYSPHSAA Executive Director Regarding Reduction in High School Sporting Events

Senator William Stachowski (D 58th) Meets With NYSPHSAA Executive Director Regarding Reduction in High School Sporting Events 

Senator William T. Stachowski (D 58th), Chairman of the Senate’s Economic Development and Small Business Committee,  met with Ms. Nina Van Erk, Executive Director of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association in Albany today to discuss the reduction in sports schedules for state high schools.

May 6, 2009
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NEW YORK SECRETARY OF STATE VAZQUEZ, SENATOR BILL STACHOWSKI AND MAYOR BROWN ANNOUCE BROWNFIELDS REVITALIZATION INITIATIVE FOR SOUTH BUFFALO

 

April 23, 2009

NEW YORK SECRETARY OF STATE VAZQUEZ, SENATOR BILL STACHOWSKI AND MAYOR BROWN ANNOUCE BROWNFIELDS REVITALIZATION INITIATIVE FOR SOUTH BUFFALO  

May 1, 2009
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MAYOR BROWN JOINS CONGRESSMAN HIGGINS, ASSEMBLYMAN SCHROEDER, SENATOR STACHOWSKI AND COUNTY LEGISLATOR KENNEDY TO ANNOUNCE INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS ON TIFFT STREET CORRIDOR

 

April  17, 2009

MAYOR BROWN JOINS CONGRESSMAN HIGGINS, ASSEMBLYMAN SCHROEDER, SENATOR STACHOWSKI AND COUNTY LEGISLATOR KENNEDY TO ANNOUNCE INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS ON TIFFT STREET CORRIDOR

May 1, 2009
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Senator William Stachowski and Assemblyman Mark Schroeder Introduce “Buy American” State Legislation

 

4/15/09       Press Contact: Bob Koshinski       716-854-3915

Senator William Stachowski and Assemblyman Mark Schroeder Introduce “Buy American” State Legislation

May 1, 2009
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Senator Stachowski and WREMS

Senator Stachowski joined with the Western Regional Emergency Medical Services Corporation (WREMS) to unveil a new computer based communication system designed for inter-hospital communications during a potential or mass casualty event

March 30, 2009
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Senator Stachowski and the West Seneca radio dispatch system

The Town of West Seneca Police have long battled an invisible enemy — an outdated radio dispatch system. This lifeline between residents, motorists and the police is vital to public safety, and key to responding to life and death emergencies. The West Seneca Police asked for my assistance in updating their radio communications and Senator Stachowski was able to deliver $100,000 over the last three years to revamp the aging system

March 30, 2009
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Mayor Masiello's "Anti-Flipping Task Force"

Buffalo Mayor Anthony Masiello asked Senator Stachowski to serve as Co-Chairman of the “Mayor’s Anti-Flipping Task Force”, a group of experts assembled to combat “flipping”, the practice of buying low-priced housing and quickly selling it at inflated prices without making improvements.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Stachowski and Air One

Pictured (L-R): Air One Co-Pilot Art Litzinger, Senator Stachowski, Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard, Air One Pilot Captain Kevin Caffery

March 30, 2009
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Volker, Senate Majority Unveil New Job Creation Plan

Plan Includes Major Tax Cuts for Small Businesses and Manufacturers Senator Dale Volker and his colleagues in the Senate Majority recently unveiled a new economic development plan that will create new jobs, particularly Upstate, revitalize communities and encourage young people to stay in New York State.

Provisions of the plan include new, job creating tax cuts for small businesses and manufacturers that will make them more competitive.

September 24, 2008
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August 19, 2008
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Track The Status Of Your Income Tax Refund

If your state or federal income tax returns indicate that you are going to be receiving a tax refund this year, you can check the status of your refund over the internet using a service offered by New York State and the federal government. The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) both allow individuals to track the status of their tax refunds online through their respective websites.

May 14, 2008
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Stachowski Secures $5,000 Grant for Character Council

Senator William Stachowski (D 58th District) today announced that he has secured a $5,000 Legislative Initiative Grant for the Character Council of Hamburg.

May 12, 2008
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