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Former New York State Official Charged With Stealing Funds

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott announced the arrest of the former Chief Financial Officer of the New York State Natural Heritage Trust (NHT) on charges he stole nearly $11,000 from his agency by issuing bogus state checks to himself and augmenting his salary without authorization. Michael Caccese, 39, was charged with Grand […]

Assemblymember Didi Barrett launches video urging Cuomo to sign Lyme bill

Oct 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events, Lead Article

With support from neighbors and advocates from across the state, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D- Dutchess, Columbia) launched a video calling on Governor Cuomo to sign legislation she authored that would expand treatment options for those suffering from Lyme disease (A.7558B). The video can be found here. “New York State is at the center of this […]

New York State Coalition Presses For Mandate Relief

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

A statewide coalition of groups representing businesses, local governments and schools joined today with Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro at the Dutchess County Office Building in Poughkeepsie to express their dissatisfaction as state leaders again failed to enact any meaningful mandate relief measures prior to the close of 2014’s legislative session. Noting that state […]

New York State Budget to Include $40 Million For Pothole Repairs

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) is pleased to announce that the New York State 2014 – 2015 budget agreement includes $40 million in funding to help fix the many potholes that are left after a rough winter throughout New York. The increase in aid for pothole repairs is among several boosts in money for road […]

New York State Budget Will Include $7 Million For Spinal Cord Injury Research

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

New York State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) and Ulster County Legislator Craig Lopez (R/C/I – Shawangunk) announced that the 2014-2015 New York State Budget will include a restoration of $7 million in funding for the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program. The program, which was created in 1998, has authorized over $71 […]

Bonacic Invites Nominations For New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) invites nominations for the induction into the New York State Senate Veterans’  Hall of Fame from the 42nd Senate District.  The online Hall of Fame represents extraordinary New Yorkers whose heroism in the United States Armed Forces is complimented by their service to the people in their community. […]

Tuition Aid for Illegal Immigrants Sends the Wrong Message

Mar 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

“Tens of millions of immigrants have struggled to legally come to the United States. Tens of millions more are waiting on line overseas, trying to immigrate legally. They’ve done the right thing and that isn’t easy. When we pass legislation offering state grants to illegal immigrants, we’re sending the wrong message to all of those […]

Lalor Demands Details From Cuomo on New IBM Deal

Mar 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) has written to Governor Andrew Cuomo requesting more information from the governor’s office and IBM on the recent agreement between the New York State and IBM. “The latest deal between IBM and New York State seems to have raised more questions than it answers,” said Lalor. “Now we’re […]

Barrett calls for special education funding to be included in UPK plans

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) is requesting that state funding for Universal Pre-K (UPK) include coverage for pre-kindergarten special education programs. She recently sent a letter to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver asking for both UPK and pre-K special education funding to be included in the 2014-15 budget. “New York State needs to make good on its […]

Local Area Officials React to Cuomo’s Budget Address

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Neuhaus Responds to State Budget Address Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus today responded to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2014-2015 Executive Budget presentation with the following statement: “Governor Cuomo’s 2014-15 spending plan succeeds in identifying key factors which have contributed to some of the highest property taxes in the nation. Sky-high property taxes drive people and jobs […]