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Magnarelli: Assembly passes legislation to link University and Industry

For nine straight years, the governor’s policies have failed to provide New Yorkers with a compelling vision for our economic future, not to mention a cure for our present ills. In fact, had the state’s employment grown at the same rate as the...

Magnarelli Fights to Save the Displaced Homemaker Program

The governor’s plan to eliminate the displaced homemaker program – part of his latest budget proposal that includes drastic cuts to healthcare and education – is simply unacceptable. By proposing the closure of the center here in Syracuse,...

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli Is Helping to Create New Jobs in New York

Magnarelli: National Drunk and Drugged Driving Month Spotlights Motoring Safety

With the holidays just around the corner, friends and family everywhere are preparing for the celebrations, reunions and get-togethers the season brings. But with the merriment comes the need for moderation and responsibility. December is National...

Magnarelli Committed to Helping New York’s Veterans

The members of New York’s Air National Guard 174th Fighter Wing exemplify why we celebrate Veterans Day. These men and women are right now risking their lives to serve their country in the Middle East. As a former member of the Army Reserves, these...

Magnarelli Encourages Fire Safety and Prevention

The recent recognition of National Fire Prevention Week is an important reminder of the danger that fire poses to our children and families. According to the U.S. Fire Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), children under...

Magnarelli: Battle Against Domestic Violence Needs Community’s Support

The statistics are startling. According to Vera House Inc., nearly 700 women and children in Onondaga County obtain shelter due to domestic violence annually. Police receive over 1,500 calls to domestic disputes every month. Twenty-five percent of homicide...

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli Is Fighting for Those Who Fight to Protect Us

Magnarelli: State "Do Not Call" Law Continues to Operate Despite National Debate

Despite ongoing legal issues over the National "Do Not Call" telemarketing list, the New York State law remains in effect. New Yorkers currently registered for the state’s "Do Not Call" list will automatically have their numbers...

October is Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October marks the 18th anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to remember that steps can be taken to prevent and treat the disease. It’s also a time to celebrate breast cancer survivors and remember those who have lost...

Assemblyman Magnarelli: Measure to Lower Cost-of-Living for Seniors Becomes Law

The governor has signed legislation I supported that increases income eligibility for the "Over 65" property tax exemption to $24,000 (A.8930-A). Increasing income eligibility levels for programs like the ‘Over 65’ tax exemption will...

Young Voters Have Chance to Shape Democracy

It’s a traditional complaint: young people often feel their voices go unheard. They say that those in power don’t listen to their concerns and don’t care what they think, and so they fail to see the importance of voting. What they don’t...

Magnarelli: Shedding Light on New York’s Power Problems

As the lights went out almost three weeks ago, the true, bright face of New York shone through, radiating the good nature and good will for neighbor and community that we’ve seen time and again in the face of calamity. It was a beautiful scene in...

Assemblyman Magnarelli: Preparing Students for a Safe, Successful School Year

The start of a new school year is here and it’s important for parents to prepare their children for the challenges ahead. There are some simple things parents can do to help their children have a successful and safe school year – from discussing...

A Day of Thanks for the People Who Built Our Country

As the saying goes, a job well done is its own reward. But across Central New York – in stores and businesses, construction sites and factories – all of us reap the benefits of the thousands of people who wake up each morning dedicated to doing...

Magnarelli: Keeping the Roads Safe for Central New York Families

Driving is a big responsibility. Once you step inside a vehicle there is the potential to not only harm yourself and your passengers, but also those you share the roadway with. That’s why I supported a new law allowing motorists under 18 to learn...

Assemblyman Magnarelli Is Fighting To Protect Our Families

Magnarelli: Merging Federal, State Do-Not-Call Lists a Good Call for New Yorkers

A few years ago, New York’s state government created a law that helped to protect quiet family dinners and relaxing weekend afternoons. That law set up the state’s Do-Not-Call Registry, a list residents can sign up for to stop receiving calls...

Operation Recognition Honoring Veterans of World War II and the Korean War