Landmark Workers Compensation Agreement in Albany
Mar 2, 2007
New York finally has a workers compensation agreement that both employees and employers can be excited about. This week the Legislature and Governor Spitzer announced a monumental agreement to reform New York States workers compensation...
Assemblyman Magnarelli Secures $50,000 for the Cecile Center
Mar 2, 2007
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli secured $50,000 in CCAP funding for the Cecile Center. The funding was used to renovate the second floor of the center and included new flooring, lighting and windows.
On Friday, March 2, 2007, Assemblyman Magnarelli,...
Reform Proposal Will Make Budget More Transparent
Jan 22, 2007
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) applauded an innovative budget reform agreement reached between the Assembly, Senate and the new governor to modernize the budget process. He also announced that the Assembly has passed legislation that he sponsored...
Assemblyman Magnarelli Pays Tribute to Volunteer Firefighters at 134th Annual FASNY Convention
Aug 18, 2006
Assemblyman Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) attended the 134th Annual Firemans Association of the State of New York (FASNY) convention and expressed his gratitude to the volunteer firefighters across New York State. The convention was hosted by the Onondaga...
Assembly Passes Leaf/Woods Bill
Jun 21, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D - Syracuse) announced the Assembly passed legislation he authored to increase penalties for repeat drunk drivers who subsequently kill or seriously injure others while driving drunk or under the influence of alcohol or drugs...
Magnarelli criticizes Bush Administration for Cutting Security Funding to NY
Jun 5, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) strongly criticized the Bush administration for cutting homeland security funding to Buffalo by 48 percent and New York City by 40 percent.
President Bush loves to stress the importance of protecting us...
Magnarelli Introduces Legislation to Find and Stop Medicaid Fraud
May 24, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D - Syracuse) announced that he has introduced legislation that proposes an aggressive strategy to combat Medicaid fraud, including more effective accountability measures via the creation of a Medicaid Inspector General, stricter...
Magnarelli to Lead Panel Discussion Regarding Health Care Funding
May 17, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that he will lead a panel of local health care experts and stakeholders tomorrow, at a nursing home forum, to take statements and discuss the governors refusal to release health care funding to...
Added Benefits and Tax Incentives Will Help Attract Volunteers for Firehouses and Ambulance Squads
May 11, 2006
Every day, lives depend on the volunteers who staff our fire stations and emergency services to keep our families and communities safe. They are the ones ready at a seconds notice, day or night, to bring vital aid when a house burns, passengers...
Magnarelli: Assembly Acts to Eliminate Statute of Limitations for Sex Crimes
May 10, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced the Assembly plans to pass legislation to eliminate both the criminal and civil statute of limitations on Class B felony sex crimes (A.11283).
This legislation would extend the authority to prosecute...
Magnarelli: We Need to Bring Relief to New York Motorists
May 9, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced the Assembly has proposed a comprehensive plan he sponsored to bring much-needed relief to motorists by capping the states tax on gasoline and diesel fuel saving consumers potentially $400...
Magnarelli: New York State Must License Operating Room Perfusionists
May 5, 2006
If nail technicians, interior designers and massage therapists require licensing from the state, shouldnt the professionals who operate machines that assume a patients life functions during surgery also have to meet certain standards?
Magnarelli: We Need to Impose Stricter Penalties on Shaken Baby Syndrome
May 3, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that the Assembly has passed new legislation targeting Shaken Baby Syndrome that he sponsored which makes reckless assault causing brain injury to a child under 5 years of age a Class D felony,...
Magnarelli Encourages Parents and Students to Make Arrive Alive Pledge
Apr 27, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) is promoting safe driving practices by encouraging parents and their prom-going children to take part in the Arrive Alive pledge. This no-drinking-and-driving prom promise will ensure that everyone has a safe and...
Magnarelli: Assembly Over-Rides Governors Higher Education Vetoes
Apr 24, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that the Assembly stood up for students and working families by voting to over-ride the governors higher education vetoes of the Legislatures 2006-07 Bi-partisan State Budget. These veto over-rides...
Magnarelli Announces $5 Million for New RESTORE Center
Apr 24, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that he secured $5 million in funding to support construction of the RESTORE Center for Environmental Biotechnology. The Center will be located within Syracuse Universitys Life Sciences Complex.
Magnarelli: Governor Finally Makes the Right Choice for Syracuse Schools
Apr 13, 2006
The governor finally realized that we must invest in schools, to assist our children to be better prepared for tomorrows challenges. He agreed with the Legislatures bipartisan state budget and did not veto the funding to help Syracuse...
Magnarelli: Governors Vetoes Hurt Central New York
Apr 11, 2006
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that the governor has vetoed select parts of the Legislatures 2006-07 bipartisan state budget. His vetoes affects local jobs, compromises our childrens health and our neighborhoods directly.