Magnarelli: Parking Authority Would Keep More Than 1,500 Jobs in Downtown Syracuse
Jun 17, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today announced Assembly passage of a measure he authored to create an authority that would help build two parking garages needed to accommodate downtown’s growing businesses and keep more than 1,500 jobs at...
Assembly Expands Amber Alert System to Include Adults
Jun 16, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced today Assembly passage of a bill to expand the state’s Amber Alert system to include missing, disoriented adults (A.3507-A).
“The Amber Alert system has already demonstrated its usefulness in helping...
Assembly, Senate, Governor Reach Agreement on Video Voyeurism Law
Jun 12, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced today that the state Assembly and Senate, along with the governor, have reached an agreement on a “video voyeurism” law meant to prevent high-tech peeping toms from being able to exploit unwitting...
Magnarelli: Low-Cost Power Will Help Local Business Retain Over 200 Jobs
Apr 22, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D–Syracuse/Geddes/Van Buren) announced today that Hanford Pharmaceutical Business Office will receive 750 kilowatts in low-cost power under New York’s Power for Jobs program, helping to save or create 210 jobs.
New Law Lends Protection to Homeowners
Apr 11, 2003
A new law recently went into effect that will protect New York homeowners from unscrupulous mortgage lenders who target borrowers with a high likelihood of default, and seek easy gains from foreclosures (Ch. 626 of 2002).
The anti-predatory lending...
Magnarelli: Amber Plan Is Saving Lives
Mar 24, 2003
“An incident this weekend highlights how much easier law enforcement’s job is when they get help from the news media through Amber Alerts – and how desperately we need a nationwide alert plan. In Syracuse, a 16-year-old girl was snatched off the...
Assemblyman Magnarelli: Small Businesses Play Crucial Role in New York’s Economy
Mar 24, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today announced Assembly passage of a package of bills that he sponsored designed to help small businesses receive the much-needed assistance they deserve.
"Small businesses are the lifeblood of the state’s...
Assembly Passes Legislation Making Video Voyeurism a Crime
Mar 17, 2003
William Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced Assembly passage of legislation he supported making it a crime to photograph or videotape people in their homes with a hidden camera or to distribute unlawfully obtained images (A.4479-A).
Magnarelli Announces $601,078 in Funding for E-911
Mar 10, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today announced Onondaga County was awarded $601,078 in Enhanced 911 funding through the Local Enhanced Wireless program. The program was created as part of last year’s budget using revenue from the existing...
Magnarelli: Make Pre-K the Law
Mar 4, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today introduced an amendment to the state constitution that would make pre-kindergarten and kindergarten a permanent part of New York’s education system, guaranteeing all students a head start on academic achievement...
Magnarelli: Wireless 911 Improvements Will Save Lives
Feb 24, 2003
Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse/Geddes) today announced the Assembly passed legislation to help localities make life-saving improvements to local 911 systems – enabling local emergency dispatch centers to pinpoint emergency calls from wireless...