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Magnarelli: State Budget Protects Nursing Homes and Hospitals

The Legislature’s bipartisan budget protects New York’s most vulnerable populations by funding critical nursing home, hospital and emergency care. The Assembly and Senate restore over $1 billion of the governor’s $1.3 billion in health...

Magnarelli: Power Authority Spending Is Out of Control and Costing Us Millions

While working families in Central New York tighten their household budgets and make difficult sacrifices to deal with skyrocketing energy costs, the Power Authority of the State of New York (PASNY) is doling out money irresponsibly and costing taxpayers...

Assembly Jobs Plan Will Spur Economic Growth

Over the past week, the Assembly and Senate have worked together in joint budget conference committees to bring New Yorkers a budget that focuses on job creation to stimulate our state economy. As an alternate member of the Economic Development Joint...

Magnarelli: Assembly Budget Protects Health Care

Instead of cutting New York’s health care system to the bone – as the governor has proposed – the Assembly’s budget restores funding and invests in our health care system. Our budget rejects the governor’s attack on health care...

Protecting Children Because They Can’t Protect Themselves

Responsible parents will do everything possible to protect their children. However, there are instances when parents make irresponsible decisions that often put their children at risk. To prevent these situations from happening, I have introduced legislation...

Education Is the Key to Our Children's Future

Task Force on University-Industry Cooperation – Public Hearing

On February 27, 2006, Assemblymember Magnarelli, chair of the Task Force on University-Industry Cooperation, held a hearing in Albany, New York, on The Role of New York State in Commercializing Research & Development Innovations. The hearing was co-sponsored...

Magnarelli: Private Phone Records Need to be Protected

Recently, you may have heard the story of how an Internet Web site said it was able to buy the cell phone records of former Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark. All Americanblog.com needed, it said, was Clark’s cell phone number and a...

Governor Talks a Good Game but His Actions Hurt Working Families in the Wallet

In his State of the State address, the governor boasted of numerous tax cuts for the middle class. But in his budget proposal, released just a week later, those tax cuts for families who need them most were conspicuously absent. Instead, the governor’s...

Lending a Hand to Central New York Families

Magnarelli: Assembly Passes Bill to Provide More Public Oversight of State Contracts

It’s time to bring openness and transparency to the state’s shadowy world of government contracts. Taxpayers expect that their state government will be responsive and accountable to them. In an effort to keep a better eye on how tax dollars...

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli: Governor’s Budget Cuts Choke New York’s Health Care System

We should make it easier, not harder, for New York’s most vulnerable families to get medical help. But after 12 years and 12 budgets, the governor has learned little about revamping our health care system to improve access to affordable health care. He...

Magnarelli: Governor’s Final Budget Shortchanges Education – Again

The governor recently released the details of his final spending plan and I’m already troubled by his budget’s impact on our schools and colleges. Governor Pataki’s budget claims to lay a foundation for the state’s upcoming fiscal...

Fighting for Schools Isn’t Just His Passion

Fighting for Central New York Families

Making Sense of Medicare

Cornell Economic Development Summit

Roundtable on Development and Marketing of Advanced Energy Technologies

Magnarelli: Ending Domestic Violence Must Be a Top Priority

October represents National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and I recently spoke at the “Walk with Me” rally, an event sponsored by the New York State Assembly and the Maxwell Women’s Caucus at Syracuse University. This collaborative...

Assembly Hosts Roundtable Discussion on State Funded Research and Development Projects