Press Releases

Magnarelli: CNY Schools Need Support

Magnarelli: Central New York’s Economy Gaining Momentum

New York State is making progress and taking positive steps to improve the business climate in Central New York and throughout the state. We’ve also made an important move toward stability and prosperity by utilizing New York’s many diverse resources...

Magnarelli: $700,000 Grant to Rehab Onondaga County Homes on its Way

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that a $700,000 grant was awarded to the Empire Housing and Development Corporation for the purpose of rehabbing 35 housing units in Onondaga County. The grant was approved today by the New York State...

Legislative Commission on Science and Technology Update

Magnarelli: Governor’s Budget Proposal Overall a Positive Plan for Central New York

“The governor’s budget proposal includes some solid economic initiatives and a clear understanding of the need to revitalize the Upstate economy. The governor’s proposal to establish a $1 billion dollar revitalization fund for upstate New York is a long-overdue...

Magnarelli: Restore NY Funding Awarded For Two Syracuse Projects

Legislative Commission on Science and Technology Update

Magnarelli: Grants for Recycling Will Help Keep Environment Healthy for Our Kids

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced today that that the Town of Geddes, the Village of Solvay and the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) have all been awarded state grants for their recycling operations. Specifically: Town...

Magnarelli Urges Thruway Board to Halt Toll Hikes

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) called for the New York State Thruway Authority to halt plans for toll hikes until State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli completes an audit to determine if another round of toll hikes is needed. The Assembly will also...

A Special Report from the NYS Assembly Legislative Commission on Science and Technology and the Task Force on University-Industry Cooperation

Magnarelli Legislation Will Help Curb Devastating Basin Flooding

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced final legislative approval of a bill he prime sponsored establishing the Oswego River Basin Water Level Management Commission to help stabilize the water levels and prevent flooding – which has had a...

Magnarelli Bill Holds Local Justices Accountable

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced passage of a bill he authored prohibiting a town or village justice from continuing in office or seeking election if he or she is convicted of a felony (A.5825). The bill has already passed the Senate...

Greenhouse Gas Grants Program Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced today that the Assembly has passed legislation that would stimulate further research on a variety of methods aimed at avoiding, abating, and mitigating greenhouse gases by providing grants up to $150,000...

Legislation Will Help Small Businesses Grow

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced the passage of significant legislation which will help researchers in State-funded laboratories commercialize their innovations and assist small businesses to grow in Central New York. “Central New...

Magnarelli’s “Shaken Baby” Legislation Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that the Assembly passed another key piece of legislation he authored to further educate parents about Shaken Baby Syndrome (A.316-B). “Education is key in preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome,” Assemblyman...

Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli's Speech at the NYSTAR Conference

Assemblyman Magnarelli Announces N.Y. Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Now Accepting Applications for Four $1500 Scholarships

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications from throughout New York for four $1500 scholarships to be awarded in June at their annual Conference Weekend....

Magnarelli Elected to the Presidency of the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators

Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) was chosen by the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators to serve as President of their organization for a two year term. Magnarelli previously served on the Executive Committee of this...

Education Budget Comes Through for Central New York

The Assembly has provided a final state budget that makes an historic investment in New York’s education system, providing an unprecedented increase to help students succeed in an ever-changing global economy. This budget continues our effort to help...

Magnarelli to Chair the Legislative Commission on Science & Technology

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced today that he has been appointed the Chair of the Legislative Commission on Science and Technology. The Legislative Commission on Science and Technology was created in 1979 in response to the increasing...