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A Special Report from the NYS Assembly Task Force on University-Industry Cooperation

Assembly Passes Magnarelli Legislation to Create Manufacturing Grants Program

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today announced the Assembly passage of legislation he authored to create a Manufacturing Competitive Grants Programs. The bill (A.10482) authorizes the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic...

Assemblyman Magnarelli Awards $8,250 to Syracuse Northeast Community Center

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (120th District) presented an $8,250 check to the Syracuse Northeast Community Center at the Center’s April board meeting. "The Northeast Community Center is a wonderful community resource," Magnarelli said. "In...

Magnarelli: Small Businesses Play Crucial Role in New York’s Economy

The Assembly passed a series of bills today to help small businesses grow and create jobs, Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) said. The legislation comes on the heels of the Assembly’s NY@Work job-creation plan, which was released earlier this month. "These...

Assemblyman Magnarelli Announces $5,000 for RLS Career Center

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse/Geddes/Van Buren) today announced that the RLS Career Center in Syracuse will receive $5,000 for new computer equipment. "The RLS Career Center is a wonderful community resource," Magnarelli said. ...

Assemblyman Magnarelli Holds Roundtable on the Centers of Excellence

Assemblyman Magnarelli Announces $5,000 for RLS Career Center

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse/Geddes/Van Buren) today announced that the RLS Career Center in Syracuse will receive $5,000 for new computer equipment. "The RLS Career Center is a wonderful community resource," Magnarelli said. "In...

Assembly's Budget Reforms Will Open Budget-Making Process, Promote Accountability

Assemblyman Magnarelli Announces $50,000 for Solvay Veterans Memorial

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse/Geddes/Van Buren) today announced that the Village of Solvay will receive $50,000 for renovations and repairs to the Veterans Memorial at Woods Road Park. "By taking care of the veterans memorial, we pay...

Magnarelli: Parking Authority Legislation Becomes Law

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today announced a bill he authored became law, creating an authority to help build two parking garages in downtown Syracuse needed to accommodate expanding businesses and protect 1,500 jobs at Excellus and Hartford...

Magnarelli’s Syracuse University Peace Officers Bill Becomes Law

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today announced that legislation he authored designating Syracuse University security officers as peace officers was signed into law (Ch. 654 of 2003). “There’s no reason why officers at Syracuse University...

Magnarelli: Students Will Continue to Benefit from After School Programs

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced that the Assembly successfully restored $30.2 million in funding for the Extended Day/School Violence Prevention Program. “Students need a safe place to go after school,” Magnarelli said. “This program...

Assemblyman Magnarelli Expects $2.6 Million in Medicaid Relief for Onondaga County

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) today announced that the Assembly passed legislation to relieve counties across New York of $172 million in previously owed Medicaid debt. For Onondaga County, the Medicaid relief means a savings of $2.6 million....

Magnarelli: Governor’s Veto Impedes Help for Disoriented Adults

Assemblyman Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) is disappointed that the governor has vetoed legislation that would have added disoriented adults to the Amber Alert system (A.3507-A). “The Amber Alert system has been incredibly successful in helping safely...

Senate Finally Passes Assembly’s Brownfield Bill

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced today that the state Senate has finally passed Assembly legislation agreed to at the end of the last session to clean up contaminated sites known as brownfields. The bill – endorsed by the Assembly, Senate...

Magnarelli to SUNY Board: Follow CUNY’s Lead

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) strongly urged the SUNY Board of Trustees to reject Chancellor King’s proposed $950 tuition hike when they meet June 30, and to follow the lead of the City University of New York, which announced it was limiting...

Magnarelli Saves Hundreds of Local Jobs through Power for Jobs Program

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D–Syracuse) announced today that AT&T Corporation will receive 750 kilowatts in low-cost power under New York’s Power for Jobs program, saving 651 jobs. “High utility costs have led to the loss of many jobs in New York,...

Magnarelli’s Legislation Steers More Research Investments to New York Businesses

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) announced Assembly passage of a bill he sponsored that requires research institutions and companies receiving state funding to consider New York-based businesses first when purchasing goods or services (A.8408). “It’s...

Magnarelli: Strong University, Industry Ties Breed Strong Economy

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse), chair of the Assembly’s Task Force on University-Industry Cooperation, said today that economic success and job creation is readily at hand if New York’s industries and universities forge stronger bonds. “Here...

Magnarelli: Parking Authority Would Keep More Than 1,500 Jobs in Downtown Syracuse

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 Excellus...