Grisanti Names Jason Jaskula “Veteran Of The Month”

Grisanti Names Jason Jaskula “Veteran Of The Month”

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti recently named Jason Jaskula as the eighth recipient of his “Veteran of the Month” recognition program.

A resident of the Town of Hamburg who served in the Army with the 165th MP Company and later with Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Knox, Jaskula is the eighth recipient of a monthly honor presented by Senator Grisanti thanks to an application and nomination process coordinated by staff members who work in Grisanti’s veterans liaison office.

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Senator Grisanti Names Joseph Ruszala ‘Veterans Hall of Fame’ 2014 Inductee

Senator Grisanti Names Joseph Ruszala ‘Veterans Hall of Fame’ 2014 Inductee

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti (R, I-60) today announced that Joseph Ruszala of Hamburg was honored in Albany  this week, as part of a ceremony that recognizes military veterans of New York being named to this year’s class of the New York State Senate’s Veterans Hall Of Fame.

“I am thrilled to honor Joe based on his dedication and hard work in our community,” said Senator Grisanti.”Joe is a role model and I am proud to nominate him for this honor because of the many contributions have made …

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Grisanti Names Tonawanda Resident Joseph Chudoba ‘Veteran Of The Month’

Grisanti Names Tonawanda Resident Joseph Chudoba ‘Veteran Of The Month’

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti recently announced Joseph Gregory Chudoba as the fourth recipient of his “Veteran of the Month” recognition program.

Airman First Class Chudoba, a resident of Tonawanda, is the fourth recipient of a monthly honor presented by Senator Grisanti following an application and nomination process coordinated by staff members in Grisanti’s veterans liaison office.

“I am pleased to recognize Joseph be presenting him with this honor,” said Senator Grisanti, who is a member of the New York State Senate’s Veterans, Homeland Security and …

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Stop the Spending in Government

Cutting down on pork & perks in Albany is essential in these difficult economic times. One area this is especially prevalent in is with political mailings and per Diem’s. According to WGRZ Channel 2 news,  from 2007 to 2009 state lawmakers from Western New York alone spent nearly $2 million of your money on campaign mailers. Some lawmakers used these to tell their constituents about new legislation. Others sent them as invitations to their free cook-outs, or to offer Halloween safety tips. But most were …

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Accountability

Creating a public service commission that would be more accountable for energy affairs, in the Western New York area. By eliminating roughly 150 public authorities, combining others, and focusing on creating financial transparency, we can and must fight back.

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Veterans Affairs

As a member of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committees, one of Senator Grisanti’s top priorities in Albany is to make sure those who have served our country are given the respect they deserve. Whether it’s helping disabled veterans receive the benefits they are entitled to, offering tax incentives to businesses that hire those who have served, or working to prohibit protesting military funerals, Senator Grisanti is dedicated to helping those who have sacrificed so much to protect our country and New York State.

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Fiscal Responsibility

Bringing fiscal responsibility back to our state government is crucial. The Economic problems that we are experiencing here in the Buffalo/Niagara Falls region are second to none in the state. With an all time low in the economy, and with an all time high in state spending in Albany, the 60th District seems to have been no less than financially abandoned. With a few changes we can reverse this gross overspending, and bring money back to our area once again. Concentrate more on our local …

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Protecting our Pets

Senator Grisanti is a proponent of stricter punishments for Pet Abuse. He has urged his colleagues in both the Senate and Assembly to quickly pass legislation introduced in the spring that would create a State registry of criminals convicted of abusing animals and prevent them from owning another animal again.  Sen. Grisanti’s bill (S-6875A) creates an easily accessible statewide data base of anyone who has been found guilty of abusing an animal and makes ownership of another animal impossible as all pet shops or outlets would …

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Education

Sen. Grisanti is a proponent of Charter Schools. Charter schools encourage competition within the educational system and as such, have notably higher graduation rates. Sen. Grisanti believes that each child and parent should have a choice, and the opportunity to direct their own future.  We need to give a choice back to children and their families.

Support UB 2020 program, a plan and a bill in the New York State Senate that has aimed to modernize and expand the University at Buffalo. While it will create …

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Environment & Energy

Support legislation on comprehensive energy program, and pool the power to give an economic boost to businesses, as well as investing in solar/wind power and home retrofitting. Invest in Information Technology. Create  jobs and tourism by developing a year-round theme park on the waterfront.

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