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New York has gun deal: A.M. News Links

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, speaks during a news conference announcing an agreement with legislative leaders on New York's Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in the Red Room at the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in… View full story

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SENATOR BALL ON CUOMO’S GUN GRAB

| January 14, 2013

Albany, N.Y. – 1/14/2013 – “We needed solid provisions to keep the violently, mentally ill from harming our communities, our kids and our families. That didn’t happen tonight. While much in this bill, as far as stiffer penalties for real criminals and help on the mental health front is good, the last minute push, in […]

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BALL ANNOUNCES PISTOL PERMIT PROTECTION LEGISLATION INCLUDED IN COMPREHENSIVE GUN BILL

| January 14, 2013

Albany, N.Y. – 1/14/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C, I) announced that his proposed legislation to protect law-abiding pistol owners has been included in a comprehensive package being voted on tonight. The legislation was introduced by Ball after The Journal News Newspaper, a Gannett Company, recently posted a map on their website […]

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NYS Senator Kathleen Marchione comments on Governor Cuomo’s 2013 State of the State Address

| January 14, 2013

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2013 Contact: Joshua Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-2381, joshuakevfitz@yahoo.com (518) 542-2413 (cell)  NYS SENATOR KATHY MARCHIONE: MANY POSITIVE PROPOSALS IN GOVERNOR CUOMO’S 2013 STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS; SERIOUS CONCERNS OVER COSTLY NEW GUN CONTROL THAT COULD WEAKEN THE SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF LAW-ABIDING NEW YORKERS  Statement from New York State Senator Kathleen […]

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NYS Senator Kathleen Marchione & NYS Assemblyman Jim Tedisco call for "Elder Care Facility Sex Offender Law"

| January 14, 2013

For Immediate Release:   January 4, 2013 Contact: Adam D. Kramer, 518-441-5183 (Tedisco), adamdouglaskramer@gmail.com                 Joshua Fitzpatrick, 518-455-2381 (Marchione), joshuakevfitz@yahoo.com  MARCHIONE & TEDISCO CALL FOR “ELDER CARE FACILITY SEX OFFENDER” LAW TO PREVENT SEX OFFENDERS FROM WORKING IN ALL NY ELDER CARE FACILITIES Legislators seek to protect vulnerable seniors from being preyed upon by dangerous […]

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NY Senate leader says he expects gun control bill

| January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

NY Senate leader says he expects gun control bill ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A key New York Senate leader said he expects the state Legislature to vote Monday to enact what would be the nation's first gun control measure following last month's Connecticut school shooting. View full story

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Obama: Some Gun Control Measures ‘I Can Accomplish Through Executive Action’

| January 14, 2013

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ON THE MEDIA: NEWSPAPER PUBLISHES A MAP SHOWING WHERE GUN OWNERS LIVE

| January 14, 2013

Following the school massacre in nearby Connecticut, a New York state paper published a map showing the names and addresses of handgun permit owners in its readership area — all except for one county, where local officials have refused to provide the paper with the information. This decision violates explicit New York State law, but has a […]

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EXAMINER: GUN BURGLARY ATTEMPT TIED TO JOURNAL NEWS GUN OWNER MAP

| January 14, 2013

BY: DAVID CODREA Fears expressed about potential dangers of an anti-gun newspaper publishing detailed maps revealing who owns guns have evidently materialized, New York State Senator Greg Ball stated today in a press release. Ball “announced that a burglary has been reported on Davis Ave. in White Plains, New York that evidently ties into The Journal […]

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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: BALL BLAMES JOURNAL NEWS FOR WHITE PLAINS BREAK-IN

| January 14, 2013

by Jimmy Vielkind State Sen. Greg Ball says a Saturday burglary in White Plains — where the two men, now in custody, were trying to open a gun safe — was facilitated by the Journal News’ decision to publish a map showing pistol owners names and addresses. “The Journal News has placed the lives of these folks at risk by […]

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CBS NEWS NEW YORK: GUN PERMIT MAP TO BLAME FOR WHITE PLAINS BURGLARY?

| January 14, 2013

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A lawmaker has expressed concern that a burglary in White Plains might be tied to the gun permit map the Journal News recently showed the world. As WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported, the home on Davis Avenue was one of several red dots scattered across the neighborhood on the map the […]

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THE VERGE: NEW YORK SENATOR BLAMES NEWSPAPER’S GUN MAP FOR LOCAL BURGLARY

| January 14, 2013

By Amar Toor A Republican state senator from New York is blaming a controversial handgun map for the recent burglary of a gun owner’s residence in White Plains. According to Newsday, at least two burglars broke into the home on Saturday evening, as part of an effort to rob the owner’s gun safe. Local police say the were unable to […]

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WASHINGTON POST: JOURNAL NEWS MAPS: N.Y. SENATOR RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT BURGLARY

| January 14, 2013

Posted by Erik Wemple Just when it appeared that the furor over the Journal News’s map of gun-permit holders might just recede a tad, this happens: New York state Sen. Greg Ball, who has been decrying the Journal News for weeks, is alleging that a burglary in White Plains stemmed from the paper’s publication of the names and […]

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FOX 5: LAWMAKER: BREAK-IN TIED TO NEWSPAPER GUN MAP

| January 14, 2013

By LUKE FUNK NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) – A New York State Senator says that an attempted gun burglary has been tied to the Journal News’ map that lists names and addresses of residents with gun permits. The break-in occurred Saturday night and the target of the break-in was allegedly the homeowner’s gun safe.  The thieves […]

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Halfmoon District Office

Halfmoon District Office

| January 11, 2013

The Halfmoon District Office will be opening soon. Please be sure to check my website for further details.   Please do not hesitate to contact me and share your views and opinions.  My official Senate e-mail is marchione@nysenate.gov.  I look forward to serving you!   Sincerely, Kathleen A. MarchioneNew York State Senator, 43rd District   Related […]

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Legislative Report #1

| January 11, 2013

Legislative Report #1 for the 2013-14 session is now available (pdf). Be sure to contact your State Assemblyman, State Senator and Governor Cuomo’s office in opposition to any new gun control.

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Welcome to my official New York State Senate webpage!

Welcome to my official New York State Senate webpage!

| January 8, 2013

Welcome to my official New York State Senate webpage! Here you will find important contact information, legislation that I am sponsoring, videos, photos and links to our Legislative Sessions, along with helpful news regarding our state government.  As Session progresses, this website will continually be updated, so be sure and check back for new features […]

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