Republican Conference Leader
In November 2010, Senator Skelos was re-elected to his fourteenth term in the New York State Senate. He now serves as the chamber’s Majority Leader, making him the highest-ranking Republican official in State government. He has been an outspoken voice for lower taxes, less government spending and a renewed emphasis on private sector job creation… >>
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for Legislative Operations
In 2011, Senator Libous was named the Deputy Majority Leader for the New York State Senate. His top priorities are: fighting for stronger ethical standards in state government, for fairness for Upstate New York, honesty in government and cutting spending. Senator Libous is also the Executive Director of the NYS Senate Republican Campaign Committee… >>
Chair of the Senate Finance Committee
Senator DeFrancisco was first elected to the New York State Senate in 1992 and was reelected by substantial margins in each of his following races. Senator DeFrancisco has worked with his Senate Republican colleagues on legislation to help reduce crime, reform welfare, make government more transparent, and to hold the line on state spending… >>
Vice President of the Republican Conference
Senator Maziarz proudly represents the 62nd District in the New York State Senate, which encompasses all of Niagara County outside the City of Niagara Falls, all of Orleans County, and the western portion of Monroe County. Since 1995, the voters of his district have consistently returned him to office for his tireless work ethic on behalf of the public good… >>
Chair,Republican Conference Program Development Committee
In his first run for State office, Senator Farley soundly defeated an incumbent in the race for State Senate in 1976, and was reelected in 1978 with twice the plurality of his first Senate election. Reelected each two years since then, he continues to win with overwhelming margins. Senator Farley has consistently earned among the highest vote pluralities in the State… >>
Chair of the Majority Conference,Senate Republican Conference
Senator LaValle was first elected to the New York State Senate in 1976 and was appointed Chairman of the Senate Committee on Higher Education in 1979. Senator LaValle has helped shape higher education policy in New York State for more than 30 years where his work with education leaders at the State University of New York, City University of New York and independent colleges has earned him the respect of the academic community… >>
Assistant Republican Conference Leader on Conference Operations
Senator Seward was elected to the state senate in 1986 and was appointed chairman of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, where he developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and effective spokesman for the senate majority on statewide energy issues… >>
Assistant Republican Conference Leader for House Operations
Senator Hannon succeeded John Dunne as Senator for the 6th District in 1989. He is currently Assistant Majority Leader for House Operations. He served as the Chairman for the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Health from 1995 – 2008, the ranking Member of this committee from 2009 -2010, and currently serves as the Chairman of the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Health once again. His other Senate Committee Assignments include Finance, Mental Health, Civic Service and Pensions, and Rules… >>
Republican Conference Whip
Senator Larkin is in his 32nd year in the New York State Legislature, having served in the Assembly from 1979-1990. He was first elected to the New York State Senate in November 1990, defeating the incumbent by a wide margin. In 2011, Senator Larkin was appointed to the Senate leadership position of Majority Whip for the Senate Majority Conference… >>
Vice Chairman, Senate Republican Conference
Senator Nozzolio currently serves as the Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee. He is also a member of both the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Rules Committee, which have jurisdiction over the State budget and all legislation before the State Senate. Prior to his election to the New York State Senate, Senator Nozzolio served for 10 years in the New York State Assembly representing Cayuga, Seneca and Wayne Counties… >>
Secretary of the Senate Republican Conference
Senator Fuschillo, Jr. has earned the reputation of a highly effective and well-regarded public servant by demonstrating a strong commitment to the residents of his district, working in a bipartisan fashion to obtain results for his constituents, and authoring some of the most historic state laws in recent memory.
Chairman, Republican Conference Steering Committee
Senator Golden was elected to represent Brooklyn’s 22nd Senate District in 2002. Senator Marty Golden has established himself as one of the most influential lawmakers in the City and State of New York. Senator Golden has authored over 75 laws most notably in the areas of public safety, tax cuts, economic development, and senior citizen issues.
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for State/Federal Relations
In 2011, Senator Bonacic was named Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He is responsible for oversight of the Governor’s Judicial Nominations, as well as all proposed Constitutional Amendments, as well as matters relating to the practice of law in New York State. He is also Chairman of the Senate Committee on Racing, Wagering and Gaming. That Committee has oversight of the State’s horse racing industry, as well as casino gaming in New York State.
Carl L. Marcellino
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for Government Oversight and Accountability
Assistant Senate Republican Conference Whip
Senator Little is serving her fourth term representing the residents of the 45th Senate District. As the Ranking Member of the Local Government Committee, Senator Little acknowledging the financial difficulties confronting many local governments throughout New York, and continues to be a leading proponent of a more cooperative approach between state government and local governments to ensure public services are delivered affordably and effectively.
Deputy Republican Conference Whip of the Senate
Senator Joseph Robach is the New York State Senate representative for the 56th Senatorial District which encompasses the Towns of Greece, Brighton, Parma and most of the City of Rochester. Before his election to the Senate, Robach served as an Assemblyman for 11 years filling the seat vacated by the unfortunate passing of his father, Roger Robach.
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for Intergovernmental Affairs
Senator Young was elected to the Senate in 2005 and Chairs the Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development, which works to develop legislation to help revitalize communities; assist families in buying and preserving their homes; and create safe, affordable rental housing. She also Chairs the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources that is dedicated to creating policies that will boost economic revitalization and strengthen rural communities throughout Upstate.
John J. Flanagan
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for Policy
Liaison to the Executive Branch
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for Senate/Assembly Relations
Patrick M. Gallivan
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for Economic Development
April 12,2013 Long Island Business Journal For the third straight year, New York has an on-time budget, … [Read More...]
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For the second consecutive year, the New York State Senate has completed an early passage of the state budget. The 2012-13 state budget achieves the Senate Republicans’ goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs.