Carlucci: Bipartisan Senate Task Force On Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Bipartisan Senate Task Force on Hurricane Sandy


Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) announced on Tuesday the creation of a Bipartisan Senate Task Force on Hurricane Sandy Recovery, a newly established panel of both Democrats and Republicans from New York’s hardest-hit areas.  Senator Carlucci will be among a handful of legislators that will play a critical role in the rebuilding and planning of New York in the weeks and months ahead.

Each Task Force member is uniquely qualified to pinpoint those neighborhoods and businesses that are most in need of storm recovery assistance. As federal and state recovery dollars begin to materialize, Senator Carlucci will play a pivotal role in developing short and long-term plans that will help Hudson Valley communities get back on their feet. 

Senator Carlucci will also tour those communities hardest hit by the storm and hold hearings in both affected areas across the New York metropolitan region.  The Task Force is responsible for identifying areas most in need of recovery assistance, reviewing rebuilding and storm planning policies that will remove roadblocks and ensure better storm-preparedness, and develop legislative solutions to the forthcoming recommendations made by the NYS 2100 Commission, the NYS Respond Commission, and the NYS Ready Commission established by Governor Cuomo.

“The creation of a Senate Bipartisan Task Force in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is an important step forward in helping to rebuild the lives of all New Yorkers affected by the storm," said Senator Carlucci.  "It is critical that my Senate colleagues and I hear directly from residents who were impacted throughout the Hudson Valley.  By putting the politics aside and through our Senate hearings, we will be able to determine how we can provide the right tools and resources to rebuild a stronger New York.”

Ten members will comprise of the Task Force, including New York State Senators Dean G. Skelos (R-Nassau), Sen. Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Sen. Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island), Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Queens), Sen. Martin Golden (R-Brooklyn), Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr (D-Queens)., Sen. Jack Martins (R-Nassau), Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island), Sen. Charles Fuschillo (R-Nassau), and others.

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Mad Dog December 11, 2012 at 02:38 PM
David Carlucci is the poster boy for smarmy, appearance is everything, substance means nothing politician. Put this blow-hole near a camera with Sen. Chucky Schumer and lets see who runs over each other to get in front of the camera. Do politicians like Mr. Carlucci realize just how transparent and phony they are? Yeah, go create another task force that will accomplish nothing. The people of the hudson valley, long island and NYC need to realize why it took so long for the utility companies to fix the damage. The work force at the utility companies have been slashed over the years because we all want the lowest electric and gas rates possible. The utility comapnies realize that. As publicly traded companies they are trying to return value to thier stock investors. The only way to do that is to have the smallest, leanest work force possible. So when you have a natural disaster this is what happpens.
Watchdog December 11, 2012 at 02:59 PM
He authors his own articles and talks about himself, adding photos taken by none other than David Carlucci.
Defender December 11, 2012 at 04:54 PM
It's a good thing we have Dave Carlucci and all of his wealth of life experience to throw at this disaster. I mean, he has so much real-world knowledge, since he spent so much time after college actually working or serving the community - oh wait, he graduated and immediately began campaigning for the grossly overpaid town clerk position so he could get a nice $100k plus salary with no experience whatsoever, then upgraded himself to senate over a bloated mess of a Republican candidate in Vanderhoef. Carlucci is at most qualified to help clear debris from lawns, but I'm not even sure he knows how to operate any actual equipment associated with this task since he's lived with his parents most of his "adult" life.
Watchdog December 11, 2012 at 05:25 PM
You can thank Vinny Reda for the elevation of Kid Carlucci. He chose Vanderhoef, a hopeless mess, over Ed Day.


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