NYS Senator Chris Jacobs

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Matt Moran
August 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm
In March, cashless tolling went into affect on the North and South Grand Island Bridges. For those withous EZ pass the $1 fee did not change but what has changed is how they pay for it. Cashless Tolling Arrives To Grand Island There was the promise of receiving the charge in the mail and the option...
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Matt Moran
August 13, 2018 - 2:02 pm
New York State Senator Chris Jacobs was on the list of potential candidates that Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy released. Jacobs says he is honored to be considered but also says it is up to the party leaders on who will run in the election that is less than three months. "I love serving in...
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Matt Moran
July 03, 2018 - 1:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) -Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Senator Chris Jacobs announced a combined $800,000 of funding for a monument will honor African American veterans across all the military conflicts the U.S. has been a part of. Senator Jacobs says the message of the monument is clear. "...
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Tom Puckett
June 29, 2018 - 4:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Assemblyman Sean Ryan along with State Senator Chris Jacobs are calling on Governor Cuomo to sign a bill they sponsored that will allow the New York State Commissioner of Health to reschedule drugs consistent with Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approvals and changes made by...
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Matt Moran
May 29, 2018 - 5:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senators Patrick Gallivan and Chris Jacobs are calling on New York State Assembly to pass their co-sponsored bill that will make prosecuting child sex traffickers easier. Currently New York is one of only two states in America where force, fraud or coersion must be proved in...
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April 09, 2018 - 9:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Western New York Delegation to the State Senate will be committing $425,000 to Save The Michaels of The World, a local organization that has been fighting the battle against the opioid epidemic. Senators Chris Jacobs, Robert Ortt and Tim Kennedy made the announcement during...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former University at Buffalo Vice President Dennis Black faces jail time after admittingto embezzling more than $300,000. But he will still collect his pension. Black is in line for a pension of at least $187,000 a year. A felony conviction can't change that. New York State...
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