New York State Senator Greg Ball

Hudson Valley News
7:37 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

State Senator Defends Tweet, Calls For Death Penalty for Cop Killers

Credit Courtesy of the Office of NYS Senator Greg Ball

Following the Boston Marathon bombings, a New York state Senator is renewing his call for the death penalty. He also says he’s not opposed to torture, under certain circumstances, and is standing by a tweet that made national headlines.

Following the capture of Boston Marathon bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Republican state Senator from the Hudson Valley Greg Ball tweeted Friday night, quote “So, scumbag #2 in custody. Who wouldn’t use torture on this punk to save more lives?”

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Hudson Valley News
10:04 am
Sat April 20, 2013

Forum in Putnam County Addresses School Safety

A New York State Senator from the Hudson Valley is holding a roundtable later this morning on school safety. He is hosting the forum with a county sheriff.

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Hudson Valley News
1:28 pm
Sun March 31, 2013

NYS Senator Praises Veterans' Cemetery Bill

Credit Courtesy of Greg Ball

A New York State Senator from the Hudson Valley says the 2013-2014 budget headed for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature, creates a first-of-its-kind program in the state.

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Hudson Valley News
7:18 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

NYS Senator Supports Public-Private Partnership for Tappan Zee Financing

Credit New York State Thruway Authority

A New York State Senator is urging his colleagues in the legislature to pass a bill that he says could help finance part of the construction of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge.

Republican Senator Greg Ball, knowing that more funding is needed to build a replacement Tappan Zee Bridge, says he wants legislators to pass a public-private partnership, or P3, bill.

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Hudson Valley News
12:44 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

NYS Senator Inducts Veterans Into His Hall of Fame

Credit Office of NYS Senator Greg Ball

A New York State Senator from the Hudson Valley will hold his second annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame tonight (Saturday). The event was originally scheduled back on November 1, but was moved because of Superstorm Sandy.

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Hudson Valley News
1:04 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

They Make a Plea for More Mandate Relief

NYS Senator Greg Ball (front left), Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (front right)
Credit Courtesy of Greg Ball

More than a dozen, local elected officials stood with New York State Senator Greg Ball Thursday, urging state lawmakers to pass a comprehensive mandate relief package. They say without mandate relief beyond what Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed in his 2013-2014 budget, municipalities, and school districts will go broke. They assembled at Yorktown Town Hall in Westchester. Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino was there.

And here’s Republican Senator from Putnam County Greg Ball.

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