CHAIRMAN BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON MTA TRAIN DERAILMENT

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/1/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, issued the following statement regarding the Metro-North train derailment.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and families of this mornings train derailment. I ask everyone to keep the victims and families in mind throughout the holiday season. I would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all the first responders and volunteers who swiftly responded to the call. As the details still come in, we will watch very closely to inspect and digest the cause to prevent future incidents. I urge all those that commute using Metro-North to monitor the MTA website for updates on future travel,” said Senator Greg Ball.

For more information contact jbachmei@nysenate.gov or (845) 531-9796.

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About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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