NEWS 10: RALLY HELD IN ALBANY FOR ‘NY JOBS FOR HEROES’ PROGRAM

Albany, N.Y.—Senator Greg Ball hosted an Albany “Jobs for Heroes” Lobby Day the Capitol, to lobby for the passage of the “NY Jobs for Heroes” program.

The senator said he would like to see a 5 percent state contract for service-connected small businesses owned by disabled veterans come into effect. Governor Cuomo’s State of the City address supported the contract.

Lobby day was organized to encourage that the governor includes the “NY Jobs for Heroes” program in his 30 day amendment budget, said Senator Greg Ball.

Other states and the federal government have already successfully implemented this program.

“No games. No gimmicks. Let’s honor our commitment and work together to give our heroes the hand up they so rightfully earned.” says Senator Ball. (ARTICLE)

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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