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Vincent Ignizio

Vincent M. Ignizio is a member of the New York City Council representing Staten Island's 51st District. Before being elected to the City Council, he was a member of the New York State Assembly.
His City Council District consists of neighborhoods found on the South Shore of Staten Island, including Annadale, Arden Heights, Bay Terrace, Charleston, Eltingville, Great Kills, Huguenot, New Dorp, New Springville, Oakwood, Pleasant Plains, Prince's Bay, Richmond Valley, Richmondtown, Rossville, Tottenville and Woodrow.
Prior to his election to the New York State Assembly in 2004, Ignizio served as the Chief of Staff to former Staten Island City Councilmember Stephen Fiala, and then as the Chief of Staff of City Councilmember ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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City Council approves law to grant ID cards to undocumented immigrants
2014-06-27
“There are legitimate security concerns that have not been adequately addressed,” said Minority Leader Vincent Ignizio (R-Staten Island), who voted no. “There are ways we can tighten it up, and there are ways we should tighten it up.” Others feared the ...
(New York Daily News)
  1. NYC council approves ID program for immigrants who entered illegally
  2. New York City ID card plan passes in council vote
  3. New York City Council approves municipal ID plan

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Councilman sees 'red flags' in municipal ID requirements
2014-06-24
The lack of detail in the legislation is troubling, said Republican Councilman Vincent Ignizio of Staten Island on Tuesday. “I have legitimate security concerns based on the vague language about proof of residency and identification requirements ...
(Capital New York)
  1. Poll: Should the city give municipal ID cards to immigrants living here illegally?

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Mayor, City Council agree on $75B budget plan
2014-06-20
Staten Island's Republican delegation, including City Council Minority Leader Vincent Ignizio (R-South Shore) and Councilman Steven Matteo (R-Mid-Island), said in a statement that they were "extremely troubled" over the decision not to hire more officers.
(SILive.com)
  1. City officials reach a deal on $75B budget
  2. Bill de Blasio and City Council Share the Love With Budget Deal
  3. Mayor Bill De Blasio, City Council Agree On $75 Billion Budget Plan

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Elected officials herald tax relief for Hurricane Sandy victims on Staten Island
2014-05-29
It amounts to an average of $1,100 savings per homeowner, City Councilman Vincent Ignizio, who has been pushing the issue for months, said. It will apply to 1,684 buildings. "The Sandy tax is no more today," he said. The change will be in effect in ...
(SILive.com)
  1. Council Passes Tax Abatement Bill For Property Owners Impacted By ...
  2. Sandy property tax abatement gets OK from state legislature
  3. Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill to Provide $4M Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy Victims

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Grimm attacks Sandy efforts
2014-04-18
Republican councilmen Vincent Ignizio and Steve Matteo also skipped the announcement, which was attended by Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, also a Republican. The councilmembers released a statement thanking de Blasio for "finally" ...
(Capital New York)
  1. Mayor de Blasio pledges overhaul to Sandy-recovery effort
  2. De Blasio Promises 500 Sandy Reimbursement Checks By Summer's End
  3. Michael Grimm Missing From Another Bill de Blasio Sandy Event

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Staten Island vets back Schumer's bid for parade in Lower Manhattan for ...
2014-04-16
Schumer was joined by Borough President James Oddo, Councilman Vincent Ignizio (R-South Shore) -- who first called for a parade for veterans of the war in Iraq in 2011 when the conflict there was officially declared at end for U.S. forces -- and ...
(SILive.com)
  1. Schumer Takes Pitch for Parade for Iraq, Afghanistan Vets to SI

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Sanitary sewers on way for 600 South Shore homeowners, part of ...
2014-04-14
The Bluebelt system "is a great success -- it's cheaper, more efficient, protects nature, and is a great fit for Staten Island," said Council Minority Leader Vincent Ignizio, who accompanied Ms. Lloyd on Monday. "It continues to be a smart investment ...
(SILive.com)
  1. South Shore Homes Will Soon Join Bluebelt Drainage Loop

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City could be getting restaurant Inspector Gadgets
2014-04-09
Councilman Vincent Ignizio, R-SI, has drafted a bill calling for a one-year pilot program requiring 10% of inspections to include video footage that could be used as evidence in a dispute over potential violations. The proposal comes on the heels of ...
(Crain's New York Business)
  1. City Inspectors Could Soon Be Armed With Google Glass
  2. Sanitation violations would require photo proof under bill
  3. NYC eyes Google Glass for restaurant inspections

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Republicans adjust to de Blasio's New York
2014-03-31
“We are ready to strike the right chord in volume and on the issues that matter without being 'the boy who cried wolf' or without being acrimonious,” added Minority Leader Vincent Ignizio (R-Staten Island). The opposition gained a beachhead two weeks ...
(New York Daily News (blog))

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