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STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN ON GOVERNOR’S PROPOSAL TO ALLOW WINE SALES IN GROCERY STORES

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd Senate District) today issued the following statement in response to Governor David Paterson’s proposal to allow the sale of wine in grocery stores across the State of New York:“Governor Paterson is again proposing to allow the sale of wine in grocery stores across New York State.

February 1, 2010
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The Federal Government To Restore Drug Prevention Funding

I am very concerned to learn that the federal government has decided to cut a total of $18 million in federal aid aimed at creating safe, drug-free schools across New York State.

February 1, 2010
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February 1, 2010
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President Obama's Press Relase on S.2949 the "Emergency Aid to American Survivors of the Haiti Act of 2010"

The White HouseOffice of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseJanuary 27, 2010Statement by the Press Secretary on S.2949

On Wednesday, January 27, 2010, the President signed into law:S. 2949, the “Emergency Aid to American Survivors of the Haiti Earthquake Act of 2010,” which increases, from $1 million to $25 million, the cap for fiscal year 2010 on the amount that the Department of Health and Human Services may spend for the provision of assistance to repatriated U.S. citizens; increases, by $65 million, the 2010 funding for the Medicaid Qualified Individual program; and reduces the Medicaid Improvement Fund by $90 million.White House Press Release on S2949S2949 on Thomas.gov

February 1, 2010
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Senate Plan would improve business climate and create new jobs


I want to take this opportunity to share with you a plan that my colleagues in the Senate Minority and I are supporting in the Senate that is designed to improve New York's business climate, reduce taxes, and create thousands of new jobs for workers across the State.

February 1, 2010
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Four Island Pols Keep an Eye on Brooklyn

Staten Island Advance4 Island pols keep an eye on B'klyn By Judy L. Randall

It's a daily juggling act that can prove daunting -- especially on days when your presence is expected at two must-go-to parades held at the exact same time miles away and a bridge apart.

That bridge would be the Verrazano-Narrows, which adds to the logistical challenges facing the four Staten Island elected officials whose bi-borough districts include portions of Brooklyn.

January 31, 2010
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Pols pressuring B’klyn Hts Montessori to keep its Little Room open

A group of Brooklyn-based elected officials are trying to use their political clout to stop a prominent preschool for special needs children from closing.

State Sen. Daniel Squadron, Assemblywoman Joan Millman and Councilmembers Steve Levin and Brad Lander fired off a letter yesterday to the head of the Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, asking the school’s board to reconsider its decision to close the Little Room preschool beginning in August.

January 30, 2010
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Violence Against Nurses

News FromNew York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: January 30, 2010

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us| (518) 455-3531

SENATE PASSES BILL TO INCREASE PROTECTION FOR NURSES

Legislation Raises Assault Penalty to Class C or D

January 30, 2010
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January 29, 2010
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Haiti Relief Benefit at The Bell House

This Wednesday, it was my pleasure to participate in a benefit concert for Haiti relief efforts at the Bell House in Brooklyn. 

The event raised funds for two amazing organizations, Save the Children and Partners in Health that have been providing direct medical care, as well as assisting the most vulnerable victims of this disaster, the children. 

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January 29, 2010
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