Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR GOLDEN SENDS SECOND LETTER TO MTA REGARDING PLANNED SERVICE CUTS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today has issued a second letter to Chairman Jay Walder of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, urging salvation of services in his district currently planned for elimination.

The letter is attached.

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March 15, 2010

Chairman Jay Walder

Metropolitan Transit Authority

347 Madison Avenue

New York, New York 10017

Dear Chairman Walder,

March 15, 2010
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STORM ASSISTANCE INFORMATION

If your road is blocked by a downed tree, or if you have a downed power line or power outage following this weekend's severe storm, here’s where you can call to get assistance: 

March 15, 2010
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Sen. Aubertine Meets with Quebec Vice Premier and Minister for Natural Resources

ALBANY (March 15, 2010)--Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine, vice chair and ranking majority member of the Senate Energy & Telecommunications Committee, organized a meeting with Nathalie Normandeau, Quebec's Vice Premier and Minister for Natural Resources.

March 15, 2010
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State Senator Assails Prospect of Penny-Per-Ounce Tax on Soda

By Judy L. RandallMarch 13, 2010, 12:04AMSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The proposed state tax on soda is nothing but a sweet cheat, a member of Staten Island’s Albany delegation railed yesterday."It’s up to parents to determine what their kids put in their mouths," said state Sen. Diane Savino (D-North Shore/Brooklyn), contending the penny-per-ounce levy would hurt working families.She also said there was no guarantee the revenue would be dedicated to efforts to curb childhood obesity."What are they calling it today?" Ms.

March 15, 2010
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March 15, 2010
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State Parks Rally at Wilson Tuscarora State Park

On Saturday, March 13, Senator Maziarz attended a rally at the park with community members, park advocates and local elected leaders to show Governor Paterson that this vital economic and tourist destination cannot remain on the state's closure list.

March 15, 2010
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North Tonawanda Football Ring Ceremony

I was a guest speaker at the North Tonawanda Football ring ceremony, celebrating the State Championship Title for North Tonawanda.

March 15, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN HONORS LOCAL WOMEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

State Senator Marty Golden last week honored six women from the community for their outstanding service at a community celebration.The honorees included Patricia Carlucci of St.

March 15, 2010
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Books at the Bin in Brighton

Pictured with Senator Robach is Bradd Quinn, author of "Under" and Jeff Leonard of American Packaging Corporation, a sponsor of Books at the Bin. Books at the Bin takes place at the Bagel Bin in Brighton.

"Under" by RIT graduate Bradd Quinn is described as a fictional "adult horror tale depicting a series of murders in a small town in upstate New York".

For more information on Quinn, visit his fan page on Facebook: "Under by Bradd Quinn". His book is available on Amazon.com.

March 15, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN MEETS WITH ARCHBISHOP DOLAN IN ALBANY

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) this week met with New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan in Albany as part of public policy day sponsored by the New York State Catholic Conference.This year’s event was the first attended by Archbishop Dolan.  The discussion focused around the future of Catholic schools.(Photo attached).

March 15, 2010
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Newstead Installation Dinner

Saturday, March 13, 2010 - Senator Ranzenhofer honors Richard M. Litfin for 55 years of outstanding service with the Akron Fire Company at the Newstead Fire Department Installation Dinner.

March 12, 2010
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Senator Savino Says "No" to Regressive Beverage Tax

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – State Sen. Diane J. Savino (D-Staten Island) today led a rally against Governor Paterson’s proposed tax on soft drinks and other beverages. The Senator was joined by key members of the Staten Island delegation, including: Sen. Andrew Lanza, Lou Tobacco and Matthew Titone.

“Looking at ways to curb spending, by increasing the spending of working families in order to fill their hunger for revenue.

March 12, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up March 11, 2010: Senate Bills Protect Disabled, Provide Cost Savings For Libraries

The New York State Senate passed legislation this week which protects New York’s disabled community, grows our state’s agriculture industries and markets, protects consumers from telemarketing frauds, and provides for new cost-saving measures for libraries, among other initiatives.

March 12, 2010
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Royhart Varsity Banquet

Senator Maziarz takes a few moments at the Royhart Varsity Banquet to meet with Elliot Spitzer.  

March 11, 2010
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March 11, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio discusses support for New York's apple growers with Apple Association members

As part of his efforts to ensure that New York’s apple growers remain a vital part of our State economy, Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of the New York State Apple Association to discuss measures for supporting this valued part of Upstate’s agricultural industry.

March 11, 2010
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