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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ADVANCES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT NEW YORKERS AND THEIR CHILDREN FROM SEX OFFENDERS

ALBANY– State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the New York State Senate has passed two pieces of legislation that he sponsored that would help protect New York residents from convicted sex offenders.

Senate Bill S 5000A amends the Correction Law to require the Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), upon notification that a sex offender who has been released or discharged from a correctional facility, hospital, or local correctional facility or placed on probation, to confirm that the sex offender's proposed residence is not within an area considered to be school grounds or a playground. (A. 7409, Assemblymember Braunstein).

June 15, 2015
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Senators Sanders Interviews Karim Camara on "Legislative Report"

State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) interviewed Deputy Commissioner Karim Camara of the New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal on "Legislative Report," a senate broadcast program, on June 10th in Albany. Camara had been a member of the State Assembly, representing the 43rd District in Brooklyn for ten years, before heading to the DHCR and focusing on faith-based initiatives as part of the newly created Office of Faith-Based Community Development Services. Senator Sanders called Camara "the rising star of Albany," and asked him about his plans to help religious leaders, and to discuss the most common mistakes faith-based leaders make when dealing with state government.

June 15, 2015
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JOIN THE FIGHT! STOP OVER-TESTING OUR KIDS!

Our schools are supposed to be places where our children can learn and grow – not places where standardized tests dominate everyone’s time, attention and resources. As many parents and teachers know, the over-testing of children in our schools has become a major problem in our community and across the State. But what many people don’t know, is that the Federal government is to blame for 17 of the 19 standardized tests that children in New York currently face.  That’s right… 17 of the 19 tests our children face are mandated by Federal government officials in Washington D.C. 

June 15, 2015
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ADDABBO LEGISLATION TO MAKE QUEENS BOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND OTHER LIBRARY SYSTEMS ELIGIBLE FOR EFFICIENCY GRANTS APPROVED BY STATE SENATE

Queens, NY (June 15, 2015): Under legislation (S.3209) recently approved by the State Senate and sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., the Queens Borough Public Library and other public library systems throughout New York State would become eligible to participate in the state’s Local Government Efficiency (LGE) Grants program – an initiative that encourages local governments and other entities to explore cooperative projects aimed at improving services and achieving government savings. 

June 15, 2015
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