Improvements in store for Brooklyn Bridge ramp

By Gary BuisoFeature article in the Booklyn Heights Courier

By year’s end, roadway relief is in store for stressed-out travellers navigating across the Brooklyn Bridge, officials announced this week.

The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to help facilitate low-tech changes to the southbound FDR Drive onto the Brooklyn Bridge, a nettlesome intersection that has long befuddled backed-up commuters.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT WANTAGH LIBRARY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today announced that he will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program in Wantagh on Thursday, December 10th.

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Bills Currently in the Social Services Committee

Click Here to view a list of bills that are currently in the Senate Social Services Committee.

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Senator Joe Robach Addresses Governor Paterson’s Proposed Budget Cuts

In April, along strict party lines, my downstate Senate majority colleagues voted to pass a disastrous budget that raised taxes by more than $8 billion and increased spending by 9%, three times the rate of inflation.   I joined with other Upstate Senate members to adamantly oppose this horrific budget, warning that the level of spending was unprecedented, irresponsible and unsustainable.   As a result

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November 2009 Community Bulletin

Senator Adams Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the Rise of Liberty in Eastern Europe, and the American Troops Stationed Worldwide Defending Freedom

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NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS CELEBRATES THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL, REMEMBERS THE DAWN OF FREEDOM FOR EASTERN EUROPE, AND COMMENDS AMERICA’S HEROES STATIONED OVERSEAS IN DEFENSE OF LIBERTY WORLDWIDE.

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SENATOR DAVID VALESKY NAMED AIANYS LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR

The American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) has named Senator David Valesky as its “2009 Legislator of the Year.” The award recognizes outstanding contributions in advancing the legislative priorities of AIANYS. Senator Valesky is receiving the award for his sponsorship of the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, which was recently signed into law.

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Senator Eric Adams Celebrates 20th Anniversary of The Fall of The Berlin Wall

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS CELEBRATES THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL, REMEMBERS THE DAWN OF FREEDOM FOR EASTERN EUROPE, AND COMMENDS AMERICA’S HEROES STATIONED OVERSEAS IN DEFENSE OF LIBERTY WORLDWIDE. 

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Senate Approves Special Committee of Inquiry, First meeting Today at 5pm

(Albany, NY) – By unanimous vote, the Senate passed a resolution today approving the Special Committee of Inquiry, chaired by Senator Eric T. Schneiderman,  to investigate the conduct for which Senator Hiram Monserrate was convicted by the State Supreme Court of Queens County. The committee’s first official meeting will be held today at 5:00 PM in Capitol Room 124, open press. WHAT: First meeting of Special Committee of Inquiry WHERE:  Capitol, Room 124 WHEN: 5:00 PM 

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Squadron Details Plans For B’klyn Bridge Park

By Harold Egeln

Feature article in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS – Sitting down at the Eagle’s office within blocks of the growing Brooklyn Bridge Park, state Sen. Daniel Squadron stated in detail his vision of the park and, in doing so, hoped to dispel any misconceptions about his support.

 

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