Statement By Senator Marty Golden, Former Nypd Officer And Advocate For The Death Penalty For Cop Killers, On Guilty Verdict In Killing Of Nypd Detective Dillon Stewart

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today issued the following statement:"The jury's guilty verdict, and life sentencing, of Alan Cameron, who shot and killed Police Officer Dillon Stewart in cold blood, was the right decision. Justice has been served and a strong message was sent that New Yorkers will not tolerate such crimes against law enforcment officers.


A Racist Incident Rocks Teachers College

A day after a noose was found hanging on the doorknob of Professor Madonna Constantine’s office, the Teachers College community rallied to her support in decrying the incident as intolerable.


Testimony Of State Senator Thomas K. Duane Before The New York City Council Housing And Building Committee Hearing On Int. 340

Introduction No. 340 is especially critical because in recent years, there has been a rising number of building owners falsely claiming to be demolishing their buildings so that they may evict rent-stabilized tenants. The Rent Stabilization Law allows an owner who "intends in good faith to demolish the building" to evict rent-stabilized tenants, but many owners who have filed demolition applications are operating in bad faith.


Cigarette Trafficking: The New Cash Cow for Al Qaeda

New York tax law requires a sales and excise tax to be imposed on each pack of cigarettes sold by a licensed retailer. Native American reservations throughout the State of New York have argued their sovereignty gives them the authorization to sell tax-free cigarettes to both tribal and non-tribal members.

However, in 1994 the United States Supreme Court ruled (Attea v. New York State) that New York was within its constitutional right to tax all cigarette sales to non tribal members. Seems like common sense, right?


October 2007 Community Bulletin

Question: What Does The MTA Do With A Billion Dollar Surplus? Answer: Raise Fares Again.

Long Island’s New York State Senate Majority Delegation today urged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ("MTA") to withdraw its plan to raise fares and tolls in 2008, 2010 and every two years thereafter.

"The bottom line is the MTA has once again turned its back on its fundamental responsibility of providing safe, convenient, and user friendly service and decided instead to line their pockets with the hard earned cash of middle class commuters.


Get Back To Work!

New York — New York State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith will be joined by advocacy groups in announcing a 'Get Back to Work' campaign calling on legislative leaders and the Governor to put aside their political differences and get back to work on important legislation pending in Albany.


Seward Poll: No Drivers’ Licenses For Illegals

    Senator James L. Seward's on-line poll shows overwhelming opposition to Governor Spitzer's plan to issue drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants, Seward said today.       Seward asked residents of his district to register their views in an on-line poll at his web site -- The question was "Do you support the governor's proposal to issue drivers' licenses to illegal aliens?"


State Lawmakers And Youth Advocates To Propose Teen Health Agenda To Save Lives Of New York Youth

Wednesday, October 10, 20074:00 p.m.LIU Downtown Brooklyn Campus*Campus Courtyard(between the Cyber Cafe and the Library Learning Center underpass)Enter at DeKalb Avenue and Hudson Avenue* LIU Downtown Brooklyn Campus is accessible by the 4/5 or 2/3 trains to Nevins Street, the B, M, Q or R

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