SENATOR GOLDEN SPEAKS IN STRONG SUPPORT OF ATLANTIC YARDS PROJECT AT SENATE HEARING

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), strongly advocated for ending the government generated delays that have prevented the Atlantic Yards project from moving forward at a meeting of the New York Senate Committee on Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions held this past Friday.

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Coming Clean: Gov. Paterson and State Senate Raise Hopes of Ethics Reform in Albany

The Daily News

Could it be that corrupt, dysfunctional Albany is on the verge of cleaning up its act? There are signs that reform is making headway in a state government steeped in muck.

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Senator Adams' Newsletter June 1 - 14, 2009

CLICK BELOW for the latest Newsletter from NYS Senator Eric Adams!  Click on the PDF!

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Sen. Schneiderman’s Statement On The Murder Of Dr. George Tiller

"The murder of Dr. George Tiller is an unconscionable tragedy. As one of the authors of the 1999 law that shields doctors, clinics and patients from violence and intimidation, and a former clinic escort, I am deeply concerned about the safety of reproductive health care providers and the women and families they serve. To honor Dr. Tiller, we have to do absolutely everything we can to protect people who work in family-planning clinics from this kind of heinous violence."

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Gay couples call on NY Senate to OK same-sex marriage

Newsday: Gay couples call on NY Senate to OK same-sex marriage

BY JAMES T. MADORE

June 1, 2009

ALBANY - Fran DeBenedictis and Krista Jo Merget want to marry and raise their daughter with the same rights enjoyed by heterosexual couples.

The Lindenhurst women joined about 25 gay couples here Monday calling on the State Senate to adopt same-sex marriage. The Assembly passed legislation on May 12, and Gov. David A. Paterson has said he will sign a bill into law if it reaches his desk.

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Area State Legislators announce $200,000 Rural Area Revitalization Programs Grant to CHRIC

The Oberver

May 31, 3009

Senator Catherine Young, (R-C-I, Olean) and Assemblyman William Parment, (D, Harmony), have announced that Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation has been awarded a Rural Area Revitalization Program grant to complete the restoration and condemned building the agency secured in Sherman, NY, RARP is a state program available to non-profits to develop properties they own.

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