Backers of Mayoral Control See a Tough Education Fight

By Elizabeth Green

With the deadline approaching for the state Legislature to renew or scrap mayoral control of the public schools, defenders of the policy are saying that they have an uphill battle ahead.

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Senator Golden To Host Free Mammography Screenings

SENATOR GOLDEN AND AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION TO HOST FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FOR WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden is announcing his plans to host free mammography screenings in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation this month at both of his district offices.

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Senator Liz Krueger and Senate Democratic Task Force hold Public Hearing on the June 2009 expiration of the New York City Education and Reform Accountability Act of 2002 Opportunity to Evaluate Mayoral Control

New York—State Senator Liz Krueger joined her colleagues from the Senate Democratic Conference Task Force on School Governance today at a public hearing on Mayoral Control of New York City's schools.  The task force is comprised of nine Senate Democratic members who will investigate and report on the effect Mayoral Control has had on the New York City public educational system.  The Task Force has already held a series of public hearings over the past couple of months, with one more still to follow.

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Statement From Senator Golden On Arrest Of Senior Citizen Attacker

STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN, AUTHOR OF NEW YORK’S "GRANNY’S LAW", ON ARREST OF BROOKLYN SENIOR ATTACKER

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Senator Golden Issues Statement Responding To Attack On Brooklyn Senior

STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN ON ATTACK OF BROOKLYN SENIOR CITIZEN

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, issued the following statement following reports of an attack in Crown Heights, Brooklyn of a senior citizen:

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77th Street Station To Be Included In MTA's Paint Program

MTA INFORMS SENATOR GOLDEN THAT 77th STREET TRAIN STATION TO BE INCLUDED IN PAINT PROGRAM

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit is moving forward with its station painting program and has awarded a contract that includes the 77th Street train station on the R line in Bay Ridge.

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Senator Golden Announces Last Dance For 2008

SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES LAST DANCE FOR 2008

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, will host a special event for local senior citizens billed as "Dancing Under The Stars" on Friday, September 5, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shore Road Gardens located at 91st Street and Shore Road.

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Senator Golden Calls On Assembly To Protect Our Kids

SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS ON ASSEMBLY TO PROTECT OUR KIDS

Golden Bill that Monitors our Children on Buses Needs Assembly Passage

Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), member of the Senate Education Committee, today called on the New York State Assembly to pass S. 4157, which was acted upon by the Senate earlier this year. This legislation would equip New York City School buses with electronic monitoring systems.

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Larkin Helps Cornwall Schools Make Technology Upgrades

Secures $65,000 Grant For Computers & Smart Boards Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) has secured a grant in the amount of $65,000 for the Cornwall Central School District to upgrade its technology infrastructure and classroom computer hardware.

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