Golden Calls On Assembly To Stop Talking And Start Acting On “Granny’s Law"

Senators Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, and Serf Maltese (R, Queens), called on the State Assembly to pass their bill (S.3684) also known as "Granny’s Law," which would impose stiff penalties for attacks on older New Yorkers.

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Taxpayers And Senators Rally To Restore Governors Cuts To Long Island

The threat of today’s bad weather didn’t stop taxpayers from voicing their opposition to Governor Spitzer’s cuts to Long Island school districts. At an Education and Taxpayer Rally in Farmingdale, hundreds of taxpayers, educators, students, and business and labor leaders partnered with Long Island’s Senate Majority Delegation to call upon Governor Spitzer to restore the funding he cut to Long Island schools in his proposed education budget.

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Taxpayers & Senators Rally To Restore Governors Cuts To Long Island Education

The threat of bad weather didn’t stop taxpayers from voicing their opposition to Governor Spitzer’s cuts to Long Island school districts. At an Education and Taxpayer Rally in Farmingdale, hundreds of taxpayers, educators, students, and business and labor leaders partnered with Long Island’s Senate Majority Delegation to call upon Governor Spitzer to restore the funding he cut to Long Island schools in his proposed education budget.

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Senator Marty Golden And Dec To Offer Exciting Opportunity To Area Student

Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will be offering an area student a great opportunity to learn about and experience the environment of the great State of New York, by inviting nominations to the 2008 New York Department of Environmental Conservation summer camp.

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Sen. Fuschillo & Over 1,500 Residents Rally For Li School's Fair Share

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and his fellow Senators recently joined together with over 1,500 parents, education officials, labor leaders, and community leaders at a taxpayer rally to protest Governor Eliot Spitzer’s proposed cuts to Long Island’s state education aid.

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Real Id Regs Still Indefensible

The long-awaited regulations to implement the federal "Real ID Act" fail to solve any of the fundamental flaws in the Bush administration’s catastrophic plan to force state governments to pay billions of dollars to create a dangerous, intrusive national ID card.

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Lanza Sponsors Legislation To Restrict The Sale Of Dogs Born On Puppy Mills

Senator Andrew Lanza (R - Staten Island) has introduced legislation, Senate Bill 5608, that would restrict pet dealers and others from purchasing or receiving any puppy bred, sold or transferred by a puppy mill. The bill also places a 75 dog limit on businesses that sell puppies to pet stores.

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Cortland Libraries Get Construction Grants

State Senator James L. Seward today announced that area libraries have been awarded state public library construction funds to assist with construction or renovation projects. The money is separate from special grants recently announced by Seward

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Senator Golden Plans Community Town Hall Meeting

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today is announcing that he will be hosting his first town hall meeting of the new year, on February 28, 2008, at 7:15 p.m., at Our Lady of Angels Auditorium, entrance at 337-74th Street.

Senator Golden is encouraging community residents to attend and address issues and concerns with a wide array of city agencies that will be present. The agencies and departments scheduled to attend include:

N.Y.P.D., 68th Precinct Department of Environmental Protection

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Senator Andrew Lanza Honored By The College Of Staten Island

New York State Senator Andrew Lanza was honored by the College of Staten Island for his enthusiasm, and his $100,000 support, of the Discovery Institute’s Teaching Scholars program, which provides 200 teaching scholars to 23 public schools on Staten Island.

The innovative program is designed to provide teacher support in the public schoolroom, as well as give CSI students the opportunity to see the world of education in action, whether they are planning to become teachers, or have never given teaching a thought as a career goal.

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