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September 20, 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Eid Celebration

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Senator Bill Perkins New York State Senate  30th District~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Invites you to an: Eid CelebrationWednesday, September 23rd6:00 PMAdam C. Powell, Jr.State Office Building PlazaCorner of 125th St. @Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. BlvdPlease RSVP withCordell Cleare212-222-7315

September 23, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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September 9, 2009 Public Hearing: “Redevelopment of the World Trade Center: Time to Move Forward”

Redevelopment of the World Trade Center following the September 11th attacks has been delayed numerous times. Today, nearly eight years after the fact, the site stands nowhere near completion. In the meantime costs have risen dramatically, the public’s frustration mounts and victims’ families are without a Memorial.

September 16, 2009
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September 8, 2009 Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO

September 8, 2009 Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO

 Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

September 16, 2009
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Redevelopment of the World Trade Center: Time to Move Forward (Part 1)

Redevelopment of the World Trade Center following the September 11th attacks has been delayed numerous times. Today, nearly eight years after the fact, the site stands nowhere near completion. In the meantime costs have risen dramatically, the public’s frustration mounts and victims’ families are without a Memorial.

September 16, 2009
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Redevelopment of the World Trade Center: Time to Move Forward (Part 2)

Redevelopment of the World Trade Center following the September 11th attacks has been delayed numerous times. Today, nearly eight years after the fact, the site stands nowhere near completion. In the meantime costs have risen dramatically, the public’s frustration mounts and victims’ families are without a Memorial.

September 16, 2009
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September 8, 2009 Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO (Part 4)

Governor Paterson nominated Mr. Jay Walder to act as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Any such nominee must be confirmed by the state Senate. MTA’s next Chair and CEO will come on board at one of the most difficult junctures in the agency’s history. This hearing will provide the public and members of the Senate with an opportunity to hear from Mr. Walder. It will also provide the public an opportunity to weigh in on the nomination and any other issues relevant to the MTA.

September 16, 2009
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September 8, 2009 Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO (Part 3)

Governor Paterson nominated Mr. Jay Walder to act as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Any such nominee must be confirmed by the state Senate. MTA’s next Chair and CEO will come on board at one of the most difficult junctures in the agency’s history. This hearing will provide the public and members of the Senate with an opportunity to hear from Mr. Walder. It will also provide the public an opportunity to weigh in on the nomination and any other issues relevant to the MTA.

September 16, 2009
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September 8, 2009 Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO (Part 2)

Governor Paterson nominated Mr. Jay Walder to act as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Any such nominee must be confirmed by the state Senate. MTA’s next Chair and CEO will come on board at one of the most difficult junctures in the agency’s history. This hearing will provide the public and members of the Senate with an opportunity to hear from Mr. Walder. It will also provide the public an opportunity to weigh in on the nomination and any other issues relevant to the MTA.

September 16, 2009
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September 8, 2009 Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO (Part 1)

Governor Paterson nominated Mr. Jay Walder to act as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Any such nominee must be confirmed by the state Senate. MTA’s next Chair and CEO will come on board at one of the most difficult junctures in the agency’s history. This hearing will provide the public and members of the Senate with an opportunity to hear from Mr. Walder. It will also provide the public an opportunity to weigh in on the nomination and any other issues relevant to the MTA.

September 16, 2009
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NY Senate Committee Meeting - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions: Nomination of Jay Walder, Chair & CEO of the MTA

On September 10, 2009 the NYS Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions met to review and vote on the nomination of Jay Walder as the new Chair & CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

September 16, 2009
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Senate Resolution Celebrating the 100th Birthday of the late Kwane Nkrumah

LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION celebrating the 100th Birthday of the late  Kwame Nkrumah, and paying tribute to his many contributions to Pan-Africanism on Monday, September 21, 2009 WHEREAS,  It  is  the  custom  of  this  Legislative Body to honor those  distinguished individuals whose lifework and civic  endeavor  served  to enhance the quality of life in their communities; and

September 11, 2009
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Public Hearing: Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATE

Notice of Public Hearing

September 8, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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September 9, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Senators Urge Governor to Sign Authorities Reform Bill

BILL PERKINSChairmanCorporations, Authorities and Commission817 Legislative Office BuildingAlbany, NY 12247(518) 455-2441

 For Immediate Release: For Information Contact:Friday August 21, 2009 Cordell Cleare at (646) 326-6601

Senators Urge Governor to Sign Authorities Reform Bill

August 21, 2009
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Lawmakers call on Paterson to support reform bill

Lawmakers call on Paterson to support reform bill

August 17, 2009
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Advocates Urge Governor to Sign Long-Awaited Authorities Reform Bill

RICHARD L. BRODSKY                 BILL PERKINSChairman,                                            Chairman,Corporations, Authorities and         Corporations, Authorities and  Commissions                                       Commission422 Legislative Office Building       817 Legislative Office BuildingAlbany, NY 12248                               Albany, NY 12247    (518) 455-5753                                    (518) 455-2441    

For Immediate Release:         Sunday, August 16, 2009              

For Information Contact: Chris Valens at (845) 820-1807,Cordell Cleare at (646) 326-6601

Brodsky, Perkins, and Advocates Urge Governor to Sign Long-Awaited Authorities Reform Bill

Senator Bill Perkins (D-Harlem) and Assemblyman Richard Brodsky (D-Westchester) joined reform advocates to urge Governor Paterson to sign an authorities reform package passed by both houses of the legislature. An authority is a public agency that operates with minimal oversight. The legislation would impose transparency and accountability. The Governor threatened a veto.

August 17, 2009
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