Bill Perkins / Representa Distrito 30 de Manhattan. | 2009-05-20 | El Diario NY
La palabra oficial del Departamento de Educación (DOE) de la Ciudad de Nueva York es que la ciudad está viviendo un milagro en el área de educación gracias al control ejercido por el alcalde hacia las escuelas. Pero la verdadera realidad no es la misma que el DOE celebra tanto.
Subject: The Atlantic Yards deal is a $4 billion project that Forest City Ratner proposes to build in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Preliminary designs for the complex were drawn by world-famous architect Frank Gehry. In addition to a stadium, slated to be the future home of the New Jersey Nets, the project will also have office space, retail space, and many apartments, some for “low income” families. The Empire State Development Corporation is the primary state authority driving this project.
(Albany, NY) Last night the Democratic Conference accomplished what years of a Republican ruled Senate Majority could not accomplish. The Democratic Conference, under the leadership of Senator Malcolm A. Smith, has put the MTA on the right track by passing S.5451.
Unflappable Schools Chancellor Joel Klein skillfully fended off a firestorm of criticism yesterday from Democratic state senators and other foes of mayoral control.
The hostile reception for Klein in a tense Senate committee hearing sent a clear signal that the battle over the school-governance law was near the boiling point. The seven-year-old law expires June 30.
(top left to right) Senator Schneiderman, Senator Adams, Senator Perkins, Senator Sampson, Senator Foley
(bottom left to right) Senator Squadron, Senator Aubertine, Senator Stachowski, Senator Parker, Senator Krueger, United States Senator Gillibrand, Majority Leader Smith, Senator Little, Senator Klein, Senator Johnson, Senator Griffo
Senator Perkins addresses his constituents in his weekly broadcast, The Perkins Report. This week Senator Perkins introduces the 4/17/09 Town Hall Forum he hosted at the Harlem Hospital Center that covered the Federal Stimulus Package