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Appointment of The Honorable Judge Lippman as Chief Judge to the New York State Court of Appeals

(from left to right) Senator John Sampson, Senator George D. Maziarz, Chief Judge Lippman, & Senator Perkins

May 1, 2009
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Summer Youth Employment Rally

Senator Perkins, a long-standing  advocate of the summer youth employment campaign, shows his support.

May 1, 2009
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Youth Action Program

Senator Perkins meeting with youth and team leaders to support the Youth Action Program

April 30, 2009
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Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program

 

ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM 

Mother's Day is nearing and we are again conducting our annual Mother’s Day Mammography Campaign.  We are writing to ask you to spread the word about the importance of mammography and the help that is available to your constituents through the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program.

April 24, 2009
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2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

March 31, 2009
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2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

March 31, 2009
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2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

March 31, 2009
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2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade

March 31, 2009
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March 30, 2009
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M.T.A. Plan for Revenue Draws Host of Critics

An array of city, state and federal elected officials sharply criticized the proposals to bail out the Metropolitan Transportation Authority at a legislative hearing on Thursday, raising fresh concerns about whether the proposals can survive in Albany.

City Council members opposed a plan to introduce tolls on the East and Harlem Rivers. Representative Anthony D. Weiner and business groups said they were against introducing a new payroll tax. And state senators, as well as many advocacy groups, disagreed with the proposal for an 8 percent fare increase.

March 19, 2009
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Senate Majority Announces MTA Plan

Today, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith, joined by members of the Majority Conference announced their plan to address the Metropolitan Transportation Authoritys (MTA) operating deficit, saving millions of straphangers from crippling fare increases and service cuts.

March 16, 2009
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Senator Bill Perkins Joint Committee Hearing On MTA Ravitch Plan

Please join Senator Bill Perkins, Chair, Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee along with Senator Martin Malave Dilan, Chair of the Transporation Committee for a joint committee hearing on the proposed plan to avoid draconian cuts and severe fare hikes (The Ravitch Plan).  The hearing will be held at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street, 8th floor, New York, NY  10027 on Thursday, February 19th at 3:00pm. Attached is a hearing notice and rsvp form if you plan to attend and/or testify  We look forwar

February 9, 2009
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November 30, 2008
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Senator Perkins Sponsors Anti-torture Resolution

Senator Bill Perkins joins prominent leaders from the faith community, former military, state officials, interrogators, survivors of torture and their families to re-affirm the absolute prohibition of torture by urging the New York State Congressional Delegation to ensure humane prisoner treatment and ban cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment.

November 21, 2008
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Make New Registered Voters Count

By STATE SEN. BILL PERKINS

October 16, 2008
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Power Grab!

By DEMETRIA IRWIN Amsterdam News StaffPublished: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 8:58 AM CDT

October 13, 2008
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