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Letter to President Obama

On February 23, 2011, Senator Bill Perkins wrote to President Obama to extend his sincerest congratulations regarding the recent decision of the President to no longer defend the draconian 'Defense of Marriage Act'. 

File: 
Letter to President Obama- DOMA.pdf

March 15, 2011
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Education is a right not a privilege

On March 15, 2011 Senator Pekins joined with advocates in the State Capitol Building to fight for education.

March 15, 2011
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Senator Perkins Passes Legislation to Protect Victims of Sexual Abuse

For many generations sexual assault was not treated as seriously as it should have been.  It used to be that sex assailants could attack someone up to three times before being put on the official sexual predators list.  If the assaults happened over a period longer than ten years, the attacker was still kept off of the predators list. But no more.

File: 
S.1365.pdf

March 8, 2011
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100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

On March 8, 2011 the New York State Senate unanimously adopted a resolution, introduced by Senator Bill Perkins,  that honors and recognizes International Women's Day.

March 8, 2011
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March 13, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Local Dems Stand With Wisconsin Unions

By Tara MacIsaacEpoch Times Staff

NEW YORK—Republicans and Democrats across the nation are increasingly polarized on the issue of collective bargaining rights for unions. In New York, the Democratic majority tips the legislative scale in favor of unions. However, New York Democrats remain wary of the events in Wisconsin and have vowed not to become too complacent....

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March 1, 2011
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Senator Bill Perkins’ Thoughts On Enhancing New York’s Rent Regulations

The New York rent regulation laws protect the security of over one million household, which contributes a lot protecting the economic vitality of the region.  To allow these protections to lapse, eliminating our major source of affordable housing would mean certain disaster. Disaster has happened before and it can happen here, unless we work to avoid what’s obvious.

February 24, 2011
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February 16, 2011
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Pols Seek Answers in Housing Crime Rise

Pols Seek Answers in Housing Crime Rise

By: Tina MooreDaily News Staff Writer Elected officials want an emergency meeting with Housing Authority Chairman John Rhea in response to a Daily News report on a crime spike in public housing.

"We believe there is much more crime than has been revealed," Harlem state Sen. Bill Perkins said yesterday.

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February 15, 2011
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February 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Resolution Honoring Howard Dodson

On January 31, 2011 the New York Senate adopted a resolution honoring Howard Dodson, upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

February 8, 2011
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February 1, 10:00 AM - June 30, 6:00 PM
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Senator Perkins Takes His Oath of Office

On January 5th 2011, Senator Perkins took his oath of office to begin his 3rd term as state senator to proudly and honorably reprensent the people of the 30th senatorial district.

January 5, 2011
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NYC Storm Clean-Up

State Senator Bill Perkins is conducting a survey to find out your thoughts about the NYC Storm Clean-Up.

December 30, 2010
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December 29, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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The Second Avenue Subway Construction (Part 1)

On November 30, 2010 Chairman Bill Perkins and the Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commission hosted a public hearing at 250 Broadway in New York City. The subject of the hearing was construction of the Second Avenue Subway.

December 1, 2010
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The Second Avenue Subway Construction (Part 2)

On November 30, 2010 Chairman Bill Perkins and the Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commission hosted a public hearing at 250 Broadway in New York City. The subject of the hearing was construction of the Second Avenue Subway.

December 1, 2010
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