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Senator Squadron CoSponsored Legislation Allowing NYC to Install More Red Light Cameras

State Senator Daniel Squadron joined Chinatown community leaders to advocate for a red light camera at the corner of Bowery and Canal Streets, where more than 40 pedestrians have been injured and two have been killed since 1995. He also released a "danger spot" list of three more places in the 25th Senate District where community residents have highlighted pedestrian safety concerns and asked that the Department of Transportation place red light cameras there as well.

May 7, 2009
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Senator Daniel Squadron Speaks on the Budget

Senator Daniel Squadron Speaks on the Budget

April 1, 2009
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Federal Stumulus Package Town Hall Forum

Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith and the New York State Senate invites you to attend a Town Hall Forum on the Federal Stimulus Package.

April 17, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Senator Squadron’s proposal for a real, world-class Brooklyn Bridge Park

I would like to take this opportunity to share with you my vision for a real, world-class Brooklyn Bridge Park. 

File: 
Brooklyn Bridge Park_Presentation.pdf

March 30, 2009
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RULES REFORM COMMITTEE HOLDS 2nd HEARING IN ALBANY

Today the bi-partisan Senate Rules and Administration Reform Committee held the second of four public hearings, at which they heard testimony from reform advocates and citizens for how the State Senate can improve the legislative process and become a transparent and accountable body. These hearings are key to the new Majority’s effort to open up the legislative process, and increase public awareness and input. In the past, few public hearings were held on important Senate actions. 

March 27, 2009
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March 27, 2009
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March 15, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Condos may be a no go at Brooklyn Bridge Park

By Jotham Sederstrom

Feature article in The Daily News

Condos be damned.

Increased tax revenue from an anticipated residential boom in DUMBO could eliminate the need for the controversial condos in Brooklyn Bridge Park, according to a local leader.

State Sen. Daniel Squadron insisted a zoning plan expected to be approved for DUMBO later this year could create up to a $20 million property tax windfall that could be used to maintain the park.

March 24, 2009
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Senator Squadron Leads the Way Towards More Transparent and Accessible Government. Lets Hope Other Electeds Will Follow

Feature article found in Pardon Me for Asking

"Democracy works only if people work on democracy"

Imagine a politician who says that he want to hear from his constituents and actually means it!

March 17, 2009
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March 17, 2009
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New Junior Senator: Daniel Squadron

Feature article in The New York Magazine

On a recent night at Bombers, a Mexican restaurant in Albany popular with college students, it’s likely nobody sitting among the discarded wing remnants and giant margarita glasses would have struck you as particularly senatorial. “I didn’t see any other legislators around,” jokes 29-year-old Daniel Squadron, the newly elected Democratic state senator from Carroll Gardens. “But I enjoyed it anyway.”

February 17, 2009
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From Washington DC Sen. Smith and Senator Squadron addresses the Federal Stimulus Package on February 12, 2009

From Washington DC Sen. Smith and Senator Squadron addresses the Federal Stimulus Package on February 12, 2009

February 12, 2009
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Rules Reform Committee Holds 2nd Hearing In Albany

Today the bi-partisan Senate Rules and Administration Reform Committee held the second of four public hearings, at which they heard testimony from reform advocates and citizens for how the State Senate can improve the legislative process and become a transparent and accountable body. These hearings are key to the new Majority’s effort to open up the legislative process, and increase public awareness and input.

February 10, 2009
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Senate Rules Reform Committee Website Launched

As part of their commitment to increase public participation and awareness about the legislative process in Albany, the bi-partisan New York State Senate Temporary Committee on Rules and Administration Reform today announced the launch of a new website: http://www.senate.state.ny.us/sws/reform/index.html

February 10, 2009
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Senator Squadron and Local Electeds Host Tenants Rights Forum

Squadron, Nadler, Stringer, Glick, Chin, Community Board 1 Join Experts to Bring Housing Information to Community

January 26, 2009
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Daniel Squadron Sworn In As State Senator For 25th District

Named Chair of Cities Committee

Promises to "work hard, fight for reform and deliver results for 320,000 new bosses" 

 

Albany, NY: State Senator Daniel Squadron took his oath of office on the Senate floor today, ceremonially beginning his term in the New York State Senate. Squadron was sworn in with his new colleagues at the start of the 2009 legislative session; he then voted to usher in the first Democratic majority in the State Senate in 40 years.

January 13, 2009
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