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Groundbreaking for New Parkside Playground

State Senator Eric Adams recently joined Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, City Councilmember Mathieu Eugene, Jannie Johnson of the Parkside Avenue Block Association and members of the Flatbush community to break ground on the Parkside Playground.The nearly $3 million project includes the installation of new basketball courts and brand new play equipment. The project has been made possible by a generous allocation of $2.45 million from Council Member Mathieu Eugene and $517,000 from Mayor Bloomberg.

 

September 19, 2011
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Offers Opportunity To Obtain Free "Safe Child Cards"

In light of the abduction and murder of 8-year-old Lieby Kletzky, NYS Senator Eric Adams, in partnership with Youth America, offered an opportunity for parents and children to obtain a free SAFE CHILD CARD on Sunday, July 24, 2011, at the Brooklyn Public Central Library.

July 22, 2011
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NY Daily News: Adams, Jeffries Defend Stop-And-Frisk Bill

The NY Daily News Covers Senator Adams' press conference on a city-wide database:

http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2010/05/adams-jeffries-defend-stop-and.html

(Courtesy: NY Daily News, Celeste Katz)

June 9, 2010
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NY1 News: Political Interference Bill Proposed In Wake Of Paterson Scandal (Feb 28)

From NY1:

http://www.ny1.com/1-all-boroughs-news-content/top_stories/114420/political-interference-bill-proposed-in-wake-of-paterson-scandal

On the heels of the recent scandal involving Governor Paterson and the State Police, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and Senator Eric Adams proposed Sunday a new bill they say will help keep law enforcement officials in line.

March 1, 2010
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Brooklyn Eagle: Sen. Adams, Brooklyn Group Get Tough on Hit-Run Accidents

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/categories/category.php?category_id=31&id=33742

Demand Action After Prospect Heights And SW Brooklyn TragediesBy Harold EgelnBrooklyn Daily Eagle

PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Faced with “a culture of hit-and-run” accidents gravely injuring and killing pedestrians, state Senator Eric Adams has introduced a bill in Albany calling for tougher penalties while a group in Bay Ridge, alarmed by fatalities and speeders there, circulates petitions.

February 25, 2010
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Huffington Post: Educating for Democracy: Senator Eric Adams and the Charter Schools Dilemma, by Joel Shaztky

Educating for Democracy: Senator Eric Adams and the Charter Schools Dilemma

By: Joel Shaztky, Huffington Post.

Please visit here or cut/paste the link below.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-shatzky/educating-for-democracy-s_b_427174.html

January 20, 2010
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Click here for a list of groups assisting with the relief efforts in Haiti and to see what the NYS Senate is doing to help!

NEW YORK STATE SENATE MAJORITY CONFERENCE OFFICE            250 Broadway, Suite 2034               T: 212-298-5595New York, NY 10007               F: 212-298-5686

NYS Senate Assistance with Haitian Relief Efforts

January 17, 2010
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Senator Adams Discusses Youth Violence on NY1 Panel

Senator Adams discusses youth violence on NY1 panel hosted by Dominic Carter.

Originally Aired on Thursday, October 18, 2009

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL 24-MINUTE VIDEO (Courtesy of NY1)

October 13, 2009
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Senator Adams Visits with Constituents to Observe Sukkah in the Crown Heights Jewish Community (Courtesy of: lubavitch.com)

The Senator, who is also NYS Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs met with leaders of the Chabad Lubavitch movement where the conversation focused on the activities of Chabad and its security needs....

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October 6, 2009
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NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AND CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY NORMAN SIEGEL CONVENED A PRESS CONFERENCE TO CALL ON THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS TO CONDUCT ITS OWN CONCRETE TESTING IN THE WAKE OF ALLEGATIONS AGAINST AND INDICTMENTS OF PRIVATE TESTERS

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AND CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY NORMAN SIEGEL CONVENED A PRESS CONFERENCE TO CALL ON THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS TO CONDUCT ITS OWN CONCRETE TESTING IN THE WAKE OF ALLEGATIONS AGAINST AND INDICTMENTS OF PRIVATE TESTERS

September 3, 2009
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Sen Adams Appears on "Road to City Hall" (Aug 13)

Click HERE for a brief clip of the Senator's extended interview on "Road to City Hall" on August 13, speaking about reforms needed in the wake of on-indictment in the Omar Edwards friendly-fire incident.

August 14, 2009
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Senator Adams Appears on Fox 5's Good Day NY

Senator Adams describes in detail the issues revolving around school governance on Fox 5's Good Day New York. (7/21/09)

Click here for full interview!

July 21, 2009
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Governor Allocates $1.5 Million to Concerned for Independent Living

Senator Adams states:

"In early January, I wrote a letter to New York State DHCR in support of an application of Concern For Independent Living for an allocation of low income housing tax credits for a project in my District #20. Today, Governor Paterson has announced that he is providing credits totaling $48 million, designating more than $1.5 million to Concern.      

July 2, 2009
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MUST-READ ARTICLE ON ALBANY ISSUE

"...The goal was no different from that of those democracy-fearing Iranian mullahs: to overturn the results of a popular election. The threat to power here was the slim Democratic majority that won control of the Senate last fall for the first time in more than 40 years..."

CLICK HERE FOR FULL VILLAGE VOICE ARTICLE FROM TOM ROBBINS

July 1, 2009
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