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Senator Adams' Newsletter: June 16-30, 2009. Click here!

Click below for the latest newsletter from Senator Adams.

June 16, 2009
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Senator Adams on Up Close with Diana Williams (Bill Ritter guest hosts). June 14, 2009

Senator Adams discusses the Senate situation in Albany with Bill Ritter on ABC-TV's Up Close.

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June 16, 2009
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State Senator Calls for Cameras in NYPD Cars

NEW YORK (1010 WINS)  -- A New York State Senator called for the installation of video surveillance cameras in NYPD police cars.

1010 WINS AUDIO: Glenn Schuck reports - CLICK HERE!

June 9, 2009
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Sen Adams Writes NY Daily News Op-Ed

After the NYPD Edwards shooting, let's untangle the complex ways race shades cops' decisions.  CLICK HERE FOR ENTIRE OPINION PIECE WRITTEN BY NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS. (June 5, 2009)

June 5, 2009
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NPR Story: Fatal Shooting Rocks NYPD, Ignites Race Debate

Investigators in New York continue to probe into the shooting death of police officer Omar Edwards by fellow officer Andrew Dunton last week. Edwards, an African-American who was off-duty at the time, was pursuing a suspected car thief when Dunton, who is white, fired fatal shots at Edwards.

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June 2, 2009
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Senator Adams' Newsletter June 1 - 14, 2009

CLICK BELOW for the latest Newsletter from NYS Senator Eric Adams!  Click on the PDF!

May 31, 2009
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Senator Adams on ABC7's Up Close with Diana Williams

Click here for the entire segment - Senator Adams discusses the politics and reactions of the city and schools to the H1N1 flu.

May 24, 2009
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Senators Adams and Schneiderman Author Op-Ed on Military Commissions

Click here for Senators Adams and Schneiderman Op-Ed on Military Commissions

 

"It is time to move on from this failed experiment. And while President Obama’s proposal represents an improvement over the current military commission system, it’s still no substitute for the U.S. federal courts."

May 21, 2009
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NY Times: California Voters Consider Limiting Raises for Lawmakers

California Voters Consider Limiting Raises for Lawmakers

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYEOn Tuesday, voters in California are likely to do what many citizens all over the country would probably love to do: put the brakes on pay increases for elected state officials...

......In New York, State Senator Eric Adams, a Democrat from Brooklyn, said he liked the idea of limiting pay raises during deficits,...

 

May 18, 2009
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Horseraceinsider.com: Racing’s Problems the Same All Over (5/8/09)

"...Fortunately, elected officials from many counties around New York State attended the Gaming and Wagering meeting and most had vested interests in racing’s well being and didn’t appreciate Medenica’s remarks.

The Racing and Wagering Committee is chaired by Sen. Eric Adams, who apparently gets it about racing’s contributions to the state. He doesn’t believe any one segment of the gaming industry brings down another..." (Written by John Pricci)

May 12, 2009
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NYS Senator Adams Confronts Internet Criminals

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION IN RESPONSE TO THE "CRAIGSLIST KILLER" AND OTHER INTERNET CRIMINAL ACTIVITY

 

NYS Senator Eric Adams introduces a bill to combat "Internet Related Crimes", transgressions involving persons who commit or abet the commission of a crime facilitated by communicating with the victim of such offenses over the Internet. The legislation significantly increases criminal penalties for Internet predators.

May 5, 2009
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LEARN HOW YOU CAN SAVE UP TO $1,000 OR MORE A YEAR ON COMMUTING

TRANSITCHEK: Instructions for tax-free savings for employees with every commute.  Visit the TransitCenter by clicking on this link. (http://transitcenter.com)

April 30, 2009
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Senator Adams Discusses Alternatives to Incarceration for Drug Offenders

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS JOINS BROOKLYN DISTRICT ATTORNEY CHARLES HYNES TO HIGHLIGHT "DTAP", A PROGRAM THAT OFFERS TREATMENT TO NON-VIOLENT DRUG ADDICTED FELONS: Friday, April 24, 2009, 10AM on BCAT

April 9, 2009
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Cell Phones for Soldiers - CLICK HERE! for more Information

Support our brave servicemen and servicewomen

April 6, 2009
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Meet Senator Adams at the Brooklyn Museum

First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum

April 5, 2009
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Autism - A Community Workshop

What every parent needs to know: Community and School Resources.

 

April 5, 2009
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Senate Democratic Majority Safeguards Healthcare Funding

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS JOINS SENATE COLLEAGUES TO RESTORE $1.2 BILLION TO HEALTH BUDGET

SENATE DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY MOVES NEW YORK STATE TOWARDS A PRIMARY AND PREVENTIVE CARE SERVICE MODEL

Rejecting proposed cuts to healthcare services of more than $3.3 billion in the FY2009-2010 Executive Budget, the State Senate Democratic Majority spearheaded a successful effort to:

April 3, 2009
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Senate Democratic Majority protects Education funding

School districts statewide benefit from restoration of vital resources. SUNY and CUNY to retain tuition increases.

April 3, 2009
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