Senator Eric Adams, Chair Of The NYS Senate Homeland Security Committee, and TWU President John Samuelsen Cite this Year’s Al Qaeda Plot To Detonate a Bomb In The NYC Subway and Urge The MTA to Rescind Cuts that Will Reduce Passenger Safety and Decrease Security Against Terrorism
MEDIA ADVISORY: NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair of the Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, releases a statement on the selection of AEG for Aqueduct: “I wish to commend the Governor on his selection of an operator for Aqueduct; the development is of major importance to the thoroughbred industry in New York and to the State as a whole, especially during our current economic and budget crises.
NYS Senator Eric Adams’ statement on the New York Haitian Earthquake Family Resource Center:
“January 12th will always be a day of mourning for Haitians and for Haitian-Americans. The catastrophic earthquake in Haiti caused shock and grief that extends far beyond Haiti’s borders, and we in New York City have the largest Haitian-American population and the oldest Haitian-American communities in the U.S.
Quote from NYS Senator Eric Adams concerning NYC OTB layoffs: “Despite the most harrowing economic conditions since the Great Depression, NYC OTB has notified the New York State Department of Labor that it intends to dismiss 1,320 workers. With unemployment running at an extraordinarily high level, it is regrettable that NYC OTB has begun implementing a plan to wind down the corporation’s operations before it has submitted to the legislature any fully drafted course of action.