NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair of the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, holds a public hearing entitled “The Future of New York City OTB.” The hearing examined the circumstances that have led to the current financial crisis at NYC OTB and initiate a dialogue on processes that can repair the corporation and get it back “on track.”
Senator Adams hosted BCAT's public officials forum with experts and advocates for schools on May 8, 2009. In this clip, Ellen Raider of ICOPE discusses the vision of NYC schools.
Also on the panel were advocates Kym Watson, of Our Voices, Tracy Collins, the former principal and head of the Senator's Education Task force, and Leticia Alanis, Co-Director of La Union. Senator Adams and the panel discussed Mayoral Control of schools.
NYS Senator Eric Adams commends law enforcement officials who halted the NYC terror plot by newly converted Islamic extremists. Targets included Riverdale synagogues and the Stewart Air National Guard base.