Posted by Eric Adams on Wednesday, September 30th, 2009
NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS JOINS OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS AT THE CO-NAMING CEREMONY OF LINCOLN PLACE IN HONOR OF BENNY A. LYDE
NYS Senator Eric Adams joins many other elected officials to celebrate the life of Benny A. Lyde at a street co-naming ceremony on Lincoln Place. The installation of new Crown Heights street signs was unveiled on Lincoln Place between New York Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue. Lincoln Place will henceforth be co-named Benny A. Lyde Place.
NY State Senator Eric Adams and his son, filmmaker and Nickelodeon actor Jordan Coleman, will hold a press conference to introduce Senator Adams’ domestic violence legislation during auditions for Jordan’s upcoming movie Payin’ The Price, which deals with teen dating violence.
On Sunday, April 17, 2011, New York State Senator Eric Adams (D- Brooklyn) held a press conference with Assemblywoman Vanessa Gibson and Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries to announce legislation to create a Domestic Violence Offender Registry. The new law will require that the name of anyone convicted of domestic violence be listed in a statewide “Domestic Violence Offender Database.” Individuals would be able to ascertain whether they are associated with persons having prior history of domestic abuse.
On April 12, 2011, NY1 reported a major loophole in the IRS e-filing system which allows identity thieves to steal the income tax refunds of unsuspecting taxpayers. The current e-filing system only requires an individual to provide either a Social Security Number (SSN) or Employer Identification Number (EIN) as proof of identity. Unfortunately, many EIN numbers can be accessed online, affording Identity thieves the opportunity to illegally acquire an individual's EIN number, input false data, and electronically file tax returns even before unsuspecting taxpayers receive their W-2 forms.
Posted by Eric Adams on Monday, September 19th, 2011
Senator Adams joined other elected officials and concerned citizens in decrying the recent gun violence in our city, particular the senseless slaying of Denise Gray, an innocent bystander who was killed while sitting on her front stoop Labor Day weekend.