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Church groups visited NYS Senator Eric Adams’ district office to thank him for his service

Church groups visited NYS Senator Eric Adams’ district office to thank him for his service and make their voices heard on budget cuts being considered in Albany.  The Senator is strongly opposed to these budget cuts

April 1, 2009
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Eric Adams encourages the community to come forward with any information after the double homicide

Chief of Staff to NYS Senator Eric Adams encourages the community to come forward with any information after the double homicide on Utica Avenue, which left a father and son dead at a small bodega.  Senator Adams remained in Albany on urgent Senate business.

April 1, 2009
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Councilmember Darlene Mealy, joined by NYS Senator Eric Adams’ Chief of Staff Ingrid Lewis-Martin

Councilmember Darlene Mealy, joined by NYS Senator Eric Adams’ Chief of Staff Ms. Ingrid Lewis-Martin and other community and civic leaders decry the double homicide on Utica Avenue, which left a father and son dead at a small bodega.  Senator Adams remained in Albany on urgent Senate business.

April 1, 2009
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Members of the Youth Task Force held an open house at the office of NYS Senator Eric Adams

Members of the Youth Task Force held an open house at the office of NYS Senator Eric Adams on Saturday, March 21, 2009.  Over 100 young people attended the celebration in Brooklyn.

March 31, 2009
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Kelvin Alexander, Karen Ford, and Maurice Roberts (left) of Team Adams enjoy the open house

Kelvin Alexander, Karen Ford, and Maurice Roberts (left) of Team Adams enjoy the open house held by the Youth Task Force at the office of NYS Senator Eric Adams.  Over 100 young people attended the celebration in Brooklyn.

March 31, 2009
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Members of the Youth Task Force attend an open house with NYS Senator Eric Adams

Members of the Youth Task Force attend an open house with NYS Senator Eric Adams on Saturday, March 21, 2009.  Over 100 young people attended the celebration in Brooklyn.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Adams Applauds NYS Lottery Decision to Retain College Scholarships

NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chairman of the State Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, praises the announcement from the NYS Lottery that it will NOT implement its money-saving plan to eliminate Leaders of Tomorrow college scholarships

March 31, 2009
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Racing, Gaming Wagering Commitee Repeals Fee Increases

Racing and Wagering Legislation: S.2363

S.2363 repeals sections 22, 23, and 24 of chapter 115 of the laws of 2008 amending the Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law relating to retention rates for facilities authorized to accept wagers on out-of-state tracks.

March 31, 2009
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Senate Passes Critical Deficit Reduction Legislation

This legislation will close a budget gap of approximately $1.6 billion for the current fiscal year, improving the state's bond rating and significantly reducing the cost of funding for public works and other vital projects. This action demonstrates New York's readiness to manage funds from the federal stimulus package while creating solutions to the budget deficit in the 2009-2010 fiscal year.

March 31, 2009
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Committee Meeting: Veterans, Homeland Security, Military Affairs: 3-17-09

Meeting of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

New York State Senator Eric Adams, Chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, convened a meeting of the Committee on Tuesday, March 17th, 2009.  This was the third occasion the Committee has met.  Chairman Adams placed three bills on the agenda:

March 31, 2009
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April 4, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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NY Jets Linebacker Helps Senator Adams Tackle Childhood Obesity

NY JETS LINEBACKER CALVIN PACE JOINS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AND DOCTORS, NURSES, AND FITNESS EXPERTS TO ANNOUNCE THE FORMATION OF A TASK FORCE TO COMBAT CHILDHOOD OBESITY.  IMMEDIATE PROJECTS INCLUDE A MARCH 28TH WALKATHON, A MAY 2ND BROOKLYN FOOD CONFERENCE, AND A JUNE 13TH SPORTS EXPO. 

NY Jets Linebacker Calvin Pace and New York State Senator Eric Adams announce the formation of a Childhood Obesity Task Force to combat the epidemic of obesity in children.  The Task Force will sponsor a Walkathon, a Food Conference, and a Sports Expo as its first projects. 

March 30, 2009
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Social-Emotion Learning Reduces Violence

In support of public safety and in response to violent incidents in New York City involving school aged youth and adults, Tracey Collins, Principal, and Founder of “Fully Persuaded for Children and Families, Inc.,” will come to apartment building lobbies, community rooms or organizations and provide free social–emotional learning classes for children or adults. After reading about the following incidents, Ms. Collins partnered with my office to help bring these services to interested people across the city:

March 30, 2009
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Senator Adams Supports Mothers Experiencing Tragedy

Bill 8960 Press Conference Video produced by 18 Productions LLC for Daniel's STAR

March 30, 2009
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"Cradle To College” Parent And Youth Empowerment

We invite you to attened "Cradle to College" partent and youth empowerment workshop.

March 27, 2009
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Responds To Recent “hit And Run” Injuries And Deaths

Previous changes in NYS Penal law only address vehicular accidents that involve personal injury. Currently, a person found guilty of leaving the scene of an accident solely involving property damage is charged only with a traffic infraction. Senator Adams pointed out, however, that when a person strikes an occupied vehicle and flees the scene, he does not know whether he has caused any personal injury.

March 27, 2009
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Partners With St. Gabriel’s Senior Center To Hold A Community Form To Discuss The Impact Of A Proposal Backed By Mayor Bloomberg That Threatens To Close Senior Centers Throughout The City

NYS Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) hosts a community forum to explore the negative impact of senior center closures by the Department For The Aging (DFTA). Smaller senior centers may be discontinued, despite their effectiveness, and be replaced by centralized multi-service facilities in each borough. Senator Adams promised to work in the NYS legislature to enact legislation to prevent closures.

March 27, 2009
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