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Mothers Of Stillborn Babies Join Legislators Senator Eric Adams And Assemblywoman Janele Hyer-spencer To Urge That Public Health Law Be Amended To Authorize A Special Birth Certificate For Stillbirths

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Janele Hyer-Spencer will hold a Fathers Day press conference with mothers who have delivered “stillborn” babies.  At the press conference, the legislators and family members will urge passage of a bill directing the Department of Health to establish a new “certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth” (CBRS).

June 14, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Joins The Manufacturer Of The Current Nypd-issued Tasers To Demonstrate A Revolutionary New Model That Allows A Camera To Be Mounted On The Taser

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) will hold a press conference with civil rights attorney Norman Siegel and a representative of the company that supplies the NYPD with the newly-issued tasers that sergeants and lieutenants will be carrying.  At the press conference, Senator Adams will display the advanced technology that allows a camera to be installed on a taser to automatically provide video/audio documentation each time the weapon is drawn from its holster. 

June 13, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams And Civil Rights Attorney Norman Siegel Call Upon The Department Of Education To Adopt

AN EMERGENCY HOT WEATHER STRATEGY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS THAT IS FAR MORE COMPREHENSIVE THAN COMMON ASPCA GUIDELINES FOR PETS

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) joins civil rights attorney Norman Siegel to urge the Department of Education to institute an emergency “Hot Weather Procedure” policy that will take effect whenever the temperature reaches 99 degrees or higher.  Senator Adams and Attorney Siegel will recommend emergency procedures that the DOE should implement when the weather reaches unseasonably high temperatures.

June 11, 2008
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The Free Ride Is Over

State Lawmakers Introduce new legislation to ban free MTA rides

Current and former MTA board members will be required to give up their free travel perks.

May 27, 2008
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Senator Adams Promotes Ways To Save Money On Gas This Summer

Offers tips that every driver can use to conserve gas

Albany—State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today urged New Yorkers to prepare for summer by looking for ways to conserve energy and use less gas. To help constituents understand the many small steps that can lead to big savings, Senator Adams has put together a collection of tips on how every driver can get away with spending less at the pump.

May 18, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Will Join The Designer Of A Revolutionary Technological Adaptation That Mounts A Small Camera On A Police Firearm And Will Use The Device To Perform A Simulated Search Of A Vacant Building For An Armed Criminal

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) will hold a press conference with a former Bronx prosecutor and with the inventor of “PistolCam,” a high-tech innovation that mounts a small camera on the front of any 9mm weapon or long gun to automatically provide video/audio documentation each time the weapon is drawn from its holster.  After the press conference Senator Adams and the inventor will demonstrate how the device operates by performing a simulated search of an empty office for an armed criminal.

May 5, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams, Civil Rights Attorney Norman Siegel, Marquez Claxton (co-founder, 100 Blacks In Law Enforcement),

AND ANTHONY MIRANDA (EXECUTIVE CHAIR, NATIONAL LATINO OFFICERS ASSOCIATION) JOIN OTHER COMMUNITY LEADERS TO URGE CREATION OF PERMANEN

April 26, 2008
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New York Blood Center

New York Blood Center

April 20, 2008
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Are You Looking For A Job?

Thinking about a career in public service? Government careers can be both exciting and rewarding. New York State and local governments offer a broad range of career opportunities, from law enforcement to medical, conservation to education, and much more.Government jobs offer competitive salaries and benefits, including flexible work schedules. Best of all, New York State and local government jobs are available right here in New York, so you may not have to travel far to find the rewarding career that you seek.

April 8, 2008
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100 Blacks In Law Enforcement Organization Joins Senator Eric Adams

AND COMMUNITY LEADERS TO CALL UPON NEW YORK CITY TO RECONSTRUCT SECURITY CAMERA MONITORING TEAMS IN PUBLIC HOUSING AFTER NYPD VIDEO MONITORING UNIT FAILS TO DETECT RAPE OF BROOKLYN WOMAN

March 14, 2008
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Senate Democrats And Major Financial Institutions Convene Forum To Counsel Mortgage-holders On Shielding Their Homes From Foreclosure

Senators Adams, Dilan, Montgomery, Parker, Sampson, and Savino, all members of the New York State Senate Democratic Conference, will provide Brooklyn homeowners with some assistance in preventing foreclosures.  An initiative called “Operation Protect Your Home,” a cooperative undertaking between officials in federal, state, and city government and lending institutions will host a forum to provide counseling on methods of avoiding mortgage foreclosure.   

March 2, 2008
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Black History Month Celebration In Honor Of Educators

Thursday, February 28, 2008

 

6:00pm -8:30pm

 

 

February 28, 2008
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Mental Health Professionals And Educators Respond To Over-prescription Of Behavior-modifying Drugs For Students

BY JOINING NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS TO URGE THAT DEPT. OF EDUCATION MANDATE TEACHING OF “SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING” IN ALL NYC PUBLIC SCHOOLS

February 9, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Will Hold A Press Conference With An Attorney Representing A Group Of NYC Correction Officers Who Charge That The NYC Department Of Correction Is Violating

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) will hold a press conference with a group of NYC Correction Officers and their attorney Royce Russell. Attorney Russell will report on a complaint filed with the NYC Commission on Human Rights that details the failure of the Department of Correction to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Although the officers listed in the complaint have conditions that should qualify them under the “reasonable accommodations” language of the Act, they have received no benefits, thus violating their rights.

January 27, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams And Attorney Norman Siegel Join A 10-year-old Handcuffing Victim And Her Mother To Call On The Nypd To Modify Police Prodcedures For Children After Second Child With A Learning Disability Is Handcuffed By The Police

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) and Civil Rights Attorney Norman Siegel will hold a press conference with 10-year-old I’mecca Burton and her mother Taniesha Burton. The incident involving I’mecca occurred when the police responded to a complaint about children who were refusing to sit down on a school bus.

January 26, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Joins Other Elected Officials And Community Leaders To Present Citations Of Merit For Hatzolah And Shomrim

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) and other elected officials will hold a press conference with leaders of the Hasidic Jewish community to recognize and honor the volunteer EMS organization Hatzolah and the volunteer safety patrol organization Shomrim.Senator Adams states: “It is my great pleasure to pay homage to two superlative volunteer groups, Hatzolah and Shomrim. In the Hebrew language, Hatzolah means rescue, and this is a particularly appropriate name for an organization known throughout the State of New York for its swift response to medical emergencies.

January 24, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Joins Other Elected Officials And Community Leaders To Express Outrage Over Two Bias Crimes Committed Against Members Of The Hasidic Jewish Community.

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) will hold a press conference with leaders of the African-American and Jewish communities to express their outrage over two hate crimes committed against members of the Hasidic Jewish community. The group will use the celebration of the birthdate of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. to demand ethnic and religious tolerance.Senator Adams states: “One of the greatest speeches in history was delivered by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., the man whose birthday we commemorate today. In that brilliant oration, Dr.

January 21, 2008
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