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NYS Senator Eric Adams Joins A Group Of Sports Coaches To Respond To Recent Reports Of Steroid Use Among Athletes And Celebrities.

New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) will hold a press conference with several local sports coaches to respond to recent reports of steroid use among police officers, athletes, and celebrities.  Senator Adams will announce his introduction of legislation that would make the possession or sale of illegal steroids subject to the same penalties associated with cocaine and other dangerous narcotics. 

January 19, 2008
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Safe Child Book Data

During my years in the NYC Police Department, many of my detectives responded to calls fromthe homes of runaway or missing children. However, the traumatized parents were often toogrief-stricken to supply the investigators with much-needed basic information about theirchildren.The time lost in obtaining a photograph or basic information can greatly impede the search for a.lost child.As a New York State Senator, I take nothing more seriously than the safety and wellbeing of ourchildren and families.

January 16, 2008
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Senator Adams Vows To Work With Governor To Revitalize And Reform New York's Economy, Education And Health Care

Responding to Governor Spitzer’s second State of the State address, state Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) promised to lead a bipartisan effort to rebuild New York’s economy, invest in our public schools and colleges and continue to reform our health care system.

January 15, 2008
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Joins 9/11 Emergency First Responders

Brooklyn) and Civil Rights Attorney Norman Siegel will join a group of 9/11 emergency first responders in a press conference to release a letter sent to NYS Health Commissioner Richard F.

November 27, 2007
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Senators And 9/11 Family Members Call On Senate Majority To End The Fear-mongering And Condemn Anti-immigrant Front Groups

Minutes before the Senate's hearing on the DMV's recent policy change, ranking member of the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Senator Eric Adams stood with Talat Hamandi, representative of the 9/11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, to call on the Senate Majority to end the fear-mongering. They were also joined by Jose Davila of the New York Immigration Coalition, which released a report today entitled "F.A.I.R.

October 14, 2007
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Senator Adams: October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) announced today that screening mammograms are available at little or no cost to eligible local residents through the Brooklyn Healthy Living Partnership. In honor of the annual awareness campaign, the Brooklyn lawmaker renewed his commitment to educate constituents about the importance of breast cancer screening, which can save lives.

October 1, 2007
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NYS Senator Eric Adams And Other Lawmakers Hold A Press Conference To Announce The Formation Of A Youth Domestic Violence Task Force

WHO: Elected Officials: Senator Eric Adams, Deputy Borough President Yvonne Graham, Assembly Member Karim Camara, and Council Member Letitia James.

Jonah Village; Spirit in Sunset Productions; Clergy members

10:00 AM

WHERE: Brooklyn Borough Hall (Court Str

September 30, 2007
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New York State Senator Eric Adams Sponsors A Forum To Enable The Nypd To Present Its Security Plan For The 2007 High Holy Days

New York State Senator Eric Adams will present the 2007 Brooklyn High Holy Days Religious Institutions Safety Debriefing (BHHDRISD). He will be joined by Chief Nelson and Chief Fox of the NYPD and by members of their team to provide an overview of the procedures implemented by the police to safeguard both our religious institutions and our community during this very special time of year. The meeting will clarify significant NYPD arrangements to afford citizens an opportunity to understand and appreciate them.

September 4, 2007
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NYS Senator Eric Adams, Assembly Member Hakeem Jeffries, Assembly Member Karim Camara, District Leader Jesse Hamilton, And The Office Of Children And Family Services Unite In Partnership With Public School 316

Senator Adams states: "The Million Father March provides a positive opportunity for men to demonstrate an unequivocal commitment to the educational lives of their children. Men can be loving, nurturing, and responsible parents, and a male caregiver who actively participates in the educational life of a child is invaluable and irreplaceable.

August 27, 2007
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NYS Senators Eric Adams And John Sampson Respond To Death Of Two NYC Firefighters By Calling On City Hall To Create Taskforce Of Retired Fire Fighters To Inspect Buildings With Safety Hazards

<?xml:namespace prefix = v ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" />NYS Senator Eric Adams and NYS Senator John Sampson will hold a press conference outside the site of the Deutsche Bank building fire. The Senators will call on City Hall to recruit retired NYC Fire Fighters to create a task force to inspect buildings that have dangerous conditions.

August 26, 2007
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July 25, 2007
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**press Release**

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 21, State Senator Eric Adams will be joined by the first Russian-born New York State legislator, Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, other officials from State and City government, and members of the community to commemorate the life of slain Police Officer Russel Timoshenko. Senator Adams invites everyone to participate in the vigil and silent walk, beginning at 10:30am in front of the 71st Precinct, located on the corner of Empire Blvd. and New York Ave. The silent walk will conclude at Lefferts Ave.

July 19, 2007
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New York City - Students At Ebbets Field Middle School In Brooklyn, New York Get Internet Smart

On Monday, June 25, 2007, 6th grade students at Ebbets Field Middle School 352 in Brooklyn, New York presented their lessons on Illegal Music Downloading, Keeping Personal Information Private and Social Networking to faculty and NY State Senator Eric Adams, highlighting their use of Cablevision's Power to Learn Internet Smarts curriculum.Senator Adams announced the availability of free Triple Play for Education technology to all schools in his district.

July 5, 2007
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Senator Adams: Changes In Epic Means Seniors Save By Enrolling In Medicare Drug Program

State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today announced that changes set to begin on July 1 in New York’s Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) program represent a win-win situation for New York seniors. EPIC, a state-sponsored program to help seniors afford the high cost of prescription drugs, currently serves more than 360,000 New Yorkers. "EPIC is by far one of our greatest success stories," Senator Adams said. "It’s hard to improve upon a program that helps seniors save, on average, over 80 percent of the costs of their prescriptions.

June 28, 2007
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Terrorist Treasury

NEW YORK—Gathered at the United Nations, the seat of international cooperation, Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn), joined by Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Senator Toby Stavisky (D-Queens), and Senator Craig Johnson (D-Port Washington) released an analysis of New York State pension fund assets invested in companies that do business with nations on the U.S. Department of State’s list of terrorist nations: Syria, Iran, Sudan, and North Korea.

June 17, 2007
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Senator Adams Encourages Parents And Guardians To Prevent Childhood Poisoning

In recognition of National Safety Month, an annual event held in June, State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today urged New York parents and guardians to take steps to poison-proof their homes in an effort to prevent accidental poisonings among young children. "We like to think of our homes as bastions of safety in an unsafe world, but in reality, homes can be an exceedingly dangerous place, especially for little ones," said Senator Adams.

June 7, 2007
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Senator Adams Introduces Legislation Creating Crime Of Unlawful Sale Of Ammunition

Saying it is important to limit the sale of ammunition to those who have legal firearms licenses, State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today announced he has introduced legislation that would create the crime of the unlawful sale of ammunition."It is only logical to require any purchaser of ammunition to produce a valid firearms license for a weapon that uses that type of ammunition," Senator Adams said.The Brooklyn lawmaker, a 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, said store owners would be charged with a Class C felony under his proposal.

May 1, 2007
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Senator Adams Unveils Legislation To Improve Gun Crime Tracking Methods

New York.- New York State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) announced today two bills to improve efforts in the prevention and prosecution of gun-related crime through novel ammunition tracking and registration methods. Senator Adams was joined by New York State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith, state senators Eric T.

March 18, 2007
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