Senator Adams Praises New Ethics Reform Package

State Senator Eric Adams (D- Brooklyn) applauded an agreement on a series of reforms that will strengthen ethics laws and practices in Albany. "For years, SenateMinority have been at the forefront of efforts to change the way we do business in Albany. Now we have a partner in Governor Spitzer who will use his tremendous mandate to reform State Government," Senator Adams said.

February 22, 2007

Senator Adams: Routine Screenings Greatly Reduce Women's Chances Of Developing Cervical Cancer

As January is Cervical Cancer Screening Month, State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today encouraged all adult women to take advantage of regular Pap smear screenings, which test for cancer of the cervix. "One of the great success stories in women's health is our ability to detect cervical cancer very early, in its most curable stage," Senator Adams said.

January 25, 2007

Senator Adams Calls For New York To Defend Women's Reproductive Rights

In honor of the recent anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision which ruled that a woman's relationship with her doctor was a private affair, State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today warned of the continued challenge to women's reproductive rights posed by an increasingly conservative Supreme Court. "It's been 34 years since the country's highest court wisely handed down its decision that women's health care should be in the hands of women and their physicians, not politicians, " Senator Adams said.

January 24, 2007

Senator Adams Calls On Majority-controlled Senate To Reform Its Rules To Make Legislature More Open And Democratic

Albany, NY – Newly-elected State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today urged the Majority-controlled Senate to deliver on their promise of reform by fundamentally changing the current rules of the Senate. His proposals include significantly increasing participation of rank-and-file members, raising ethical standards by recording each vote, providing equal resources to each member, and making it easier for senators to get their legislation voted on.

January 17, 2007