James Sanders Jr.'s Videos

Sanders Slams Tax Breaks for the Wealthy

Senator Sanders speaks about the misguided principles of the budget, which allows for tax breaks on luxury items such as yachts and private planes, but fails to raise the minimum wage for struggling working-class people.

April 7, 2015
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Sanders Debates Seward Over Insurance Bill

Senator Sanders debates Senator James Seward over his bill (S. 3012), which relates to requirements for directors of a domestic stock life insurance company, during Senate session on 3/16/15. The bill passed.

March 17, 2015
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Senator Sanders's remarks on the Senate Budget Resolution

Senator Sanders remarks on the Senate Budget Resolution including how it inadvertently hurts Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) by not extending funding for that program, and also stressed the importance of raising the minimum wage to help those who are struggling to make ends meet.

March 16, 2015
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Senator Sanders welcomes Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul

Senator Sanders welcomes Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul to senate session on March 11, 2015 and praises her for being a strong example of female empowerment and leadership especially during March, which is Women's History Month.

March 16, 2015
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Senator Sanders session remarks on S.1520 - Sex Offender Legislation

Senator Sanders was proud to vote in favor of Senator Klein's sex offender bill - S.1520 - which prohibits level three sex offenders and those whose victim was a child from knowingly being within 1,000 feet of a facility where pre-kindergarten or kindergarten instruction is provided. The legislation passed.

 

March 6, 2015
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Sen. Sanders Speaks at 50th Memorial Commemoration of Malcolm X

State Senator James Sanders speaks about the legacy of Malcolm X at the 50th Anniversary Memorial on February 21, 2015 at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center.

February 24, 2015
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Senator Sanders marches with 32BJ airport workers as they demand fair wages and healthcare benefits

 

State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) marched with dozens of airport workers - members of 32BJ - as they held a protest rally demanding higher wages and better healthcare benefits at JFK Airport's Terminal 7 on Thursday. Chanting slogans like "Si Se Puede" and "No Justice, No Peace," the workers which included baggage handlers, janitorial staff and passenger service workers demanded that their voices be heard. Senator Sanders a longtime supporter of 32BJ was happy to join them in their efforts and carried a sign that read "No Healthcare, No Respect."

February 17, 2015
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State Senator James Sanders Jr. Confronts PBA President Pat Lynch Over Police Turning Their Backs on Mayor de Blasio

(Manhattan, NY) – State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) confronted Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch at a senate hearing Wednesday questioning his support of police officers turning their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio in the days following the execution-style shooting of two cops in Brooklyn back in December. 

February 9, 2015
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Senator Sanders and Senate Democratic Conference Release Minimum Wage Report and Push for Local Minimum Wage Option

Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Queens) joined his fellow Senate Democratic Conference members at a press conference to announce the release of a detailed report describing the economic benefits New York State would receive from an increase to the minimum wage. Senator Sanders also called for the adoption of legislation that would allow local governments to raise the minimum wage within their municipalities.

June 3, 2014
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Senator James Sanders Jr. Joins Colleagues in Birthday Commemoration of Civil Rights Leader Malcolm X

New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Queens) joined his colleagues on the floor of the Senate Chamber to commemorate the 89th birthday of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X.

May 21, 2014
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New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. Honors the 26th U.S. Colored Troop

(Albany) - New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Queens) introduces Senate Resolution J.4473 to honor the members of the 26th United States Colored Troop during the observance of the U.S. Civil War Sesquicentennial.

April 29, 2014
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A young man's joy and passion for violence impacts his entire family.

Video #1 - A "Stop The Violence" song and video depicting the consequences of the depraved disregard for life. Written and produced by Chris Curry

April 22, 2014
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Individually and collectively a community can make a difference by saying something.

Video #2 in Chris Curry's "Stop The Violence" campaign series. A collection of songs, poetry, art, essays and spoken word depicting the hideous consequences of violent acts and the depraved disregard for LIFE by the perpetrators.

April 22, 2014
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Portrays the daily concern of a 10 year old trying to cope with the possibility of being shot or killed.

This is video #3 in the Chris Curry's "Stop The Violence" campaign. It portrays the daily concern of a 10 year old trying to cope with the possibility of being shot or killed. It is an unfortunate realistic element of the gun violence that many perpetrators fail to consider during their senseless and unnecessary acts of violence and the consequences of their depraved disregard for life.

April 22, 2014
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