José M. Serrano's News items

"Senator Serrano (on the far left) was proud to join Councilmember Dan Garodnick and Mayor Michael Bloomberg in cutting a ribbon for the city's newest Greenmarket. This Greenmarket is located at Stanley Isaac's Houses on 92nd Street and 1st Avenue. The market will provide the freshest produce for sale toarea residents."

March 27, 2006

Serrano: State Needs To Support The Arts

(Albany, New York) As Arts Advocacy Week kicked off this week State Senator José M. Serrano, (D-Manhattan/Bronx), called on the State to do more to assist the arts community. The Senator pointed to the arts as a vehicle for economic development as the main reason as to why the arts should receive more attention from the state government. "The arts are more than just a pastime or a form of recreation. As we can see in neighborhoods throughout the city and state, artists are the pioneers of community revitalization.

March 7, 2006

Senator Touts Arts As Economic Engine

(<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Albany, New York) - State Senator José M. Serrano, (D-Manhattan/Bronx), hosted a panel at the Association for Black and Puerto Rican Legislators 35th Annual Legislative Conference today, discussing how the arts can be used as a tool for economic empowerment.

February 18, 2006

State Senator José M. Serrano Celebrates Grand Opening Of District Office

                (New York)- New York State Senator José M. Serrano (D)-28th Senate District, will celebrate the grand opening of his district office in East Harlem on Friday, January 6th at 1:00 p.m. The grand opening will occur after East Harlem’s Annual Three Kings’ Day festivities. Senator Serrano will be joined by elected officials, as well as district and community leaders, for a ribbon cutting ceremony and complimentary refreshments.

January 3, 2006

Senator Serrano Urges Observing Some Simple Rules Of Safety This Holiday Season

Saying that "care and caution in the home–and on the road–while observing the holiday season will go a long way toward keeping it a safe and happy one," State Senator Jose Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) is offering some helpful tips to help ensure a safe celebration.

December 6, 2005

Senator Serrano Critical Of Anti-immigrant Legislation

Saying "we will never address the concerns of fraudulent driver’s licenses as long as the Senate Majority continues to create laws based on fear and paranoia," State Senator José M. Serrano (D-Bronx/Manhattan) today criticized the passage of Senate Bill 407, legislation that would require applicants for driver’s licenses or non-driver identification cards to prove that their presence in the United States is authorized. "Time and again, members of the Majority mentioned the tragic events of 9/11 during debate on this bill as an excuse to attack our nation’s immigrants.

June 22, 2005
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