(Albany, NY) Friday June 18th- Senator Kevin Parker (D-21), in partnership with The Senate Democratic Majority has achieved a major victory for New York children and families by securing $25 million in state funding for a reduced fare student Metro
SENATOR KEVIN PARKER POSTS BACK HIS CENSUS FORM Making sure the 21st District Gets Counted (BROOKLYN, NY)-.Yesterday Senator Parker was joined by 11 year old Mahogany Burns and over 30 Community Leaders to mail back his Census Form at Vanderveer Post Office at 2319 Nostrand Avenue. “I am so excited about returning my census form” said 11 year old Mahogany ‘well I am proud to be with the youngest member of the Central Brooklyn Counts” Complete Count Taskforce” replied Senator Parker.
(Albany, NY) Today, Senator Parker introduced a bill that will create a new type of bond designed to attract more foreign investment to New York, creating jobs and opportunities for small businesses and working families.
Senator Parker’s bill mandates the creation of “alternative finance investment bonds (AFIBs),” which are also known as sukuk. Unlike traditional bonds, these innovative new bonds open up investment opportunities to those whose religious or personal beliefs proscribe them from engaging in transactions where interest is charged. These investors are therefore precluded from using conventional debt instruments such as bonds.
Senator Parker Remembers Civil Rights and Media Legend Percy Sutton “The passing of Mr. Percy Sutton is a tragic loss for our nation. Not only have we lost one of the great icons of American Politics, but we have also lost a man who dedicated his life to ensure that everyone is afforded the same rights and opportunities.” “Percy Sutton inspired millions of African Americans all over the world and fought with great courage for many righteous causes.