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Senator Parker Interviews Assemblyman Karim Camara, Chair of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Caucus

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Assemblyman Karim Camara (D-43) Chairman of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus

April 26, 2012

Discussion Topics:

History of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus, Caucus' Priority Legislation, Brooklyn Hospital Closures, NY Stop & Frisk policies, Mininum Wage

 

About the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus:

April 30, 2012
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Senator Parker Speaks on Autism Awareness Month Resolution J3707

March 27, 2012

Senator Parker cosponsored J3707 Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 2012, as Autism Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month in the State of New York.

 

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April 3, 2012
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Senatpr Parker Passes Resolution Commemorating the 47th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday"

March 27, 2012

Senator Parker passed J3789 Commemorating the 47th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday". 

On March 7, 1965, 600 civil rights demonstrators marched 54 miles from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery, Alabama.  The demonstrators organized to promote black voter registration and challenge the killing of Jimmie Lee Jackson, who had been killed by an Alabama state trooper three weeks earlier while trying to protect his mother at a civil rights demonstration.  For 100 years after Emancipation laws, intimidation tactics, and violence prevented African-Americans from going to the polls.

April 3, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Bernell K. Grier, CEO of Neighborhood Housing Services NYC

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Bernell K. Grier, CEO of Neighborhood Housing Services NYC

March 27, 2012

Discussion Topics:

First-time Homebuyer Education/Assistance, Neighborhood Preservation, Proposed 2012-13 Budget, Foreclosure Prevention Services

 

About Neighborhood Housing Services NYC:

April 3, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs for the New York State Nurses Association

March 20, 2012

 

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs for the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)

 

Discussion Topics:

 

The Proposed Executive Budget, The Effect of Hospital Closings and Mergers on Nurses and Quality of Care

 

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March 27, 2012
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Senator Parker interviews Patricia Baker Vice- Chair of PEF

March 13, 2012

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Patricia Baker, State PAC Vice Chair of the New York State Public Employees Federation

Discussion Topics:

The Proposed Executive Budget, Kingsboro Psychiatric Hospital, Tier VI

About PEF:

March 16, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Stephen Allinger (NYSUT)

March 1, 2012

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Stephen Allinger, Legislative Director for New York State United Teachers

Discussion Topics:

The Importance of Education, Campaign on Fiscal Education law suit, Green Schools

About NYSUT:

NYSUT is more than 600,000 people who work in, or are retired from, New York's schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities. Dedicated to improving not only working conditions, but also professions, with a common commitment to improve the quality of education and healthcare for the people of New York.

March 1, 2012
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Senator Parker Legislative Update - Roger Rosen

Roger Rosen, CEO of the educational publisher Rosen Publishing, was interviewed by Senator Parker (D-21) on June 15, 2011.   Rosen Publishing, Inc. is an independent educational publishing house, established in 1950 to serve the needs of students in grades Pre-K -12 with high interest, curriculum-correlated materials.  Parker discussed several topics including:

The importance of Teen Health & Wellness Database, created by the Rosen Publishing Company which is available at www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org.
Cyberbullying and Teen Suicide
The importance of electronic databases for access to information to teens
Cyber Safety for Parents and Childen

June 28, 2011
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March 4, 2011
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March 2, 2011
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Senator Parker's comments on hydro fracking

The Senate voted on a momratorium on hydrofracking. Here are my thoughts on the issue:

August 9, 2010
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Senator Parker congratulating Governor Patterson on the signing of the historic MWBE Bill

Senator Kevin Parker joins Governor Paterson for the signing of legislation that will create jobs by expanding opportunities for minority and women owned businesses and small businesses.

 

July 16, 2010
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Senator Parker talks to Geri Palast, Executive Director of Campaign for Fiscal Equality

The Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc. (CFE), a non-profit organization, was founded in 1993 by a coalition of concerned parents and education advocates seeking to reform New York State's school finance system to ensure adequate resources and the opportunity for a sound basic education for all students in New York City

June 22, 2010
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