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March 4, 2011
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March 2, 2011
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Senator Parker Advocates for the Blind and Disabled

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER

March 2, 2011
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Senator Parker introduces the Thruway to Fuelway Bill S.3558

                                            FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER

February 28, 2011
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Senator Parker Requests Majority Leader Skelos Not To Disenfranchise Voters

For Immediate Release:  Monday, January 31, 2011Please contact: Umair Khan 518-455-2580 mukhan@nysenate.gov

SENATOR PARKER REQUESTS MAJORITY LEADER SKELOS NOT TO DISENFRANCHISE VOTERS

February 11, 2011
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Senator Parker Passes S. 1054 Legislation that Promotes the Sale of Low-Emission and Energy Efficient Vehicles

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, February 8, 2011Please Contact: Ricja Rice, Esq., (518) 455-2580rrice@nysenate.gov

SENATOR PARKER PROMOTES SALES OF LOW-EMISSION AND ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES

(Albany, NY)  Today, Senator Kevin S. Parker (D-Brooklyn) passed a bill out of the New York State Senate’s Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, which if passed, would help stimulate the sales of low-emission and energy efficient vehicles..

February 11, 2011
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Free Adult Flu Shot

State Senator Kevin Parker, Provident Clinical Society & Brooklyn Nurses Association are working in partnership to offer FREE flu shots to senior citizens while vaccine supplies last at the District Office.

December 2, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Senator Parker leads Senate in passing Groundbreaking Fair Pay Act

Albany, NY) Yesterday, the State Assembly followed the Senate in passing the Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA). This historic legislation will protect thousands of hard-working men and women from unscrupulous employers who steal their earnings by paying less than minimum wage, misclassifying them as independent contractors, or by forcing them to work off the clock, among other underhanded schemes.

December 1, 2010
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SENATOR PARKER ASKS FOR A CHANCELLOR WITH EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

Brooklyn, NY – Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) called upon Commissioner David Steiner of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to deny Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Cathie Black's request for her to receive a waiver, allowing her to serve as the Chancellor of New York City's Schools despite lacking professional experience in education.

November 11, 2010
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Senator Parker Honors Our Fallen Heroes

(Albany, New York) On November 11, we celebrate Veteran’s Day, a day for us to pay tribute to those who have fought to protect our country. This year, Governor David Paterson signed my legislation, which will take effect on Veterans’ Day 2010. This law will allow for the respectful disposition of the unidentified cremated remains (cremains) of veterans.

November 10, 2010
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Senator Parker says NO to Bloomberg's Food Stamp Plan

(Brooklyn, NY) -  Governor David Paterson and Mayor Michael Bloomberg plan to announce today their impending request for permission of  the U.S.

October 7, 2010
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Citizenship Drive

State Senator Kevin Parker will be hosting his annual citizenship drive. Immigration experts and translators will be on-site to provide assistance to the 2011/2012 class of New American Citizens

September 11, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Senator Parker speaks to Paul Schindler from Gay City News at BCAT studios in Brooklyn

 

Senator Parker spoke to Paul Schindler from Gay City News about the Bias Crime Bill he passed into law and the advocacy work he has done for the LGBT Community.

Link: http://www.bricartsmedia.org/community-media/brooklyn-independent-televi...

September 9, 2010
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Senator Paker wishes L'shannah Tovah to the Jewish community

State Senator Kevin Parker would like to wishes  L'shannah Tovah to his friends in the Jewish Community.  The Boro Park community is a valued part of my constituent base. I Thank you for all your support over the last 8 years and look forward to working with you in years to come. I hope this year is filled with love, hope and prosperity.”

September 8, 2010
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