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Senator Kevin Parker moves to save New York City Drinking Water

 

New, York, New York Senator Parker joined advocates and public officials to urge his colleagues in government to block gas exploration in upstate New York.

 

August 11, 2010
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Senator Parker meets Michelle Obama at the Democratic Converntion

I was lucky enough to meet First Lady Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention.

August 9, 2010
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Senator Parker with staff from New York Blood Center

African-American blood donation is the primary way to fight the complications of Sickle Cell disease. Sickle Cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects approximately 80,000 people in the United States, 97 percent of whom are of African heritage. People suffering from Sickle Cell  require blood transfusions throughout their lives.

August 9, 2010
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Senator Parker teamed up Shamika Yearwood & New York Blood Center to encourage New Yorkers to give blood

Senator Parker partnered with New York Blood Center and college intern Shamika Yearwood to encourage Flatbush residents to donateblood at the Senator’s constituent service day event.  To incentivize would be donors, the New York Blood Center promised Ms. Yearwood a $250 scholarship towards her tuition if she could help them collect 40 pints of blood.

August 9, 2010
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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 is presented the legislative Award from Human Care Services

Esther Lustig and the staff at Human Care Services are truly doing God's work by looking after the most vulnerable members of our community.

July 29, 2010
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Senator Parker getting his blood glucose measured at his annual check your health day

State Senator Parker opened his office doors to women over 40 for a free breast cancer screening, as well as blood glucose and blood pressure on-site testing.

July 27, 2010
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Help me get 50 women signed up for free mammograms on July 23, 2010. Spread the word

Calling out to all women 40 and over, who have not had their annual mammogram. I will be hosting free screenings at my office on Friday, July 23rd. To make an appointment Please call call 1-800-453-8378 ext. 1.

July 22, 2010
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Senator Parker says no to Kosher Law Enforcement cuts

Cutting the Kosher Law Enforcement's budget will have a detrimental effect on the approximately 1.6 million kosher consumers living in New York State

July 19, 2010
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Senator Kevin Parker joins Governor Paterson for the signing of historic MWBE legislation

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 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 with local business owners outside NASDAQ tower following the bell ringing ceremony

Senator Paker invited a host of business leaders to join him during the ringing of the opening bell.

July 15, 2010
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Senator Parker ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ

Tuesday July, 13 - Senator Parker rang the opening bell at NASDAQ, the largest financial market in the world

July 15, 2010
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Join me for Financial Empowerment Day

Friday July, 16 -  Empower Yourself Day is the third of  six, free community events Senator Parker will host this summer. The New York Controller’s Office will be on hand to help people locate unclaimed funds and Restoration from Bedford Stuyvesant will be on hand to provide information on financial empowerment. We look forward to seeing you there. For more details see the Events Page.

July 15, 2010
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Join me for Financial Empowerment Day

 Empower Yourself Day is the third of  six, free community events Senator Parker will host this summer. The New York Controller’s Office will be on hand to help people locate unclaimed funds and Restoration from Bedford Stuyvesant will be on hand to provide information on financial empowerment. We look forward to seeing you there

July 15, 2010
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Senator Parker supports women and minority owned businesses

The New York State MWBE Asset Management and Financial Institution Strategy Bill, has leveled the playing field for minority and women owned businesses in New York State.

July 12, 2010
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2010 Mobile Series

Please join me at my district office over the next 5 weeks for a series of community events

July 7, 2010
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Summer Series

Senator Parker has asked representatives from the US Department of State to help his constituents to process their passport applications free of charge.

August 6, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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