Malcolm A. Smith's Press releases

Senator Malcolm A. Smith Holds First Crime Prevention Meeting For The New Year

 (St. Albans, NY)-  Senator Malcolm A. Smith held his first Operation Safe Southeast Queens (OSSEQ) meeting for 2011. The meeting consisted of representatives from the offices of Southeast Queens elected officials, local police precincts, the Queens District Attorney’s office, community and civic leaders, clergy and concerned citizens. Through the communication and relationships established at the monthly meeting, Senator Smith and his staff have been effective at targeting traditional “hot spots” and increasing police surveillance thereby curtailing drug activity, prostitution and other issues brought to their attention at the meeting.  “Preventing crime and keeping my constituents safe is always my first priority.

January 7, 2011
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January 6, 2011
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Statement from Senator Malcolm A. Smith on the Governor’s State of the State Address

“ With this new year comes a refreshing start and I look forward to working with my friend and our new Governor Andrew Cuomo.

January 5, 2011
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STATEMENT BY SENATE PRESIDENT PRO-TEMPORE MALCOLM A. SMITH RE: U.S. SENATE PASSAGE OF THE 9/11 ZADROGA BILL

“As a nation, we have the moral responsibility to care for the brave 9/11 rescue workers who so tirelessly participated in the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero and as a result have suffered illness or injury.  “I am pleased that Congress was able to work together to pass this vital legislation to provide much needed funding for medical treatment for these brave men and women. “I applaud Presided Obama and our Senators, Chuck Schumer and Kristin Gillibrand, and Representatives Carolyn Maloney and Jerrold Nadler, for their commitment to the passage of this critical bill."

December 23, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATE PRESIDENT MALCOLM A. SMITH: High Speed Rail Funding

 

“I am grateful that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wasted no time in redirecting the $1.195 billion in High Speed Rail funding rejected by the Governors of Wisconsin and Ohio to 14 other states, including New York.

 

December 15, 2010
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SENATE PRESIDENT MALCOLM A. SMITH AND NEW NYC CHANCELLOR CATHIE BLACK TOUR QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL

 

 

(Hillcrest, NY)- Senate President Malcolm A. Smith was joined by the new NYC Chancellor Cathie Black, Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) and Councilman James F. Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) for a tour of Hillcrest High School today. They toured several classrooms and met with students and teachers.

December 13, 2010
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December 13, 2010
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Remarks for World Congress on High Speed Rail

 

Remarks for World Congress on High Speed Rail

 

December 9, 2010
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SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE MALCOLM A. SMITH VOLUNTEERS THANKSGIVING TO DELIVER MEALS TO ALBANY’S NEEDY

(Albany, NY)-  New York State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith joined other volunteers this Thanksgiving morning to take part in the blessed Equinox event at the state Capitol’s Concourse.

December 2, 2010
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Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo and other world leaders to attend opening reception for National High Speed Rail Conference Hosted by Senate President Malcolm A. Smith

(New York, NY) - Tonight, Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo will attend a reception hosted by Senate President Malcolm A. Smith to kick-off the historic High Speed Rail conference – the first to be held in New York.

November 17, 2010
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ALL ABOARD! HISTORIC HIGH SPEED RAIL CONFERENCE ON TRACK IN NEW YORK CITY

              State Senate President Malcolm A. Smith Along With USHSR Association                Hosts 1st Ever HSR Conference in NY 

November 12, 2010
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NEWS FROM SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE MALCOLM A. SMITH

 

“I want to be one of the first to thank Joel Klein for his commitment and

November 10, 2010
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