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January 26, 2011
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Statement from Senator Malcolm A. Smith Re: State of the Union Address

“ I applaud President Barack Obama for his leadership and innovative vision to create jobs and reduce the economy’s deficit.

January 26, 2011
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Senator Malcolm A. Smith Pushes For HSR Jobs, Encourages GE to Build HSR Locomotive in New York

(St. Albans, NY)-Senator Malcolm A. Smith is calling on General Electric (GE) to bring more jobs to New York. GE recently signed a letter of intent with China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation Limited (CSR) to manufacture high- and medium-speed electric multiple unit trains in the United States.

January 23, 2011
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January 10, 2011
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January 10, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Malcolm A. Smith Calls On Queens DA To Institute Another Gun Buy Back Program

(St. Albans, NY)- State Senator Malcolm A. Smith is calling on  Queens District Attorney Richard Brown and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to institute another Gun Buy-Back Program in Queens.  

January 7, 2011
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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 6, 2011
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January 6, 2011
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Operation Safe Southeast Queens January 2011 Meeting

Keira Betty, FDNY/ EMS Worker/Instructor teaching CPR  (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) to meeting attendees.

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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