Brooklyn -- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) was among those testifying at the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s public hearing held in Brooklyn last evening against the proposed fare increases and service reductions which would significantly impact his district.
The complete text of Senator Golden’s testimony is below.
Good evening. I am State Senator Marty Golden representing the 22nd Senate District in Southwest Brooklyn.
Brooklyn -- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, noting that there is a 42% recidivism rate among parolees, is strongly opposing Governor David Paterson’s proposal that would result in the early release of as many as 800 inmates.
Brooklyn -- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee is today announcing his plans to host an informative town hall meeting for senior citizens at the Bay Ridge Center for Older Adults, located at 6935-4th Avenue, on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in conjunction with the Medicare Rights Center.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), recently presented a New York State Senate Resolution to Seth and Debra Kruchkow, the owners of 5th Avenue’s Kruchkow’s Shoe Shop, in honor of their 100th Anniversary of providing high quality comfort footwear for women and men.
SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2008 HALLOWEEN WALK & FAIR
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced plans for the 2008 Halloween Walk & Fair set for Friday, October 31, 2008 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at Owl’s Head Park, located at 68th Street and Colonial Road. Senator Golden was joined by event organizers, some in costumes, and some of the props and scenery purchased for the event.
SENATOR GOLDEN TO PAY TRIBUTE TO OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY LEADERS AT CELEBRATION OF ITALIAN HERITAGE
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) will be hosting a special awards ceremony and reception in honor of five outstanding Italian Americans from his district at a celebration of Italian Heritage on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. at C and C Caterers located at 7611-18th Avenue.
SENATOR GOLDEN LAUNCHES EXPRESS BUS SURVEY IN AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE SERVICE ON LOCAL EXPRESS BUS ROUTES
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has authored an express bus survey and will begin distributing it next week at local bus stops and through his office to riders of the X 27/X37 and the X 28/X38 bus routes.
SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST SPECIAL EDUCATION FAIR FOR COMMUNITY’S CHILDREN
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is today announcing that he will be hosting a special education fair for families and students of School District 20, 21 and 22 on Saturday, October 18, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Marine & Academic Center Rotunda at Kingsborough Community College located at 2001 Oriental Boulevard in Brooklyn.
SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN AND THE VISITING NURSE SERVICE OF NEW YORK OFFER FREE FLU SHOTS TO COMMUNITY
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, is announcing plans to offer more than 500 free flu shots to the community in October.
SENATOR GOLDEN’S TIPS FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GAS TANK
Following a summer of record high gas prices, Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) has issued some easy tips to save money at the pump. It is expected that as a result of the hurricane season in the Gulf of Mexico, and fluxuation in the international markets, that prices could rise quickly during the winter.