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Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that in response to his request, the New York City Transit Authority will better maintain and provide greater upkeep for the 95th Street "R" train station at 4th Avenue.A couple of weeks ago, Senator Golden wrote to the New York City Transit Authority upon receipt of a complaint related to the cleanliness of the 95th Street station. Golden wrote of the deplorable conditions, expressing his concern that the subway cars were filthy.
Senator Frank Padavan (Queens), Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens) and Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined with over 300 senior citizens and advocates at the SNAP Senior Center in Queens in support of S.3684, legislation that would make it a felony offense, rather than a misdemeanor, to physically assault senior citizens.
Queens of 101-year-old Rose Morat and 85-year-old Solange Elizee, the State Senate passed the measure in a unanimou
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) last week honored Marie Elizabeth Murdocq as a recipient of the New York State Senate Achievers’ Award as part of Senate Disability Awareness Day. The prestigious award recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome personal physical challenges and honors her accomplishments on behalf of our community.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today announced an increase in $709 million over the 2006-2007 state budget for New York City Public Schools, totaling an allocation of $7.51 billion for New York City public schools in the 2007-2008 state budget. The budget increases school aid across the state by $1.8 billion, the largest increase in the history of New York State, with the City of New York representing 39.4% of all state education funding.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, with the support of local community associations and sponsors, hosted an Easter Egg Hunt in Bensonhurst Park this past Saturday. A couple of hundred families attended and participated in the Easter Egg Hunt. The event featured music, entertainment and a couple of rides.
The Easter Egg hunt included music and prizes for the children. Over one thousand candy filled easter eggs were hidden throughout the boundaries of the park.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has selected Marie Elizabeth Murdocq to be a recipient of the New York State Senate Achievers’ Award. The prestigious award recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome personal physical challenges and honors her accomplishments on behalf of our community.
State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) and State Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens) today announced that they are introducing two bills designed to protect the safety and security of children who ride school buses. The first bill would require placement of video monitoring systems on school buses statewide, and the second would prohibit individuals with a history of certain serious crimes from operating school buses.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today is announcing that he has written to all local hardware and paint stores, urging their strict adherence to the law governing the sale of spray paint, markers and etching acid to minors.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, issued the following statement on this afternoon’s federal court ruling in Brooklyn sentencing Ronell Wilson to the death penalty for murder of undercover Detectives Rodney Andrews and James Nemorin:"In light of the recent violent attack on our City's officers, I hope this decision sends a message to the depraved individuals out there who commit these heinous acts," said Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn). "The U.S.
The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.3684), sponsored by Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), to impose tougher penalties for physical assaults on senior citizens. The legislation was announced earlier this month at a Capitol news conference following the vicious attacks on Rose Morat, a 101-year-old Queens woman who was mugged on her way to church, and 85-year-old Solange Elizee, who was mugged and beaten just a half hour later by the same attacker.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden today issued the following statement:"Today was another historic day as it relates to the future of zoning in the community of Dyker Heights. The City Planning Commission has certified the plans put forth to down zone Dyker Heights and insure that the character and integrity of the neighborhood is maintained for years to come.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a member of the State Senate Committee of Homeland Security, Veteran and Military Affairs, is today announcing that he joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in approving legislation (S. 56), that would establish the crime of demonstrating at cemeteries under the control of a governmental entity as well as the crime of disturbing a funeral or memorial service.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden recently hosted an episode of Brooklyn Community Access Television’s "Brooklyn Elected Officials". 5th Avenue Board of Trade President Basil Capetanakis and 5th Avenue Business Improvement District Director James Clark were Senator Golden’s guests.The show featured a discussion surrounding the development and the current status of the newly created 5th Avenue Business Improvement District.
Senator Martin Golden (R, C-Brooklyn) and New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo (R, Merrick) are announcing that they advancing two bills designed to better ensure the safety and security of children across the State who ride school buses every day.
The Senate Majority Task Force on Port Security announced it’s reformation this week and Senator Marty Golden (Brooklyn) will once again hold an active role in addressing the need to improve security at Coastal Waterways in New York’s Port facilities.“New York City is a prime target for those who seek to harm our interests and the well-being of our residents,” said Senator Marty Golden.
Brooklyn- Senator Marty Golden recently hosted a senior breakfast with more than one hundred members of the senior citizen organizations of the following parishes, Good Shepherd, Resurrection and St. Columba.Issues discussed included safety, taxes and housing. Senator Golden also discussed his efforts as Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee to reduce the cost of prescription drugs here in New York State.
State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in approving it’s 2007-08 State budget plan for education that adds $358 million in school aid, which generates over $514 million on a school year basis, to the Governor’s school aid package to ensure a fair distribution of school aid to districts throughout the State. The budget represents the largest school aid increase in the history of New York.