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Senator Golden To Host Lunar New Year Celebration

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Brooklyn- Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) together with the Chinese American Partnership Inc., is announcing that he will host his 7th Annual Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday 3/2/07, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at New Utrecht High School, located at 1601-80th Street in Brooklyn.

March 5, 2008
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Senator Golden: Relief From Solicitations Available To Local Homeowners

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing that his office is making available signs for local homeowners to prevent unsolicited advertising materials on their properties, following the State Senate’s passage of legislation creating such a New York State Law.

March 5, 2008
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Senator Marty Golden And Dec To Offer Exciting Opportunity To Area Student

Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will be offering an area student a great opportunity to learn about and experience the environment of the great State of New York, by inviting nominations to the 2008 New York Department of Environmental Conservation summer camp.

March 3, 2008
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Rep. Fossella, Sen. Golden & Cm Gentile Open New Front In Battle To Preserve Er

Following the State Department of Health’s (DOH) decision last week to maintain emergency and primary care at a Westchester hospital slated for closure under the Berger Commission, Congressman Vito Fossella, State Senator Marty Golden and Councilman Vincent Gentile today urged State officials to apply the same standard to Victory Memorial Hospital to continue providing emergency services at the site.

March 3, 2008
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Senator Golden Plans Community Town Hall Meeting

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today is announcing that he will be hosting his first town hall meeting of the new year, on February 28, 2008, at 7:15 p.m., at Our Lady of Angels Auditorium, entrance at 337-74th Street.

Senator Golden is encouraging community residents to attend and address issues and concerns with a wide array of city agencies that will be present. The agencies and departments scheduled to attend include:

N.Y.P.D., 68th Precinct Department of Environmental Protection

March 3, 2008
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Golden Calls On Assembly To Stop Talking And Start Acting On “Granny’s Law"

Senators Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, and Serf Maltese (R, Queens), called on the State Assembly to pass their bill (S.3684) also known as "Granny’s Law," which would impose stiff penalties for attacks on older New Yorkers.

March 3, 2008
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Senator Golden Relocates District Office

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that his district office in Bay Ridge has relocated to 7408-5th Avenue in Brooklyn.

The new office is right across the street from his former office located at 7403-5th Avenue. The phone number, fax number and e-mail address for the office remain the same. Senator Golden’s office can be reached by calling (718) 238-6044 or via fax at (718) 238-6170 or via e-mail at golden@senate.state.ny.us

February 11, 2008
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Senator Golden Announces 2008 I*ma*green*nation Contest

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN INVITES STUDENTS TO JOIN IN ENVIRONMENT COMPETITION

Statewide IŸ*MAŸGREENŸNATION Contest a Lesson in Environmental Awareness

February 11, 2008
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Senator Golden On Up Close With Diana Williams To Discuss Governor's Budget

Click Here to be redirected to WABC's website to view thesegment from the January 27, 2008.

February 11, 2008
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Senator Golden Predicts Upcoming "senior Idol" Competition To Be A Success

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee and a judge in the upcoming "Senior Idol" event, is predicting that the Spring event will be a huge success, set to be held on Saturday, April 12, 2008 at Xaverian High School, located at 7100 Shore Road. Councilman Vincent Gentile and a Surprise Celebrity Guest will join Golden in the judging.

February 7, 2008
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Senator Golden Announces Winner Of Second Annual Art Contest

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing the winner of his second annual student art contest, Lafayette High School’s Sun Young Park (contest held in June 2007).

February 7, 2008
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Golden Votes To Pass Legislation Increasing Penalties For Crimes Against Disable

 

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined the New York State Senate in approving legislation that would make it a felony to endanger the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person. The legislation (S.3894), sponsored by Senator Tom Morahan (R-C, New City), is related to Jonathan’s Law which was enacted last year.

February 7, 2008
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Senator Golden Invites Junior High Students To Compete To Be A Senator For A Day

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), a member of the State Senate Committee on Education, is announcing that he will be hosting his 6th Annual "State Senator For A Day" essay contest and has invited local junior high school participation within grades 6, 7, and 8, throughout District 20, 21, and 22.

February 7, 2008
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The Governor's Budget Needs To Go Back - For Remedial Math

"New York cannot afford this budget. Governor Spitzer has again shown his true colors -- he has shown that if he can see it, he can tax it. Even more disturbing is the fact that everyone agrees we are already in the red before the budget process even begins.

February 7, 2008
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Golden: Time To Stop Skyrocketing Increase In Violent Criminal Parole Release

SenatorGolden today joined members of the New York State Senate Majority Conference and the family of fallen New York City Police Officer Harry Ryman to announce the introduction of comprehensive legislation that will dramatically strengthen the State’s parole laws to help restrict the release of potentially dangerous violent felons.

February 6, 2008
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Senator Golden Assists Patrons Who Were Victims Of Consumer Fraud

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that help is available for customers of the recently closed AAA Optical Circle, located at 7214-3rd Avenue, who may have ordered and paid for new glasses. Golden was recently contacted by a resident who filled her eye glass prescription at Optical Circle and order new frames totaling $450, only to shortly thereafter discover the store has closed and no forwarding contact information provided.

January 25, 2008
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Senator Golden Calls For Removal Of New York Children From Controversial Center

Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today again called for all students who are New York State residents to be removed from the Judge Rotenberg Education Center, and returned to New York State. The controversial school is known for unorthodox behavioral-modification techniques which include the use of aversive therapy, or shock treatments.

January 25, 2008
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Senator Golden To Propose Legislation Heightening Protection For Foster Children

SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS FOR MORE PROTECTION FOR FOSTER CHILDREN

Following this weekend’s news reports of a former Queens woman who adopted 11 disabled children and proceeded to neglect them, Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) will introduce legislation that will verify that children from New York are being adequately cared for even if the legal guardian moves to another state or nation.

January 22, 2008
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Golden Provides Free Income Tax Help To Constituents

State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, 22nd District), has announced that he will again provide, for the 11th year, income tax filing services to senior citizens in his district. Appointments will given every Thursday, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturdays, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from February 7th through April 12th.

January 22, 2008
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