Martin J. Golden's Press releases

SENATOR GOLDEN BLASTS GOVERNOR’S “MONEY FOR NOTHING” PLAN

 

Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today blasted Governor Paterson’s "Back-to-School" program’s lack of transparency and accountability. The Governor’s plan would cost taxpayers approximately $140 million by providing $200 per child to all welfare and food stamp recipient whether they are complying with program requirements.

 

August 11, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN AND AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION TO HOST FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FOR WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY

 

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing his plans to host free mammography screenings in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation in Septmeber at both of his district offices.

August 6, 2009
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SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS AT BELT PARKWAY’S 4TH AVENUE ENTRANCE


Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing that the Department of Transportation has responded to his request to study the safety of the entrance to the Belt Parkway at 4th Avenue, and has already installed "quik curbs" and additional signage is set to be installed next week.

 

August 6, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN: DEMOCRATS’ DISASTROUS BUDGET CONTINUES TO PILE ON MORE TAXES AND FEES


Drivers Licenses & Registrations to Increase 25% on September 1st

 

Every New Yorker that drives a car, a truck, a motorcycle, an ATV, or a boat will be paying more as the latest round of massive tax and fee hikes approved by Democrats in Albany takes effect next month. This time their target is motor vehicle fees, most of which will go up 25 percent for virtually every type of vehicle New Yorkers use every day.

August 6, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN ON THE CITY RESPONSE TO APARTMENT BUILDING FIRE IN BAY RIDGE

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today issued the following statement on the fire at the corner building of 68 th  Street and 3 rd  Avenue which burned at the location Wednesday evening into the early morning hours of Thursday, July 30, 2009:  &

July 31, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN: PROGRAM CLEANS STREETS OF GRAFFITI AT ALMOST 600 LOCATIONS

     Brooklyn - State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing that the program he has funded to fight graffiti in his district, City Solve , has removed graffiti at almost 600 locations since the program began in the neighborhood over two months ago.     Senator Marty Golden officially introduc

July 28, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN REQUESTS TRAFFIC STUDY ON SHORE ROAD

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), recently requested that the Department of Transportation conduct a traffic study on Shore Road between 90th Street and 3rd Avenue to consider the installation of a traffic calming device along this part of Shore Road.

July 10, 2009
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BROOKLYN POSTMASTER RESPONDS TO SENATOR GOLDEN REGARDING FUTURE OF OVINGTON STATION

CLOSURE LOOMS, COMMUNITY MUST MOBILIZE SAYS GOLDEN

 

July 10, 2009
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN: SENIOR CITIZEN RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION PROGRAM (SCRIE) INCOME ELIGIBILITY INCREASED TO $29,000

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), is informing those 62 years and older that the new income eligibility for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program is $29,000.           Senator Golden stated, “We have made available the opportunity so that more seniors of the City of New York can reap the benefits of the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program.

July 10, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR PATERSON’S APPOINTMENT OF A LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is responding to Governor David A. Paterson’s appointment of Richard Ravitch to serve as New York’s Lieutenant Governor:

 

July 9, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO PRESENT “DANCING UNDER THE STARS”

 

 

Senior Citizens to Dance the Night Away in Brooklyn Park

 

July 6, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN’S LAW HAVING MAJOR RESULTS IN NEW YORK

OUT OF STATE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN DOWN MORE THAN HALF     Albany- Billy’s Law, a law created to reduce placement of children from New York State into out of state facilities, is already working, according to State Senator Marty Golden, the State Senate sponsor of the legislation.  

July 3, 2009
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN NAMES EDUCATORS “TEACHER OF THE YEAR”

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden’s annual "Teacher of the Year" awards ceremony was held last week to pay recognition to outstanding educators from throughout community schools in District 20, 21 and 22. Senator Golden invited school administrators to select one teacher from their faculty to receive this honor for the 2008-2009 school year.

 

June 30, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY PICNIC

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing the 2nd Annual Greater Bay Ridge 4th of July Picnic to be held on Saturday, July 4, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the field at 82nd Street and Shore Road.

June 29, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN RESPONDS TO RATINGS OF R AND N TRAIN LINES

  Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today has sent a letter to New York City Transit Authority President Howard Roberts in response to the recent ratings of the “Straphangers Campaign” of both the R and N train lines.  

June 26, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO LET VOTERS REFORM GOVERNMENT AND REWRITE THE STATE CONSTITUTION

ALBANY---- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today said that he is introducing legislation to let the voters decide whether to hold a constitutional convention in order to fix New York’s increasingly dysfunctional State government.  

June 26, 2009
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LOWER TAXES, MORE JOBS, A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE:

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) has today issued the following opinion piece on the state of affairs of the New York State Senate.

June 25, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN NAMES COMMUNITY ACTIVIST EILEEN LARUFFA 2009 “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION”

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District) recently honored community activist Eileen LaRuffa, for her outstanding work on behalf of our community, with special recognition from the State Senate as a 2009 New York "Woman of Distinction." Senator Golden presented the award in his district office.

 

June 25, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT ON FAILURE OF DEMOCRATS TO RECITE THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IN STATE SENATE CHAMBER

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is issuing a statement in response to the failure of all of New York’s Democratic State Senators to join their Republican colleagues in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of yesterday’s special session.

June 24, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN UPDATED ON OWL’S HEAD SEWER PLANT

 Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) recently met with officials  of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, including Commissioner Steven Lawitts, to receive a briefing on the status of the two odor-control projects currently underway at the Owl’s Head Sewage Treatment Plant.

June 23, 2009
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