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: &
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) has been informed today that the Farmer's Market at 2961 Avenue U at Brown Street has been inspected, cleaned and issued violations by the various city agencies involved.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is encouraging Brooklyn residents to attend a Healthy Living Forum on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Brooklyn College from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge on the 4th Floor of the Brooklyn College Student Center, Campus Road and East 27th Street.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) will be hosting a rally to "Support Our Troops" on Sunday, June 14, 2009 in Marine Park at 2:00 p.m. (enter at Fillmore Avenue and Marine Parkway).
The rally will feature patriotic musical performances and speeches, and the distribution of small American flags..
Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), a member of the New York State Senate Codes Committee, today voted in support of legislation (S. 1880-A) that would require any community service sentence imposed for an offense involving graffiti to include graffiti removal as a portion of the required service.