Brooklyn-State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today denounced the decision of the New York City Council to provide birth certificates free of charge to inmates upon being released from incarceration. Legislation was passed yesterday that would amend the city administrative code to repeal the current fifteen dollar fee for inmates to obtain a copy of their birth certificate. The fee is still required for all other New York City residents.
Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY13), State Senator Marty Golden (R-C) and City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D) today announced plans to file a lawsuit against the New York State Department of Health (DOH) to prevent the discontinuation of emergency room and acute care services at the Victory Memorial Hospital site.
The lawmakers will file an Article 78 charging that the State’s decision to close the hospital and reject SUNY Downstate’s application to maintain ER and acute care services at the site were "arbitrary and capricious." An Article 78 is a type of laws
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that he has planned a town hall meeting regarding the traffic nightmare being caused by the reconstruction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 5:30 p.m.
At a ceremony on November 13, Brooklyn College honored New York State Senator Martin J. Golden for his generous support in issuing a $10,000 grant for the College’s Center for Italian American Studies. The funding, which was made available through a Member Item allocated by the State Senate, will be used to launch new courses and to provide additional resources to Brooklyn College’s students and faculty. Additionally, the ceremony served as a rededication of the Center following its move to its current 1212 Boylan Hall location, according to Christoph M.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) will be collecting gifts for the 2007 Toys for Tots Drive, sponsored by the United States Marines, with collection boxes available at both of Senator Golden’s district offices, located at 7403-5th Avenue and 3610 Quentin Road. Unwrapped toys can be dropped off during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.The Toys for Tots foundation distributes millions of toys to needy children across the country and in Puerto Rico every holiday season.
Brooklyn - State Senator Marty Golden issued the following statement in response to the Governor's announcement this morning that put the brakes on the MTA's proposed fare increase: "Thankfully for New Yorkers, Governor Spitzer came out this morning in opposition to the fare hike proposed earlier this year by the MTA.I am pleased that Governor Spitzer has finally decided not to go through with this fare hike.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, in partnership with the Bay Ridge Parks Task Force, will host three Christmas Tree lightings throughout the community this December in preparation for the upcoming Christmas season and to bring out the holiday spirit in all as we celebrate this magical time of year.Senator Marty Golden stated, "Come join friends, and neighbors as we embrace our Christmas spirit and look forward to a rewarding season together at the upcoming Christmas tree lightings." The Christmas Tree lightings, which will feature Christmas caroling, hot chocolate and a
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District) announced yesterday at a breakfast meeting of the Parent Teacher Associations in which he hosted that he has secured $1500 for Parent Teacher Association of schools located in his district which includes Community School Districts 20, 21 and 22.
[Brooklyn, NY]- Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY13) and State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today declared victory in their efforts to prevent convicted cop-killers, rapists and arsonists from getting early parole under a proposed deal that was being negotiated by the Spitzer Administration.
"Governor Spitzer’s decision to abandon his plan to give driver’s licenses to illegal aliens is a huge victory for the people of New York and across our great nation. The voice of the people has been heard and the people have won. The Governor’s wrong-headed proposal would have jeopardized our safety and security leaving us vulnerable to terrorists who wish to do harm.
The Governor’s arrogant attempt to force this policy onto New Yorkers was unsuccessful.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), Congressman Vito Fossella (R-C, 13th District), and City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn), today issued the following statement at a press conference outside the emergency room of Victory Memorial Hospital, located at 699-92nd Street in Brooklyn, urging the New York State Department of Health to overturn their decision to close the emergency room at this site."The New York State Department of Health’s failure to approve an emergency room for this location will put the health and safety of all citizens at great risk.
New York- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today was joined by a coalition of New Yorkers, on the steps of New York City Hall, calling on Governor Eliot Spitzer to reject any agreement which would alter the governance of parole hearings in New York State and favor the rights of violent criminals, even Sam Berkowitz, the "Son-of-Sam," would have the opportunity for an early parole hearing before parole officers of his lawyers choice.
State Senator Marty Golden is announcing that the New York State Police, one of New York's most elite law enforcement agencies, is looking for recruits who are up to the challenge of undergoing the rigorous training that will prepare them for a stimulating and rewarding career in the service of New York. An amazing opportunity awaits the young men and women of our communities in the form of an agency that has a history of outstanding public service.
In response to concerns raised over recent cases of staph infections in children, Lutheran HealthCare, N.Y.C. Councilman Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Forest City Ratner Companies, the future Brooklyn Nets and N.Y.S. State Senator Martin J. Golden have partnered to provide alcohol-based hand sanitizers, hand washing tips, and MRSA education to Brooklyn schools.
Nearly 30,000 children and their families from 37 of Brooklyn’s public schools will be impacted through this initiative.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, a member of the State Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs, recently hosted a breakfast and awards ceremony for local veterans as part of the community’s celebration and recognition of Veteran’s Day.
Senator Golden was joined by Colonel Tracey E. Nicholson, Commander, of the U.S.
State Senator and former New York City Police Officer Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today blasted the massive shift in policy that has taken place at the State Parole Board since Governor Eliot Spitzer took office, which has resulted in a skyrocketing Parole Board parole approval rate. Senator Golden’s announcement follows the board’s decision to release cop-killing kidnapper Shuaib Raheem without notifying the late police officer Stephen Gilroy’s widow or his wounded fellow officer.
State Senator Martin Golden with Council Member Vincent Gentile joined today with a group of local, state and federal elected officials as well as former patients of Bay Imaging to announce the release of thousands of medical records held hostage by the radiological imaging facility.
“Today, I am proud to announce that, after more than a year of struggle, thousands of records held hostage by Bay Imaging will finally be released to the patients who so desperately need them.
Brooklyn-State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) will host a follow up meeting for Brooklyn victims of the recent tornado on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at the Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church, located at 6735-4th Avenue, at 6:30 p.m. Representatives from the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Buildings, the Department of Transportation, the American Red Cross, the Small Business Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and others will be present to answer questions and address concerns and provide an update.
In 1949, Jerome Robbins called Leonard Bernstein about a new idea he had for a musical -- a modern-day version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The end result of that conversation was realized eight years later in September, 1957, with the opening of West Side Story on Broadway.
Senator Golden appeared at an October 31st Joint Committee Meeting of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee and Transportation Committee. During this meeting, Senator Golden questioned Department of Motor Vehicle Commissioner David Swarts regarding Governor Spitzer’s proposal which would give New York State drivers’ licenses toillegal immigrants. Golden was particularly concerned about the safety of New Yorkers under the Governor’s plan and how it could potentially add to the problem of voter fraud in New York State.