SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ARRANGES FOR METROCARD BUS TO VISIT COMMUNITY OFFICE
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is today announcing that the Metropolitan Transit Authority has scheduled a visit of the Metro Card Bus to his Bay Ridge District Office, 7408-5th Avenue, on Monday, October 6, 2008 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R, Merrick), to provide passengers stranded on airplanes at New York airports with certain basic amenities to make their wait more tolerable. The bill (S.5050-C) also creates a new Airline Consumer Advocate Office to help airline passengers in New York report air travel service problems.
The legislation reflects an agreement with the State Assembly. The Assembly is expected to take up and pass the legislation before the end of session.
Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) has released the following tips to help parents prepare healthy lunches for students as the school year begins. The tips were released as a result of the alarming trend of childhood obesity in the United States. The number of overweight children ages 6-19 is currently estimated at 16% and continues to rise according to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention.
SENATOR GOLDEN PLANS SEPTEMBER 11TH MEMORIAL EVENTS IN BAY RIDGE AND MARINE PARK TO MARK 7th ANNIVERSARY
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is today announcing his plans to host two September 11th Memorials to commemorate the 7th Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center on Thursday, September 11, 2008.
SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST FAMILY DAY EVENT TO CONCLUDE SUMMER SERIES OF EVENTS
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing his plans to host "Family Day" on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. in McKinley Park located at 75th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn.
SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS ON ASSEMBLY TO PROTECT OUR KIDS
Golden Bill that Monitors our Children on Buses Needs Assembly Passage
Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), member of the Senate Education Committee, today called on the New York State Assembly to pass S. 4157, which was acted upon by the Senate earlier this year. This legislation would equip New York City School buses with electronic monitoring systems.
FORT HAMILTON CITIZENS ACTION COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES ARMY COMMUNITY COVENANT SIGNING CEREMONY
President William Guarinello and members of the Fort Hamilton Citizens Action Committee are today announcing the upcoming Army Community Covenant Signing Ceremony, to be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at twelve o’clock noon on The Bluff at Fort Hamilton Army Base, Brooklyn, New York.
The State Senate recently passed a constitutional amendment (S.6020) that would give New Yorkers a more direct role in the legislative process by empowering them to enact and amend laws through initiative and referendum.
MTA INFORMS SENATOR GOLDEN THAT 77th STREET TRAIN STATION TO BE INCLUDED IN PAINT PROGRAM
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit is moving forward with its station painting program and has awarded a contract that includes the 77th Street train station on the R line in Bay Ridge.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, will host a special event for local senior citizens billed as "Dancing Under The Stars" on Friday, September 5, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shore Road Gardens located at 91st Street and Shore Road.
SENATOR GOLDEN REPORTS MORE THAN 100 POTHOLES TO THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT TO IMPROVE OUR ROADWAYSState Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that he has reported 131 locations where potholes exist, and street repairs are necessary, throughout his Senate District to the New York City Department of Transportation. The report follows a pothole survey conducted throughout the neighborhood, in an effort to improve the roadways for pedestrians and motorists.
Senator Martin Golden Named 2008 Eco-Star NEW YORK --- The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving New York’s environment, has named Senator Martin Golden (R-22 nd District, Brooklyn) a 2008 “Eco-Star” for his efforts to ensure that all New Yorkers can enjoy clean air, more efficient mass transit and a better quality of life.
SENATOR GOLDEN SAYS YOU MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE MONEY
Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, today announced that 440,000 senior citizens and veterans across New York State have not applied for their federal economic stimulus checks according to the Internal Revenue Service.
SENATOR GOLDEN SPARKS STRONG FIRST STEP IN CLEANING UP BENSONHURST’S 86TH STREET
Brooklyn- Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that 33 Notices of Violations were issued by the Enforcement Division of the NYC Department of Sanitation to address issues of sanitation and crowded sidewalks on 86th Street, between bay Parkway and 23rd Avenue, in Bensonhurst.