Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today blasted Governor Spitzer’s decision to freeze subway fares at $2, while potentially allowing other fares to rise. Recently, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced an expected year end surplus of $220 million which would be used to allow subway fares to remain at current levels.
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.
SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST SENIOR CITIZEN TOWN HALL MEETING
State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the State Senate Aging Committee, today announced that he has planned a Senior Citizen Town Hall Meeting that will focus on issues affecting the senior citizens in our area The town hall is scheduled for Friday, March 14th at 1:00 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Center located at 6935-4th Avenue.
Used Flawed Data In Decision to Close Victory Memorial Hospital
Council Member Vincent Gentile, Senator Marty Golden and Congressman Vito Fossella have obtained information that directly contradicts internal State Department of Health (D.O.H.) data used to make the decision to close Victory Memorial Hospital's Emergency Room.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 email@example.com
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.