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Senator Golden To Honor Local Women In Conjunction With Celebration Of Women's History Month

State Senator Martin Golden will honor women from the community for their outstanding service. They have been selected by their peers for this award.On Thursday March 8, 2007 at 7PM at the Bay Ridge Manor, 76th St between 4th & 5th Avenue the following women will be honored by Senator Golden:Iris Y. Chiu, Andrea D’Emic, Principal of St. Patrick’s School, Carmella Golino, from St. Finbar, Sandy Irrera, Sr. Virginia Lake, Bishop Kearney High School, and Maureen Neuringer of Mapleton Kiwanis.

February 23, 2007
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Nominated By Senator Marty Golden, Tony Wu, Assistant Principal Of Ps 105, Appointed To The Commission On Increasing Diversity In The State Government Workforce

Brooklyn- Upon the recommendation of Senator Marty Golden, Mr. Tony Wu, assistant principal of Brooklyn’s Public School 105, was appointed by Senator Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno as a member of the Commission on Increasing Diversity in the State Government Workforce."Tony is an outstanding educator, who understands the needs of new immigrants. We expect that his appointment will help bring more diversity to the state work force and will raise important issues that will help us to grow the economy of New York State.

February 20, 2007
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Senator Golden Joins Fight To Retrieve Bay Imaging Records

Brooklyn – Senator Marty Golden has joined an army of Brooklyn elected officials to get back much needed records from a shuttered medical imaging center. Lawmakers join together in a bipartisan, multi-pronged effort at the city, state, and federal levels of government to resolve this issue.Bay Imaging was a medical imaging center with 3 Brooklyn locations. In August 2006, the centers all shut down abruptly without first notifying their clients. These patients were left in the dark and unable to recover their files.

February 20, 2007
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Senator Golden: Students Of K-6 Should Be Guaranteed School Bus Transportation

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-Brooklyn) is announcing that he has co-sponsored legislation that will require the Department of Education in the City of New York to provide school bus service for students in grades kindergarten through six who live one-half mile or more away from their school. Currently, only young students (5-7 year olds) in grades K-2 are subject to the New York City Board of Education bussing distance requirement of one-half mile or more.

February 19, 2007
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Senator Marty Golden Honored By Asian Jade Society For Strong Crime Fighting Record

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a retired New York City Police Officer, was recently honored by the New York City Police Department’s Asian Jade Society as the 2007 Man of the Year for his accomplishments on behalf of law enforcement, for his service as a New York City Police Officer for more than ten years, and for his outstanding record of legislative accomplishment which has aided the N.Y.P.D.

February 13, 2007
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Small Business Assistance Package Passes Senate With Senator Golden's Support

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former President of the 5th Avenue Board of Trade Merchant Association, today joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in approving a small business and manufacturing assistance plan (S.1456), sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno, that targets the biggest concerns that hold back small businesses from growing and creating new jobs.

February 13, 2007
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February 5, 2007
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Senator Golden Statement On Proposed State Budget

The 2007-08 New York State Budget proposed by Governor Eliot Spitzer sends a mixed message to New York City taxpayers. The Governor’s proposal of no tax hikes and additional funding for public education are laudable goals but I am concerned about the $1.2 billion in cuts to health care and the continued inequity of New York City taxpayers that shoulder a disproportionate a burden of sending more than we receive from Albany.In the past two years, the State Legislature has pumped billions of dollars for new public schools and operating aid.

January 31, 2007
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Senator Golden And Assemblyman Lopez Encouraged By Governor Spitzer's Educational Aid Budget Proposal

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) and Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn), the legislators who led an educational revolution throughout New York State last year, which led to the establishment of an historic Empire State Child Tax Credit, today are encouraged by Governor Eliot Spitzer’s budget address and his commitment to aid New York families meet the rising education costs here in New York State.

Senator Marty Golden stated, "Governor Spitzer’s proposed personal income tax deduction of up to $1000 per child is a step in the right direction.

January 31, 2007
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Golden Joins Senate In Unveiling Higher Education Proposals

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined his colleauges in the State Senate in introducing a comprehensive package of proposals that would make obtaining a college education more affordable for New York’s students, help families with soaring tuition expenses, provide new incentives to college students to keep them living and working in New York when they graduate and recognize the sacrifices and service of our military personnel by making it easier for New York’s servicemen and women to attend college.

January 30, 2007
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Statement From Senator Marty Golden

The Brooklyn jury that convicted Ronell Wilson for murdering two New York City Police Officers last month on two counts of murder, along with robbery, carjacking and firearms charges made an appropriate decision today by imposing the death penalty.As the state Senate sponsor of legislation (S.319) to reinstate the death penalty for the intentional murder of a police officer, I am working towards a tough law that is Constitutional and represents an application of justice commensurate with the crime.It is time to rewrite New York State statute to provide greater protections to

January 30, 2007
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Senator Golden, Assemblyman Gianaris And Unsung Heroes Announce Legislation

New York- Senator Martin Golden (R,C-Brooklyn) and Assemblyman Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) appeared at Ground Zero yesterday announcing legislation to establish a 9/11 Workers Memorial within the World Trade Center Memorial Museum.

January 29, 2007
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Senator Golden, Senate Aging Committee Chairman, To Host Senior Citizen Town Hall Meeting

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, today is announcing that he will be hosting a Senior Citizen Town Hall Meeting on Friday, February 9, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Community Service Center located at 6935-4th Avenue (corner of Ovington Avenue, side of Bethlehem Lutheran Church).

Senator Marty Golden will be discussing neighborhood issues as well as his Aging Committee legislative agenda as being developed in Albany for this legislative session.

January 29, 2007
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Senator Golden Hosts Pizza Party At P.s. 207

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) on Friday hosted a pizza party for members of the P.S. 207 Glee Club.

The P.S. 207 Glee Club performed at Senator Golden’s inauguration ceremony held last week. In appeciation for their outstanding efforts, their talent and their success, Senator Golden treated the students to a pizza party. The students were also given a Certificate of Appreciation from Senator Golden.Senator Marty Golden stated, "I applaud and thank the P.S. 207 Glee Club for their participation and for their performance at my inauguration.

January 29, 2007
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New York State Corrections Department Recruiting New Officers

Brooklyn-State Senator Martin J. Golden (22nd District) has announced today that the New York State Department of Correctional Services is looking for willing individuals that would like to pursue a career in law enforcement. Accordingly, under the auspices of the New York State Department of Civil Service, a new examination will be held on April 14, 2007. The filing deadline for this examination is February 26, 2007.A Correction Officer Trainee's starting salary is currently $34,329 per year.

January 25, 2007
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Congressman Fossella And Senator Golden Announce Agreement For Full Renovation Of The 86th Street Subway Station

Fulfilling a pledge to the people of Bay Ridge, Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY13) and Senator Marty Golden today announced that they have reached agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to perform a comprehensive renovation of the 86th Street subway station. Under the agreement, Fossella will provide $6.68 million in federal funding towards the project and Golden will provide $2 million in State funding. The MTA will also contribute to the improvement of the antiquated station, which was built in 1916.

January 25, 2007
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New Autism School Opening In February

(Brooklyn, NY)— You hear it again and again—the incidence of autism is on the rise. In fact, according to the latest statistics, 1 in 166 children are diagnosed with autism and reported cases are growing at a rate of 10-17% each year.With all these children needing services, HeartShare Human Services of New York is proud to be responding to the needs of the community by opening its new HeartShare School. This program is for school-age children with autism and mental retardation from all five boroughs. Located at St.

January 24, 2007
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Golden Committee Assignments Announced: Reappointed As Chairman Of Senate Aging Committee For Third Time

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing his committee assignments for the new 2007 legislative year, highlighting his reappointment by Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno to serve as the Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee.

January 22, 2007
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State Senator Golden: Prohibit B.a.s.e. Jumping In NYC

State Senator Marty Golden will introduce legislation ending the reckless act of B.A.S.E. jumping from any building, bridge, antenna or similar structure in the City of New York."It’s time to end the reckless acts B.A.S.E. jumpers that endanger public safety," said Brooklyn Senator Marty Golden (R,C-Brooklyn).

January 18, 2007
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Senator Golden To Take Oath Of Office For Third Term

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) will take the oath of office as he begins his third term as the State Senator representing New York’s 22nd District, at a public ceremony and reception to be held on Sunday, January 21, 2007 at 12:00 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476-76th Street in Brooklyn. Judge Matthew D’Emic, Justice of the Supreme Court, will administer the oath of office to Senator Marty Golden. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes will deliver the keynote address.

January 15, 2007
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