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Mayor Endorses Senator Golden’s Efforts To Stiffen Penalties For Crimes Against The Elderly In New York

City Hall- 101-year old Rose Morat and 85-year-old Solange Elizee, both victims of brutal beatings, this past Friday, met Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, Aging Commissioner Edwin-Mendez Santiago, and Senate Aging Committee Chairman Senator Marty Golden to discuss legislative efforts to combat elder abuse at City Hall. At the meeting, Mayor Michael Bloomberg pledged his support for this bill to become law.

June 1, 2006
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In An Emergency, Do You Know What To Do?

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs, and a founding member of CERT 1 NYC and the Brooklyn South CERT, will team up with the American Red Cross in Greater New York and the New York City Office of Emergency Management, to offer a presentation entitled, "In an EMERGENCY, Do You Know What To Do?".The event will be held on Friday, June 9, 2006, at 10:00 a.m., at the Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center located at 3302 Avenue U (East 33rd Street) in Brooklyn.

May 31, 2006
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Senator Golden Hosts Memorial Day Salute To Brooklyn Veterans

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), a member of the State Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Veteran and Military Affairs, recently hosted a Memorial Day salute and awards ceremony for veterans of Kings County.Senator Golden was joined by Fort Hamilton Army Base commander Tracey E. Nicholson.

May 30, 2006
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Senator Golden Informs Seniors Of Housing Opportunity

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, is advising local seniors of a housing opportunity at the Pope John Paul II Senior Apartments.

Beginning May 29, 2006, the Progress of Peoples Management Corporation of the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens opened the waiting list for Pope John Paul II Senior Apartments, and are making available applications.

May 30, 2006
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May 26, 2006
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Senator Golden Urges Vets Concerned About Id Theft To Contact Fed Government Call Center/visit Website

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today urged veterans concerned that their personal information may have been stolen to contact the federal government’s special call center 1-800-FED-INFO or to visit the official government portal www.firstgov.gov or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at www.va.gov/opa.

May 24, 2006
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Senate Honors Billy Albanese With Achievers' Award

Albany- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today named Brooklyn’s Billy Albanese, for whom New York’s Billy’s Law is named, as a recipient of the New York Senate Achievers’ Award. The prestigious award recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome personal physical challenges and honors his accomplishments on behalf of his community.

May 23, 2006
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Senate Aging Committee Chairman Marty Golden To Host Informational Senior Fair In Conjunction With Celebration Of Older Americans Month

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, today is announcing that he will be hosting his 4th Annual senior fair to offer local seniors and their families an opportunity to learn of the services available to assist them with their property taxes, their prescription drug coverage, their personal safety, and their health.

May 22, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden Arranges For Metrocard Bus To Visit Community Offices

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 both his Bay Ridge and his Marine Park District Offices in the coming weeks.

The Metro Card Bus will be at Senator Golden’s office, located at 3610 Quentin Road, on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Metro Card Bus will be at Golden’s office, located at 7403-5th Avenue, on Monday, June 5, 2006 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May 22, 2006
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Golden Seeks Street Rehabilitation To Ensure Safety Of Motorists And Pedestrians

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that he has submitted the following report of streets that require repaving, as well as potholes and sinkholes, to the Transportation Department to maintain the integrity of local streets.

Senator Marty Golden stated, "Maintaining the integrity of our infrastructure is very important and I appreciate hearing from the community and their taking the time to bring to my attention areas that need to be priorities of the Department of Transportation.

May 22, 2006
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Senator Golden Leads Asian American Heritage Festival Celebration

Brooklyn- Over 1,000 people attended State Senator Marty's Golden 4th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park in Brooklyn.

The program included ethnic dances including the Chinese Lion Dance, the Peacock Dance, and the Korean Fan Dance. The event will feature a demonstration of Buddist Monk Kung Fu as well as a Hand Puppet Show. A wide array of food, arts and crafts and prizes were available as well.

Senator Golden stated, "My 4th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival celebrated many cultures and different ethnic groups.

May 22, 2006
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Golden Names I.S. 30 Student “State Senator For A Day”

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) this week hosted a contest ceremony for his Senator For A Day Contest on at the Knights of Columbus located at 1305-86th Street in Brooklyn.

May 20, 2006
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Senator Golden Tackles Auto Insurance Fraud

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), this week joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in passing tough legislation to combat auto insurance fraud, which costs New Yorkers more than one billion dollars a year, as well as legislation that would impose criminal penalties for staging auto accidents."Auto insurance fraud is more prevalent in New York State than anywhere in the nation and it’s costing every driver in New York State more money," said Senator Marty Golden.

May 18, 2006
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Bathroom Facilities Available Again In Marine Park

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J.

May 18, 2006
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Senate Aging Committee Chairman Marty Golden To Host Informational Senior Fairs In Conjunction With Celebration Of Older Americans Month

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, today is announcing that he will be hosting his 4th Annual series of senior fairs throughout the community to offer local seniors and their families an opportunity to learn of the services available to assist them with their property taxes, their prescription drug coverage, their personal safety, and their health.

May 16, 2006
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Senate Passes Tougher Penalties For Drivers Who Flee Police

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in passing the "Craig J. Todeschini Bill", that would make it a felony for a driver to flee police. The bill is named after 25 year old State Police Trooper Craig J. Todeschini of Geddes, Onondaga County, who was killed in the line of duty on April 23rd.

May 16, 2006
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Golden Joins Senate Colleagues In Passage Of Gas Tax Cap Bill

Albany- The New York State Senate today gave final legislative approval to legislation that will provide New Yorkers with relief from high gas prices by capping and reducing the sales taxes on gasoline. The bill would cap the State sales taxes on gas at 8-cents per gallon, effectively freezing the tax at the $2 per gallon rate.

May 15, 2006
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Senator Golden Announces First Phase Of Bike Path Renovation Complete

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that the first part of the bike and pedestrian path rehabilitation project along Shore Road, from 92nd Street to the Verrazano Bridge, has been completed and is now open to the public for use.

May 15, 2006
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Golden Attends 2006 Roll Of Honor Ceremony At New York State Police Officers Memorial

Albany- State Senator Maritn J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) this week attended the 2006 Roll of Honor Remembrance Ceremony at the New York State Police Officers Memorial in Albany. Senator Golden joined Governor George Pataki, Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Chauncey Parker, the New York State Director of Criminal Justice. The ceremony took place on May 9, 2006, "Police Memorial Day" as declared by Governor George Pataki.

May 12, 2006
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Golden Nominates Faicco's Pork Store For 2006 New York State Small Business Award

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has nominated the owners of Faicco’s Pork Store, Louis, Edward and Matthew Faicco, for the 2006 New York State Small Business Person of the Year award to be presented in June by Governor George Pataki and the New York State Small Business Advisory Board.

Senator Marty Golden stated "Faicco’s Pork Store has been an extraordinary business and providing quality products and has become a community giant and major supporter.

May 12, 2006
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