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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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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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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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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

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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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Senate And Assembly Reach Agreement On Gas Tax Cap

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today announced that the New York State Legislature has reached an agreement on a plan to provide New Yorkers with relief from high gas prices by capping and reducing the sales taxes on gasoline. The agreement would save New Yorkers as much as $450 million annually at the pump by capping the sales taxes at $2 per gallon. 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 10, 2006
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Senate Passes Bill Leaf-brandi Woods Law

The New York State Senate today passed the Bill Leaf-Brandi Woods Law (S.7233), sponsored by Senator John DeFrancisco (R-C-I-WF, Syracuse), which would increase penalties for certain vehicular crimes committed by persons who have previously been convicted on one or more occasions of an alcohol or drug related driving while intoxicated charge or driving while abilityimpaired charge.The legislation is named for 25 year old Bill Leaf, a prominent Syracuse area reporter and sports anchor who will killed by a drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 81 and Bran

May 10, 2006
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American Red Cross Celebrates 100 Years

Brooklyn- The Brooklyn Chapter of the American Red Cross recently honored State Senator Marty Golden, Basil Capetanakis and WWRL 1600 AM, at their 100th Anniversary Dinner Dance celebration held at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardents last week.In his remarks, Senator Golden spoke of the significant impact that the American Red Cross has made throughout Brooklyn, New York City and our Nation over the years.

May 9, 2006
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Golden Leads Senate Passage Of Legislation To Protect New York's Seniors From Danger

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, today is announcing that legislation he introduced, S. 1826, designed to protect New York’s elderly, has gained the approval of the New York State Senate.

May 9, 2006
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Senator Golden To Lead Asian Pacific Heritage Festival

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced that he will be hosting his 4th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park on Sunday, May 21, 2006, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The program will include 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.

May 9, 2006
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