Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) this past weekend appeared as a guest on Eyewitness News Up Close with Diana Williams. Senator Golden was a guest, along with State Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell. Senator Golden defended his support for the reinstatement of the death penalty in New York State for cop killers. Issues related to the budget were discussed as well.
Brooklyn – Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), accompanied by Principal Andrea D’Emic, visited some of the classrooms and the library of St. Patrick’s School last week that recently received a donation of ten refurbished computers to support the school’s educational programs from the New York Power Authority.
"Computers are an essential resource in today’s technology driven learning environment," said Senator Golden. "The donation of these computers will help our young students at St. Patrick’s prepare for tomorrow’s educational challenges today."
Brooklyn- In observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate Majority Conference this week in passing a comprehensive package of legislation aimed at protecting victims of domestic violence. Senate action on the legislation was announced at a Capitol news conference where members of the Senate Majority were joined by Mrs. New York State 2007 Lori Donaudy of Smithtown, Long Island. A former victim of domestic abuse, Lori’s platform as Mrs.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their "Peace of Mind" Campaign to urge women to get mammograms.
Senator Golden stated, "The best weapon we have against breast cancer is early detection. I hope that this Mother’s Day people will urge their loved ones to get a mammogram. Approximately 95 percent of all mammograms prove to be normal.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today charged that the Democratic controlled United States Senate, including New York Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton, is playing politics with federal funding to be allocated to the medical needs of those heroes who served at Ground Zero in the days, weeks and months following the attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, will be hosting his 5th 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. The event will be held on Friday, June 15, 2007, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Youth Center of Most Precious Blood located at Harway Avenue and Bay 47th Street.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden on Friday joined Captain John Sprague, Commanding Officer of the 62nd Precinct, Louis Tromboli, President of the 62nd Precinct Community Council, Brooklyn South Auxilary Chief Tony Christo, and official representing Brooklyn South, in welcoming two new Auxiliary police vans purchased through a grant awarded by Senator Golden. The two new vans, which will be used for patrol and community events, will help the 62nd Precinct fight against crime and maintain the quality of life of the neighborhood.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) and the City Parks Foundation today announced the start of its Spring 2007 CityParks Seniors Fitness program, which will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking for seniors in six parks across New York City, including Marine Park in Brooklyn.CityParks Seniors Fitness will begin on April 30, 2007, at Marine Park in Brooklyn; Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx; Inwood Hill Park in Manhattan; and Astoria Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and Roy Wilkins Park in Queens.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a member of the State Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs, today is encouraging an outpour of support from New Yorkers for "Project Little Soldier", an effort designed to support the children the soldiers currently deployed to foreign lands.
Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I, Staten Island), joined by Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) and members of the Senate Majority Conference today called for a crackdown on violent video games and announced the introduction of legislation to combat and reduce children’s exposure to violent and inappropriate materials within these games. Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno today also announced the appointment of Senator Lanza as Chairman of the Senate Task Force on Youth Violence and the Entertainment Industry.
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Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that in response to his request, the New York City Transit Authority will better maintain and provide greater upkeep for the 95th Street "R" train station at 4th Avenue.A couple of weeks ago, Senator Golden wrote to the New York City Transit Authority upon receipt of a complaint related to the cleanliness of the 95th Street station. Golden wrote of the deplorable conditions, expressing his concern that the subway cars were filthy.
Senator Frank Padavan (Queens), Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens) and Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined with over 300 senior citizens and advocates at the SNAP Senior Center in Queens in support of S.3684, legislation that would make it a felony offense, rather than a misdemeanor, to physically assault senior citizens.
Queens of 101-year-old Rose Morat and 85-year-old Solange Elizee, the State Senate passed the measure in a unanimou
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) last week honored Marie Elizabeth Murdocq as a recipient of the New York State Senate Achievers’ Award as part of Senate Disability Awareness Day. The prestigious award recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome personal physical challenges and honors her accomplishments on behalf of our community.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today announced an increase in $709 million over the 2006-2007 state budget for New York City Public Schools, totaling an allocation of $7.51 billion for New York City public schools in the 2007-2008 state budget. The budget increases school aid across the state by $1.8 billion, the largest increase in the history of New York State, with the City of New York representing 39.4% of all state education funding.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, with the support of local community associations and sponsors, hosted an Easter Egg Hunt in Bensonhurst Park this past Saturday. A couple of hundred families attended and participated in the Easter Egg Hunt. The event featured music, entertainment and a couple of rides.
The Easter Egg hunt included music and prizes for the children. Over one thousand candy filled easter eggs were hidden throughout the boundaries of the park.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has selected Marie Elizabeth Murdocq to be a recipient of the New York State Senate Achievers’ Award. The prestigious award recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome personal physical challenges and honors her accomplishments on behalf of our community.
State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) and State Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens) today announced that they are introducing two bills designed to protect the safety and security of children who ride school buses. The first bill would require placement of video monitoring systems on school buses statewide, and the second would prohibit individuals with a history of certain serious crimes from operating school buses.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today is announcing that he has written to all local hardware and paint stores, urging their strict adherence to the law governing the sale of spray paint, markers and etching acid to minors.