SENATOR GOLDEN APPLAUDS MTA BRIDGES AND TUNNELS FOR EARLY COMPLETION OF VERRAZANO-NARROWS BRIDGE ROADWAY WORK
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today issued a statement commending the M.T.A. Bridges and Tunnels for their early completion of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Roadway, which has restored normal operation to all three lanes of the roadway:
SENATOR GOLDEN: ILLEGAL TOP FLOOR OF BUILDING ON KIMBALL STREET WILL FINALLY COME DOWN
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the top floor of a building, located at 2232 Kimball Street, was issued a criminal violation by the Department of Buildings to remove the top floor of the building, which has been in violation of zoning laws for almost five years.
SENATOR GOLDEN WELCOMES NEW FORT HAMILTON COMMANDER AT FLAG DAY CEREMONY TO SUPPORT U.S. TROOPS
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), with other elected officials including Assemblyman Alec Brook-Kransy, veteran organizations, and civic leaders, hosted a Flag Day Ceremony to support the men and women of the United States Military serving our country both home and abroad this past Saturday at John Paul Jones Park.
SENATE PASSES BILL TO STRENGTHEN HOME VISITATION PROGRAMS
The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) that would strengthen State support for home visitation programs that send trained child care experts into the homes of families at risk of abuse and neglect. The bill (S.7227) requires half of the savings achieved in certain areas in the budget of the Office of Children and Family to be reinvested in home visitation programs.
The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.8332), sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), that would prohibit the use of any and all electronic devices for drivers under the age of eighteen, including but not limited to iPods, texting devices and cell phones, including hands-free cell phones
SENATE PASSES BILL TO PROTECT CHILDREN IN DAY CARE CENTERS
Albany- The New York State Senate late yesterday passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens), to prohibit individuals who have been convicted of a serious crime from working or volunteering in a day care center. The bill (S.6449-A) also calls for an employee’s termination and license revocation upon such convictions. Among those voting in favor of this legislation was State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn).
SENATE PASSES "HOME HEATING RELIEF ACT" CO-SPONSORED BY SENATOR GOLDEN
Albany- The New York State Senate today passed the "Home Heating Relief Act," sponsored by Senator Carl Marcellino, Chairman of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, and co-sponsored by Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) to provide a one thousand dollar tax deduction to homeowners who purchase heating oil, natural gas and propane during the winter heating season.
GOLDEN JOINS SENATE PASSAGE OF BILL TO CRACK DOWN ON STAGED VIOLENCE
FOR INTERNET ENTERTAINMENT
The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.8207), sponsored by Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens), designed to crack down on the alarming trend of recording criminal acts of violence with the intent of distributing them on the Internet for entertainment purposes.
LOCAL SCHOOL CHILDREN URGED TO JOIN SENATOR GOLDEN’S SUMMER READING OLYMPICS TEAM
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing the kickoff of his "Summer Reading Olympics Team" program and is inviting local school children to take part in this special activity designed to encourage reading over the summer season.
SENATOR GOLDEN AND SENATE COLLEAGUES PASS BILL TO REQUIRE RANDOM STEROID TESTING FOR HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES
The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I, Staten Island), that would require random testing for anabolic steroids in high school athletes in public and private schools.
SENATE PASSES BILL TO HELP FAMILIES CARING FOR ELDERLY LOVED ONES
Bill Would Provide A Tax Exemption For Family Members Of The Elderly
The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.2060), sponsored by Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-Syracuse) that would provide individuals who are caring for an elderly family member with an additional tax exemption.
SUMMER 2008 CONCERTS IN THE PARK - SCHEDULEpresented by the Bay Ridge & Bensonhurst Beautification & Preservation Alliance, the Community Energy Response Team CERT1NYC and New York State Senator Marty Golden
SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES DEAL REACHED FOR NEW KEY FOOD TO OPEN IN BAY RIDGE
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that a 25 year lease, with options, been signed to open a new Key Food Supermarket at 242 Bay Ridge Avenue in Bay Ridge. The store, which is expected to open this Fall, will be 13,000 square feet with a parking lot across the street.
State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.4875), sponsored by Senator Cathy Young (R-C-I, Olean) that would allow victims of alleged domestic violence to testify in court via closed-circuit television.