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Senator Golden to Host Easter Egg Hunts

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden is today announcing that with the support of local community associations and sponsors, he will be hosting three Easter Egg Hunts.

Easter Egg Hunt-Saturday, April 4, 2009, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Marine Park, Fillmore Avenue at Marine Parkway

Easter Egg Hunt-Sunday, April 5, 2009, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Bensonhurst Park, Cropsey Avenue and Bay Parkway

 

Easter Egg Hunt- Saturday, April 11, 2009, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

McKinley Park, 75th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway

 

March 19, 2009
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Move to Reform Rockefeller Drug Laws Will Hurt New York

DROPPING THE ROCK WILL CRUSH OUR COMMUNITIES

Members of the Urban Task Force and Senate Republican Conference today blasted an ill-advised and potentially dangerous attempt by the Assembly Democrats to weaken New York State’s anti drug laws. The Rockefeller Drug Laws, a series of stringent anti-drug measures passed in 1973 which were once considered among the most strongest in the nation, were dramatically reformed in 2004.

March 6, 2009
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Senator Golden Honors Local Women As Part Of Women’s History Month

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden recently honored women from the community for their outstanding service who were selected by their peers for this award.

The following women were honored by Senator Golden:

March 3, 2009
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Senator Golden to Host Women's History Month Awards Celebration

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden recently hosted an event in conjunction with the national celebration of Women’s History Month.

Senator Golden honored Eddie Bellochino, Girl Scout Leader, St. Frances Cabrini, Sylvia LaCerra, Former Principal of P.S. 200 and member of Community Education Council

District 20, Alice Lee, Assistant Principal of Public School 105, Police Officer Susan Porcello, N.Y.P.D., 68th Precinct and Janice Yang, Asian Community Outreach Department at

Maimonides Medical Center.

March 3, 2009
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Golden To Introduce Resolution To Keep Monserrate Out Of The Senate

Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is urging all members of the New York State Senate, and Senators-elect, to sign on in support of a resolution urging Senator-elect Hiram Monserrate not to file his oath of office until felony assault charges against him are resolved.

February 4, 2009
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Senator Golden Backs Mayor’s Call For Increased Dog Poop Fines

Senator Marty Golden (R,C-Brooklyn) today said that he backs Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s call to increase fines for dog poop violators. The Brooklyn Senator said that he will introduce a bill in the State Senate that raises the maximum fine for repeat violators from $100 to $250.

February 1, 2009
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Senator Golden Opposes Governor’s Prisoner Release Proposal

Brooklyn -- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, noting that there is a 42% recidivism rate among parolees, is strongly opposing Governor David Paterson’s proposal that would result in the early release of as many as 800 inmates.

January 29, 2009
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Statement to MTA at Brooklyn Public Hearing on Fare Hikes and Service Reductions

Brooklyn -- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) was among those testifying at the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s public hearing held in Brooklyn last evening against the proposed fare increases and service reductions which would significantly impact his district.

The complete text of Senator Golden’s testimony is below.

Good evening. I am State Senator Marty Golden representing the 22nd Senate District in Southwest Brooklyn.

January 29, 2009
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Senator Marty Golden Comes Out Against MTA Approval Of Budget

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is strongly criticizing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board vote yesterday that will approve the proposed "doomsday budget." This budget would involve significant cuts to both local and express bus service in Senator Golden’s district, where he has spearheaded petition drives, and has made plans to meet with MTA officials to push for a reconsideration of these cuts.

December 18, 2008
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Senator Golden To Hold Town Hall Meeting On Medicare

Brooklyn -- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee is today announcing his plans to host an informative town hall meeting for senior citizens at the Bay Ridge Center for Older Adults, located at 6935-4th Avenue, on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in conjunction with the Medicare Rights Center.

December 10, 2008
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Senator Golden Joins Nyu Poly To Announce Grant At Ribbon Cutting

NY State Provides $2 Million Grant to Polytechnic Institute of NYU to Serve as Hub for New York City’s First Center of Innovation for Technology and Entertainment (CITE)

December 3, 2008
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Senator Golden Rallies Against Devastating Pharmacy Cuts

SENATOR GOLDEN RALLIES AGAINST DEVASTATING PHARMACY CUTS

Senator Pledges to Fight Cuts that Cost Jobs, Limit Access to Health Care

December 3, 2008
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Senator Golden Honors 5th Avenue’s Kruchkow’s Shoe Shop On 100th Anniversary

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), recently presented a New York State Senate Resolution to Seth and Debra Kruchkow, the owners of 5th Avenue’s Kruchkow’s Shoe Shop, in honor of their 100th Anniversary of providing high quality comfort footwear for women and men.

December 1, 2008
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Senator Golden Gets $250,000 For Improvements At Fort Hamilton High School

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ALLOCATES $250,000 TO FORT HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL TO SUPPORT REHABILITATION

OF SCIENCE LAB

November 13, 2008
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Senator Golden To Host Town Hall Meeting On Public Safety

Senator Marty Golden Invites You to An Important Town Hall Meeting on Public Safety with

Deputy Inspector Eric Rodriguez and 68th Precinct Community Affairs Officers

Neighborhood Concerns Regarding Recent Burglaries, Car Break-ins and other police related matters will be discussed

Thursday, October 16, 2008, 7:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Angels School Auditorium 337-74th Street Brooklyn, New York

November 13, 2008
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Senator Golden Announces Halloween Walk And Fair

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2008 HALLOWEEN WALK & FAIR

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced plans for the 2008 Halloween Walk & Fair set for Friday, October 31, 2008 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at Owl’s Head Park, located at 68th Street and Colonial Road. Senator Golden was joined by event organizers, some in costumes, and some of the props and scenery purchased for the event.

November 13, 2008
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Senator Golden To Honor Community Leaders At Italian Heritage Celebration

SENATOR GOLDEN TO PAY TRIBUTE TO OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY LEADERS AT CELEBRATION OF ITALIAN HERITAGE

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) will be hosting a special awards ceremony and reception in honor of five outstanding Italian Americans from his district at a celebration of Italian Heritage on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. at C and C Caterers located at 7611-18th Avenue.

October 28, 2008
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Senator Golden To Co-sponsor Bully Prevention Seminar

Tiger Schulmann’s of Bensonhurst Announces

Free Bully Prevention Seminar

Co-sponsored by Senator Marty Golden

October 28, 2008
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Senator Golden Launches Express Bus Survey To Improve Service

SENATOR GOLDEN LAUNCHES EXPRESS BUS SURVEY IN AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE SERVICE ON LOCAL EXPRESS BUS ROUTES

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has authored an express bus survey and will begin distributing it next week at local bus stops and through his office to riders of the X 27/X37 and the X 28/X38 bus routes.

October 28, 2008
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Senator Golden To Host Community Meeting On Local Construction Problems

SENATOR GOLDEN: COMMUNITY MEETING PLANNED ON OWL’S HEAD SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT TO PROVIDE UPDATE AND GET QUESTIONS ANSWERED

October 21, 2008
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