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Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment To Bring More Direct Role To Nyers

SENATOR GOLDEN SAYS: "POWER TO THE PEOPLE"

SENATE PASSES INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM

The State Senate recently passed a constitutional amendment (S.6020) that would give New Yorkers a more direct role in the legislative process by empowering them to enact and amend laws through initiative and referendum.

September 18, 2008
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77th Street Station To Be Included In MTA's Paint Program

MTA INFORMS SENATOR GOLDEN THAT 77th STREET TRAIN STATION TO BE INCLUDED IN PAINT PROGRAM

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit is moving forward with its station painting program and has awarded a contract that includes the 77th Street train station on the R line in Bay Ridge.

September 18, 2008
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Senator Golden To Host Free Mammography Screenings

SENATOR GOLDEN AND AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION TO HOST FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FOR WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden is announcing his plans to host free mammography screenings in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation this month at both of his district offices.

September 18, 2008
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Senator Golden Announces Last Dance For 2008

SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES LAST DANCE FOR 2008

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, will host a special event for local senior citizens billed as "Dancing Under The Stars" on Friday, September 5, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shore Road Gardens located at 91st Street and Shore Road.

September 18, 2008
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Senator Golden Takes First Step In Cleaning Up Streets Of Bensonhurst

SENATOR GOLDEN SPARKS STRONG FIRST STEP IN CLEANING UP BENSONHURST’S 86TH STREET

Brooklyn- Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that 33 Notices of Violations were issued by the Enforcement Division of the NYC Department of Sanitation to address issues of sanitation and crowded sidewalks on 86th Street, between bay Parkway and 23rd Avenue, in Bensonhurst.

August 22, 2008
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Senator Golden Concludes Survey To Improve Roadways

SENATOR GOLDEN REPORTS MORE THAN 100 POTHOLES TO THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT TO IMPROVE OUR ROADWAYSState Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that he has reported 131 locations where potholes exist, and street repairs are necessary, throughout his Senate District to the New York City Department of Transportation. The report follows a pothole survey conducted throughout the neighborhood, in an effort to improve the roadways for pedestrians and motorists.

August 22, 2008
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Senator Golden Named 2008 Eco-star

Senator Martin Golden Named 2008 Eco-Star   NEW YORK --- The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving New York’s environment, has named Senator Martin Golden (R-22 nd District, Brooklyn) a 2008 “Eco-Star” for his efforts to ensure that all New Yorkers can enjoy clean air, more efficient mass transit and a better quality of life.

August 22, 2008
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You Might Be Eligible For Free Money

SENATOR GOLDEN SAYS YOU MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE MONEY

Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, today announced that 440,000 senior citizens and veterans across New York State have not applied for their federal economic stimulus checks according to the Internal Revenue Service.

August 22, 2008
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Useful Community Web Links

Bravo Volunteer Ambulence Servicehttp://www.bravoambulance.org/

Bay Ridge Community Councilhttp://www.bayridgecommunitycouncil.com/

Mayor's Community Affairs Unit's Community Boardhttp://www.nyc.gov/html/cau/html/cb/directory.shtml

August 14, 2008
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Senator Golden To Host Citizenship Event

SENATOR GOLDEN AND CUNY TO HOST CITIZENSHIP SERVICES EVENT

August 12, 2008
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Law Passed To Protect Police And Firemen Who Have Served On Active Duty

Law Will Protect Police and Firemen who Have Served on Active Duty

August 12, 2008
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Senate Passes Bill To Keep Sex Offenders Off College Campuses

SENATE PASSES BILL TO KEEP SEX OFFENDERS OFF COLLEGE CAMPUSES

Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined the New York State Senate in passing legislation (S.8500), sponsored by Senator Joseph Robach (R-C-I, Rochester) to prohibit level three sex offenders from living in student housing on college campuses.

August 2, 2008
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Senate Passes Legislation To Increase Education On Internet Safety

SENATE PASSES LEGISLATION TO EDUCATE CHILDREN, PARENTS

ON SAFE, RESPONSIBLE INTERNET USE

The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Stephen Saland (R-C-I, Poughkeepsie), Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, to ensure students, parents and teachers have the resources they need to keep children safe while using the Internet.

August 2, 2008
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Senator Golden Presents Special Evening Of Dancing For Local Seniors

SENATOR GOLDEN TO PRESENT "DANCING UNDER THE STARS" Senior Citizens to Dance the Night Away at Shore Road Gardens

July 15, 2008
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Senate Passes Bill Increasing Health Benefits For Ground Zero Workers

SENATE PASSES BILL INCREASING HEALTH BENEFITS FOR

GROUND ZERO WORKERS

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.8676) enabling certain World Trade Center workers, who are currently ineligible for presumptive eligibility for accidental disability benefits, to become eligible.

July 11, 2008
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Golden: Recruitment Drive For Correction Officer’s Announced

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today is announcing that the New York State Department of Correctional Services has launched their latest Department’s Correction Officer recruitment effort. An examination will be held on October 27, 2007 and the filing deadline for this examination is September 10, 2007.

July 10, 2008
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Senate Passes Bill To Protect Senior Assistance Programs

SENATE PASSES BILL TO PROTECT SENIOR ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

City Council Fails To Protect Seniors, Senate Democrats Play Politics

While Senate Acts To Address Senior Issues

July 8, 2008
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Senator Golden Speaks Out Against State Policy That Panders To Criminals

SENATOR GOLDEN SAYS: "STOP LETTING THE INMATES RUN THE ASYLUM"

Calls for the State to Stop Pandering to Transgendered Delinquents

Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today called for the immediate reversal of an Office of Children and Family Services policy requiring the State juvenile facilities to stock gender neutral undergarments and referring to transgendered youth by their chosen rather than legal names.

July 8, 2008
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Senator Golden Kicks Off His Summer Concert Series

GOLDEN ANNOUNCES 2008 SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK

BIG SHOT, BILLY JOEL TRIBUTE BAND, TO KICK OFF THE SERIES

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CHARLIE THOMAS DRIFTERS, THE TRAMMPS, KENNY VANCE & PLANOTONES AMONG HIGHLIGHTS

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July 8, 2008
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Senate Passes Legislation To Keep Convicted Felons Out Of Schools

SENATE PASSES LEGISLATION TO KEEP CONVICTED FELONS OUT OF SCHOOLS

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined the New York State Senate today in passing legislation, sponsored by Senator Stephen Saland, to automatically decertify teachers and school officials who are convicted of a sex offense, and automatically revoke an administrator’s license upon a felony fraud conviction. The bills (S.8553, S.8554) reflect a three-way agreement between the Senate, the Assembly and the Governor.

July 8, 2008
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