State Senator Martin J. Golden pictured here with his son, Patrick and two members of the United States Coast Guard, welcomed a United States Coast Guard helicopter and crew on their recent visit to Floyd Bennett Field as part of the Community and Educational Fair hosted by the National Park Rangers. The fair featured representatives of various city agencies and public service companies. A wide range of topics from fire safety to health were discussed in this afternoon of public community education.
New York- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is denouncing the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s vote to implement fare hikes and service reductions at the same time, and is citing the failure of Governor Paterson, Assembly Speaker Silver and Senate Majority Leader Smith as cause to this end result.
Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) Ranking Member on Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the Governor’s New York State Commission on Sentencing Reform.
In appreciation of the courage, dedication and sacrifice of the men and women that have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, St. John’s Episcopal Church, in sponsorship with the Bay Ridge Rod & Gun Club (BRRG), Dyker Heights Civic Association, Men’s Club of Bay Ridge and Connors & Sullivan PC announces its upcoming 2009 Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on April 24, 2009 at 9:00 am. State Senator Martin Golden (NY-22) is scheduled to be the Keynote speaker at the event.
Senator Martin J. Golden today blasted Governor Paterson’s proposal for the expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Governor Paterson announced a more than 90% reduction from the original plan. The Governor’s new proposal is only a 100,000 square foot expansion, which will include a paltry 40,000 square feet of new exhibition space.
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.
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.
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.
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.