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Senate Passes Bill To Protect Children In Day Care Centers

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).

June 23, 2008
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Senate Passes "home Heating Relief Act"

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.

June 23, 2008
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Golden Joins Passage Of Bill To Crack Down On Staged Internet Violence

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.

June 17, 2008
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Senator Golden Urges Local Children To Join His Summer Reading Olympic Team

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.

June 17, 2008
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NYS Senate Passes Bill To Require Random Steroid Testing For Athletes

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.

June 17, 2008
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Senate Passes Bill To Help Families Caring For Elderly Loved Ones

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.

June 17, 2008
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Senate Passes Dwi Legislation

SENATE PASSES DWI LEGISLATION

Bills Upgrade Tough Penalties For Aggravated Vehicular

Assault and Vehicular Murder While Intoxicated,

Increase Sanctions for Other DWI Offenses and Combat Underage Drinking

June 17, 2008
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Senator Golden Awards Bay Ridge Resident Aida Nicolaou With Special Honor

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN NAMES BAY RIDGE’S AIDA NICOLAOU STATE SENATE "WOMAN OF DISTINCTION"

June 12, 2008
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Senator Golden Announces Summer Concert Schedule For 2008

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

June 12, 2008
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Senator Golden Announces Deal Reached For New Key Food To Open In Bay Ridge

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.

June 12, 2008
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Senator Marty Golden Secures New Traffic Lights For Greater Community Safety

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN SECURES NEW TRAFFIC LIGHTS TO ENHANCE SAFETY OF COMMUNITY

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing that the New York City Department of Transportation has approved two of his requests to install traffic lights at busy intersections throughout the community.

June 11, 2008
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Senate Passes Legislation Protecting Domestic Violence Victims In The Courtroom

SENATE PASSES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGISLATION

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.

June 11, 2008
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Autism Awareness: A Family Fun Day

AUTISM AWARENESS: A FUN FAMILY DAY

June 11, 2008
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Senate Passes Legislation Focused On Keeping Young Drivers Safe

SENATE LEGISLATION FOCUSES ON KEEPING NEW YORK'S YOUNG DRIVERS SAFE

June 11, 2008
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NYS Senate Passes Legislation Allowing Victims A Greater Say In Parole Hearings

GOLDEN JOINS SENATE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION ALLOWING CRIME VICTIMS TO KNOW

WHEN PERPETRATORS ARE UP FOR PAROLE

June 11, 2008
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Senator Golden Seeks Compromise For Walgreen's Supermarket Take Over

SENATOR GOLDEN SEEKS COMPROMISE SUITABLE FOR COMMUNITY AS WALGREEN’S PLANS SUPERMARKET TAKE OVER

June 6, 2008
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Senator Golden To Host Town Hall For Bensonhurst And Gravesend

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING FOR BENSONHURST AND GRAVESEND COMMUNITIES

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is announcing that he will be hosting a Bensonhurst/Gravesend town hall meeting on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary Mother of Jesus auditorium located at 2326-84th Street in Brooklyn.

June 2, 2008
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Senate Passes Bill To Ban Texting While Driving

SENATE PASSES BILL TO BAN TEXTING WHILE DRIVING Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined colleagues in the New York State Senate is passing legislation that would prohibit drivers from sending text messages while driving. The bill (S.3195-C), sponsored by Senator Carl Marcellino (R, Syosset), amends previous legislation banning cell phone use while driving by prohibiting drivers from writing, sending or reading text messages on a mobile telephone or any other mobile device.

May 30, 2008
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Senate Passes Bill To Establish Death Penalty For Cop Killers

SENATE PASSES BILL TO ESTABLISH DEATH PENALTY FOR COP KILLERS The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), that would establish the death penalty for criminals who kill police officers. “As a former New York City Police Officer, I know there is evil walking on the streets of the City and State of New York, endangering the lives of every single police officer,” Senator Golden said. “It is our responsibility to pass this legislation and send it to the Governor -- we

May 30, 2008
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Golden Will Sponsor Dental Van For Local Community Health Fair

GOLDEN TO SPONSOR N.Y.U. DENTAL VAN AS PART OF FREE HEALTH FAIR FOR COMMUNITY

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing that he will sponsor the New York University Dental Van as part of a free community health fair being organized as an Eagle Scout Project by Matthew Delaney of Boy Scout Troop 20.

May 29, 2008
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