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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.