Governor David A. Paterson today announced the signing of legislation to help curb predatory attacks on New York's elderly. Governor Paterson was joined for the bill signing at St. Margaret’s House on Fulton Street by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and several members of the State Legislature, which overwhelmingly approved the legislation.
SENATOR GOLDEN HOSTS CELEBRATION OF ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) this week hosted his 6th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage each May.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is applauding Mayor Bloomberg’s announcement that ferry service at the 58th Street Pier in Brooklyn will resume operation to lower Manhattan effective Monday, May 12th. New York Water Taxi will again operate the service at $6.00 each way, with discounts available and free parking on the 58th Street Pier.
SENATE INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO EDUCATE CHILDREN, PARENTS
ON SAFE, RESPONSIBLE INTERNET USE
The New York State Senate today announced legislation, sponsored by Senator Stephen Saland (R-C-I, Poughkeepsie), to ensure students, parents and teachers have the resources they need to keep children safe while using the Internet.
SENATOR GOLDEN OBTAINS $220 MILLION TO SUPPORT MAJOR CONSTRUCTION AT BROOKLYN COLLEGE
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is today announcing that he has secured, as part of the State Senate budget, over $220 million dollars to support major construction projects to enhance and improve the campus of Brooklyn College.
Senator Golden obtained funding for the following projects:
NEW YORK STATE SENATE PASSES "CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION PREVENTION ACT OF 2008"
The New York State Senate today passed a comprehensive plan, sponsored by Senator Dale Volker (R-C-I, Depew), that would enact aggressive measures to protect children from the dangers posed by Internet predators, child pornography and child sexual abuse.
Fossella, Golden & Gentile to Paterson: Save ER at Victory Hospital
Lawmakers Send Letter to New Governor Urging Reevaluation of Closure Plan
[Brooklyn, NY] – Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY13), Senator Marty Golden and Councilman Vincent Gentile are urging new Governor David Paterson to review the decision to close the emergency room at Victory Memorial Hospital in light of conflicting data on the number of diversions at area hospitals.