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SENATE PASSES BILLS TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD ABUSE

The New York State Senate today passed two measures to strengthen protections for victims of domestic violence and children at risk of abuse. The bills would create new safeguards for victims who testify against their abusers in court, as well as establish a commission to study and recommend methods of preventing child abuse in New York.

May 13, 2015
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO CONTINUE HELPING GROUND ZERO WORKERS SUFFERING FROM SEPTEMBER 11th RELATED HEALTH ISSUES

The New York State Senate today passed a bill to continue the September 11th Worker Protection Task Force Act for another five years and help those who have been afflicted with a disability as a result of working at the World Trade Center and other sites. The bill (S4711), sponsored by Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), would enable the Task Force to continue its work past the current authorization date of June 10, 2015.

May 13, 2015
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NEWS AND VIEWS WITH SENATOR GOLDEN

Senator Golden talks about Fallen Police Officer Moore and West Point Day.

May 12, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN COMMEMORATES THE NEW YORK CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT IN SENATE SESSION

 Senator Marty Golden commemorates the New York City Fire Department in Senate Session.

May 12, 2015
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SENATE PASSES MEASURES TO PROTECT CHILDREN

The New York State Senate today passed four bills to promote the safety and well-being of children and families. The measures would prevent felons from working in child day care programs, increase penalties for child endangerment, protect consumers by preventing unauthorized vendors from selling items like baby food, and help keep military families together by eliminating deployment as a barrier to child custody. 

May 12, 2015
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THIS WEEK MARKS NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

This week, May 11th through the 17th, marks National Police Week. This is an opportunity to honor Police Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty protecting the cities, towns and people throughout the United States.

May 12, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN SIGNS PETITION TO NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL TO RENAME STREET IN HONOR OF LATE BAY RIDGE STORE OWNER

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), today is announcing that he has joined the nearly 500 people who have already signed a petition calling on the New York City Council to rename 90th Street and 3rd Avenue in honor of the late Patrice Capo.

Senator Golden, a longtime friend of Patrice and her surviving spouse Michael Diamond, was on record supporting the renaming request originally made to Community Board 10 in the Summer of 2011. The application, which was approved at that time, has since failed to be adopted by City Council to make the street renaming official.

May 12, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN MEETS CONSUL GENERAL OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN ALBANY

Earlier today, Senator Golden attended a luncheon with the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in New York, Ambassador Zhang Qitue, in Albany.

May 12, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST SENIOR FAIR IN CELEBRATION OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host a senior information fair on Thursday, May 14, 2015, starting at 12:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Auditorium located at 9511 4th Avenue (corner of 97th Street and 4th Avenue). The month of May is designated as “Older Americans Month”.

The event will feature the participation of numerous City and State agencies including the Fire Department of New York, New York City Police Department, the Social Security Administration, the New York State Public Service Commission, the MTA Metro Card Mobile Sales Unit, the New York City Departments of Buildings, HRA/Social Services, Sanitation, Health & Mental Hygiene, and the New York State EPIC Program.

May 8, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN ATTENDS FONTBONNE HALL ACADEMY'S FLEUR DE LYS DINNER DANCE TO SUPPORT SCHOOL

Senator Golden had the pleasure of attending Fontbonne Hall Academy's Fleur de Lys Dinner Dance raising funds to support the school.

May 7, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN SHINES STATEWIDE RECOGNITION ON COMMUNITY LEADER TERESA MCPHAIL

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) earlier this week honored Teresa McPhail, a Bay Ridge resident and community leader, as a “State Senate Woman of Distinction” at a ceremony held in the State Capitol in Albany.

Teresa McPhail is a longtime resident of Bay Ridge, holds a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education and has devoted much of her life to educating children. Mrs. McPhail has been involved within her faith community for the past forty years, and is currently the Director of the Universal Pre-Kindergarten program at Gateway City Church.

May 7, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN MAKES REMARKS REGARDING A RESOLUTION ABOUT WEST POINT DAY

Listen to remarks from today in the State Senate regarding a Resolution that was sponsered by Senator Golden about West Point Day.

May 6, 2015
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YOUR VOICE WITH SENATOR GOLDEN

Senator Golden discusses Job Creation & District Events.

May 5, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN'S SESSION REMARKS MOURNING THE DEATH OF OFFICER BRIAN MOORE

Senator Golden's session remarks mourning the death of Office Brian Moore

May 4, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN HOSTS ANNUAL SENIOR RESOURCE FAIR

Join Senator Marty Golden at his Annual Resource Fair to Recieve Free Blood Pressue Screenings, Health, Community and Government Information.

May 29, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN HOSTS ANNUAL SENIOR RESOURCE FAIR

Join Senator Marty Golden at his Annual Resource Fair to Recieve Free Blood Pressue Screenings, Health, Community and Government Information.

May 14, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN UNVEILS NEW POLICE VAN AT 68TH PRECINCT

Senator Golden unveiled a new NYPD van, made possible by a grant secured through the New York State Senate for the 68th Precinct. The van will serve the public safety needs of the NYPD and the Auxiliary within the confines of the 68th Precinct.

May 1, 2015
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF WOMEN'S EQUALITY LEGISLATION

Albany – “In our first legislative act of 2015, the Senate passed the Women’s Equality Package to reaffirm our commitment to strengthen the rights of women and protect those who are most susceptible to abuse and discrimination. I am happy to announce that as a result of our persistence, the Assembly finally followed our lead and voted to approve this important piece of legislation.

April 30, 2015
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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $3 MILLION TO AID LOW-INCOME NEW YORKERS WITH MEDICAL NEEDS TO KEEP COOL THIS SUMMER

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $3 million has been allocated to the Cooling Assistance Component of the Home Energy Assistance Program to help low-income New Yorkers who suffer from medical conditions aggravated by extreme heat. The program will provide air conditioning units to eligible households for the summer months. Prolonged exposure to high indoor temperatures poses health risks that disproportionately affect those already suffering from medical ailments.

Local departments of social services will accept applications to the program beginning May 1st. The Home Energy Assistance Program is overseen by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.

April 30, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN SECURES NEW VAN FOR THE 68TH PRECINCT

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will join NYPD 68th Precinct Captain Raymond Festino, at an unveiling of a brand new NYPD van, made possible by a grant allocated by Golden, on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. outside the 68th Precinct, located at 333-65th Street.

The van will serve the public safety needs of the NYPD and the Auxiliary within the confines of the 68th Precinct. Members of the media are welcome.

April 27, 2015
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