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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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WOMEN'S HEATH SYMPOSIUM PRESENTED BY MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER

Learn about the importance of screening mammography, gynecological health issues - including ovarian cancer, and taking a proactive approach to prevention. Identify signs and symptoms of breast cancer, how to perform a self-examination, and how to maintain good breast health.

RSVP - 718-283-8832

May 7, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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DIGESTIVE HEALTH SYMPOSIUM PRESENTED BY MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER

Learn about your gastro-intestinal system, preventive care, signs and symptoms of disease - including cancer, and available treatments.

May 12, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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MALLIOTAKIS, GOLDEN URGE RESIDENTS TO BE VIGILANT AGAINST PHONE SCAMS

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Bay Ridge) and State Senator Marty Golden (R,C,I-Southwest Brooklyn) are urging constituents to remain vigilant against the evolving threat of telephone scams.  The most recent incarnation involves the scammers calling to threaten arrest for failure to pay past taxes owed or utility fees, unless payment is made through a reloadable debit card easily purchased at local stores.  The calls are disguised to appear on caller ID screens as numbers belonging to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or National Grid.

April 23, 2015
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YOUR VOICE WITH SENATOR GOLDEN

Senator Golden discusses EPIC Drug Program, Senior Citizen Issues, Education, and 2015-2016 State Budget.

April 22, 2015
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CONSTRUCTION BULLETIN - BELT (SHORE) PARKWAY TRAFFIC SHIFT - BAY RIDGE AVENUE

Beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, the two eastbound lanes on the Belt Parkway at Bay Ridge Avenue (Exit 1) will be shifted to the left, (to the newly completed center section of the Belt Parkway Bridge) at Bay Ridge Avenue. The two lanes on the westbound roadway will remain in their current configuration. This traffic shift will allow for the establishment of a work zone on the current eastbound section of the bridge in order to begin the fourth stage of the bridge rehabilitation.

April 21, 2015
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A PLEASURE TO THROW OUT FIRST PITCH AT ST. COLUMBA BASEBALL OPENING DAY

Senator Golden was given the honor of throwing out the First Pitch of the new season at St. Columba's Opening Day.

April 20, 2015
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HONOR TO SPEAK AT HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE EVENT HOSTED BY STOP ANTI-SEMITISM FOUNDATION

Event to stop Anti-Semitic behavior at the Holocaust Memorial in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.

April 20, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN JOINS COLLEAGUES ON TASK FORCE ON THE DELIVERANCE OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN NEW YORK CITY

Joined my colleagues this morning for a hearing hosted by the New York State Senate Task Force on the Deliverance of Social Services in New York City, in an effort to improve our system.

April 16, 2015
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APRIL 15-16 IS HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. This year, the observance runs from the evening of April 15th, to the evening of April 16th.

April 15, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN URGES RESIDENTS TO FIGHT AGAINST WATER BOARD PROPOSAL TO INCREASE RATES

Brooklyn– Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is today alerting residents to the proposal under consideration by the New York City Water Board that would put into effect another rate hike of a projected 3.24%. Public comment about the proposal is now being accepted, and if approved, the increase would be reflected starting in your July water bill.

Senator Golden is urging folks to attend the Brooklyn Borough public hearing to protest the proposed increase scheduled for Tuesday, April 28th at 7PM at St Francis College, Founders Hall 180 Remsen Street. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced the proposed Fiscal Year ‘16 Water and Sewer Rate increase at a meeting of the New York City Water Board on March 27th, 2015.

April 15, 2015
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TOWN HALL MEETING ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN OUR COMMUNITY

Hosted by the Resource Counseling Center.

May 14, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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GIVE YOUR TIME FOR NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK

Every day, Americans across the country give back to their communities.

This week is National Volunteer Week (April 12-18), designed to recognize those who give so much and to encourage others to do the same.

Join me in saluting those who contribute their time and talent to many worthy causes, and think about joining them in support of these efforts.

April 14, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE NO COST MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing free mammography screenings events, in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation, offered aboard a mobile care clinic that will park outside both of his district offices.

The events are scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 2015, at his Bay Ridge office, located at 7408 5th Avenue in Brooklyn, and for Friday, June 12, 2015, outside his Marine Park office located at 3604 Quentin Road in Brooklyn.

No cost mammograms will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both dates. An appointment must be made by calling 1-877-628-9090. Women interested in appointments must be over 40 years of age and have not had a mammogram in the past year.

April 10, 2015
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FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENING AT SENATOR GOLDEN'S OFFICE

Please call 877-628-9090 to schedule an appointment for May 21st!

May 21, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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13TH ANNUAL ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE CELEBRATION

Cultural singing and dancing from 2-5PM. Arts and crafts, food and community information provided throughout the day.

May 17, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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