Martin J. Golden

Top News

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST EASTER EGG HUNTS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, along with the Southwest Brooklyn Parks Task Force and the Community Emergency Response Team, has planned two upcoming Easter Egg Hunts and will host one in Marine Park and the other in McKinley Park.

Easter Egg Hunt-Saturday, March 27, 2010, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Marine Park, Fillmore Avenue at Marine Parkway

Easter Egg Hunt- Saturday, April 3, 2010, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

McKinley Park, 75th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway

 

March 16, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN SENDS SECOND LETTER TO MTA REGARDING PLANNED SERVICE CUTS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today has issued a second letter to Chairman Jay Walder of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, urging salvation of services in his district currently planned for elimination.

The letter is attached.

-30-

March 15, 2010

Chairman Jay Walder

Metropolitan Transit Authority

347 Madison Avenue

New York, New York 10017

Dear Chairman Walder,

March 15, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN HOSTS SPECIAL EDUCATION FORUM

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, along with members of his Committee on Special Education, hosted their 4th Annual Special Education Forum, and more than 225 teachers, school administrators, and parents of School District 20, 21 and 22 attended on Friday, March 12, 2010 at the Dyker Beach Golf Course.

March 15, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN AND AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION TO OFFER FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FOR WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host free mammography screenings in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation later this month at both of his district offices.

March 15, 2010
Read more...

SENATORS GOLDEN, LANZA AND PADAVAN PROPOSE NEW CHILD SUPPORT MEASURES TO HELP THOUSANDS OF NEW YORK KIDS

Stronger Penalties And New Public Website to Help Ensure

New York Kids Get The Child Support They Need and Deserve

Members of the Senate Republican Conference today announced that a series of new proposals will be advanced to help strengthen New York’s child support enforcement efforts, and help identify and locate “deadbeat” parents who neglect to pay their child support.

March 9, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN TO BOARD OF REGENTS: DON’T SACRIFICE EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS TO SAVE MONEY

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today released the following statement urging the New York State Board of Regents to maintain the existing high-school Regents examination requirements in New York State:

“I urge the New York State Board of Regents to immediately take the the proposal that would eliminate as many as 13 of the 17 high school Regents examinations, off the table. Regents exams in such subjects as social studies, foreign languages, science and math, must continue to be given in New York State schools.

March 8, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HONOR LOCAL LEADERS IN CELEBRATION OF IRISH HERITAGE

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) is announcing that he will be honoring local leaders in conjunction with the celebration of Irish Heritage Month.

 

The honorees to be recognized include:

 

Mark Cranston, Retired from NYC Department of Corrections and Current Chief of Staff of New Jersey State Department of Corrections

 

Father Dennis J. Farrell, Pastor, Resurrection Church

March 8, 2010
Read more...

SENATE REPUBLICANS JOIN RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN DONOVAN TO UNVEIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2010

New York State Senate Republicans today joined Richmond County District Attorney Dan Donovan in Albany to unveil the Domestic Violence Act of 2010, a comprehensive effort to strengthen the State’s porous and ineffective domestic violence laws.

 

Among other things, the initiative would for the first time ever create a specific crime of domestic abuse in the State penal law and provide law enforcement with greater tools to stamp out domestic violence.

March 4, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT TO MTA AT BROOKLYN BOROUGH HEARING ON PLANNED SERVICE REDUCTIONS

SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT TO MTA AT BROOKLYN BOROUGH HEARING ON PLANNED SERVICE REDUCTIONS

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) was among those testifying at the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s public hearing held in Brooklyn tonight against the service reductions which would significantly impact his district.

The complete text of Senator Golden’s testimony is below.

-30-

Good evening. I am State Senator Marty Golden representing the 22nd Senate District in Southwest Brooklyn.

March 3, 2010
Read more...

Senators Volker, Golden, Padavan and Lanza Call for Reversal of Dangerous Division of Parole Directive Tying Hands of Parole Officers, Allowing Parole Violators to Go Free;

Republican State Senators Dale Volker, Marty Golden, Frank Padavan and Andrew Lanza today called on the Paterson administration’s State Division of Parole Services to reverse its dangerous new policy allowing convicted drug, sex and other violent offenders out on parole to remain free even if they fail a drug test or commit other illegal actions which violate the terms of their parole.

 

March 3, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN JOINS SENATE REPUBLICANS IN INTRODUCING JOB CREATION BILL

Incentives Could Create Thousands of New Jobs; U.S. Senate Passes Similar Plan

State Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos, Senator Marty Golden and members of the Senate Republican Conference announced today that legislation to create thousands of new jobs and turn around the state’ economy has been introduced. The jobs plan provides tax credits to businesses that create new jobs, eliminates the state corporate franchise tax for small businesses, and rolls back the personal income tax surcharge that hit small businesses last year.

March 2, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN TO SALUTE COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS AT AWARDS CEREMONY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden will be hosting a dinner and awards ceremony to recognize individuals who have contributed to the success of community events hosted locally last year including the Summer Concert Series, the Easter Egg Hunts, the 2009 Halloween Walk, the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremonies and those who have volunteered and become part of CERT 1 NYC.

Certificates of Achievement will be awarded by Senator Marty Golden.

March 1, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN LEADS COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF ASIAN LUNAR NEW YEAR

Brooklyn- Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), together with the Chinese American Partnership, today announced plans to host their Annual Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at New Utrecht High School, located at 1601-80th Street in Brooklyn.

The celebration will include cultural performances and food, entertainment, and the distribution of important community information. Senator Golden will honor local leaders at the event with proclamations from the New York State Senate. A lucky drawing will also be held for prizes.

February 26, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HONOR LOCAL WOMEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing his plans to honor six women from the community for their outstanding service.

Senator Golden has selected to honor the following women:

Patricia Carlucci, St. Finbar’s Church

Lu Ann Campbell, Hairdress/Owner of “Going In Style”

Florence Forrester, Lutheran Medical Center Auxiliary

Rita Hollenga, New Utrecht Reformed Church

Paula Katinas, Reporter, Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator

February 25, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN CO SPONSORS LEGISLATION SO NEW YORKERS CAN RECEIVE STATE TAX RETURNS WITHIN 30 DAYS

Kicks-Off On-line Petition Drive To Protest Withholding of Tax Refunds

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has cosponsored legislation introduced by Senator George Winner, S. 3985, that requires the Commissioner of the New York State Taxation and Finance to provide for the payment of State tax refunds within 30 days of the Department’s receipt of a taxpayer’s tax return unless there is a discrepancy.

February 25, 2010
Read more...

MTA Public Hearing

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ENCOURAGES YOU

TO ATTEND A PUBLIC HEARING TO OPPOSE

THE METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY’S

PROPOSED CHANGES, SERVICE REDUCTIONS AND THE ELIMINATION OF STUDENT METRO CARDS

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010

Brooklyn Museum, Cantor Auditorium

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

February 24, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN ALLOCATES $1.2 MILLION TO SUPPORT LOCAL SCHOOLS

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has awarded $1.2 million in capital funding to six schools in his district.

Senator Golden has awarded $200,000 to the following schools in Districts 20, 21 and 22 including Public School 215, Intermediate School 278, Public School 112, Intermediate School 187, Public School 104 and Public School 185. The capital grants have been allocated to each school to support a variety of projects including labs, various infrastructure projects, and computers.

February 12, 2010
Read more...
February 10, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN VOTES TO SUPPORT RESOLUTION IN STATE SENATE CALLING ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO MOVE 9/11 TERROR TRIAL OUT OF NEW YORK

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, today joined his colleagues in voting to approve a State Senate Resolution (J3889) calling on the Obama Administration to move the 9/11 terror trials of New York without delay. The New York State Senate's action follows in the wake of the President's refusal this past Sunday to commit to moving the trial out of New York.

February 9, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR PATERSON’S PROPOSED CHANGES TO MTA MOBILITY TAX

Albany - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) issued the following statement in response to Governor Paterson’s proposed “improvements” to the MTA mobility tax in his 21-day amendments to the 2010-2011 Executive Budget:

“One would never know that Governor David Paterson used to represent part of New York City as a member of the State Senate. This proposal is anything but an “improvement” for New York City. It is more like another step toward asking businesses in the Big Apple to close and for even more jobs be lost under his watch.

February 9, 2010
Read more...