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SENATE FIGHTS TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM DRUNK DRIVERS

New York- The State Senate passed landmark legislation drastically increasing the penalty for any person who drives intoxicated with a child passenger. Two recent fatal incidents involving intoxicated drivers with child passengers have highlighted the need for stronger measures to prevent or punish persons who drive intoxicated with children as passengers.

November 18, 2009
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November 16, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING WITH OFFICIALS FROM NEW YORK CITY AGENCIES

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden is announcing that he will be hosting a Bay Ridge/Dyker Heights town hall meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Old School Hall at St. Ephrem’s, located at 7415 Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn. 

November 5, 2009
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2009 HALLOWEEN WALK & FAIR

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden today announced plans for the 2009 Halloween Walk & Fair scheduled for Saturday, October 31, 2009 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Owl’s Head Park, located at 67th Street and Colonial Road.

The 15th Annual event will feature free of charge: The Haunted Walk, the Fairytale Forest, a pumpkin patch, a costume contest and much more. The event will also feature rides for the children, pony rides, face painting and “Dracula’s Food Court”.

October 20, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HONOR FIREFIGHTER FOR EXTRAORDINARY BRAVERY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden will be honoring Firefighter Adam Rivera with a New York State Senate Resolution, for an off duty act of courage that saved the life of a fellow New Yorker, at the next meeting of the Dyker Heights Civic Association on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Philip’s Parish Hall located at 1072-80th Street.

 

October 6, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST FORUM ON CANCER TO PROMOTE AWARENESS TO WOMEN

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will partner with the SHARE Cancer Support Group to host an informational forum designed to work within the community to reduce the mortality rate of women's cancer in New York City on Monday, October 19, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Grace Auditorium at 385 Avenue W.

September 30, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN PARTNERS WITH THE VISITING NURSE SERVICE TO OFFER FREE FLU SHOTS

 Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Service, will offer 400 free flu shots to the community on Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 pm at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476-76th Street.

Senator Marty Golden stated, "I am proud to once again partner with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York to make available the flu vaccination to this community at no cost. It is so important that everyone who should get a flu shot does in fact get the vaccination.”

September 17, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST FALL PICNIC AT SHORE ROAD GARDENS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing his plans to host a Senior Picnic in conjunction with the Shore Road Garden Council, in the Garden at 91st Street and Shore Road, on Thursday, September 24, 2009, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event will feature live music and lunch will be served.

September 9, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS FOR CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION LEGISLATION TO BE PASSED DURING SPECIAL SESSION

Senator Martin J. Golden (R,C,I- Brooklyn) has called for the Governor to include legislation that would allow voters to consider a constitutional convention as early as this November.  Golden has introduced S.6065 which would limit costs to taxpayers for a constitutional convention as well as encouraging maximum citizen participation.

September 3, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN AND AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION TO HOST FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FOR WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY

 

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing his plans to host free mammography screenings in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation in Septmeber at both of his district offices.

August 6, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN: DEMOCRATS’ DISASTROUS BUDGET CONTINUES TO PILE ON MORE TAXES AND FEES


Drivers Licenses & Registrations to Increase 25% on September 1st

 

Every New Yorker that drives a car, a truck, a motorcycle, an ATV, or a boat will be paying more as the latest round of massive tax and fee hikes approved by Democrats in Albany takes effect next month. This time their target is motor vehicle fees, most of which will go up 25 percent for virtually every type of vehicle New Yorkers use every day.

August 6, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN ON THE CITY RESPONSE TO APARTMENT BUILDING FIRE IN BAY RIDGE

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today issued the following statement on the fire at the corner building of 68 th  Street and 3 rd  Avenue which burned at the location Wednesday evening into the early morning hours of Thursday, July 30, 2009:  &

July 31, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN: PROGRAM CLEANS STREETS OF GRAFFITI AT ALMOST 600 LOCATIONS

     Brooklyn - State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing that the program he has funded to fight graffiti in his district, City Solve , has removed graffiti at almost 600 locations since the program began in the neighborhood over two months ago.     Senator Marty Golden officially introduc

July 28, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN REQUESTS TRAFFIC STUDY ON SHORE ROAD

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), recently requested that the Department of Transportation conduct a traffic study on Shore Road between 90th Street and 3rd Avenue to consider the installation of a traffic calming device along this part of Shore Road.

July 10, 2009
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BROOKLYN POSTMASTER RESPONDS TO SENATOR GOLDEN REGARDING FUTURE OF OVINGTON STATION

CLOSURE LOOMS, COMMUNITY MUST MOBILIZE SAYS GOLDEN

 

July 10, 2009
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN: SENIOR CITIZEN RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION PROGRAM (SCRIE) INCOME ELIGIBILITY INCREASED TO $29,000

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), is informing those 62 years and older that the new income eligibility for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program is $29,000.           Senator Golden stated, “We have made available the opportunity so that more seniors of the City of New York can reap the benefits of the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program.

July 10, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR PATERSON’S APPOINTMENT OF A LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is responding to Governor David A. Paterson’s appointment of Richard Ravitch to serve as New York’s Lieutenant Governor:

 

July 9, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN’S LAW HAVING MAJOR RESULTS IN NEW YORK

OUT OF STATE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN DOWN MORE THAN HALF     Albany- Billy’s Law, a law created to reduce placement of children from New York State into out of state facilities, is already working, according to State Senator Marty Golden, the State Senate sponsor of the legislation.  

July 3, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY PICNIC

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing the 2nd Annual Greater Bay Ridge 4th of July Picnic to be held on Saturday, July 4, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the field at 82nd Street and Shore Road.

June 29, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO LET VOTERS REFORM GOVERNMENT AND REWRITE THE STATE CONSTITUTION

ALBANY---- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today said that he is introducing legislation to let the voters decide whether to hold a constitutional convention in order to fix New York’s increasingly dysfunctional State government.  

June 26, 2009
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