Martin Malavé Dilan's Blog entries

New York City Lifeguard Qualifying Tests

A great opportunity and one of the best jobs in New York City.

Parks' beaches are open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, and pools are open from late June through Labor Day. NYC Park's Lifeguards work 48 hours each week and first-year lifeguards will earn a minimum of $13.57 an hour, for a weekly salary of over $650.00.

January 4, 2012
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Senator Dilan Urges LATFOR to Publicize Data, Dates and Meetings to Bolster Public Participation in Upcoming Map Drawing Process

Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, member of the Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment (LATFOR), sent a letter to his LATFOR colleagues asking that they make public all criteria necessary for the public to actively engage in the drawing of New York’s Assembly, Congressional and Senate legislative districts.

Upon the conclusion of the pre-initial plan public hearings on October 5, LATFOR will actively begin the process of redistricting state and congressional legislative districts. It is of the utmost importance that public map proposals are submitted and considered during this time.

File: 
Letter to LATFOR members urging easier public access to redistricting data

September 27, 2011
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S.1340 Allowing Optometrists to Issue Handicap Tags, Passes Senate

Yesterday S.1340 passed the Senate unanimously. The bill allows optometrists to issue certificates of disability for visually disabled persons so they may obtain handicap vehicle registrations, plates and permits.

June 23, 2011
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S.1362 (Dilan) Up for a Vote Today

Senator Dilan' bill, S.1362, that extends the maximum length of single vehicles to forty-five feet, is up for a vote in today's legislative session. Six days of session left in this year's legislative calendar. Watch them at livestream.com/NYSENATE.

June 13, 2011
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Senate and Assembly Democrats to Hold Interactive Redistricting Reform Forum

Real-time, social media conversation to engage public regarding Governor Cuomo’s independent redistricting legislation. 

12:30 PM Tuesday, June 7th, Hearing Room B in the LOB

Watch the forum live online

June 7, 2011
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Two Senator Dilan Bills Pass Senate

The Senate today passed two of Senator Dilan’s bills: S. 1316 that closes a loophole in vehicle and traffic law defining highway markings as those that shall not be crossed at any time, even if that driver were accessing their driveway; and S.1348 that addresses the issue of funding to localities for the implementation of interlock devices installed as a condition of sentencing under Leandra’s Law by utilizing county STOP-DWI programs and existing funding mechanism.

June 6, 2011
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Statement | Re: Suspension of Secure Communities Program in New York

“Governor Cuomo’s suspension of the federal Secure Communities program in New York State is welcomed news. This program was a misallocation of resources that did nothing more than needlessly threaten the rights of Brooklyn’s immigrant communities.

"Any program that fails to bring enforcement and immigrant communities to the table to work together only compounds the problems they both face.” 

June 2, 2011
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Tips for Fuel Savings and Reduced Emissions This Holiday Weekend, Summer

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald and  the I-95 Corridor Coalition recently announced the Eco-Driving program.

The program offers drivers seven easy actions they can take to reduce their fuel cost by up to $80 for a 700 mile round-trip. Tips include:

May 27, 2011
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Borough Taxis | Take the Survey, Let the City Know What You Think

The Mayor has proposed to establish a new category of livery cars that can make on-street pickups outside of Manhattan, much like yellow cabs do. The program aims to improve taxi availability while bringing yellow-taxi-like amenities (e.g., metered fares, credit/debit card payment, easier-to-spot cabs) to the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. The City wants to hear from residents about your experiences with taxis and car services and has a developed a brief online survey where your voice can be heard. Click Here to let them know what you think.

March 11, 2011
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Redistricting | Legislative Report with Senator Dilan

Legislative Report with Senator Martin Malave Dilan on March 9, 2011 speaks on Redistricting New York.

Senator Dilan is committed to a fair, objective and transparent 2011-2012 legislative redistricting process. Learn more about the process.

 

March 11, 2011
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The Capitol Pressroom

Senator Dilan will be appearing on today's Capitol Pressroom at 11:20.

Listen live

March 9, 2011
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Statement from Senator Dilan Re: Governor Cuomo's Redistricting Reform Act

“Governor Cuomo’s redistricting proposal is a breath of fresh air.“New York’s redistricting process is undemocratic. The ability to disenfranchise any one-person or community for the sake of political gain with the stroke of a pen is unconscionable.

February 17, 2011
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Mapping New York's Future

Mapping New York's Future

Senator Dilan is committed to a fair, objective and transparent 2011-2012 legislative redistricting process. Procedures are being considered to advance the goals of a legislative redistricting plan incorporating clearly stated goals and criteria.

January 3, 2011
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Statement from Senator Martin Malavé Dilan

Re: Funding New York’s Road and Bridge Work“There is no reason, cause or justification for withholding funding to the hundreds of road crews and contractors hard at work around the state maintaining our transportation infrastructure. To continue shortchanging New York’s roads and bridges is a path that will lead to disaster.

April 8, 2010
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Statement from Senator Martin Malavé Dilan

Re: Funding New York’s Road and Bridge Work

“There is no reason, cause or justification for withholding funding to the hundreds of road crews and contractors hard at work around the state maintaining our transportation infrastructure. To continue shortchanging New York’s roads and bridges is a path that will lead to disaster.

April 8, 2010
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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives resolution (H.Res. 1186) designating April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, passed 410 to 2.The resolution, sponsored by Colorado Rep. Betsy Markey, encourages Americans to consider the lives of others on the road and put an end to distracted driving.

March 24, 2010
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New Jobs New York

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March 10, 2010
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New Jobs New York

We will be working in conjunction with local community organizations, non-profits and religious institutions to keep you posted on new jobs, application assistance and job training seminars in your neighborhood.

Employers, we appreciate your experience and input as we work to develop policy objectives that will create jobs quickly, bolster job growth, and ensure long-term economic development.

February 24, 2010
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Statement from Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, Re: MTA Financial Plan

“Keeping services in tact must remain a priority for the MTA during this process. While I am fully aware of the financial strain the State, City and authority faces, the MTA must weigh every option to maintain services, especially services as vital as the reduced fare for school children program.” 

December 16, 2009
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Final hearing on the NYSDOT Five-Year Capital Plan, live from SUNY Farmingdale at 11

Watch it here.

To comment on the future of New York's roads and bridges visit here.

December 4, 2009
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