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Senator Gianaris at the Powhatan Democratic Club's monthly meeting

Senator Gianaris updating the Powhatan Democratic Club on issues concerning the community.

September 20, 2012
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Senator Gianaris in the streets, informing people of a recent sex attack

Senator Gianaris was informing people of a recent sex attack in the region, suggesting extra caution so that inhabitants know how to react in the unlikely event of another sex attack.

 

September 13, 2012
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At the Santora Family Scholarship Fund Charity Run, commemorating September 11th

Senator Gianaris attended an event for the commemoration of September 11th at the Santora Family Scholarship Fund Charity Run.

September 12, 2012
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Senator Gianaris with Joe DiPietro, President of FIAO

Senator Gianaris with Joe DiPietro, President of FIAO

August 30, 2012
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Senator Gianaris Pushes for Expanded Western Queens Bus Service

Queens, NY–Following pronouncements that previously cut transportation services in westernQueens would not be restored, Senator Michael Gianaris is calling on the MetropolitanTransportation Authority (MTA) to expand Q103 bus line hours of operation. He sent a letter toMTA Chairman Joe Lhota requesting a review of the Q103 for possible expansion to night andweekend service.

August 24, 2012
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Eid Prayer in the Park 2012

Senator Gianaris was honored to speak at this year's sacred celebration in Astoria Park.

August 20, 2012
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Speaking at Rep. Crowley's Press Conference

denouncing the Sikh shooting in Wisconsin and standing in solidarity with our Sikh community in Queens. Such hateful acts like what occurred in Oak Creek are un-American and intolerable.

August 17, 2012
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Speaking at a rally I held with local leaders this morning calling on the MTA to restore the W subway line and QM22 express bus.

We're happy the B24 was fully restored, however, western Queens still isn't getting it's fair share of the benefits of the MTA.

August 17, 2012
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Explainer: What Good Is It to be the Toughest State on Gun Control?

WNYC wrote about the six bills introduced by Senator Gianaris who is spearheading the movement to help reduce gun violence in our city.

A New York State Senator plans to introduce six new pieces of gun control legislation this week, which if passed would make New York the state with the toughest gun laws in the nation. But gun control advocates caution that lax laws in other states would still pose a threat.

 

Senator Michael Gianaris, a Democrat from Queens, is proposing a series of restrictive measures that go above and beyond the state’s already relatively strong gun laws. Gianaris’s bills would:

 

August 9, 2012
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