Velmanette Montgomery's Reports

Senator Montgomery's October Red Hook Mailer

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October's Red Hook Mailer

October 9, 2009
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Montgomery's Report To The Community

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REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY

September 18, 2009
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Getting On With The People’s Business

July 1, 2009

Dear 18th Senate District Voter:

The current crisis over the operation of the New York State Senate has been characterized as an embarrassment, a calamity, a circus, a joke, and worse. Citizens statewide have expressed their outrage over the current stalemate that has turned the legislative process upside down and made a mockery of New York State government.

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Getting On With The People’s Business Mailer

July 14, 2009
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January 25, 2008
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Atlantic Yards Environmental Impact Statement Response Letter

To view Senator Montgomery's letter to Chairman Gargano regarding the Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Yards Arena and Redevelopment Project please CLICK HERE.

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November 16, 2005
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April 5, 2005
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Naturally Occuring Retirement Communities (norcs)

NORC: “AGING IN PLACE” WITH NEIGHBORSby NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery

The growing trend of senior citizens desiring to “age-in-place” in supportive living environments has paved the way for an innovative living concept: NORCs or Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities. These intergenerational “communities” can be apartment buildings, housing complexes, or neighborhoods not originally intended for retirement or senior housing.

March 31, 2005
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Esdc's Memorandum Of Understanding (mou) With Ratner

MEMO FROM SENATOR VELMANETTE MONTGOMERY AND COUNCILWOMAN LETITIA JAMESRe: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between New York State, New York City and Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC)

The Non-Binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) states that the Empire State Development Corporation’s (ESDC) staff intends to seek the approval of the ESDC Board of Directors to have ESDC engage in the following activities:EMINENT DOMAIN by State Takeover—The State, through ESDC, will:• adopt a general project plan, conduct public hearings and take s

March 31, 2005
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Unity Plan

SENATOR MONTGOMERY ENDORSES UNITY PLAN AS FISCALLY RESPONSIBLE PROPOSAL FOR DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN AT FEBRUARY 24TH “DEMOCRACY & DEVELOPMENT” COMMUNITY FORUMBlasts Bloomberg’s $100 Million in Subsidies to Build A Brooklyn Arena While City Schools Get Cut $1.3 Billion in Construction Costs

Mayor Bloomberg proposes to spend $100 million of City dollars to help Forest City Ratner build an arena in downtown Brooklyn. At the same time the Mayor is planning to cut $1.3 BILLION in school construction dollars.

March 7, 2005
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State Senators To Sponsor Criminal Justice Briefing On The Disenfranchisement Of Communities Of Color

Date: Saturday, February 19, 2005Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Place: Meeting Room 5, Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York

A major topic of discussion during this year’s Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus Weekend will be the diminished voting strength of persons and communities of color due to New York’s felony disenfranchisement law and redistricting practices that have disturbing parallels to the "Three-Fifths" clause of the U.S.

February 14, 2005
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