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Senator Montgomery Gets A Taste of New York Agriculture

Senator Montgomery meets and greets Future Farmers of America (FFA) from Syracuse during their presentation on New York agriculture at the State Capitol.

February 9, 2011
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Senator Montgomery & Brooklyn Omega Pay Tribute To Dr. King

Senator Montgomery at a basketball tournament organized by the Brothers of the Alpha Upsilon Chapter “Brooklyn Omega,” that combines sports with social responsibility. All the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, an historically black fraternal organization, are college educated and a great role model for the young men who competed at MS 113 in Fort Greene.  Among them is Robert Cornegy, an elected Democratic State Committee Representative. The fraternity promotes social and cultural program that help to uplift communities.

January 18, 2011
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Brooklyn Rent Reformers Lobby Albany

Brooklyn tenants and organizers with the Pratt Area Community Council, Fifth Avenue Committee and Neighbors Helping Neighbors bring their Real Rent Reform Campaign to Albany during the special Senate Session on August 3. They are pictured here with Senator Montgomery on the Million Dollar Staircase in the State Capitol.

August 9, 2010
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Ohio Students Shadow NYS Senators

Students from the Ohio Youth Civic Leadership Academy shadow Senator Montgomery and other NYS Conference of Black Senators members.

June 30, 2010
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Senate Majority Extends Rights to LGBT Couples

Montgomery Legislation Grants Bereavement Leave To Employees In Same Sex Relationships

June 30, 2010
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Nation's First Community Development Corporation Celebrates 43rd Anniversary & Celebrates Three Women of Distinction

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Honors Senator Montgomery at its "Cultivating An Abundant Community" Benefit    

June 24, 2010
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Senator Montgomery Speaks On Child Health Plus & School Meals Enrollment Coordination Act of 2011

June 21, 2010

Child Health Plus And School Meals Enrollment Coordination Act of 2011 Passes Senate The NYS Senate today approved the Child Health Plus and School Meals Enrollment Coordination Act of 2011 (S.4057-B), which preserves good health and nutrition as part of early development. Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) is one of the sponsors of the legislation.  

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery on Handgun Crimes in the Community

Statement by Senator Montgomery on Hand Gun Crimes

We need to take immediate action to get guns off our streets. I am proud to co-sponsor the Crime Gun Identification Act, also known as the “Microstamping” bill (S.6005/A.6468).

This bill would require engravings on the internal mechanisms of all semiautomatic pistols manufactured, sold or transported to New York State.

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery with Malcolm X Neighbors

Senator Montgomery with (l-r) Dorothy Barber, Sharon Solomon, Malcolm X Merchants Association President and Pandora Sanders.

Photo by Deborah Moore

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery Participates in Panel Discussion on Juvenile Justice in New York State: Practice and Reforms

Sen. Velmanette Montgomery from The Fund for Modern Courts on Vimeo.

 

Modern Courts' Forum on Juvenile Justice in NYS: Legal Practice Policy Proposals and the Critical Need for Reform: May 2010

Senator Velmanette Montgomery participated in a panel  discussion on the present practice and newest policy proposals and initiatives in juvenile justice in New York State.

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery's "Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Policy Act" Passes Senate & Assembly

Senator Montgomery’s Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Policy Act Passes Senate and Assembly

Albany, NY (June 18, 2010): The Senate gave final legislative approval today to State Senator Velmanette Montgomery’s (D-Brooklyn) Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Policy Act (S.5560-B/A.8011-B), which encourages environmentally sound, safe and responsible development in New York State.

June 21, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Children and Families Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 Room 710 LOB

June 8, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Children and Families Meeting: THIS MEETING WAS CANCELLED

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Room 710 LOB

"THIS MEETING WAS CANCELLED"

June 2, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Children and Families Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Room 710 LOB

May 11, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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CSS Albany Advocacy Day 2010

Senator Montgomery greets members of the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) during their visit to Albany. Pictured with the Senator (from l-r) are Melissa Kostvoski, Jean Blount, Victor Pate and Gail Douglas.

May 6, 2010
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