New York State Senator Velmanette Montgomery discusses her teen-health initiatives with Susan Cleary, member of the Executive Committee of the Kings County Republican County Committee. The initiatives include sex-education in the public schools and an expansion of school heath clinics. Joseph Dobrian and the Manhattan Libertarian Party. (http://www.manhattanLP.org) hosts.
At a meeting convened by Senator Velmanette Montgomery for senior citizen center directors from her Senate District, information was exchanged about the Governor's Executive Budget proposal and its impact on senior services in Brooklyn and statewide.
Senator Montgomery and local, state and federal environmental experts recently engaged in a discussion about the future of the Gowanus Canal at a community forum the Senator organized forcitizens who are concerned about Combined Sewage Overflows (CSOs) and other water quality issues.
I am State Senator Velmanette Montgomery and I represent the 18th Senate District, which includes Sunset Park, Red Hook, Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene/ Clinton Hill, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and a part of Ocean Hill -- which encompasses over three hundred thousand (300,000) residents. This includes Farragut, Ingersoll and Whitman Houses and Vinegar Hill, communities immediately surrounding the Admiral’s Row area
At a recent conference convened by State Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and hosted by Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation (SBIDC), the NYS Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner John C. Egandiscussed the "nuts and bolts" of state procurement opportunities with 55 small business owners from Southwest Brooklyn.
The Commissioner's talk included suggestions for accessing and competing forstate contracts valued at an estimated $3.1 billion, which OGS oversees.
Brooklyn, NY (October 10, 2007): In the wake of the NYS Health Department’s rejection of $3.5 million in federal funds for abstinence-only programs, New York State and City lawmakers, together with more than 50 advocates for youth, have proposed a comprehensive, three-pronged Teen Health Agenda aimed at safeguarding New York’s young people from sexually-transmitted disease and unintended pregnancy.
Wednesday, October 10, 20074:00 p.m.LIU Downtown Brooklyn Campus*Campus Courtyard(between the Cyber Cafe and the Library Learning Center underpass)Enter at DeKalb Avenue and Hudson Avenue* LIU Downtown Brooklyn Campus is accessible by the 4/5 or 2/3 trains to Nevins Street, the B, M, Q or R
SENATOR MONTGOMERY LAUDS NEW CONGESTION PRICING BILL Citizens To Have Input In The Plan
I am happy to report to everyone who wrote and called my office that the Legislature passed a Congestion Pricing Bill which was signed into law by the Governor (S6432 / A9362). The new law sets a schedule and benchmarks to be met and ensures broad public and Citywide input into the final plan. By next January, the Legislature expects to receive a final plan for implementation.
Albany, NY (June 12, 2007): To help move women from welfare into meaningful, living-wage jobs, the state may soon by required to better prepare public assistance recipients for non-traditional employment that pays sustainable wages under legislation recently approved by the Senate and Assembly.
Sponsored by Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Joan Millman (D-Brooklyn), the legislation (S.3201/A.3366) now goes to the Governor for consideration before becoming law.