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Martin Golden

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Legislators Cite Flaws In New York Health Exchange

Lost insurance coverage, higher premiums and confusion were among the problems New Yorkers have faced in trying to sign up for health care under the new federal law, state lawmakers said Monday.

01/13/2014

New York State Senate Chamber (file / credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sudden Change To New York Gun Law Surprises Some In State Senate

The measure which passed 49 to 14 Thursday night exempts retired members of law enforcement from the 10-bullet cap on the number of rounds in ammo clips.

06/21/2013

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New York City On Pace For Lowest Murder Rate In 50 Years

With just five days left in 2012, there would need to be a major spike in murders to top the record low of 471 murders set in 2009.

12/26/2012

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City Officials Call For Tougher Rules To Protect EMTs, Paramedics From ‘Sick People’

The new initiative would provide EMTs and paramedics who are assaulted on the job with the same legal protection that is currently afforded to police officers.

10/23/2012

Aidan Seeger (credit: aidanhasaposse.org)

Stories From Main Street: Saving Children From A Genetic Disorder In Williamsburg

At Indian Larry’s Motorcycle Shop in Williamsburg, past the gleaming, sleek, custom-made choppers, you will find, on the back wall, a floor-to-ceiling photograph of a young boy – a boy who left this world too early, but a simple test could have saved his life.

09/24/2012

Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants poses with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Giants defeated the Patriots by a score of 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Giants Win And So Do Some Area Lawmakers

Several New York and New Jersey lawmakers are “cashing in” on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.

02/06/2012

St. Sen. Martin Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (official photos)

Golden, Malliotakis Want Increased Penalties For Child Predators

In the wake of the death of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, lawmakers are calling for a new law that would toughen penalties against child predators.

10/07/2011