Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Tonight, Senator Squadron's Community Convention Follow-Up Call Part Two




Recording Of Part One On September 23, 2009


Tonight, Senator Squadron's Community Convention Follow-Up Call Part Two


One of State Senator Squadron's campaign promises in the fall of 2008, was that he would be responsive to his constituents. True to his word, he held a District Community Convention in March 2009, shortly after being elected. Hundreds attended to voice their concerns about issues such as public transportation, quality of life, zoning and the environment.

To respond to each topic, Senator Squadron has invited everyone to participate in a series of conference calls on four consecutive Wednesday evenings at 5:30 PM The first, on September 23, 2009, dealt with Buses, Subways, MTA Funding, and MTA Issues; Pedestrian Safety, Street Changes, Bicycle Lanes, and Traffic Control; Environmental Sustainability and Alternative Energy; and Parks and Open Space.
A recording of that session can be heard above.

The 2nd installment is tonight, Wednesday, September 30, at 5:30.
The topics will be:
*Quality of Life: Nightlife, Public Safety, and Construction
*Zoning, Neighborhood Preservation, and Community Development
*Jobs, Workers' Rights, and Economic Development
*Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

To access any of the calls, please dial 1-712-432-3100 and use access code 691380. Each call will be interactive, allowing participants to ask questions ahead of time or in the moment .

You can also contact Senator Squadron's office anytime by emailing squadron@senate.state.ny.us or by phone at (212) 298-5565.


Below are the dates and topics of:

Wednesday, October 7, at 5:30PM

*Education, School Overcrowding, and the Role of Parents
*Election Access and Participation
*Ethics, Rules, and Campaign Finance Reform
*Emergency Preparedness
*Marriage Equality and LGBT Civil Rights

Wednesday, October 14, at 5:30PM

*Public Housing
*Rent Regulations
*Mitchell-Lama, Section 8, and Tenants’ Rights
*Public Assistance and Social Services
*Disability Access
*Senior Citizens’ Concerns
*Health and Health Care




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