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Speaker Silver, Senator Squadron Celebrate New Law Pushing Lunar New Year as School Holiday

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, State Senator Daniel Squadron, elected officials from around the city, and community leaders celebrated a new law that will require the city to consider closing schools on Lunar New Year. The legislation...

December 18, 2014
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Speaker Silver Calls for Air Monitors to Measure Tour Bus Pollution Around 9/11 Memorial

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver convened a task force on the World Trade Center security plan and called on the city to install air monitors to measure pollution from buses and to make other quality of life improvements for those living around the...

December 15, 2014
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Speaker Silver Statement on Opening of Fulton Street Transit Center

With the completion of the Fulton Street Transit Center, Lower Manhattan has indeed come roaring back. I have worked hard to ensure that our Downtown community is rebuilt better than ever, and the opening of this outstanding transit center is the...

November 7, 2014
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Speaker Silver and Elected Officials' Statement On Enforcement Of Intercity Bus Regulations

NEW YORK – Today, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Councilmember Margaret Chin, and Borough President Gale Brewer released the following statement regarding the enforcement of intercity bus regulations: “We are...

August 15, 2014
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Assemblyman Silver, the Lower East Side Employment Network and the InterContinental Hotel Group announce agreement to hire local residents at Hotel Indigo

Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, the Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN) and the InterContinental Hotel Group today announced an agreement to hire local residents to work at the Hotel Indigo when it opens next year. The agreement, part of a...

August 15, 2014
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