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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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Speaker Silver and Senator Squadron Announce Signing of Law to Reduce Overcrowding in New York City Schools

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senator Daniel Squadron announced today that legislation they sponsored to help address the severe overcrowding problem in New York City schools has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The law requires...

August 11, 2014
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Speaker Silver statement on street renaming for Dashane Santana

“The tragic death of Dashane Santana tore at the heart of our community. To see the life of a bright and promising young girl end so senselessly is something none of us will ever forget. In order to ensure that Dashane was not taken from us in vain,...

August 3, 2014
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Speaker Silver Welcomes MediaMath to Lower Manhattan

Today’s announcement that global technology company MediaMath has signed a 15-year lease for space in 4 World Trade Center is another positive step forward for my community and is the kind of development I had hoped to encourage when I championed...

July 21, 2014
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