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"Call your state senator and ask why they allowed that child to be killed?"

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg has lashed out at New York lawmakers for blocking a proposal for speed-tracking cameras in New York City.

Bloomberg on Wednesday called them "reckless and negligent.
 
He said the next time a child is killed by a speeding vehicle "call your state senator and ask why they allowed that child to be killed?"
 
Bloomberg singled out GOP leader Dean Skelos and two Brooklyn senators -- Republican Martin Golden and GOP-allied Democrat Simcha Felder.
 
Golden said more police and prosecution of reckless driving was the most effective way to reduce speeding.
 
Skelos's office said no one has worked harder than Senate Republicans to ensure the safety of New York City children and their families.
 
Felder wasn't available for comment due to the Passover holiday.

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