Post Tagged with: "New York State Assembly"


Assembly Passes Bill to provide Feminine Hygiene Products to Women in Correctional Facilities

Assembly Passes Legislation to Provide Feminine Hygiene Products To Women in Correctional Facilities Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal announced passage of legislation to provide feminine hygiene products to women in state and local correctional facilities at […]

by · June 13, 2018 · News
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo honored the retirement of Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell Jr. by dedicating the most visited State Park in New York City as Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park.

Former Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr. Remembered

Over the Memorial Day weekend, New York State lost an exemplary statesman with the passing of Herman Daniel “Denny” Farrell Jr. He died on Saturday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 86. The cause was heart failure, his son, Herman […]

by · May 30, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
NYS Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, 81st AD

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Appointed to Chair Assembly Judiciary Committee

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie has appointed Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx), as chairman of the Assembly Committee on Judiciary. The previous chair, Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, was recently appointed as the first female chair of the Assembly Committee on Ways and […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb


WE’RE A LONG WAY FROM RESTORING THE PUBLIC’S TRUST by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) Earlier this week, the governor indicated he doesn’t believe the Legislature has the “political will” to pass ethics reform. That assumption is simply […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Op Ed
State Assembly Passes Moratorium On NYC Carryout Bag Fee

State Assembly Passes Moratorium On NYC Carryout Bag Fee

  Speaker Carl Heastie Statement on Carry-out Bag Fee Moratorium Tuesday’s vote to enact a moratorium on New York City’s local law to impose a fee on carryout bags is not an ending, it is a beginning. We all share the […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Government, News
Photo credit: Nicholas Karahalios

Former Bronx Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia Dead at 84

Fmr. Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia by Norelie Garcia Former Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia passed away the evening of January 25, 2017 at the VA Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had moved from the mainland in 2013 due […]