Senator Biaggi, Assemblymember Reyes, Planned Parenthood Call for NYS Abortion Access Fund on the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

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ALBANY, NY – January 22, 2020 — Sponsors State Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblymember Karines Reyes joined advocates on the 47th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade to call for the passage of the New York State Abortion Access Fund. Bill S6632/A8681 would create a fund that taxpayers can voluntarily contribute to on their …

eHeziSenator Biaggi, Assemblymember Reyes, Planned Parenthood Call for NYS Abortion Access Fund on the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Engel Statement on General Accounting Office (GAO) Report on Trump’s Hold on Ukraine Security Assistance

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 19, 2020  — Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement on the finding by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) that President Trump violated the law by withholding security assistance to Ukraine: “The evidence in the impeachment inquiry was clear as day that the President abused …

eHeziEngel Statement on General Accounting Office (GAO) Report on Trump’s Hold on Ukraine Security Assistance

Engel Blasts Education Secretary DeVos’ “Borrower Defense Rule” on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 19, 2020  —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel delivered the following remarks on the House Floor last week with respect to the passage of H.J.Res. 76, which overturns Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed “Borrower Defense Rule”: Read the transcript or view te video.  “Mister Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the passage of H.J.Res. 76, a resolution …

eHeziEngel Blasts Education Secretary DeVos’ “Borrower Defense Rule” on House Floor

Engel Votes to Protect Older Americans Against Age Discrimination

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 18, 2020 —Congressman Eliot Engel joined 260 of his House colleagues this week in voting to pass H.R. 1230, the Protecting Older Americans Against Age Discrimination Act, bipartisan legislation that would level the playing field for older workers and restore their rights to fight back against age discrimination in the workplace. Age discrimination is a serious …

eHeziEngel Votes to Protect Older Americans Against Age Discrimination

As a Bronx Principal, I Witnessed Trauma on a Daily Basis. Now, I’m Running for Congress to Make My Students’ Lives Better.
By JAMAAL BOWMAN

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The majority of American children have been traumatized by the American political and economic system. And if you’re black, brown, or poor, the trauma is more pronounced. As a middle school principal in the Bronx, I personally experienced the suffering of my students and families and the secondary trauma of school staff. My school’s current PTA president lost her son …

eHeziAs a Bronx Principal, I Witnessed Trauma on a Daily Basis. Now, I’m Running for Congress to Make My Students’ Lives Better.
By JAMAAL BOWMAN

Joint Statement From Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Assembly Member Maritza Davila, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on Federal Government’s Release of Disaster Aid Funding to Puerto Rico

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THE BRONX, NY — January 15, 2020 — “This morning we learned that the Trump Administration has belatedly agreed to provide some of the funding that Congress already authorized to help Puerto Rico repair the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. “This news comes as we and Governor Cuomo are wrapping up one of many trips we have taken together to …

eHeziJoint Statement From Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Assembly Member Maritza Davila, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on Federal Government’s Release of Disaster Aid Funding to Puerto Rico

Senator Biaggi Introduces Bills to Protect Survivors of Domestic Abuse Against Gun Violence and Hold Repeat Offenders Accountable Bill

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ALBANY, NY – January 11, 2020 — This past week New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (SD-34) introduced two pieces of legislation that serve to protect survivors of domestic abuse against the threat of gun violence, and hold repeat offenders accountable for domestic violence. S7125 creates a new crime of “Domestic Violence” in the Penal Code that aligns with federal …

eHeziSenator Biaggi Introduces Bills to Protect Survivors of Domestic Abuse Against Gun Violence and Hold Repeat Offenders Accountable Bill

Privilege Continues to Undermine the Integrity of the Yonkers Police Department
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Yonkers Police Department Intelligence Unit Detective Sean Fogarty Offered to Plead to a Misdemeanor Felony Charge Spano Administration Abided By the Adage: “I see nothing! I know nothing!” Corrective Conduct of the Past Reverts to Misconduct of the Present. YONKERS, NY — December 26, 2019 — Detective Sean Fogarty is the son of the J.C. Fogarty restaurant owner based in …

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Sincere Smith Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison in Death of Trevon Boswell

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 23, 2019 — Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Sincere Smith of New Rochelle was sentenced Friday (12/20) to 23 years in prison for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Trevon Boswell in Mount Vernon. State Supreme Court Justice Barry Warhit presided. The sentence will run concurrently with his earlier prison …

eHeziSincere Smith Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison in Death of Trevon Boswell

Governor Cuomo Signs Biaggi Bill Requiring ACE’s Training for Daycare Providers

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THE BRONX, NY and MOUNT VERNON, NY – December 22, 2019 — On December 17th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation sponsored by State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (S4990A), requiring training with respect to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) for daycare providers. State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester) issued the following statement: “Training in adverse childhood experiences will give daycare providers the important …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Signs Biaggi Bill Requiring ACE’s Training for Daycare Providers