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

Governor Cuomo Signs Sen. Biaggi’s Bill Allowing Domestic Violence Survivors to Terminate Residential Leases

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THE BRONX, NY and MOUNT VERNON, NY – December 21, 2019 — On December 20th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation sponsored by State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (S4281A), providing for the termination of a residential lease by a survivor of domestic violence. The bill allows tenants to pay rent, pro-rata, up to the lease termination date. State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester) issued …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Signs Sen. Biaggi’s Bill Allowing Domestic Violence Survivors to Terminate Residential Leases

Bipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 21, 2019 — Representatives Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16), Fred Upton (R-MI-06), Pete King (R-NY-02) and TJ Cox (D-CA-21), all members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus, have introduced legislation to honor Elijah E. Cummings’ long-time advocacy for those living with asthma. The Elijah E. Cummings Family Asthma Act would expand federal, state, and local efforts to …

eHeziBipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

Hudson Valley Stonewall Dems Endorse Eliot Engel for Re-election

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —November 18, 2019 — The Hudson Valley Stonewall Democrats, a grassroots LGBTQ advocacy group based in the Hudson Valley, has endorsed Congressman Eliot Engel for re-election to Congress in New York’s 16th Congressional District, which covers parts of Westchester and Bronx counties. In their endorsement the organization cited Congressman Engel’s long record of pro-LGBTQ+ support in Congress, …

eHeziHudson Valley Stonewall Dems Endorse Eliot Engel for Re-election

Statement From Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Regarding City Planning Commission Vote on the Mayor’s Jail Proposal

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THE BRONX, NY — September 3, 2019 — “It is unfortunate that the City Planning Commission has declined to listen to the serious concerns of the people of my borough, and has instead chosen to move forward with a plan to close Rikers Island that builds a new jail in the wrong place. “Throughout this process, I have made it …

eHeziStatement From Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Regarding City Planning Commission Vote on the Mayor’s Jail Proposal

The New York Botanical Garden’s The Orchid Show: Singapore Opens – February 23 – April 28, 2019
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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THE BRONX, NY — April 21, 2019 — For its 17th year, The New York Botanical Garden’s popular annual orchid exhibition returns with The Orchid Show: Singapore, developed in partnership with Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Botanic Gardens  Two iconic architectural elements inspired by both sites – the iconic Supertrees of Gardens by the Bay and the famed Arches of …

Barbara Barton SloaneThe New York Botanical Garden’s The Orchid Show: Singapore Opens – February 23 – April 28, 2019
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

Bronx Man Convicted in White Plains Federal Court in Connection With Fatal Carjackings of Two Livery Cab Drivers in Yonkers

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — September 8, 2018 — Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced on Friday, September 7, 2018, that Tyrone Felder, a/k/a “Man Man,” was found guilty of participating in the fatal carjackings of two livery cab drivers: Maodo Kane, who was killed in The Bronx on August 5, 2014, …

eHeziBronx Man Convicted in White Plains Federal Court in Connection With Fatal Carjackings of Two Livery Cab Drivers in Yonkers

Engel Statement on Charlottesville Anniversary

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Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: WESTCHESTER, NY— August 12, 2018 — “One year ago today a heinous demonstration of racial hate turned violent, leaving one young woman dead and a nation reeling. In the year since that infamous day, we have seen no clear attempt by this President to denounce those responsible for the horror in Charlottesville, or …

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Westchester House Members Announce $2,478,109 for Rye Playland North Boardwalk

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WESTCHESTER, NY— July 27, 2018 — Westchester Congress Members Eliot Engel (NY-16), Nita Lowey (NY-17) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) are pleased to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $2,478,109 in federal funds as partial reimbursement to Westchester County for repairs to Rye Playland’s North Boardwalk. The funding will help pay for repairs made to the …

eHeziWestchester House Members Announce $2,478,109 for Rye Playland North Boardwalk

Engel Statement on Tonight’s Deadline to Reunite Separated Families

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“This type of ineptitude is staggering, even for this President and his team.” WASHINGTON DC — July 25, 2018 — “Tonight marks the second court ordered deadline for the Trump Administration to reunite separated children with their families. Much like the first deadline, this too will pass with the job having not been completed. “The President’s cruel ‘zero-tolerance’ policy has been …

eHeziEngel Statement on Tonight’s Deadline to Reunite Separated Families