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February 2021

Statement from Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie

I have read the reports. These are serious allegations. Harassment in the workplace of any kind should not be tolerated.

Speaker Heastie Appoints New Member to Joint Commission on Public Ethics

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced that he has appointed Richard F. Braun to serve on the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE).“Mr. Braun has an impressive resume that clearly demonstrates his commitment to the legal...

Statement from Assembly Director of Communications Michael Whyland

There was a formal request from Assembly committee chairs and other members to the Department of Health asking for more information on follow up questions in regards to data on nursing homes. The Governor's office communicated to staff that they needed...

Speaker Heastie Announces Assembly Post-COVID Mass Transit Working Group

Speaker Carl Heastie today announced that the Assembly has created an internal working group to focus on the recovery and future of the state’s mass transit systems as they mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.“Every day, hardworking...

Assembly Passes Legislation to allow N.Y. to More Safely Conduct Elections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker Carl Heastie and Election Law Committee Chair Latrice Walker today announced the Assembly has passed a package of legislation that will help make conducting elections safer during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Ensuring our elections are free...

Assembly Passes Legislation to Amend N.Y. Constitution's Bill of Rights to Include a Right to Clean Air and Water

Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright today announced that the Assembly has passed legislation that would allow New Yorkers to vote to amend the New York State Constitution’s Bill of Rights to include...
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Speaker Carl Heastie swears in new Assemblymember Khaleel M. Anderson to represent the 31st AD Speaker Carl Heastie swears in new Assemblymember Kenneth Burgos to represent the 85th AD Speaker Carl Heastie swears in new Assemblymember Sarah Clark to represent the 136th AD Speaker Carl Heastie swears in new Assemblymember Demond L. Meeks to represent the 137th AD Pictured with Speaker Heastie in the first photo: President-Elect Joseph R. Biden.

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