Statement from Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie
Feb 24, 2021
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
Feb 19, 2021
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
Feb 12, 2021
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
Feb 11, 2021
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
Feb 9, 2021
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
Feb 8, 2021
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...