Press Releases

Members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Urge Federal Officials to Support the Kidney Patient Act

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, and Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair of the New York State Senate Committee on Health, released the following statement...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Express Disappointment in Supreme Court Ruling of Grants Pass V. Johnson

Albany, NY – In response to the Supreme Court’s decision which gives law enforcement the right to arrest homeless individuals, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus,...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Reacts to Supreme Court’s Decision to Halt the Environmental Protection Agency’s ‘Good Neighbor Plan’

Albany, NY – In response to The Supreme Court’s decision to block EPA’s ability to regulate air pollution, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, released the following...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Disappointed in Supreme Court Decision to Reject Nationwide Settlement with Purdue Pharma

Albany, NY – In response to the Supreme Court’s decision to reject a nationwide settlement to pay out victims of opioid addiction, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus,...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Caucus Applauds Hochul’s Decision to Combat Discrimination in Affordable Housing Market

Albany, NY – In response to Governor Kathy Hochul’s guidance for the Department of Financial services to combat discrimination in the Affordable Housing Market, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Caucus Reacts to Nassau County Executive’s Refusal to Make Juneteenth a Paid County Holiday

Albany, NY – In response to the Nassau County Executive Blakeman Administration’s unwillingness to make Juneteenth a paid County holiday, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Caucus Reacts to President Biden’s Announcement to Give Undocumented Spouses of U.S. Citizens Protections

Albany, NY – In response to President Joe Biden’s announcement to protect undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, released the...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Caucus Reacts to Supreme Court’s Decision to Reverse Bump Stock Ban

Albany, NY – In response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a national ban on the sale of bump stocks, Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, released the...

The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Keep Mifepristone Accessible

Albany, NY – In response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision to reject a bid to restrict access to the abortion pill mifepristone, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative...

NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus Condemns White Supremacist Violence

ALBANY, NY – In the wake of Saturday’s domestic-terrorist attack , Members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus led by Chair Assemblymember Michaelle Solages (AD-22), gathered in the State Capitol Building to condemn...

NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus Will Stand in Solidarity with the Buffalo Community & Condemn White Supremacist Violence

WHAT: Members of the New York State’s Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus (BPHA) will gather in Albany on Monday, May 16th in solidarity with the Buffalo community to denounce white supremacy and call for the expeditious release...

Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Host the Fifth Episode of the ‘Caucus Corner’ Twitter Series on the Proposal to Create the Timbuctoo Climate Jobs Pipeline

ALBANY, NY (March 05, 2022) – The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus will host the fifth episode of their Twitter Spaces audio series named “Caucus Corner'' on Tuesday, March 8th at 3:00 p.m. On the fifth episode, Chair Assemblywoman...

New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus to Support Landmark Legislative Action to Curtail Exposure to Toxics

ALBANY, NY (February 15, 2022) – The Members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus, led by Chair Assemblymember Michaelle Solages, stood with advocates to announce two of the Caucus’ 2022 legislative and budget priorities...

New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus to Announce Significant Legislation to Curtail Exposure to Toxics

WHAT: The New York State’s Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus (BPHA) will hold a press conference in Albany on Tuesday, February 15 to announce two of its 2022 legislative and budget priorities. The first is a $1 billion legislative...

Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Host the Third Episode of ‘Caucus Corner’ Twitter Series on Legislation to Create a New York Public Bank

ALBANY, NY – The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus will host the third episode of their Twitter Spaces audio series named “Caucus Corner'' on Tuesday, February 15th at 6:00 p.m. On the third episode, Chair Assemblywoman Solages...

Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Host the Second Episode of ‘Caucus Corner’ Twitter Series Titled the Universal Child Care Act

ALBANY, NY – The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus will host the second episode of their Twitter Spaces audio series named “Caucus Corner” tomorrow on Tuesday, February 8th at 6 pm. On the second episode, members of the...

Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Release a Black Agenda for NY to Build and Restore the Black Family

ALBANY, NY – On the first day of Black History Month, the Members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus led by Chair Assemblymember Michaelle Solages (AD-22), presented an agenda with the objective of building and restoring...

Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Commemorates Black History Month by Announcing a Black Agenda For NY: Building and Restoring the Black Family

ALBANY, NY – Tomorrow, on the first day of Black History Month, the Members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus led by Chair Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages (AD-22), will outline an agenda to empower and elevate Black...

Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Kick-Off Their ‘Caucus Corner’ Audio Series with The New York Health Act

ALBANY, NY – The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus will host a new audio series named “Caucus Corner” to connect with policy experts and community-based organizations for a brief analysis of the central priorities contained...

Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day By Announcing 2022 People’s Budget

ALBANY, NY – On the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, the Members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus led by Chair Assemblymember Michaelle Solages (AD 22), outlined the key priorities contained in The People’s Budget...

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 Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Chair  Michaelle C. Solages Michaelle C. Solages

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