Press Releases

NYS Lawmakers, Home Attendants, and The Ain't I a Woman?! Campaign Introduce Legislation to End 24-Hour Workday

New York, NY – On Wednesday, September, home care workers, other workers, and supporters joined Assemblymember Harvey Epstein and Senator Roxanne Persaud, to announce legislation, A08064/S6640 that bans 24-hour workdays for home care workers and...

Assembly Member Harvey Epstein and New York Public School Students Call on MTA to Provide Full-Fare 3-Trip MetroCards for Students

NEW YORK, NY -- Ahead of the MTA’s NYCT & MTA Bus Committee meeting on Monday, where a proposal for the provision of 3-trip full-fare MetroCards to more students will be considered, Assemblymember Epstein joined with high schoolers and transit advocates...

Assemblymember Harvey Epstein Statement Ahead of New York City Rent Guidelines Board Preliminary Vote

New York, NY – TODAY, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board will take a preliminary vote on proposed rent stabilized apartment guidelines for one- and two-year renewal leases. In response to the upcoming vote, Assemblymember Harvey Epstein released...

Assemblymember Epstein, Senator Gounardes, State Elected Officials, and College Students with Disabilities Advocate in Albany for Strategic Support

Over 150 students with disabilities who attend State University, City University, and private colleges and universities from every corner of the state rallied at the state Capitol on Monday to urge increased state funding for higher education disability...

Assembly Member Harvey Epstein Hand Delivers Letter Signed by 35 Assembly Colleagues Calling on the Rent Guidelines Board to Support a Rent Freeze

NEW YORK – At the Rent Guidelines Board’s (RGB) final public hearing before its June 26th vote to determine rents for the City’s million-plus rent-stabilized tenants, former tenant member on the RGB and recently elected Assembly Member from the...