Welcome Letter

Welcome to my New York State Assembly web page.

Please check this page often to learn more about what I am doing in our community. Here you will find legislation I have supported, committees I am on, events I am hosting, and other resources for our residents. If you have any comments, concerns, or ideas, please feel free to reach out to my district office. Together, we will help build a stronger and safer community.

Thank you for visiting.

Sincerely,
Assemblyman Joe DeStefano
New York’s 3rd Assembly District

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Assemblyman DeStefano Condemns $60 Million Cut to Local Road Maintenance

“Local roads play a crucial role in our daily lives, serving as vital connections to work, school, health care and our loved ones. As we all know, New York state is notorious for its poorly maintained, pot-hole-riddled roads and appropriately ranks...

DeStefano: It’s Time to Make all of New York Accessible

“For too long, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), along with the dedicated direct-support professionals (DSP) supporting them, have been in the shadows. They need quality care, fair raises and they need it now,” DeStefano...

DeStefano: This is all Preventable, We Must Pass Legislation to Protect Warehouse Worker Injury

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Assemblyman Joe DeStefano (R,C-Medford) attended a press conference in the New York State Capitol today to call for the passage of the Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act (A.3309-/S.5081). Warehouse work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the...

DeStefano Joins Colleagues, Union Members to Support PLA Legislation

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Assemblyman Joe DeStefano (R,C-Medford) joined the Laborers and other Building Trades unions for a rally on the Million Dollar Staircase, advocating for bill A.5486 and good union jobs at SUNY. As a co-sponsor on the bill, DeStefano joined legislative...

DeStefano: State of The State Highlights Weak Package of Proposals for 2024

“The governor’s State of the State today was full of promise, but again fails to acknowledge the cliff our state hangs over—New Yorkers are fleeing due to an exorbitant cost of living and stifling overregulation, particularly burdening our small...

DeStefano Joins Forces to Combat Fentanyl Epidemic, Urges Swift Action

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Assemblyman Joe DeStefano (R,C-Medford) attended a press conference on the Million Dollar Staircase in the Capitol this morning to support the unveiling of a legislative package aimed at stemming the rising tide of overdose deaths in New York state. More...
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