Press Releases

Major Organizations and Community Leaders Applaud Passage of Legislation to Protect Children Online

New York – After two bills that will help protect children online and which were advanced by New York Attorney General James, sponsored by Senator Gounardes and Assemblymember Rozic, and supported by Governor Hochul passed in the State Legislature,...

Assembly Passes SAFE for Kids Act & New York Child Data Protection Act to Protect Kids Mental Health and Online Privacy

Rozic, Liu, and Gennaro Host Annual Environmental Fair

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Queens, NY – On Sunday, June 2nd, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows), State Senator John Liu (D-Flushing), and Council Member James Gennaro (D-Jamaica Estates), partnered with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and LES Ecology...

State Lawmakers Call for Restoration of City Budget Cuts to Queens Public Library

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Fresh Meadows, New York – Assemblymember Nily Rozic and Assemblymember Edward Braunstein have joined forces to advocate for the restoration of budget cuts to the Queens Public Library system. In a joint appearance today, the elected officials, along...

Assemblywoman Rozic and Senate Deputy Leader Gianaris Introduce Good Jobs Guarantee Act

Albany, New York – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic and Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris introduced the Good Jobs Guarantee Act, (https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2023/S9376) nation-leading legislation that would unlock an estimated $1 billion...

State Legislators Celebrate New LIRR Discount Program in State Budget

Bayside, NY – State Senator John Liu today joined with legislators and community leaders at the Bayside Long Island Rail Road Station to celebrate the addition of a new 10 percent discount on monthly LIRR tickets and Metro-North Railroad for trips within...

Enacted SFY 2024-25 Budget Invests in Holocaust Curriculum in Public Schools

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic and Assemblyman Ron Kim Take a Stand Against Voter Fraud in Queens

Flushing, New York – Today, Assemblymembers Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) and Ron Kim (D-Flushing) convened at Assemblyman Kim’s district office in Flushing to discuss the threats of voter fraud and provide resources for the public. The joint press...

Legislators Announce Language Defining Squatter in State Housing Law Included in FY25 State Budget

Albany, NY – State Senator John Liu, Assembly Member Ron Kim and Queens legislators today announced that the final FY2025 state budget includes language that defines squatter in state housing law. The language was derived from legislation introduced...

Senator Shelley B. Mayer and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic’s Previously Enacted Bill to Limit Sale of Diet Pills and Weight Loss Supplements to Minors (S.5823C/A.5610D) Takes Effect Today

Albany, New York – Senator Shelley B. Mayer and Assemblymember Nily Rozic announce that their previously enacted legislation to ban the sale of over-the-counter diet pills and supplements for weight loss to children under 18, takes effect today, April...

Assemblywoman Rozic, Assemblyman Hevesi Join Public Health Solutions Employees to Advocate for Fair Wages

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FLUSHING, NY–Today, Assemblymembers Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) and Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) held a press conference at Public Health Solutions’ Flushing WIC Center to advocate for the passage of legislation A8437/S7793. This legislation aims...

Assembly Passes Legislative Package to Protect Consumers from Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries After Concerning Rise in Fires

Hinchey, Rozic Hospital Transparency Act Passes Both Senate and Assembly

New York, NY – Senator Michelle Hinchey and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic today announced that their bill to identify healthcare deserts through the Hospital Transparency Act (S1003A/A733A) is on its way to the Governor’s desk following its recent passage...

Assembly Begins Passing Legislative Package to Improve Women's Healthcare and Maternal Health Outcomes on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Speaker Carl Heastie announced today that the Assembly will begin passing a package of legislation to strengthen reproductive health services and tackle the maternal and infant mortality rise across the state. This package joins a series of legislation...

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic Supports South Asian Council for Social Services Programs

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Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) visited South Asian Council for Social Services (SACSS) to announce a $50,000 state funding grant that she secured for the non-profit’s food pantry and social service and workforce development...

Senator Jessica Scarcella-Spanton and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic Spearhead Effort to Quadruple Hate Crimes Grant to Secure Vulnerable Sites Across New York

New York, NY – Amidst a continued rise in hate crimes in New York State and across the country, State Senator Jessica Scarcella-Spanton and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic spearheaded a letter to the Governor urging her to increase state funding for the Hate...

Rozic Hosts Holiday Meal Giveaway

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Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) hosted a holiday meal giveaway in collaboration with Grubhub, Asian Americans for Equality, and Selfhelp Community Services. Rozic distributed 500 locally sourced hot meals and 500 pairs of...

Senator Jessica Scarcella-Spanton and Assemblymember Nily Rozic Announce Effort to Quadruple Hate Crimes Grant to Secure Vulnerable Sites Across New York

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Queens, NY— Amidst a rise in hate crimes in New York State and across the country, State Senator Jessica Scarcella-Spanton and Assemblymember Nily Rozic were joined by community leaders across faith backgrounds as they announced efforts to increase...

Rozic, Hoylman-Sigal, Fernandez Discrimination and Harassment Reforms Bills Approved by Governor Hochul

New York, NY – Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law two bills sponsored by Assemblywoman Nily Rozic and State Senators Nathalia Fernandez and Brad Hoylman-Sigal that will reform current legal practices and promote transparency in discrimination and...

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic Announces Funding Allocation to Schechter Queens for New STEM Lab

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Queens, NY – In honor of this year’s National STEM Day, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that she is allocating $30,000 in state funding for Schechter Queens to build a new STEM lab. With a focus on robotics and science, the...