Ramos: the Assembly is Fighting to Protect Suffolk County Families
Mar 17, 2005
This week the Assembly passed a budget resolution (C.322) that is fiscally sound, invests in New York’s future and takes another step closer to a fair, on-time budget. The resolution, outlining the Assembly’s priorities, specifically helps working...
Modernizing New York’s Election Process
Jan 25, 2005
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D – Central Islip) announced today that the Assembly once again passed an election reform package he sponsored. This package modernizes the voting process and helps New York to comply with the federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA)...
Ramos Announces Assembly Committee Appointments
Jan 21, 2005
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D–Central Islip) announced today his appointment to five Assembly committees: Education; Housing; Local Governments; Aging; and Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry.
"I’ve worked hard to secure...
Ramos Named to Volunteer Firefighters Subcommittee
May 20, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) is proud to announce that he has been appointed to the Assembly’s Volunteer Firefighters Subcommittee.
"As a former emergency medical technician and police officer, I will bring experience and a unique...
Ramos Power Plant Emissions Bill Passes Assembly
May 12, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) announces Assembly passage of his legislation requiring power plant owners to provide swift notification to the public when air emission limits are exceeded (A.9574).
Ramos noted that reports by the Department...
Ramos Legislation to Curb Illegal Housing
May 7, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced overwhelming bipartisan support for his legislation giving Suffolk County district courts the power to issue a summons against absentee landlords residing anywhere in the state (A.9440).
More Than $12 Million for Nassau - Suffolk 911
May 3, 2004
Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) has announced the award of grants totaling over $12 million to help Suffolk and Nassau counties improve their 911 emergency dispatch capabilities.
The grants, $5,231,487.00 for Suffolk and $6,795,620.00 for...
Assemblyman Ramos Honored by Vision Council of America
Apr 30, 2004
The Vision Council of America named Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) to its honor roll for his efforts to educate Suffolk County residents about the importance of eye exams in preserving healthy vision and preventing vision loss.
Ramos: Auto Dealers Must End Exploitation of New York Consumers
Apr 16, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) commended Attorney General Elliot Spitzer’s agreement with an Albany auto dealer to reform its controversial finance charge practices. Ramos plans to follow Spitzer’s lead and introduce legislation to extend...
Assemblyman Ramos: Fines For ‘Do Not Call’ Offenders Should Be Increased
Apr 8, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Brentwood) announced that he supports new legislation more than doubling fines for violating the "Do Not Call" law from $5,000 to $11,000 (A.10145). The law protects consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls.
Ramos to Discuss Local Health Risks on Assembly Update
Mar 25, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) will discuss health risks facing the community on the next Assembly Update, a weekly television program broadcast on local cable access stations. On April 1, Ramos will focus the program on breast cancer issues...
Governor’s Empire Zone Reforms: More Politics Than Policy
Mar 11, 2004
Nine months after the Assembly passed its own set of stringent reforms, the governor finally released an Empire Zone reform plan, but the governor’s plan fails to address the most glaring deficiencies in the program, said Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central...
Ramos: Assembly Advances ‘NY@Work’ Plan to Create Jobs, Help Business Thrive
Mar 8, 2004
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced today the release of a comprehensive plan called NY@Work that would create tens of thousands of jobs, help businesses, and leave New Yorkers better prepared to compete in today’s high-tech economy.
Ramos: Brentwood Computer Lab Opens to Assist Local Workforce
Mar 4, 2004
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced the grand opening of the satellite technology lab in Brentwood. Ramos helped secure $1 million in funding for the State University of New York and the Long Island Educational Opportunity Center (L.I.E.O.C.)...
Ramos’ Power Plant Emission Bill Advances in the Assembly
Mar 3, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced today that the Assembly’s Environmental Conservation Committee advanced his legislation requiring power plant owners to provide swift notification to the state Department of Environmental Conservation...
Ramos Secures $1 Million for Computer Lab
Jan 28, 2004
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) today announced the State University of New York (SUNY), Long Island Educational Opportunity Center (L.I.E.O.C.) will receive $1 million in funding to establish a satellite technology lab in Brentwood.
Ramos Secures $40,000 for Brentwood School District
Jan 26, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) today announced he secured $40,000 in funding for the Brentwood School District. The money will be used to start a drug abuse and violence prevention program at Brentwood Freshman Center.
Ramos Secures $40,000 for Affordable Housing Program on Long Island
Jan 21, 2004
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) today announced he secured $40,000 in funding for the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP) to help revitalize the Sunnybrook neighborhood of Bay Shore.
The rehabilitation of existing homes and creation...
Ramos Criticizes Governor for Failing to Release After-School Funds
Sep 26, 2003
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) sent a letter to the governor today calling for the immediate release of funding for the state’s Advantage After School Program, which provides more than 17,000 children with a safe, educational place to go...