Ramos Bill Would Expand Primary Voting Age to 17 for Eligible New Yorkers
Jun 28, 2010
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced the Assembly passed legislation he sponsored that would allow any New York citizen who will be 18 years or older at the time of a presidential election to vote in the primary election if he or she is...
Ramos’ anti-gang legislation passes Assembly
Jun 24, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced passage of a bill he authored that will create a gang assessment, intervention, prevention and suppression program in New York to help curb the growing prevalence of gang violence across the state and...
Ramos Supports Bill to Benefit Volunteer Firefighters
Jun 23, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced passage of legislation he sponsored to extend presumption relating to certain lung disabilities to volunteer firefighters regarding retirement and social security benefits (A.8516-A). Volunteer firefighters,...
Ramos Bill Establishes Gang Courts in Suffolk County
Jun 17, 2010
Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced the introduction of a new bill he’s sponsoring that would establish gang courts in Suffolk County (A.11475). These gang courts would help alleviate the court system of its case load by taking and...
Ramos Passes Measures to Protect Kids from Sex Offenders
Jun 9, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced that the Assembly passed legislation he sponsored to protect children by toughening the state’s child sex abuse law and requiring greater disclosure of information on sex offenders.
Assemblyman Ramos Introduces Legislation to Curb Gang Violence
May 17, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced he introduced a bill that will create a gang assessment, intervention, prevention and suppression program in New York to help curb the growing prevalence of gang violence across the state (A.11087).
Ramos Votes to Gives Law Enforcement More Tools to Protect Community
May 12, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced today the Assembly passed a package of bills that will help law enforcement solve crimes by expanding the DNA databank, and require microstamping technology on semiautomatic pistols.
Assemblyman Ramos: Crime Bill Takes Aim at ‘Community’ Guns
May 10, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced he is sponsoring a bill intended to cut down on the use, sale or trafficking of illegal firearms that have been previously used in illegal activity (A.10910). Specifically, the measure creates the crimes...
Ramos: We Must Protect Victims of Hate Crimes and Domestic Abuse
Apr 22, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos supported several measures the Assembly passed in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18-24, including legislation designed to curb hate crimes and protect victims of domestic violence.
Hate crimes are...
Assemblyman Ramos Secures Funding For Graffiti Cleanup
Apr 15, 2010
Continuing his efforts to stamp out gang activity in the community, Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) has secured $40,000 for graffiti cleanup. The money will establish an annual contract between the Urban League of Long Island and CitySolve, an...
Ramos: Assembly’s Budget Proposal Cuts State Spending by $4.3 Billion, Rejects $1 Billion in Taxes
Mar 25, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced that the Assembly passed a budget plan that puts New York families first and closes the deficit by making $4.3 billion in balanced cuts and other actions.
“Suffolk families will benefit from the...
Ramos: Propuesta de la Asamblea recorta gastos estatales por $4.3 mil millones, rechaza $1 billón en impuestos
Mar 25, 2010
El asambleísta Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) anunció que la Asamblea aprobó un plan presupuestario que pone a las familias de Nueva York primero y cierra el déficit haciendo recortes balanceados por una cantidad de $4.3 mil millones, entre otras acciones....
Assemblyman Ramos: Local Library to Receive State Funding For Needed Improvements
Mar 9, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced that the state has awarded $50,000 for infrastructure improvements to the Central Islip Public Library, part of a $14 million allocation for public library construction set aside in the 09-10 budget.
Senator Gillibrand and Assemblyman Ramos Ask FBI to Investigate Recent Gang Violence
Mar 3, 2010
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D – New York) and Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D – Central Islip) have written a letter to FBI Director Robert S Mueller, III asking his agency to investigate gang activity and organized crime in the Brentwood and Central...
Ramos: Las familias de Suffolk deben aprovechar la ayuda gratis disponible para preparar sus impuestos
Feb 17, 2010
La temporada de impuestos ya ha llegado y el asambleísta Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) les recuerda a los residentes del condado de Suffolk que hay ayuda gratis disponible para asistirlos a rendir sus planillas de contribución sobre ingresos a través...
Ramos: Suffolk Families Should Take Advantage of Free Tax Prep Help
Feb 17, 2010
Tax season is upon us and Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) is reminding Suffolk County residents about the free tax preparation assistance that may be available to them through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, sponsored by the...
Ramos Offering Free Legal Help to Haitians Seeking Temporary Protected Status
Jan 22, 2010
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip), in conjunction with Haitian Americans United for Change, Inc. (HAUC), will be holding a free legal clinic this Saturday. Attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal counsel and assistance in filing out applications...
Assemblyman Ramos: Assembly Passes Sex Offender E-Mail Alert
Jun 18, 2009
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced that the Assembly passed legislation to allow citizens to receive automatic e-mail notifications about the presence of Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders in their community (A.1242-B).
Ramos: Assembly Passes Legislation to Improve Police-Community Relations
Jun 16, 2009
Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced that the Assembly passed a package of bills designed to help law enforcement officials throughout the state better serve their communities.
“These common sense reforms work to improve the relationship...
Ramos Continues His Efforts to Expand Oak Brush Plain State Preserve
Jun 1, 2009
A bill authored by Assemblyman Philip Ramos (D-Central Islip) to transfer more than 81 acres of Pilgrim State Hospital land to the Oak Brush Plain State Preserve has passed the Assembly Tourism, Arts and Sports Development committee and is now in the...