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Assembly Member Seawright Issued the Following Statement

"I commend the state Board of Regents for approving new rules to compel failing non-public schools to meet minimum academic standards. The Regents actions follow legislation I have sponsored to ensure that every student in New York State receives the...

Seawright to Host Rat Academy Training and Calling on Taxi Commission to Stop Upper East Side Serial Pigeon Feeder

Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright will convene a “Rat Academy” in conjunction with the New York City Department of Health for residents and building superintendents in the ongoing war to fight rat infestation. Joining forces as co-sponsors of the...

Op-Ed: Equality Amendment

Stunned, devastated, fearful, and outraged were just some of the reactions shared with me on that Friday in June when the final decision came down from our highest court to overturn Roe v. Wade. New Yorkers flooded the streets around Foley Square and...

Lead Sponsor Assemblymember Seawright Hails Passage of Equal Rights Amendment to Enshrine Reproductive Rights into the New York State Constitution

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright, the lead sponsor of a landmark equal rights amendment to enshrine reproductive rights into the New York State Constitution, hailed its historic passage today in the state Legislature. “When we began...

Rally for Abortion Rights

Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, outraged by the Supreme Court's decision to strike down every woman's fundamental reproductive right to an abortion, is gathering local Upper East Side, Yorkville and Roosevelt Island residents for a rally in Carl Schurz...

Statement by Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright:

"I am outraged by the Supreme Court's decision today to strike down every woman's fundamental reproductive right to an abortion. Let's be clear: Abortion is health care. Today's erroneous and misguided Supreme Court ruling will not stop women from having...

Seawright Announces Highly Specialized Cancer Care for Low Income, Vulnerable Patients

Highly specialized cancer care, including access to cutting-edge diagnostics, therapeutics, and clinical trials, will now be available to medically underserved communities starting in January 2023, Assembly member Rebecca Seawright announced today. Seawright,...

Seawright Wins Battle for Residents’ Control on Roosevelt Island Governing Board

The New York State Legislature this week approved Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright's legislation giving residents a majority vote on the governing board of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. The measure is part of a series of reforms to bring...

Assembly Member Seawright Honors Ten "Women of Distinction" During 7th Annual Women's History Month Celebration

Rise Up With Rebecca Seawright: Climate Change & the Environment With NYPIRG's Blair Horner

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On this episode of #RiseUpWithRebeccaSeawright, New York State Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright is joined by NYPIRG's Blair Horner to discuss #climatechange and the #environment. Watch Rise Up With Rebecca Seawright February 22nd 8pm and February 27th...
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