Press Releases

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Partners with The Campaign Against Hunger to Provide Families with Turkeys for Thanksgiving

South Queens, NY - New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) joined The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH), a prominent and impactful local nonprofit, to provide turkeys and side dishes for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday to residents...

Pheffer Amato and Local Rescues Host Perrr-fect Cat Rescue Event

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South Queens, NY - New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) was excited to host dozens of constituents at her district office over the weekend for a cat adoption event. Pheffer Amato, an outspoken advocate for animals, partnered...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Visits Israel

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) was personally selected to participate in a high-level State visit to Israel this week. The Assemblywoman flew to Israel and will meet with survivors of the October...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Travels to Canada to Discuss Clean Energy and Millions of Dollars in Local Business with Canadian Government

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) traveled to Canada as a member of the New York State Task Force for New York Canada Relations. The State Task Force traveled to Ottawa, the nation's Capital, and Montreal...

Pheffer Amato Rallies Against Illegal Marijuana Shops

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) met with the NYC Sheriff's Office to discuss and create an action plan to tackle the ongoing issue of unlicensed cannabis shops in the community. Shortly after the...

Pheffer Amato’s Bill Signed into Law – Will Save Children from Drowning

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) had her bill, A4987, which would require parents of newborn children to watch a brief video on the dangers of drowning, signed into law by the Governor. The bill passed...

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato Honored by Yeshiva for Securing First School Based Health Center in Non-Public School

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South Queens, NY - Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) commended the opening of the first school-based health center in a non-public school. The health center, run by Premium Health and located at Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway,...

Pheffer Amato’s Animal Supply Drive Fetches Fortune for Furry Friends

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) had her office filled to the brim with animal supplies donated by residents throughout the community. For weeks on end, the Assemblywoman’s office was a revolving...

Pheffer Amato Brings Flood Assistance to Community

South Queens, NY - New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has secured flood barriers for constituents of the 23rd Assembly District. The Assemblywoman’s Office has been helping residents across the Rockaway Peninsula, and...

Floyd Bennett Field is a National Park, Not a Place to Live

This was not what I intended to write my POV about. I had originally drafted something about my favorite and holiest holiday in the Jewish faith - Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and I wanted to take the opportunity to mention how...

Two Pheffer Amato Bills Signed into Law to Help New York State’s Workforce

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) had two bills signed into law furthering the protection and accessibility for potential and incoming public employees. Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato serves as Chair...

Pheffer Amato Calls Out Plan for Migrant Housing at Floyd Bennett Field and Prepares Lawsuit to Stop It

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) released the following statement upon the action by the Federal, State and City Governments to sign a lease to house migrants at Floyd Bennett Field: “I am remarkably...

Pheffer Amato Secures 2nd Rockaway-Based Hearing for Community on Future of LIPA/PSEG

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has secured a second hearing for all Rockaway Peninsula residents to testify before the Legislative Commission on the Future of the Long Island Power Authority. LIPA,...

Pheffer Amato Welcomes $5 LIRR Ticket at Far Rockaway Station

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) was standing on the platform at the Far Rockaway LIRR station when MTA Chairman Janno Lieber announced that years of advocacy had been successful as Far Rockaway will...

Moment of Reflection to Take Place in All Public Schools on September 11 Due to Pheffer Amato's Legislation

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) reached out to the principals of the schools throughout the community, along with the Chancellor of the NYC Board of Education, and Commissioner of the New York State...

Rockaway Point Fire Department Shows Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato New Truck She Helped Fund

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) visited the Rockaway Point Volunteer Fire Department to see the brand-new fire truck, Truck 4. The fire truck was procured through funding allocated by the Assemblywoman....

Pheffer Amato Calls Plan for Shelter in Floyd Bennett Field ‘Disgraceful’

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) released the following statement regarding the news of Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York, to be used as a shelter for the migrants: “I am disappointed. I...

Pheffer Amato Rallies Community for Purrr-fect Cause: Donate to Help Animals

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) is calling on all animal lovers to join her donation drive for local animal rescues. The drive was inspired after a dog and several cats were recently rescued by the...

Pheffer Amato Honors Paw-some Hero Police Officers!

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) openly praised and publicly thanked NYPD Officers Monica Kim and Thomas Smith from the 100 Precinct for their incredible work in rescuing abandoned and malnourished...

Pheffer Amato Brings NYS Assembly Speaker Heastie on Tour of District

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) was joined by New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on a tour of the 23rd Assembly District which encompasses the majority of the Rockaway Peninsula. Speaker...