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Assemblyman Colton's Point of View on How to Save Ukraine from Putin’s Aggression

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) viewed a video of Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York who just visited Ukraine.  “Video shows some horrible ground conditions in which children...

Assemblyman Colton Sponsored Bill A-3951 to Designate the Month of September to First Responders

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) has introduced bill A-3951 in the Assembly to designate the month of September to the first responders. “As we all remember that on September 11, 2001, America...

Assemblyman Colton is Taking Crime Seriously and Has Been Proactively Fighting Against it in the Neighborhood

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Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is taking crime seriously and has been proactively fighting against it in the neighborhood. “Even though crimes in the district are down, unfortunately, there have...

Assemblyman Colton is Pleased That the NYS Budget Agreement Has Been Reached

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is pleased that Governor Hochul has announced that a budget agreement has been reached and the budget addresses key priorities in the Fiscal Year 2022-2023. Currently,...

Assemblyman Colton is Saddened by Yesterday's Gruesome Attack on the "N" Line During the Morning Rush Hour

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Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is saddened by yesterday's horrific attack on the "N" train during yesterday’s morning commute. "At approximately 8:25 am, a suspect wearing a gas mask opened a...

Assemblyman Colton Condemns Putin for Invading Ukraine in a Senseless War

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) condemned Russia for invading Ukraine. As Pope Francis said, “the threat of a global conflict spawned by Russia's invasion of Ukraine should convince everyone...

Assemblyman Colton Honors Outstanding Community Women for The 2022 Women of Distinction Award

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Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) Sunday, March 27, 2022, in conjunction with UPDC President Nino Magali and 47th Assembly District Leaders Charles Ragusa and Nancy Tong hosted an astonishing 2022...

Assemblyman Colton is Infuriated with the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs Proposal to Close Brooklyn and Manhattan VA Medical Centers

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) said that the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs released a proposal Monday, March 14th, 2022 to close two of the VA hospitals in NYC.  “After the clear...

Assemblyman Colton Signs on to a Letter to State Comptroller DiNapoli Requesting his Office to Take Actions Regarding Divestment from Certain Russian State-Owned Investments and Assets

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) joined his colleagues in signing a letter circulated by assembly member Ken Zebrowski to State Comptroller DiNapoli requesting his office to take actions regarding...

Assemblyman Colton Calls for Additional Education Money to Be Directed Toward the Individual Needs of All Students

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) says that a $2.1 billion increase in public education funds proposed by Governor Hochul must be directed toward the individual needs of all students. “The additional...
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