Statement from Assemblyman William Colton (D, WFP- 47th Assembly District, Brooklyn) on the Passing of a Legislative Package to Combat New York’s Heroin Epidemic
Aug 2, 2014
Assemblymember William Colton announces the New York State Assembly’s passing of legislation to address the increasing heroin and opioid epidemic in New York State and New York City. Several bills, targeting remediation of this epidemic, have been passed...
Statement of Assemblyman Colton on Anti-Muslim Fliers Distributed in Bath Beach Apartment Building
Jul 30, 2014
As State Assemblyman, I join Councilman Mark Treyger in condemning those responsible for distributing leaflets aimed at sowing hate against any group in our community.
To engage in general stereotype attacks on any group of people sows the seeds of...
Assemblyman William Colton to Honor Women of the Community with “Women of Distinction” Awards Ceremony
Apr 21, 2014
Date: Wednesday April 23, 2014Time: 7:30pmPlace: Community Room at 29 Bay 25th Street,Brooklyn, NY 11214 (between Benson Avenue & 86th Street)
On April 23, 2014, Assemblyman William Colton (D, WFP – Brooklyn, 47th Assembly District) will be holding...
Statement from Assemblyman William Colton (D, WFP- 47th Assembly District, Brooklyn) on State Budget Pre-K Initiative
Mar 31, 2014
The New York State Legislature has been engaged in debates for the State’s Budget, with a final deal now agreed upon. There has been particular focus on the proposal to supply monies for education, especially universal pre-kindergarten programs. Governor...
Colton Seeks Local Input and Transparency in Casino Plans
Jan 8, 2013
Colton Celebrates Return of the B64 Bus
Jan 7, 2013
Assemblyman Colton Seeks to Recoup DMV Registration Fees for Sandy Victims
Dec 26, 2012
Metrocard Mobile Staff to Help Elderly and Disabled
Dec 5, 2012
Assemblyman Colton Honors Local Veterans
Dec 5, 2012
Assemblyman Colton Announces the Creation of the Veterans’ Employment Portal
Nov 14, 2012
Assemblyman Colton is announcing the creation of the Veterans’ Employment Portal on the NYS Division of Veterans’ Affairs website. The portal is meant to serve as a resource to veterans in obtaining and maintaining employment in both the public and...
Frequently Asked Questions – Hurricane Sandy
Nov 1, 2012
For a medical emergency, please call 911.
Q. A resident is running out of food and water; what can he or she do?A. For food and water, please call 311 or 211, or seek a member of the Police or Fire Department, or a member of the National Guard,...
Assemblyman Colton Offering Free Flu Shots September 20th
Aug 29, 2012
Assemblyman William Colton (D-47 AD) has made arrangements with Coney Island Hospital (CIH)) to have free flu shots administered on Thursday, September 20 from 11 AM to 1 PM.
CIH Medical personnel will administer the flu shots in their Mobile Van...
Colton Secures Wi-fi Access for Community Parks
Aug 14, 2012
Colton Rallies Neighborhood Against Garbage Station Plans
Aug 10, 2012
Assemblyman William Colton Celebrates B64 Restoration as a Community Victory
Jul 19, 2012
Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Assemblyman William Colton (D WFP 47 AD), celebrating the successful campaign of thousands of signatures, dozens of letters from community groups and a partnership formed with community people, and community organizations, including...
Colton Leads Rally to Restore B64 Service Cut
Jun 12, 2012
The fight to restore vital bus service in Southwest Brooklyn has gained significant momentum as the Transport Workers Union Local 100 has signed on to support Assemblyman William Colton’s effort to return B64 bus service to Southwest Brooklyn residents....
Colton to File Suit Against Southwest Brooklyn Waste Transfer Station Decision
May 29, 2012
As Memorial Day Approaches, Assemblyman Colton Remembers and Honors Our Fallen Military
May 19, 2012
On May 28, Memorial Day, we are given a chance to honor our nation’s fallen heroes and reflect on their bravery in making the ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our precious freedom. This year, as we remember those have died in America’s wars throughout...