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Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Supports Paid Family Leave, Tax Relief Legislation to Benefit Long Island Families

“To ensure a brighter future for families living on Long Island, workers must be able to care for a newborn or respond to family emergencies without risking their financial or job security. That’s why I voted for paid family leave...

February 2, 2016
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Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: New Laws Show New York's Commitment to Women's Rights

“The women’s equality laws that go into effect today demonstrate the commitment New York has to women. These measures increase protections from sexual harassment, help ensure equal pay and prevent retaliation for sharing wage information, prohibit...

January 19, 2016
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Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre Responds to the State of the State Address

“We have made great progress in moving our state forward, but there’s more to be done to help working families on Long Island get ahead. Today, the Governor announced a plan to make New York the first state in the nation to enact a $15 minimum wage...

January 13, 2016
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Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Supports LIRR Improvement Program

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced her support for the recently proposed LIRR Improvement Program to upgrade and expand Long Island’s public transportation infrastructure. “Our families and businesses rely on the LIRR, but...

January 8, 2016
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Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre: New York Offers Loan Forgiveness Program for Recent Grads

“With college tuition skyrocketing to new levels, many graduates are struggling to pay off a substantial debt burden as they begin their professional careers. Last year, I helped pass the ‘Get on Your Feet’ student loan forgiveness program that will...

December 30, 2015
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Kimberly  Jean-Pierre

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre was elected in the 2014 General Election, succeeding Assemblyman Bob Sweeney after he served the 11th Assembly District for 26 years. She is the daughter of parents who migrated from Haiti to the United States. She...
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