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Statement on Gun Safety after Parkland Shooting

Over the past weeks, we have once again revisited the national discussion of the need for gun control laws. Weve come through a devastating and upsetting time, watching the carnage in Sandy Hook and Las Vegas, followed by the events in Parkland. Certainly,...

Legislature Has and Will Continue to Protect New Yorkers

While the debate and discussions around gun control laws continue on the state and federal level, a similarly dire issue on the local level continues to take lives the senseless deaths of pedestrians and cyclists. I know this issue. When I became Chair...

Assemblyman Lentol: Minimum Wage Increases Coming Soon

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D- North Brooklyn) is proud to announce that minimum wage increases will continue at the end of this year. On Dec. 31, the minimum wage in New York City will increase to $13, and for workers employed by small businesses with...

Assemblyman Lentol Announces Legislation to Protect Consumers Rights from Unwarranted Financial Institution Agreements

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that he will introduce legislation in the upcoming session that allows consumers to opt out of arbitration clauses, which are frequently found in contracts with financial service companies....

Assemblyman Lentol Introduces Legislation to Reduce Court Decision Wait Times

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that he introduced legislation to amend the constitution that would create a New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, Second Department, North and South. The Second Department currently...

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