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Mayor De Blasio! Give Us Our Park As We Were Promised

In large national parks fires keep the ecosystem alive. In the case of Bushwick Inlet Park, fire might be what brings the park to life. In late-January a fire at the CitiStorage facility on North Brooklyn’s waterfront leveled a commercial warehouse...

April 30, 2015
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Assemblyman Lentol Stands with Tech Community in Opposition to Online Marketplace Tax Collection

Assemblyman Joe Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that he stands in opposition to the Executive Budget Proposal Part X requiring online marketplace providers – such as eBay and Amazon – to collect state sales tax when they facilitate a sale....

March 20, 2015
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Assemblyman Lentol, Congresswoman Maloney & Public Advocate James Launch First Ever Common Core Program on Teen Dating Violence Prevention

BROOKLYN -- Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Public Advocate Letitia James were joined by fellow legislators, New York State Regent Kathleen Cashin, teen dating violence prevention advocates, and dating violence...

February 6, 2015
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Assemblyman Lentol: Criminal Justice Reforms Will Mend Bridges and Restore Faith Between Police and Public

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that he will reintroduce three bills that are essential to improving the criminal justice system. The bills include prosecutorial discovery, videotaped custodial interrogations, and...

January 15, 2015
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Assemblyman Lentol Calls for the Enactment of Legislation to Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility

First off, I would like to commend Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Joseph Ponte for their unwavering efforts in improving our prisons most specifically for 16 and 17 year old inmates. As Chair of the Assembly’s Standing Committee on Codes, I...

December 19, 2014
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