Biography

Yuh-Line Niou
Yuh-Line Niou has spent her career working on legislative issues and advocacy, gathering a wealth of experience and skills. In 2016, Yuh-Line was elected to serve the 65th Assembly District. She will bring her expertise and passion to Albany to fight for the issues most important to the districtís unique community.

Yuh-Line Niou began working on state policy as an intern while still in college, eventually accepting a position with the Washington State House Health Committee Chair. While there, she helped develop policies to expand senior access to prescription medication, improve womenís health care, and expand health coverage for low-income families. Yuh-Line then went on to work as an advocate and organizer on anti-poverty issues, building a broad coalition to fight predatory lending and help low-income families build assets.

After moving to New York, Yuh-Line completed her Masterís in Public Administration within the National Urban Fellowship, working on critical regional and international environmental concerns. She then served as Chief of Staff for Assemblymember Ron Kim where, under her leadership, Assemblymember Kimís office helped thousands of immigrants, small-business owners, teachers, seniors, workers, and students. She has drafted legislation to expand language access for immigrant communities, fought for more affordable housing, and expanded services for seniors.

She currently lives in the Financial District with her handsome dog, Mr. Puds.