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June 9, 2016
"This bill is a step in that direction – to give the residents of the Island more self-governance," said Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright of her legislation to ensure that the CEO of Roosevelt Island must be a resident of Roosevelt Island. A.9605

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Public Purpose Fund Letters of Intent due to RIOC’s office by July 29, 2016

On April 8, 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Assembly Member Seawright's bill that removes the sunset provision from last year’s legislation clarifying the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation’s ability to distribute Public Purpose Funds on...

July 14, 2016
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Rebecca  Seawright

Upon her election in 2014, Rebecca became the first female Assemblymember to serve the 76th Assembly District representing Manhattan’s Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island. Rebecca is a lifelong advocate for women’s rights and a strong supporter of...
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