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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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Written Testimony Regarding 2016-2017 New York City Rent Guidelines Board Proposed Changes To Rent-Stabilized Apartments and Hotels

Delivered by Assembly Member Rebecca Seawrightto the NYC Rent Guidelines Board1 Centre St., Suite 2210New York, NY 10007Email: As the State Assembly Member of the 76th District, I am...

June 27, 2016
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Statement on Orlando Shooting


“It is with profound sadness that we mourn the lives of those victims of the horrendous massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. I am outraged and heartbroken by the news of this terrible tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and...

June 13, 2016
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Rebecca  Seawright

Upon her election in 2014, Rebecca became the first female Assembly Member 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...
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