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Statewide Hearings to Address Childhood Poverty

With 22% of New York children living in poverty, the Assembly Committees on Children and Families and Social Services will hold a series of meetings to address the issue beginning next week. A roundtable discussion and two public hearings (full...

August 21, 2015
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Speaker Heastie Joins Assemblywoman Lupardo for Tour of Broome County

Binghamton, NY – In his latest stop along his tour of Upstate New York, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visited Broome County Thursday. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo served as his tour guide, showing the Speaker the area and introducing him to local...

July 30, 2015
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Legislature Passes Bill to Ensure Quality Services Remain Available for the Developmentally Disabled

Albany, NY – Developmentally disabled residents in New York State would continue to have access to quality services following the passage of legislation through both houses of the Legislature. The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo...

June 22, 2015
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Lupardo’s Legislation Helps Afterschool Programs

Albany, NY – Keeping students engaged outside of the classroom has been made easier following the passage of a new bill through both houses of the Legislature. Afterschool programs taking place inside a school building will now be governed under the...

June 19, 2015
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