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Statement of Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz on Bulletproof Vests for NYPD Officers

“I want to applaud Mayor Bill deBlasio for requesting new bulletproof vests for our city’s police officers. As part of his proposed budget, the Mayor is asking for $7.3 million to upgrade 13,000 bulletproof vests, fulfilling his administration’s...

February 10, 2015
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Assembly Member Felix W. Ortiz Appointed Assistant Speaker

Brooklyn Assembly Member Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) has been named to serve as Assistant Speaker of the New York State Assembly by Speaker Carl E. Heastie (D-Bronx). Assembly Member Ortiz becomes the first Hispanic to hold the title in Assembly...

February 5, 2015
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El asambleísta Félix W. Ortiz es nombrado Portavoz Adjunto

El asambleísta de Brooklyn Félix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) ha sido nombrado para servir como Portavoz Adjunto de la Asamblea del Estado de Nueva York por el Portavoz Carl E. Heastie (D-Bronx). El asambleísta Ortiz se convierte en el primer hispano en...

February 5, 2015
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Ortiz to Be Assembly Majority Sponsor of Bullet Proof Glass Bill for NYPD Patrol Cars

Assembly Member Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings), Chair of the Assembly Cities Committee and member of the New York State Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NYSCEL), announced today that he has introduced legislation in the Assembly to retrofit New York...

January 14, 2015
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February 26, 2015
Assemblyman Ortiz discusses legislation that will protect consumers from unfair surge pricing. A03472