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Ortiz on Organ Donation: Everyone Can Save Lives by Registering

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Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) announced the passage of Assembly resolution K303 proclaiming April 2015 as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month in the state of New York, highlighting the lifesaving importance of organ...

April 28, 2015
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Ortiz Announces Earth Day Legislation and Historic Transition to an Electronic Assembly Chamber

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Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) made important Earth Day announcements today which advance New York’s efforts to protect the environment. The first is the historic step of computerizing the Assembly chamber desks with individual...

April 22, 2015
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Ortiz to Sponsor Free Tuberculosis Testing in Sunset Park

In recognition of World Tuberculosis Day and in response to recent reports of a spike in tuberculosis cases in Brooklyn, Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) is joining with the NYC Departments of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and...

March 23, 2015
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Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz Joins “Immigrant Day of Action”

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Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings), joined hundreds of advocates, elected officials and allies in Albany today to rally support for the 2015 Immigrant Equality Agenda, a list of ten priorities for New York’s immigrant community developed in...

March 3, 2015
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April 28, 2015
Assemblymember Ortiz brings to the floor a resolution proclaiming April as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month and encourages others to promote and bring awareness to the issue. "At the end of the day it's about how can we save lives because life is precious," said Ortiz.