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Ortiz Urges Congress to Reject Fast Track Legislation for International Trade Agreement

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Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) has announced his opposition to fast tracking the massive international trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is currently being negotiated by the United States and...

May 20, 2015
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Ortiz and Montgomery Urge Passage of Briana’s Law

Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) and Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Kings) held a press conference today at the State Capitol in Albany with advocates and supporters of Briana’s Law...

May 5, 2015
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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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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.