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Legislation to Prohibit Sexual Contact Between Police Officers and Individuals in Custody Signed into Law

Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) announced that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law legislation he proposed that would establish an incapacity to consent when a person is detained or otherwise in the custody of a law enforcement...

April 16, 2018
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Assemblyman Braunstein and Council Member Vallone Call on Department of Education to Allow Principals the Discretion to Lock School Entrances from the Outside

The tragic mass shooting in Parkland, Florida in February has sparked a national conversation about school safety. Here in Queens, like in the rest of the country, this issue is the primary topic of discussion among members of the educational...

March 28, 2018
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Braunstein Announces Assembly Passage of Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence

Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) announced that he helped pass legislation to prevent and reduce gun violence in New York. The legislative package includes measures to ban bump stocks, prevent individuals determined to be a danger to...

March 13, 2018
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