Welcome Letter

Dear Neighbor,

Thank you for taking the time to visit the New York State Assembly website for the 97th District where you can access information, including legislation I’m sponsoring in Albany and meetings at home in the 97th District.

When I’m not in Albany, much of my time is spent working with community organizations, as well as community leaders and constituents. The conversations we have are the impetus for much of the legislation I’ve worked on over the last three legislative sessions, which you can search under the Sponsored Legislation section of the website

You can also find out about upcoming events and other news from my office.

If you need information or assistance from my office, please don’t hesitate to contact me at 845-624-4601 or jaffeee@assembly.state.ny.us.


Ellen C. Jaffee

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April 20 E-News

April 20, 2016
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Jaffee Statement on Town of Ramapo Fire Inspections

Pear River, NY – “New York State law requires an inspection of school buildings by a fire inspector and that schools submit their inspection reports to the State Education Department. The egregious failure of the Ramapo Fire Inspector to see and to...

April 15, 2016
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Jaffee Legislation Helps Women Qualify for Higher-Paying Jobs

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced the Assembly passed several pieces of legislation, including a bill she sponsored, to ensure women in New York earn equal pay for equal work. To improve services and training for...

April 13, 2016
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Statement on St. Lawrence Resignation

The charges against Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence are disturbing and, if proven true, constitute an egregious breach of his oath of office and the responsibilities of his position. In order to ensure that the Town of Ramapo can continue...

April 13, 2016
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 April 13, 2016
"I was a teacher for many years, I taught special education, I did educational evaluations so I know the challenges," said Assemblymember Jaffee, speaking during a press conference to raise awareness for autism and to discuss the importance of providing resources to families caring for an autistic family member. "We have to move forward, making this a priority."


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