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Ortiz Asks MTA to Run Bus Service While Subway Stations are Renovated

“Regular transportation services should be available to all Sunset Park and Bay Ridge residents while subway stations undergo renovations. I have asked the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to schedule shuttle bus service while three R...

January 17, 2017
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Ortiz Addresses Quality of Life Legislation as 2017 Legislative Session Opens

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) will be introducing legislation addressing public safety and housing. These bills include legislation requiring all New York police officers to receive CPR training every two years (Briana’s Law), a new...

January 9, 2017
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Ortiz Introduces Legislation to Require Breathalyzer Tests for All Pilots Flying Out of New York Airports

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) is introducing legislation to require that all pilots departing from New York’s airports be required to take a breathalyzer test before flights take off. "The life and safety of pilots, flight...

January 9, 2017
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Ortiz Commends Study on Need for Interlocking Auto Devices to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) commended a report released this week by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health demonstrating that drunk drivers might not attempt to drive an automobile if a legal conviction will force them...

January 6, 2017
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June 14, 2016
"Today is a great day for New York. It's a great day for nurses and thank you to all the nurses who came to advocate on behalf of this bill year after year since I've been here, for the last 20 years," said Assemblymember Ortiz, speaking on legislation that enacts the Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act. A8580A