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Statement from Assemblyman Dinowitz and Senator Kavanagh on Passage of Bill Requiring Contracts be written in Plain Language

Albany, NY Today the New York State Assembly passed A1085A, a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz that requires consumer contracts up to $100,000 be written in plain language that everyday New Yorkers can understand. The Senate version of...

Department of Sanitation Suspends Alternate Side As Con Edison Continues Gas Line Replacement Work

I am pleased to inform my constituents that I have successfully petitioned the Department of Sanitation for a moratorium of the alternate side street cleaning regulations due to the Con-Edison renovations on several streets in Riverdale. Effective immediately,...

New York State Legislature Bans Smoking Near Libraries

Bronx, NY - New Yorkers everywhere can take a collective breath of fresh air, at least near a school or now: your closest library. A bill (A.330B/S.169-B), introduced by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and State Senator Gustavo Rivera, has passed both houses...

Assemblyman Dinowitz Decries Efforts to End Merit-Based Admissions in Specialized High Schools

Bronx, NY A proposal of significant magnitude to eliminate the specialized high school admissions test (SHSAT) has continued to progress at breakneck pace, as the Assembly Committee on Education voted in favor of an amended bill which was only introduced...

Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Proposed Elimination of SHSAT Admission Standards at Specialized High Schools

Bronx, NY Recent announcements from a variety of city and state officials have caused significant concerns for many parents that the admissions process for the eight schools which use scores from the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)...

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