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Weekly Legislative Wrap-Up – April 29 – May 3, 2013

This week, the State Assembly continued to work on important legislative priorities of the 2013 Legislative Session. The Legislative Session continues in Albany until the end of June. Below is a report of some of the key proposals the Assembly took...

May 3, 2013
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Public Safety Update: Notes from the 70th Precinct Community Council Meeting

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs is pleased to offer community members a synopsis of Inspector Eric Rodriguez’s report to the community at last week’s monthly 70th Precinct Community Council Meeting. Local residents who are concerned about neighborhood...

April 29, 2013
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Assembly Passes Package of Bills to Protect Domestic Violence Victims

Longtime advocate for victims of domestic violence, Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs said today the Assembly passed several bills that will further aid victims of domestic violence. “I am proud the New York State Assembly continues to demonstrate...

April 22, 2013
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Jacobs Co-Sponsors Bill Expanding Divestment in Iran

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs announced today that she is co-sponsoring legislation with Speaker Sheldon Silver that will build upon the Iran Divestment Act enacted last year. “This legislation would prohibit investments made by insurance companies...

April 22, 2013
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Bill to Allow Tax Credits for Public, Non-Profit and Religious Schools Introduced in Assembly

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs announced her co-sponsorship of a bill that would encourage millions of dollars in charitable support from individuals and businesses for public education and non-profit independent and religious schools...

April 13, 2013
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