Assemblywoman
Janele Hyer-Spencer
Getting results for Staten Island seniors



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“I was recently appointed to the Assembly’s Committee on Aging where I will focus on ensuring that seniors have a great quality of life – not just quantity of life. Through my committee work, I will be able to help improve health care and make sure services are available to meet the needs of our growing senior population.”

– Janele Hyer-Spencer

Providing significant tax relief
  • Janele worked with Governor Spitzer to deliver real tax relief in this year’s state budget

  • For Staten Island seniors who qualify for Enhanced STAR, the average savings will be $95 – which will come in the form of a rebate check

  • In addition to the rebate checks, the New York City STAR Personal Income Tax Credit will be increased by $60, to $290 for married taxpayers who file joint returns

  • Single taxpayers and heads-of-household will receive a $30 increase, to $145

Working to improve health care

  • Janele helped restore more than $10.4 million to Staten Island University Hospital and over $1 million to Richmond University Medical Center

  • She also fought to restore more than $1 million in proposed cuts to Carmel Richmond Nursing Home and Lily Pond Nursing Home

  • Janele is sponsoring legislation to ensure more seniors have access to prescription drugs by raising the income limits on the EPIC program (A.7422)

Save the Date!
Janele Hyer-Spencer invites you to the 4th Annual Boardwalk Bash, a health and information fair for seniors, families and friends.
Friday, June 1st, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Midland Beach (Near the Turtle Fountain, Jefferson Ave., and Father Capodanno Blvd.)

Brought to you in cooperation with Staten Island University Hospital and other local, city and state agencies.


Assemblywoman Janele Hyer-Spencer Assemblywoman
Janele Hyer-Spencer
586 Midland Ave., Suite 1B
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 667-5891
hyerspencerd@assembly.state.ny.us

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