Press Releases

Restaurant Lawsuit to Proceed Unless Deal Made

Last week, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island), City Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo, along with local attorneys and restaurant owners, announced their intention to file a class-action lawsuit against Gov. Cuomo and...

Legislative Hearings into Nursing Homes Inadequate

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island), who was among those calling for an investigation into nursing home deaths as a result of COVID-19, is outraged after today’s hearing with state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker was...

Malliotakis Slams Automatic Registration Without Safeguards; Calls on Gov. Cuomo To Veto It

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island) is sounding the alarm about a bill passed today that lacks the proper safeguards to prevent non-citizens from being registered to vote in our elections.“Not only is New York state now...

Malliotakis Asks Mayor to Have a Heart When It Comes to Struggling Restaurants

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island) recently wrote a letter to Mayor de Blasio requesting clarification on outdoor dining regulations in New York City. Restaurant owners throughout the city have expressed their frustration...

Malliotakis: Shootings Soar as Criminals with Guns Are Released with No Bail and That's "Dead Wrong"

In the wake of a weekend riddled with gun violence that left 11 dead, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I,Ref-Brooklyn, Staten Island) is focusing on why judges are being forced to release those who commit gun crimes back onto the streets as they...

Malliotakis: Fixes to Botched Bail Law Take Effect Today

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island), a leader in the fight to fix the botched bail reform law, applauded the changes that take effect today as a victory for public safety. Many of them were solutions she proposed, and the...

Malliotakis, Reilly, Residents call on Mayor to Open Public Golf Courses, Tennis Courts and Permit Yoga on Beach

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I,Ref-Brooklyn, Staten Island) and Assemblyman Mike Reilly (R-South Shore) held a press conference on Friday calling on NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to open public golf courses, tennis courts and allow permits for events...

Malliotakis Offers Free Face Masks to Small Businesses

As New York City enters Phase 1 today, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island) is offering free, 3-ply ear loop face masks to small businesses with 15 or fewer employees. Malliotakis has pledged to donate 2,500 masks to assist...

Malliotakis Leads Bipartisan Charge to Get Realtors Back to Work

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island), the Staten Island delegation in the State Assembly and a bi-partisan group of Assembly members representing different parts of the state have written to Gov. Cuomo urging the reopening...

Assembly Takes Action to Ensure Nursing Homes Prepared for Next Pandemic

Assembly Members Nicole Malliotakis and Michael Reilly joined members from both sides of the aisle to pass bipartisan legislation to require every residential healthcare facility to develop a pandemic emergency plan and make it available to the public.Specifically,...

Assembly Members Malliotakis and Reilly Pushing Legislation to End Cuomo's Emergency Powers

Assembly members Nicole Malliotakis and Mike Reilly have joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay and members of the Assembly Minority Conference in pushing legislation to end Gov. Cuomo’s executive powers and allow county executives more control...

Malliotakis Applauds De Blasio Joining Effort for Line of Duty Benefits

“Mayor de Blasio today joined our efforts to grant line of duty benefits to those city workers who contracted COVID-19 and died. While other New Yorkers were being told to stay home, these employees showed up and did their job and served their city....

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis Leads Charge to Reopen Dentist Offices

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I- Brooklyn, Staten Island) has spearheaded the effort to reopen dentist offices in New York. Malliotakis said New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) and its members are now fully prepared to restore all dental...

Malliotakis Reiterated the Call She and Her Colleagues Made For New York City Beaches, Golf Courses and Tennis Courts To Be Opened

“While the governor is announcing states like New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Delaware will begin to open beaches the Friday of Memorial Day weekend, at limited capacity, with masks and practicing social distancing, New York City is again...

Malliotakis: Restore Legislative Authority Now, Reopen Some Sectors Now

“Gov. Cuomo has extended NY PAUSE until June 13, completely shutting down our region for another month. I disagree with this decision and believe not only can we begin to reopen parts of our city now, but there is a major double standard being applied...

Malliotakis: NYC Health Commissioner Should Be Fired

“It seems Dr. Oxiris Barbot shares a view that is all too prevalent in City Hall; she should be fired immediately. The NYPD and our correction officers performed bravely under hard conditions, without the proper PPE, many came down with COVID-19...

Malliotakis to Host Virtual Town Hall with Local Physicians for an In-Depth Conversation on Latest COVID news

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I- Brooklyn, Staten Island) will host an informative virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. with three local physicians to discuss what we currently know about coronavirus, the benefits of antibody...

Malliotakis: Restore Legislative Authority Now

Governor Cuomo just extended the PAUSE until June 7. To completely shut down the entire state for another three weeks does not make sense when some counties have few cases. Right here in NYC, affordable housing construction and city sewer projects are...

Malliotakis Calls for DOJ to Investigate Nursing Home Deaths Doubts NYS Can Conduct a Truly Independent Investigation

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (64th A.D.- Staten Island/Brooklyn) released a letter on Friday calling on U.S. Attorney General William Barr to initiate an investigation into the ever-growing scandal about the care and handling of COVID-19 patients...

Malliotakis Urges Cuomo to Reevaluate Non-Essential Construction & Home Improvement for Entire State

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis today asked Governor Cuomo to reconsider sectors that can reopen in May beginning with work performed outdoors such as construction, home improvement, pool installation and maintenance, and landscaping for the entire state,...