Press Releases

State Senate Jeopardizing the Safety of New York Women and Children

New York, NY – Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Borough President Gale Brewer and advocates Transportation Alternatives, Planned Parenthood demand Senate Majority Leader Flanagan call the State Senate back to Albany...

Glick Calls on Senate to Vote on Bills to Protect New Yorkers

Justice Kennedy's announced retirement is a painful blow to the already precarious balance on the Supreme Court. While generally conservative, Justice Kennedy often delivered the deciding vote on cases that upheld the constitutional rights to liberty...

Glick and Hoylman Respond to Crisis Pregnancy Center Supreme Court Ruling

New York, NY – Today June 26, 2018, Assemblymember Deborah Glick and Senator Brad Hoylman issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's ruling on National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, which deemed California's...

State Senate Kills Speed Camera Program

"In a shocking display of callousness and disregard for human life, the State Senate has failed to extend New York City's speed safety camera program," said Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick. "This life-saving program has been slowing motorists down in...

Glick and Elected Colleagues Applaud Battery Park City Authority Appointments

New York, NY – On the last two days of the 2018 legislative session, June 19th and June 20th, the New York State Senate confirmed Martha Gallo and Anthony Kendall – both Battery Park City residents – to the Battery Park City Authority Board....

Statement on Family Separation and Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

I am horrified and outraged by the actions that the Trump administration has taken to separate immigrant children from their families and then jail them, and by the executive order signed today that would legalize the indefinite detention of families. Since...

Assembly Passes Vital SUNY and CUNY Bills

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan, and Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, announced today the Assembly passage of two bills intended to strengthen New York's public higher education system. A.10620 / S.7259-A...

Assemblymember Glick Statement on Supreme Court Decision

I am disappointed to hear of the 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cake Shop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission handed down on Monday by the US Supreme Court, which ruled in favor of the bakery that chose not to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake. I understand...

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick Comments on Charlottesville

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick of the 66th Assembly District in Manhattan responded to the events last week in Charlottesville, and the President's response. "Like most Americans, I was horrified and outraged by this past weekend's demonstration...

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick Responds to the Justice Department's Brief Rolling Back Civil Rights Protections for Sexual Orientation

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick of the 66th Assembly District in Manhattan responded to the Department of Justice's filing of an amicus brief arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bans employment discrimination for protected classes, does...

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick Responds to President Trump's Announcement Banning Transgender Individuals from Serving in the Military

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick of the 66th Assembly District in Manhattan's statement on President Trump's Twitter announcement that transgender individuals will no longer be allowed to serve in the military: "Every change in accepting new categories...

Assembly Passes Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy for Minors

Archive: Assemblymember Glick speaks in support of marriage equality in New York State

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Assemblymember Deborah Glick Appointed to the Anti-Poverty Work Group

“I am pleased to have been selected by Speaker Heastie to participate in this Assembly Majority Anti-Poverty Work Group,” said Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, Chair of the Committee on Higher Education. “This is a real opportunity to focus...

We need to go to the mat vs. ultimate fighting

After years of spending substantial time and money lobbying to overturn a state ban on caged fighting, Ultimate Fighting Championship expects that Albany’s upcoming legislative session will bring them success. But to ensure their efforts, they filed...