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La asambleísta Latoya Joyner lidera esfuerzos para salvar las vidas de las mujeres en Nueva York

Desde la primera cita médica de una futura madre hasta el nacimiento de su bebé, tener un recién nacido debe de ser una ocasión de alegría para toda la familia. Mientras que la medicina moderna debería asegurar...

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner’s Statement Regarding Black Maternity Mortality

Albany, N.Y. – Advocates and lawmakers united yesterday to recognize Black Maternal Health Week and call for action to combat this statewide public health crisis. Leading the effort Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) won Assembly passage...

La asambleísta Latoya Joyner exhorta al gobierno en Washington a proteger a los beneficiarios de DACA

“Ante el posible cierre del gobierno federal a la medianoche de mañana es muy importante para el liderazgo del Congreso en Washington luchar por protecciones permanentes para los 690,000 beneficiarios del Programa de Acción Diferida...

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Calls on Washington to Protect DACA Recipients

“With the federal government facing a possible shutdown at midnight tomorrow it is essential for leadership in Washington to advocate for permanent protections for the 690,000 DACA program enrollees,” Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th...

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Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner’s Statement Regarding Equal Pay for All New Yorkers

Bronx, N.Y. – Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D – Bronx, 77th AD), along with her colleagues, passed several bills (A4696, A2425, A0658, A2549) in the New York State Assembly – that guarantees equal pay for equal work in commemoration of National...

Assemblywoman Joyner Passes Resolution to Raise Awareness for Bleeding Disorders in New York State

Bronx, N.Y. – Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) announced the passage of a resolution in the New York State Assembly memorializing Gov. Andrew Cuomo to proclaim March 2017 as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month in the State of New York....

Raising Awareness for Bleeding Disorders

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner’s Statement Regarding PhRMA’S Support for STEM Programs at CIS 303 Leadership Community Service Academy

“I am very happy this STEM investment is being offered by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America to support the students of CIS 303: The Leadership & Community Service Academy and Principal Patricia Bentley. Through this STEM academic...

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Supports Raising the Age for All New Yorkers

Addressing the many shortcomings of our current criminal justice system must start with raising the age for our youth who find themselves on the wrong side of the law. By raising the age of criminal responsibility to 18 years old, we will eliminate the...

New Law Helps Families Gain Immediate Clarity Following Inmate Deaths

Bronx, N.Y. – Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) announced the signing into law of her legislation Assembly Bill A.7500A, which will require the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) to be responsive...

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Joins Colleagues in Asking President Obama to Issue Pardons for DACA Enrollees

“The diversity amongst culture and language is what makes the Bronx one of the most unique boroughs in all of New York City. Under President Barack Obama, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has assisted tens of thousands of...

New Program to Promote Access to Justice for Victims of Domestic Violence in New York State

Bronx, N.Y. – Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) joined New York State Unified Court System Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein (D-Brooklyn, 41st AD) – chair of the New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee...

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner’s Statement Regarding Plimpton Playground Being Chosen for NYC’s Community Parks Initiative

“The proposed upgrades for Plimpton Playground will enhance the park as a great escape for families living near Plimpton Avenue, West 172nd Street and Edward L. Grant Highway in my district. Now, with this investment from Mayor de Blasio and NYC...

Bronx Officials Honor Local Heroes of Clay Avenue Fire

Bronx, NY – Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD), New York City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson (D-Bronx, 16th CD), and Community Leader Maria Forbes, president of the NYCHA Clay Avenue Tenants Association, held a ceremony for those selfless...

Assemblywoman Joyner Fights to Regulate Illegal Day Cares

BRONX — Making sure all children are safe, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) announced the passage of her bill, Assembly Bill A.7451, which will offer greater protections for families, and impose greater restrictions on illegal day care...

Testimony of Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Submitted to the Rent Guidelines Board - June 16, 2016

Hello Chairperson Hon. Kathleen A. Roberts and members of the New York City Rent Guidelines Board, I am Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner and I appreciate the opportunity to speak before you this evening as you convene in my district. By way of background,...

Assemblywoman Joyner Ensures Future Home of Bronx Children’s Museum

BRONX — Helping to secure the future of culture and arts education for all Bronx children, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) announced the passage of her bill Assembly Bill A.8120-A, which officially ensures Mill Pond Park as the permanent...