Press Releases

New Legislation Will Help Victims of Domestic Violence to File Immediate Orders of Protection

BRONX, N.Y. – Victims of domestic violence and their families will have easier access to obtaining orders of protection under new legislation that is moving through the New York State Assembly. Introduced by Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx,...

Statement of Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Regarding NYC Department of Education’s Pre-K Program

It’s never too early to begin your child’s education and this great opportunity – made available by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Department of Education – will help families throughout the Bronx and New York City achieve...

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner: Assembly’s ‘Families First’ Budget Proposal Will Help the Bronx and New York City

Bronx, N.Y. - Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) announced the introduction of the New York State Assembly’s “Families First” state budget proposal. The measure is expected to increase funding for education, expand access to...

La asambleísta Latoya Joyner presenta una nueva legislación para terminar con la discriminación de inquilinos

BRONX, N.Y. – La asambleísta Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, Distrito 77 de la Asamblea) presentó un nuevo proyecto de ley que luchará para terminar con la discriminación de inquilinos basada en ingresos en todo el Bronx y Nueva...

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Introduces New Legislation to End Tenant Discrimination

BRONX, N.Y. – Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) introduced a new bill that will fight to end tenant discrimination based on income across the Bronx and New York. Assembly Bill A.5166 seeks to end prior discriminatory practices by landlords...

Assembly Member Latoya Joyner’s March 2015 Off-Site Constituent Services Hours and Locations

Assembly Member Joyner wants to make her office more accessible to families and constituents in the 77th Assembly District. Her staff will be offering off-site constituent services at local senior centers, community centers and libraries. We will post...

Statement of Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Regarding Mayor de Blasio’s Bronx Housing Initiative

I want to thank Mayor de Blasio for making an historic $200 million commitment to enhancing the infrastructure and the availability of quality affordable housing in the Cromwell-Jerome Avenue area. This down payment on addressing the affordable housing...