Press Releases

Assemblyman José Rivera: Food, Farm Programs In State Budget

(Albany, NY) Assemblyman José Rivera (Bronx), the Chair of the Assembly Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy announced that the State budget spared nutrition and agriculture programs in a budget that had to close a $10 billion deficit. Rivera...

Assemblyman Jose Rivera Stands for Immigrants’ Rights!

Bronx – On Friday April 23, 2010, the Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law SB 1070, one of the most discriminatory and anti-immigrant legislation in this country’s history. Though far from New York, Arizona’s new law marks another...

Diabetes Programs Need To Be Protected

Nutrition Programs See Cuts and Increases in Governor's Budget

Legislature Approves Bill to Assist "Chocolate-Chip Fab" Plants

Assembly Approves Task Force Legislation to Require Calorie Posting on Menus and Ban the Use of Artificial Trans Fats

Assemblyman José Rivera Helps Preserve Nutrition Programs

Rivera Welcomes State Food Policy Council

Rivera Praises Proposed State Budget

Rivera Bill Would Protect Young Models and Entertainers from Eating Disorders

Rivera Welcomes Spitzer's Support for NYC Farmers' Market

Law Makes State Forms Accessible Over the Internet

Assemblyman Jose Rivera (D-Bronx) sponsored legislation making State forms available over the Internet. The law took effect April 7 (Ch. 727 of 2004 as A. 10135). "This law will make filling out and filing state forms and applications much easier,"...