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Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Con Edison Response to Widespread Power Outages

Bronx, NY – On August 4, 2020, damage from Tropical Storm Isaias resulted in the loss of power for over 200,000 Con Edison utility consumers including over 22,000 homes in the Bronx. In the 24 hours following the beginning of these outages, Con Edison...

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Introduces Legislation to Combat Ballot Postmark Disenfranchisement

Albany, NY – As the June 23 ballot fiasco continues to unfold, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has introduced legislation to ensure that future absentee voters are not disenfranchised due to problematic postal procedures. The legislation would supersede...

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Comments on Passage of Automatic Voter Registration & Redistricting Bills

Albany, NY – Amidst the flurry of legislation that passed this week, there are two bills which have gathered acute interest from electoral reform advocates. One bill would create an automatic voter registration system in New York State beginning...

Assemblyman Dinowitz Passes Bill to Extend Absentee Voting Through 2021

Albany, NY – As part of a set of election reforms to address voting problems that arose in the June 23 primary election, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has successfully passed legislation that would expand New York voters’ ability to vote by mail...

Legislature Passes New Consumer Protection to Limit Auto-Renewal Contracts

Albany, NY – Consumers are one step closer to having an easier time escaping from predatory promotional deals and notoriously difficult-to-cancel gym memberships with the passage of legislation through the Assembly this week. The legislation (A3173/S1475)...

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