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Statement From Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Scotus Rejection of Challenge to 2019 School Vaccine Requirement Law

ALBANY, NY – After the Supreme Court of the United States denied a last-ditch petition to overturn Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz’s 2019 law to prohibit all non-medical exemptions to school vaccine requirements in New York State, Assemblyman...

Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Proposed Rent Increases by Rent Guidelines Board

Bronx, NY – On Thursday evening, the NYC Rent Guidelines Board voted to adopt proposed rent increases for rent stabilized apartments of between 2% - 4% for a one-year lease and 4% - 6% for a two-year lease. The proposed rent increases would apply...

Legislators Renew Call for Independent Statewide Utility Consumer Advocate After Bill Spikes Hit New Yorkers

Bronx, NY – As reports of spiking energy bills from Con Edison continue to come in throughout New York, a group of legislators are renewing their push for the creation of a new, statewide Office of the Utility Consumer Advocate. A letter to the...

Bronx Elected Officials Respond to Second Incident of Anti-Black Graffiti in Local Park

BRONX, NY – For the second consecutive weekend, a park in the northwest Bronx was discovered to have anti-Black graffiti. Elected officials join together to stand against hate and to continue calling for a thorough investigation.WHO: Assemblyman...

Statement From Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Council Member Eric Dinowitz on Hateful Graffiti at Spuyten Duyvil Playground

BRONX, NY – After anti-Black and vulgar graffiti was seen in the Spuyten Duyvil Playground on Saturday morning, Council Member Eric Dinowitz and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz issued the following statement: “Playgrounds should be places...

Council Member Eric Dinowitz and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Celebrate Win in Fight for Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue

Bronx, NY – The NYC Department of Transportation has approved a traffic signal to be installed at the intersection of Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue. This decision follows months of advocacy from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Council Member Eric...

Two New Dinowitz Laws Expand Access to Court System for New Yorkers

Albany, NY – A pair of bills from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz to reform the New York State court system have been signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul. The first bill (A4319) will take effect on July 1, 2022, and removes a fifty-year old section...

New Law Expands Crime of Impersonation to Include Electronic Signatures

Albany, NY – As more New Yorkers grow accustomed to working remotely, electronic signatures have taken on a new significance in the execution of official documents. On December 22, 2021, Governor Hochul signed into law a bill (A6015) from Assemblyman...

New Dinowitz Law Will Require Boards of Elections to Offer Voters Absentee Ballot Tracking

Albany, NY – As more New Yorkers get comfortable with absentee voting, a newly signed law from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz will make it easier for voters to keep track of where their ballot is from start to finish. The new law (A4186-B) was signed...

‘Truth in Vaccination’ Bill Protecting COVID Vaccine Records from Fraud Becomes Law in New York State

ALBANY — Today, Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) and State Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-North Hills) into law, S.4516C/A.7536B, that would explicitly make the falsification...
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