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COVID-19 Fast Facts

COVID-19 Fast Facts
There's a lot of information on COVID-19 out there. Know the facts, stay informed, and help our fellow New Yorkers stay healthy and safe.It's on all of us to help reduce the spread of Novel Coronavirus. Stay up to date with the latest news and...

Assemblymember Taylor: HEAP Can Help You Stay Warm This Winter

HEAP Can Help You Stay Warm This Winter
New Yorkers are no strangers to the frigid temperatures, lake-effect storms and walloping Nor’easters that define winter here in the Empire State. We aren’t fazed by slush-covered streets and subway entrances. New Yorkers are tough, but the...

Assemblymember Al Taylor: Assembly to Pass Child Victims Act

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal announced the Assembly’s intent to pass the Child Victims Act today, which Assemblymember Al Taylor spoke in support of on the floor. The legislation (A.2683, Rosenthal) would help...

Assemblymember Al Taylor: The Time to End Gun Violence is Now

Assemblymember Al Taylor (D-Manhattan) helped pass legislation to prevent and reduce gun violence in New York. The legislative package helps keep guns out of the wrong hands, bans bump stocks, and strictly limits guns on school property. The Assembly...

Assemblymember Al Taylor: Let Teachers Teach so Students Can Learn

Assemblymember Al Taylor passed legislation to remove the mandate that state-created or administered assessments be used for teacher and principal evaluations, thus allowing local school districts to adopt evaluation systems best suited to the needs of...

Assemblymember Al Taylor: Time for the DREAM (Act) to Come True

Assemblymember Al Taylor (D-Manhattan) helped pass the Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act today to help ensure the children of immigrants can achieve their college dreams (A.782). The legislation is named in honor of the late State Sen. Jose Peralta,...

Assemblymember Al Taylor: Transgender Rights are Human Rights

Transgender individuals often face discrimination, hate and bigotry for simply expressing their true selves. The Assembly has once again passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) to fight for transgender folks to be themselves without...

Assemblymember Taylor: Court Victory over Census Citizenship Question

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ordered the Trump administration to halt its plan to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census. The question asks,...

Assemblymember Al Taylor: We Shouldn’t Penalize New York’s Federal Employees for President Trump’s Shutdown

As the federal government shutdown drags into its fourth week, it’s important to recognize that approximately 14,000 federal employees in New York State work for departments affected by the shutdown.[1] For anyone living paycheck to paycheck and...

Assemblymember Taylor: Election Reform Kicks Offs Legislative Session

Assemblymember Al Taylor (D-Manhattan) helped pass a series of bills to make voting easier for all New Yorkers and to prevent special interests from having a controlling influence on political campaigns. The Assembly has consistently passed election reform...
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