Press Releases

Assemblymember Lavine Urges Small Firms & Arts Groups to Take Advantage of Available Covid Relief Aid

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is urging small businesses and arts and cultural organizations to apply for millions of dollars being made available as part of Empire State Development’s (ESD) COVID-19 Pandemic...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Lauds Passage of his ‘Ghost Guns’ Bill – Now Heads to Governor to Sign

Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement regarding the passage today of A02666 – the Scott J. Beigel Unfinished Receiver Act, banning the sale and possession of so-called ‘ghost...

Assemblymember Lavine Helps Establish North Shore Water Authority Relieving Overburdened Ratepayers

Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement following the passage today of A07654 establishing a North Shore Water Authority which would take over the assets and functions currently provided by New...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Statement on Anti-Israeli Comments of Elected Officials

Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement: The loss of life in Israel and Gaza in recent days is deplorable. As Americans, we mourn all who have died and all who suffer.It unfortunately comes...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Statement on Death of former Congressman Lester L. Wolff

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement on the death of legendary former Democratic Congressman Lester L. Wolff:“Congressman Wolff was a dear friend. His contributions to our community,...

Assemblymember Lavine Outraged by Nazi Symbol Vandalism, Stresses Importance of Jewish Education

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Glen Cove, NY – As Genocide Awareness Month comes to a close, and yet another act of senseless hate is perpetrated against Jews in our area, Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is urging better education about the tragedies befallen upon...

Assemblymember Lavine: Exorbitant PSC 26% Rate Increase for New York American Water Must be Delayed Indefinitely

Glen Cove, NY — New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has sent a letter to the New York State Public Service Commission calling for an indefinite delay of the 26% rate increase granted to New York American Water scheduled to...

Assemblymember Lavine: Exorbitant PSC 26% Rate Increase for New York American Water Must be Delayed Indefinitely - Letter

Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement

On March 11, 2021, New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie charged the Assembly Judiciary Committee with the solemn responsibility of commencing an impeachment investigation into allegations of misconduct against Governor Andrew Cuomo.Within a...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Announces Director of Communications

Glen Cove, New York – New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has named Matt Cantor as his new Director of Communications. The announcement comes at a critical time with the state budget being finalized and Assemblymember Lavine...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Statement on President Biden’s Actions on Ghost Guns

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement following President Joe Biden’s announcement that he will be directing his administration to tighten restrictions on so-called ‘ghost...

Judiciary Committee Chair Lavine Announces Details of Hotline for Assembly Investigation of Governor's Conduct

Albany, New York – Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine today announced the establishment of a hotline for members of the public to provide information relevant to the Assembly’s impeachment investigation of Governor Andrew Cuomo.Individuals...

Assemblymember Lavine Condemns Anti-Semitic Kansas Posting

KANSAS - As President of the New York Chapter of the National Association of Jewish Legislators and a member of NAJL’s board of national directors, Assemblymember Charles D. Lavine has been at the forefront of the fight against anti-Semitism. On...

Lavine Attends Black Lives Matter March

Assemblymember Lavine marches at the Black Lives Matter March in Glen Cove.
Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Lavine is and always has been an ally to the black lives matter movement. This Sunday Assemblymember Lavine joined over three thousand people as they marched through Glen Cove. There have been multiple demonstrations...

Assemblyman Lavine Asks President to Cancel Commencement Address at West Point

Long Island Cares Inc. - The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank and Assemblyman Charles Lavine Announce the Opening of a Glen Cove Emergency Food Distribution Center

Hauppauge, NY – March 30, 2020: Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank continues to implement a number of actions and safety measures to assist the community during the coronavirus pandemic. New York State Assemblyman Charles...

Lavine Collects over 300 Paper Good Items through Drive for Living Water for Women Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

GLEN COVE, NEW YORK — To celebrate Women's History Month this March, Assemblymember Lavine launched a Paper Goods Drive to assist nonprofit organization Living Water for Women. Living Water for Women is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping...

Lavine Collects over 300 Paper Good Items through Drive for Living Water for Women Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Glen Cove, New York – To celebrate Women's History Month this March, Assemblymember Lavine launched a Paper Goods Drive to assist nonprofit organization Living Water for Women. Living Water for Women is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping...

Lavine Secures Funds for Westbury Senior Center

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Westbury, New York – Assemblymember Charles D. Lavine (D–Westbury) is pleased to announce a legislative grant of $10,000 for the Westbury Senior Center. “The Westbury Senior Center is a crucial place for many members of our community, many...

Statement from Assemblymember Lavine Condemning the Actions of the Anti-vaxxer’s

Albany, New York – Yesterday an Anti-vaccination organization protesting in Albany did their best to try to intimidate courageous pediatricians visiting our State Capitol. They followed the doctors into my office and conducted themselves like an...