Press Releases

Statement from Assemblymember Lavine Condemning Anti-Semitic Incident at SUNY Purchase

The recent public display of posters depicting Hitler at the New York State University at Purchase is abhorrent and anti-American. I have full faith in our law enforcement and their abilities as they investigate this painful incident. Left unchallenged,...

Assemblymember Lavine: $3 Million State Grant to Address Glen Cove Water Issues

GLEN COVE, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine is very pleased to announce that New York State is providing $36.1 million in state grants for 13 projects across Long Island dedicated to improving the quality of drinking water. $3 million of those...

Assemblyman Charles Lavine Secures a $5,000 State Grant for Local After-school Enrichment Program

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK – New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine has secured a $5000 grant for Centro Cultural Hispano’s After-school Enrichment Program. Centro Cultural Hispano (CCH) was organized in 1997 as a result of a grassroots...

Assemblyman Charles Lavine Calls on President Trump to Create a National Commission on Violence in Response to Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

GLEN COVE, NEW YORK – New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine has sent a letter to President Trump, members of the United States Senate, and members of the United States House of Representatives requesting the creation of a Commission on Violence,...

LI Cares Recognizes Assemblymember Lavine

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GLEN COVE, NEW YORK - New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine was presented with a Plaque by Paule Pachter, CEO of Long Island Cares. Assemblymember Lavine was recognized for his help during the Long Island Cares supply drive that assisted those...

Assemblymember Lavine Condemns New York American Water

Glen Cove, New York – On June 29, 2018 the Public Service Commission (PSC) released the “Staff Report Into Causes of New York American Water’s Property Tax Expense Error, and Reasons for Untimely Reporting to the Department of Public Service...

Assemblymember Lavine Presents “I ♡ NY” Memorabilia to Israel Defense Force Soldiers

Glen Cove, New York – New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine, in partnership with Plainview-Old Bethpage School District member Lauren Sackstein, will donate “I♡NY” keychains and shirts to active duty Israel Defense Force (IDF)...

Chairman Lavine Applauds Gov. Cuomo for Funding Cyber-Security of Voting Systems

Glen Cove, New York – Election Law Committee Chairman Lavine applauded New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement yesterday that the state will begin soliciting contracts from companies that will assess the cyber-security risks of New...

Governor Cuomo Signs Assemblymember Lavine’s Bill

Glen Cove, New York – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Assemblymember Charles Lavine’s bill, A11216, that would ease Nassau County’s ability to access more than $100 million to refund the disputed portion of assessments to commercial...

Lavine Honors Plainview World War II Veteran on 92nd Birthday

Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) had the privilege of presenting World War II Veteran Murray Shultz, a Plainview resident, a citation on the occasion of his 92nd birthday. In June 1944, Murray voluntarily joined the United States Navy just...

Lavine Welcomes Plainview Cadet on West Point Day

Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) was pleased to introduce Cadet Jungmin Lee, a Plainview resident and junior at the United States Military Academy at West Point, in the Assembly Chamber, on West Point Day. Cadet Lee, Class of 2019, is an...

Lavine: Childhood Sexual Abuse Victims Deserve Justice

Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) announced that he helped pass legislation, known as the Child Victims Act, to enable more victims of childhood sexual abuse to face their abusers in civil or criminal court (A.5885-A). The bill, which the Assembly...

Lavine Honors the Lives Lost Defending Our Country

During the first national celebration of Memorial Day on May 30, 1868, at Arlington National Cemetery, then-Congressman and future president James A. Garfield spoke poignant words: “If silence is ever golden, it must be here beside the graves of...

Lavine Directs Funds for Village of Westbury Roadwork

Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is pleased to announce that State and Municipal funds he secured in the amount of $125,000.00 for the Village of Westbury are being used toward the village’s capital road improvement program. Mayor...

Lavine’s Early Voting Bill Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) announced that his bill (A9608B) to establish early voting rights to eligible New York residents has passed the Assembly. The legislation offers New Yorkers the opportunity to cast their votes in person...

Lavine Visits the Life Enrichment Center at Oyster Bay

Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) was pleased to stop by The Life Enrichment Center at Oyster Bay’s annual Volunteer Recognition Day. “It was an honor for me to present Judy Palumbo with a citation recognizing all of the wonderful...

Students Invited to Join Summer Think Tank

Calling all college and high school students, the time is now to sign up for Assemblyman Charles Lavine’s summer “Think Tank” program. Interested students will have the opportunity to spend Friday mornings engaged in an open discussion...