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Lavine Announces Early Voting Locations in Nassau County

Plainview, New York – Assemblymember and Chair of the Election Law Committee, Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is pleased to announce that the Mid-Island Y JCC in Plainview will serve as an early voting polling site along with 14 other locations across...

Renovations at Historic Sea Cliff Firehouse Complete, Lavine Grant Used For Much-Needed Restoration

Sea Cliff, NY – Assemblymember Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is pleased to announce that with the help of $125,000 of state funds, the Sea Cliff Firehouse has completed its renovations. Work completed included window repairs, heating service, electrical...

2019 N.A.J.L. NY Chapter Breakfast

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Lavine Secures $250,000 for Glen Cove Schools

GLEN COVE, NY – Assemblymember Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is pleased to announce that he has secured a New York State grant of $250,000.00 for the Glen Cove School District to be used for desperately needed repairs to both the High School and...

We All Need to Protect Journalists

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) introduced a Resolution proclaiming the month of May as Journalist Protection Month: “New York has been the home of journalistic freedom since the days of John Peter Zenger. It is time...

Senior Awareness

Asambleísta Charles D. Lavine: El programa de cámaras en los autobuses escolares salvaría vidas, responsabilizaría a los conductores imprudentes

El asambleísta Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) anunció que ayudó a aprobar una legislación importante para asegurar que los estudiantes vayan de ida y vuelta a la escuela de manera segura (A.4950-A). “Ningún padre...

Cuomo Signs Lavine’s Electoral Reform Bills into Law

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New York, NY – Earlier today, Assembly Election Law Chairman Charles Lavine joined Governor Andrew Cuomo as he signed his three key voting measures into law.Governor Cuomo made several mentions of Lavine’s dedication saying he has “long...

Lavine’s Electoral Reform Bills Become Law

Albany, NY – Late Monday evening, members of the State Assembly voted in favor of comprehensive legislation proposed by Election Law Committee Chair Charles Lavine to reform New York’s antiquated electoral process, expanding New Yorkers’...

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...