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Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblymember Chris Burdick Announce Passage of FIRE HATE Act

Albany, NY – State Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblymember Chris Burdick praised their colleagues in the legislature – with special thanks to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie – for...

State Legislators and Advocates Release Package of Bills to Improve Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Albany, NY – A bipartisan coalition of state legislators unveiled a package of nine bills last Thursday that would improve employment outcomes for New Yorkers with disabilities. Nationally, only 23% of people with disabilities are employed versus...

Statement by Assemblymember Chris Burdick Following the Resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Assemblymember Chris Burdick issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo:"I am pleased that Governor Cuomo has done the right thing for the people of New York and tendered his resignation, effective in 14 days....

Statement by Assemblymember Chris Burdick Following the Release of the Attorney General's Report

Assemblymember Chris Burdick issued the following statement regarding the release of the Attorney General's report, finding that Governor Cuomo had sexually harassed multiple women from 2013 through 2020:"The Attorney General’s report,...

Lawmakers, Advocates, and Child Care Providers Call on Governor Cuomo to Extend Child Care Waivers

Albany, NY – New York State legislators, child care providers, advocates, and members of the Empire State Campaign for Child Care as well as Winning Beginning NY, met for a virtual press conference on Wednesday July 28, urging Governor Cuomo to...

Statement from Assembly Members Tom Abinanti, Amy Paulin, Sandy Galef, Chris Burdick, Steve Otis, Gary Pretlow, Ken Zebrowski on Increasing In-Person School Attendance

Assembly members Tom Abinanti, Amy Paulin, Sandy Galef, Chris Burdick, Steve Otis, Gary Pretlow and Ken Zebrowski have been advocating for more flexibility from the State to permit increased in-person attendance in schools.The Assembly members had a conference...

Assemblymember Burdick Urges Colleagues to Pass an Emergency Waiver of Penalty on Late Property Tax Payments Due to Severe Winter Storm

Mount Kisco, NY – Assemblymember Chris Burdick (AD-93) yesterday circulated a letter to his colleagues, urging them to pass legislation waiving the penalty on late property tax payments caused by the Nor’easter that blasted New York...

Emergency Waiver of Penalty for Late Payment of Property Taxes Due February 1

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