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Assemblywoman Richardson Announces Funding to Help End Gun Violence

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Diana Richardson (D, WFP-Brooklyn) announced that $10 million in funding has been secured for the Community Violence Intervention Act (C-VIA). The funding was allocated as part of the 2021-22 state budget,...

Assemblymember Richardson Passes Legislation to Extend New York’s Utility Shutoff Moratorium

Assemblymember Diana C. Richardson (D, WFP-Brooklyn) announced that she authored and passed legislation to extend and expand the utility shutoff moratorium across the state (A.6255-A).“We are now over a year out from the declaration of the COVID-19...

Affordable Housing Development Coming to Flatbush as Part of Vital Brooklyn Initiative

Today, Assemblymember Diana C. Richardson (D-Brooklyn) announced that 291 affordable and supportive apartments — which will be known as Clarkson Estates — will be built in Flatbush as part of the $1.4 billion Vital Brooklyn Initiative.“One...

Assemblymember Richardson Introduces Legislation to Terminate Pensions for Officers Who Commit Illegal Acts

Assemblymember Diana C. Richardson (D-Brooklyn) announced that she, along with Senator Luis R. Sepúlveda, introduced legislation to terminate a law enforcement officer’s retirement benefits for malfeasance or serious misconduct (S.8583). “The...

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Community Boards Brooklyn Community Board 08 serving the residents of North Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Weeksville Brooklyn Community Board 09 serving the residents of South Crown Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Wingate and parts...

Bill Renaming Brooklyn Subway Stations to Honor Medgar Evers College Signed into Law

Richardson Announces Kingsbrook Estates 266-Unit 100% Affordable Housing Development

Brooklyn, New York – Assemblywoman Diana C. Richardson (D-Brooklyn) announced that Kingsbrook Estates, a 266-unit affordable housing development, will be built in Central Brooklyn. The project, when complete, will house 266 apartments in three buildings...

A Statement from Assemblywoman Diana C. Richardson

NY, NY – Over the past few years, it has been an honor to serve a community which surpasses every creed, color, and religion. As a descendant of immigrant parents, I understand the unique plight minority groups may experience. As a public servant...

Bergen Shelter Informational Meeting Today

Dear Friends & Neighbors: This is a gentle reminder that because of yesterday's weather, the proposed Bergen Shelter Informational meeting was postponed to today, Wednesday at 6:30pm at P-Tech School located on 150 Albany Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11216,...

Neighborhood Housing Services of Brooklyn's Housing Resource Fair

Friends and Neighbors, I encourage all community members to take advantage of Neighborhood Housing Services of Brooklyn's (NHS Brooklyn's) upcoming Housing Resource Fair. Attendees are welcome to join us on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10AM-3PM at Lenox...
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