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Assemblyman Braunstein Issues Statement on Gifted and Talented Announcement

Assemblyman Braunstein’s statement on Mayor de Blasio’s announcement related to the NYC DOE’s Gifted & Talented Program:"The Mayor's decision to eliminate NYC's Gifted & Talented program instead of building upon its success is highly...

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Northeast Queens Halloween Essay & Poetry Contest

Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to announce his annual Halloween Essay & Poetry Contest, open to students in grades two through five who live or go to school in Assembly District 26. District-wide prizes will be awarded to the winner...

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Queens Small Business Grant Program Webinar with Queens Chamber

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Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside), in collaboration with the Queens Chamber of Commerce and Empire State Development, will host a webinar for Queens micro and small businesses who want to find out more or have questions about New York State’s...

Assemblyman Braunstein's Statement on Governor Cuomo’s Resignation

"The Governor's resignation ends a difficult and painful chapter in our state's history and is in the best interest of New Yorkers. I commend the 11 women who bravely disclosed the disturbing allegations of assault and misconduct against Governor Cuomo.As...

Assemblyman Braunstein Hosts Over 100 Blood Donors at Successful Northeast Queens Drive

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“I'm proud to announce that over 100 Northeast Queens residents answered the call for urgently-needed blood donations at my office's 9th Annual Summer Blood Drive on August 5th. Thanks to their generosity, more than 300 lives will be saved,”...

Assemblyman Braunstein’s Statement on the Judiciary Committee's Ongoing Impeachment Investigation

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"On August 9, 2021, the NYS Assembly Judiciary Committee, on which I serve, met to continue its thorough review of numerous allegations against Governor Cuomo, and is moving forward swiftly to prepare potential impeachment proceedings. The committee's...

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Winners of Northeast Queens Student Mother’s Day Essay Contest

Winners of Northeast Queens Student Mother’s Day Essay Contest
Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is proud to announce the winners of his annual Mother's Day Essay & Poetry Contest for students in grades two through five: 2nd grade: Zoe Olivia Chi, who attends P.S. 31Q in Bayside 3rd grade: Sohana Singh,...

Assemblyman Braunstein Passes Legislation Protecting Co-Op Shareholders

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Assemblyman Edward Braunstein celebrated the passage of his legislation (A.350-C) which ensures vital protections for cooperative tenant-shareholders and makes much-needed clarifications to the law as sought by cooperative corporations. This bill was...

Assemblyman Braunstein Encourages Queens Small Businesses to Apply for Recovery Grant Funding Now

Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside), who serves as a member of the Assembly’s Working Group on Transitioning N.Y. Economy Toward COVID-19 Recovery, announced Thursday that the anticipated Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program is...

Assembly and Senate Pass Braunstein-Stavisky Bill Extending the J-51 Property Tax Exemption and Abatement Program

The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed legislation extending the J-51 property tax exemption and abatement program. J-51 relief is given to property owners for renovating a residential apartment building or for converting commercial structures...
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