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Will You Be Their Valentine?: Assemblyman Braunstein Sponsors “Valentines for Vets” Gift Drive

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Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to announce his office’s “Valentines for Vets” gift drive, where Queens residents are invited to donate new clothing, candy and other items that will be given to local veterans. Red...

Governor Signs Braunstein-Harckham Bill to Co-Prescribe Lifesaving Overdose Antidote with Opioids

On December 29th, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law A.336-A/S.2966-A, requiring medical professionals to co-prescribe an opioid antagonist, such as naloxone, with new opioid prescriptions when certain patient risk factors are present.This legislation...

Assemblyman Braunstein, Senator Liu, and Community Leaders Celebrate Signing of Legislation Protecting Co-Op Shareholders

Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein and State Senator John C. Liu and joined with community and elected leaders to announce that their bill to ensure vital protections for housing cooperative (co-op) shareholders was signed into law by Governor Hochul on...

NYC Council Approves Braunstein-Stavisky Bill Extending the J-51 Property Tax Exemption and Abatement Program

Last week, the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings overwhelmingly approved 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,...

Assemblyman Braunstein Delivers Thousands of Holiday Toys to Queens Children in Need

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Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is proud to announce that, through the generosity of many Northeast Queens residents, schools and civic associations, his office’s annual Holiday Toy Drive collected thousands of toys for needy and hospitalized...

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Winners of Northeast Queens Halloween Essay & Poetry Contest

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Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to announce the winners of his annual Halloween Essay & Poetry Contest. The grand prize winners are: 2nd grade: Koey Ma, St. Mel’s Catholic Academy, Flushing 3rd grade: Renee Suh, P.S. 31Q, Bayside 4th...

Northeast Queens Electeds Call on DOE to Suspend Removal of Geographic Priorities for Queens High Schools

On December 3, 2021, Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside) and Senator John Liu (D-Bayside) sent a letter to NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter in response to the Department of Education’s recent decision to eliminate geographic priorities...

Northeast Queens Electeds Announce Liquor License Suspension at Kloud Tequila Grill in Auburndale

On November 20, 2021, Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside) and Senator John Liu announced that the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) has officially suspended the license of “Silk Hookah Lounge LLC,” known as Kloud Tequila Grill and...

Governor Hochul Signs Braunstein Bill to Simplify School Enrollment for Military Families into Law

On Veterans Day, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein’s (D-Bayside) legislation that allows military families relocating to New York State to enroll their children in school at the same time as their peers and prior...

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...
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