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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 donated urgently-needed blood at my office's 10th Annual Summer Blood Drive. Thanks to their generosity, 375 lives will be saved,” said Assemblyman Edward Braunstein.“I thank the...

Assemblyman Braunstein Issues Statements on Recent U.S. Supreme Court Rulings

Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Ruling: “The U.S. Supreme Court ruling to end constitutional protections for abortion is a dangerous step backward that jeopardizes the health and safety of millions of Americans. A woman's...

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Winners of Mother’s Day Essay and Poetry Contest

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Bayside, NY – 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. They are: 2nd grader: Emily Chan, P.S. 94 in Douglaston; Titled, “My...

Assembly and Senate Pass Braunstein-Harckham Bill to Provide Opioid Overdose Drugs, Education to At-Risk Patients

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Albany, NY – The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed critical legislation that would ensure that at-risk patients discharged from treatment facilities are provided with opioid overdose educational materials and two doses of an opioid antagonist....

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Mother’s Day Essay & Poetry Contest

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Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is announcing the return of the annual Mother’s Day Essay and Poetry Contest, open to students in grades 2-5 who live or go to school in Assembly District 26. Submissions can be any length and should have...

Assembly Passes Braunstein Bill to Improve Public Communications and Input on City Projects

The New York State Assembly has passed Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein’s (D-Bayside) bill A.355-A to require city agencies to provide advance notice to state elected officials and community boards about construction, acquisitions and other projects...

Assemblyman Braunstein, NYPD and NYC Parks Announce Crackdown on Loud Car Meetups at Bay Terrace Park

Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside), the 109th Precinct and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation are announcing that, in an effort to thwart noisy and disruptive “car meetups” taking place after park hours, a gate and lock have...

Assemblyman Braunstein Donates Hundreds of Gifts to Queens Veterans Through ‘Valentines for Vets’ Drive

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On February 11, 2022, Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) delivered hundreds of items generously donated through his office’s “Valentines for Vets” gift drive to hospitalized and disabled veterans at the St. Albans VA Community Living Center...

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 t-shirts...

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...
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