Press Releases

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

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Bayside, Queens – Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to kick off 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....

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

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Bayside, NY – Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is proud to announce that, through the generosity of hundreds of Northeast Queens families, 12 schools, and several community organizations, his office’s annual Holiday Toy Drive collected...

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

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Bayside, NY – Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to announce the four winners of his annual Halloween Essay & Drawing Contest. The grand prize winners are: 2nd grade: Mckenzie Morgan, P.S. 98 in Douglaston, Painting, “Moonlight...

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Northeast Queens Student Halloween Essay & Drawing Contest

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Bayside, NY - Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to announce his annual Halloween Essay & Drawing 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...

Assemblyman Braunstein, Senators Liu and Stavisky Pass Legislation Aimed at Preserving Affordability for NYC Co-op and Condo Homeowners

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Albany, NY – The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed two critical bills aimed at providing tax relief to middle-class New York City cooperative and condominium owners. Sponsored by Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside), A.7758 extends...

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: Roy Park, P.S. 130 in Flushing; poem titled,...

Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Public Safety Measures, Historic Education Funding, Defeat of Housing Compact and More in NYS Budget

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Albany, NY – On Tuesday evening, Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) and the New York State Legislature completed passing the State Fiscal Year 2023-24 Budget. Braunstein, who serves as Chair of the Cities Committee, issued the following statements...

Assemblyman Braunstein Donates Hundreds of Gifts to Queens Veterans Through “Valentines for Vets” Drive

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Bayside, Queens – On February 9th, 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 New York State Veterans’...

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

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Bayside, Queens - 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....

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

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Bayside, Queens - Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is proud to announce that, through the generosity of hundreds of Northeast Queens families, eleven schools, and several community civic organizations, his office’s annual Holiday Toy Drive...

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

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Bayside, NY – Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to announce the winners of his annual Halloween Essay & Drawing Contest. The grand prize winners are: 2nd grade: Qiannan Qu, P.S. 94 (Douglaston) / Peihong Art Studio (Auburndale) 3rd...

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...