Press Releases

Urgent Weather Update – New York was Plagued with Tornadoes

This is not the Wonderful world of Oz, but tornadoes struck the Hudson Valley on Tuesday May 16, 2018, and the Tri-State area experienced a tornado outbreak along with the tornadoes that hit the Hudson Valley. Eight confirmed tornadoes that touched down...

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Assemblymember Jaime Williams: Assembly Takes Swift Action to Fix Problems with STAR

Assemblymember Jaime Williams (D-Brooklyn, New York) announced she helped pass legislation fixing the state’s School Tax Relief (STAR) program to ensure all eligible homeowners get the tax relief they’re owed in a fair and timely manner (A.5969). “Last...

Assemblymember Jaime Williams: HEAP is here to help with heating bills

New York is notorious for its harsh winter weather, making cold weather preparation and protection essential to surviving these months. One serious concern that many working families and seniors face in winter is higher heating bills. In fact, some must...

Assemblymember Jaime Williams Takes Step to Strip Pensions from Corrupt Politicians

“I have zero tolerance for corruption in government. That’s why I passed a resolution to amend the New York State Constitution (A.7704) that provides for the stripping of pensions for public officials convicted of a felony related to their official...

Assembly Member Jaime Williams Takes a Stand on the Importance of Labeling All GMO Products

Albany, N.Y. –GMO Free NY held a press conference in which the promotion and importance of labeling Genetically Modified Organism products was showcased. GMO Labeling Bill A.617B expresses the need for labeling of GMO products. As Bill A.617B...