Dinowitz Continues Effort to Address the Blight of Naples Terrace Step Street’s Filth
Apr 21, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz announced his continued efforts to address a blight of Kingsbridge. The Naples Terrace step street is again littered with trash, including beer bottles and food.
In a letter to Bronx Borough Department of Sanitation Commissioner...
Local Elected Officials Blast New York City Fire Department over the Closing of the Woodlawn Firehouse
Apr 10, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Congressman Eliot Engel, City Council Member Oliver Koppell, State Senator Jeffrey Klein, and Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión, Jr. are outraged to learn that the Woodlawn Firehouse will be closing in May. The New...
Assemblyman Dinowitz’ Depleted Uranium Bill Garners Attention from Assembly Veteran’s Affairs Committee
Apr 7, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz’ depleted uranium bill caught the attention of the Assembly Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. To learn more about depleted uranium, the committee has decided to hold a roundtable in New York City on Thursday, April 27th...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Makes Progress with DEP on Environmental Concerns
Mar 17, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz made progress on his request to repair the catch-basin at 2711 Netherland Avenue and to replace a fire-hydrant on West 259th Street near Broadway.
Responding to his request, the Department of Environmental Protection fixed...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Introduces Election Law Bills
Mar 3, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is introducing two pieces of legislation that would amend New York State’s election law. One bill would prohibit primaries on September 11th and the other bill would allow a presidential candidate to remove his or her name...
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Introduces Legislation to Protect Phone Record Confidentiality
Feb 15, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz announced that he has introduced legislation that will protect cell phone users from having their personal phone logs sold on the internet (A.9941).
The bill is sponsored in the Senate by State Senator Martin Golden. “Right...
Dinowitz Demands Co-ops Receive Fair Treatment for HEAP Grants
Feb 10, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has written a letter to the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance urging that the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) give co-op owners the same benefits as private homeowners. The HEAP program grants subsidies to...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Fights for Veterans
Feb 7, 2006
Assemblyman Dinowitz has introduced legislation to ensure that the military personnel and veterans of New York State get the best screening and treatment for exposure to hazardous materials, particularly depleted uranium (DU).
Depleted uranium was widely...
Rockland County Legislature Supports Assemblyman Dinowitz’s Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking
Jan 24, 2006
The Legislature of Rockland County recently passed a resolution calling for the Assembly to pass legislation introduced by Assemblyman Dinowitz that addresses the issue of human trafficking.
The resolution recognizes the tragedy of human trafficking...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Fights for Veterans Exposed to Depleted Uranium
Jan 10, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) announced today that he is introducing legislation to assist veterans who may have been exposed to depleted uranium (DU) during their military service. The legislation aims to ensure that military personnel and veterans...
Dinowitz Again Criticizes FDNY for Pulling Local Fire House Resources
Dec 29, 2005
In a letter to FDNY Commissioner Scoppetta, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz criticized the decision to pull Engine 81/Ladder 46 from local fire house located on Bailey Avenue on New Years Eve to cover Times Square, and be replaced by only an engine from...
Dinowitz Requests Better Results with Snow Removal Throughout Community and Better Traffic Control at West 239th Street
Dec 16, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has requested better results with snow removal in high trafficked areas in the community and more traffic enforcement agents at the West 239th Street and Henry Hudson Parkway overpass.
In letters to both Department of...
The Race for the State Turtle Heats Up
Dec 5, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz visited local schools to oversee student voting for the state reptile. The Assemblyman distributed informational booklets on the different turtle candidates and a voting ballot. Students not only had an opportunity to learn...
Dinowitz, Local Residents and Manhattan College Meet to Resolve Problems on Cambridge Avenue
Nov 23, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz held a meeting at his office on Tuesday November 22, between representatives from Manhattan College and a group of local residents that reside on Cambridge Avenue. The two groups met to discuss the ongoing problems that have...
Dinowitz Requests Change to FDNY’s Policy
Sep 23, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has criticized the New York City Fire Department for deciding to close Fire House Engine 81/Ladder 46 on two separate days. They were told to report to the United Nations, leaving this Fire House uncovered. Then Engine 81...
Dinowitz Scores Perfect Voting Record in Assembly
Sep 16, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz did not miss one vote during the 2005 legislative session. In the New York State Assembly Member Floor Voting Record, Assemblyman Dinowitz was recorded voting on all of the approximately 1740 votes.
Hundreds of Riders Respond to Dinowitz-Koppell Survey on Express Buses
Aug 30, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D- Bronx) and Council Member Oliver Koppell (D – Bronx) will announce the results of a detailed survey of Express Bus riders conducted over the past month. Six hundred people in the northwest Bronx responded to 10 questions...
Dinowitz Blasts Governor for Vetoing His Legislation
Aug 22, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz blasted Governor Pataki for vetoing legislation authored by Dinowitz that would require insurance companies to cover health care costs of drivers injured as a result of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Existing...
Dinowitz Blasts Governor’s Decision to Veto
Aug 1, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz blasted Governor Pataki’s decision to veto make the emergency contraception legislation. Governor Pataki is expected to veto the bill, according to the Governor’s staff.
His staff indicated that the Governor’s problem...
Dinowitz and Banks Chairwoman Nolan Applaud New Credit Union in Riverdale
Jul 31, 2005
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan announced their support of the efforts of Association of Riverdale Cooperatives (ARC) and Skyline Federal Credit Union to bring Credit Union services to Riverdale. Representing nearly 100...