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DeStefano, Minority Conference Call for Financial Aid to Firefighters and EMS Workers

Assemblyman Joe DeStefano (R,C,I, Ref-Medford) and the Minority Conference wrote a letter to federal officials urging for financial relief to volunteer firefighters and EMS workers across the state. The Conference will also be introducing legislation...

Officials, Business Leaders Call on Trump, Cuomo to Declare Coronavirus A Terrorist Act

Local officials and business leaders today called for the declaration of the Coronavirus as an “Act of Terrorism” in order to allow insurance claims based on business disruption to be paid. Speaking at a live-streamed press conference...

What Happened to Democratic Government?

“Closed-door meetings, backroom deals, hidden agendas snuck into the budget: is this what our state government has actually come to? The lack of transparency throughout this whole process is just outrageous - especially while our state and the nation...

Coronavirus Update from Assemblyman Destefano

“As residents are experiencing unprecedented disruptions from the coronavirus, I want to update my constituents on what we’re doing on the state level to fight the contagion and help bring everyone’s lives back to normal as soon as possible.“By...

New Yorkers Deserve Better

“In light of the country and state of New York remaining in states of emergencies, now is not the right time to advocate for policies in our state budget as Majority has previously done. To top it all off, two members of the Assembly have tested...

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