Welcome Letter

Welcome to my New York State Assembly web page.

Please check this page often to learn more about what I am doing in our community. Here you will find legislation I have supported, committees I am on, events I am hosting, and other resources for our residents. If you have any comments, concerns, or ideas, please feel free to reach out to my district office. Together, we will help build a stronger and safer community.

Thank you for visiting.

Assemblyman Joe DeStefano
New York’s 3rd Assembly District

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DeStefano Pushes for Parole Board Reforms

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Assemblyman Joe DeStefano (R,C-Medford) supported Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt and fellow members of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences at a press conference today in West Capitol Park where they continued...

DeStefano: Everyone Should Have Access to FDA-Approved Opioid Reversal Agents

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“I was joined by some of my Assembly colleagues yesterday, May 7, at a press conference to discuss the evolving epidemic here in New York that is the opioid crisis. This crisis has continued to grow significantly, transitioning from prescription drugs...

DeStefano: Volunteer First Responders Finally Getting the Funding They Deserve

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“Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at a press conference hosted by Assemblyman Steve Stern and Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine with respect to new legislative initiatives introduced in support of our invaluable volunteer first...

DeStefano: Assembly Majority Approach to State Budget is Broken

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Assemblyman Joe DeStefano (R,C-Medford) was joined by his colleagues this morning at a press conference held by Minority Leader Will Barclay and Ways & Means Committee Ranking Minority Member Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) with respect to our state’s broken...

DeStefano: ‘Donate Life’ Needed Now

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Assembly members and other elected officials gathered in the Legislative Office Building in Albany today to honor and celebrate those who have saved lives through the gift of organ, eye and tissue donation for Donate Life Month. Over the past decade,...

DeStefano: New Yorkers Deserve a Tax Code That Will Allow Them to Live Comfortably

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April 15, also known as Tax Day, prompted government officials to gather in the state capital today to speak on New York’s tax policies. Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C-Mohawk Valley and the Adirondacks) held a Tax Day press conference that highlighted...
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