Press Releases

Assemblyman Zebrowski: Assembly Unveils Legislation That Would Cap On Property Taxes

“Today the Assembly unveiled legislation that I sponsored that caps property taxes and will provide relief to the hard working families of Rockland County. Rockland County families pay some of the highest property taxes in the Nation. This bill will...

Assemblyman Zebrowski: Assembly Passes Bill to Help Contractors Recoup Payment

Assemblyman Zebrowski announced that Assembly passed a bill that authored that would eliminate the senseless requirement for contractors filing suit to be licensed not only when the work was performed but also when they bring a suit for non-payment to...

Zebrowski Urges Kids to Read 15 Minutes a Day This Summer

Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski (D-New City) is encouraging children and parents to participate in the Assembly’s Summer Reading Challenge this July and August. This year, the Assembly is again coordinating its efforts with the New York State Library’s...

Assemblyman Zebrowski: 2011-12 State Budget Closes Deficit, Takes Steps Toward Addressing Albany’s Spending Without New Taxes

“Although this year’s budget left us with many difficult choices my Assembly colleagues and I worked together to provide an on time budget – while this budget does include deep cuts it does not increase taxes or spending and it puts New...

Zebrowski: Tough Budget Puts New York On the Road to Fiscal Stability

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced that the New York State Assembly passed the 2011-12 state budget that lays the groundwork necessary to put New York’s fiscal house back in order. This year’s on time budget cuts state spending by $3 billion...

Zebrowski: Final Budget Restores Funding for EPIC

“Anyone living on a fixed income should not have to choose between paying to put food on the table or buying their prescription medication, it is that reason why my colleagues and I fought to restore $22.3 million to ensure that seniors - our parents...

Zebrowski: Budget Fosters Economic Development

Ken Zebrowski (D – New City) announced that the 2011-12 state budgets creates the Recharge New York power program, strengthens the Excelsior Jobs program, and forms 10 Regional Economic Development Councils. “Now is the time to invest in...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Passes Legislation Aimed to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski (D – New City) announced that the Assembly has passed legislation that he supported as part of a package of bills that would protect and assist victims of domestic violence. Over 335,000 domestic violence and sexual...

Assemblyman Zebrowski: Bipartisan State Budget Agreement Reached

“The Assembly, Senate and governor reached a bipartisan agreement on a final state budget. Joint Legislative Conference Committees are expected to conclude their work and bills are expected to be voted on this week before the April 1 budget deadline. Very...

Assemblymembers Jaffee and Zebrowski Announce Joint Legislation to Overhaul Ethics Law

Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced the Assembly and Senate have reached an agreement on major ethics reform legislation that will increase disclosure of outside income for legislators, enhance enforcement...

Zebrowski: “Lift Ban on Mixed Martial Arts”

Mixed Martial Arts is becoming one of America’s fastest growing sports. Emergence of this sport has produced strong interest, huge fan base and money, but also a certain amount of controversy. Mixed Martial Arts and New York currently have a love-hate...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski Introduces the Bailout Integrity Act

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) has introduced legislation that prohibits corporations, which have received “bailout” funds, from contributing to candidate campaigns and political committees. Corporations, including Fannie Mae and Freddie...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Introduces Volunteer Fuel Reimbursement Act

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) recently introduced the “Volunteer Fuel Reimbursement Act”, which would assist volunteer emergency workers with the rising fuel costs. It provides an income tax credit for fuel costs incurred while responding...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Announces New York State Actions to Address Hepatitis C Epidemic

Lawmakers Announce Legislation on Dangerous Doctors

Two state lawmakers announced that they will introduce a sweeping package of reform legislation to correct the myriad failures uncovered in the case of a Long Island doctor who potentially exposed hundreds of patients to infectious diseases including...

Legislation Approved to Increase Workers’ Compensation Benefits for 9/11 Healthcare Workers

Assemblyman Kenneth P. Zebrowski voted today for legislation (Bill A.9489) to increase employees’ workers’ compensation benefits for those private, voluntary hospital employees, paramedics and EMTs who responded to the 9/11 tragedy. The bill...

Legislation Approved to Extend STAR Rebate Application Deadline

Assemblyman Kenneth P. Zebrowski (D-New City) announced Assembly passage of a bill (A09479) to extend the deadline to apply for the Middle Class STAR rebate from November 30, 2007 to December 31, 2007. The need for an extension became apparent when...

Rockland Receives Funding for Americorps

The Rockland County Americorps program will receive $39,000 from New York State for 2008. The funding is granted, in part, as a result Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski's (D-New City) efforts on behalf of their...

Legislation Introduced to Require the MTA to Hold Hearings in Rockland County

Assemblyman Zebrowski introduced legislation (Bill A.9389) to require the MTA to hold public hearings on proposed rate increases in all counties where such increases would have an impact. Presently, no such local public hearings are required, so there...