Press Releases

Zebrowski: Assembly Passes Legislation to Make New York’s Roads Safer

Two bills supported by Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski (D-New City) would make Rockland County’s roads safer for motorists and roadside workers alike. The first, which Zebrowski sponsored, would expand the state’s recently enacted “Move Over” law...

Zebrowski: Assembly Passes Legislation to Create Special Alert System to Assist in Locating Missing Vulnerable Adults

Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski (D-New City) announced the Assembly passed legislation he sponsored that would create the Missing Vulnerable Adults Clearinghouse (A.676-B). Similar to the state’s Amber Alert system, this measure would provide for the...

Zebrowski: Assembly Takes First Step to Holding Lawmakers Accountable

“Ethics reform has always been one of my top priorities; I have been stringently pushing for tough reform measures that crack down on government officials who misuse their positions and betray the public trust. Today the Assembly has passed legislation...

Assemblyman Zebrowski: It’s Time to End Wage Discrimination!

Assemblyman Zebrowski (D-New City) announced today that the Assembly passed legislation he sponsored to end gender-based wage discrimination in New York State. “Here we are in 2011 and women in New York State are still earning roughly around 83...

Zebrowski Introduces Mandate Relief for County Medicaid Costs

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced he has introduced legislation that will provide mandate relief for rising Medicaid costs to Counties (A.8234). The legislation will place a 2% cap on the increases of local government Medicaid costs. Under...

Assembly Passes Zebrowski Bill to Keep Better Tabs On Registered Sex Offenders

“Sixteen years out, New York’s Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) has been tremendously successful, with more than 21,000 registrants under the watchful eye of law enforcement. However, despite the law’s undeniable success, there remains room...

Assemblyman Zebrowski: Ethics Measures Are an Important Step for Getting Albany Back On Track

“This agreement is an important step in getting Albany back on track and restoring the people’s faith in government. These measures will create a new ethics watchdog, provide for greater financial disclosure of lawmakers’ outside income, require...

Assemblyman Zebrowski: Pushing For Ethics Reform Remains One of My Top Priorities

“As the legislative session winds down ethics reform remains one of my top priorities. I have been pushing for tough reform measures that crack down on government officials who misuse their positions and betray the public trust. The people of Rockland...

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 York back...

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 over...

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 measures...

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 assault...

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 Mac...