Press Releases

Assemblyman Zebrowski's Remarks to MTA on Proposed Rockland Rail Service Elimination

"With Rockland County facing a possible elimination of all rail service, I spoke at the MTA’s hearing on the fare and toll proposal last tonight. Although the hearing was on their proposed fare and toll increase, the real concern should be that...

Zebrowski & Carlucci Introduce Bill to Automatically Renew Property Tax Exemptions for Seniors and People with Disabilities

New City, NY – Lawmakers are working to prevent our most vulnerable from visiting their local tax assessor's office in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski and Senator David Carlucci introduced legislation to automatically...

Statement in Support of Extending Early Voting Hours

“With unprecedented voter turnout throughout Rockland County, the simple request to extend early voting hours by one hour per day was rejected by the Republican Elections Commissioner. We have voters sitting outside for hours in the cold and rain...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski & West Haverstraw Mayor Robert D’Amelio Unveil New Roller Hockey Rink at Peck's Pond

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This past Saturday, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski joined with the Village of West Haverstraw Mayor Robert D’Amelio and Village Officials for the ribbon cutting of their new roller hockey rink at the Peck's Pond Rec Facility. Zebrowski was able to...

Zebrowski Pushes New “Vote in Peace Act”

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced today that he has introduced legislation aimed at protecting the right of voters to peacefully enter and exit a polling place (A.8712). Current NYS law prohibits electioneering within 100 feet of the entrance to a polling...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Stands with New City Bowl Owner to Push for Safe Reopening of Bowling Centers

This morning, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski stood with Rockland County Legislator Lon Hofstein, Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann and Alice Lenna, Owner of New City Bowl & Batting Cages to push for the safe reopening of bowling alleys.In May, the...

Assemblyman Zebrowski’s Landmark Small Business Truth in Lending Act Passes Full Legislature

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced that his Small Business Truth in Lending Act has passed the Legislature and now awaits the Governor’s signature (A10118A). The bill would require basic, uniform disclosures for non-bank commercial lenders. Currently,...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski Statement on East Ramapo Voting Rights Case

"This district has been an anomaly for years; a public school district that is run by a private school community. This dynamic has been problematic and has led to inequity, distrust and conflict between the public and the board. The problem has been...

Zebrowski & Skoufis Announce Haverstraw COVID-19 Testing Location

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski and Senator James Skoufis announced today the approval of a COVID-19 testing site in the Village of Haverstraw. The Legislators worked alongside Supervisor Howard Phillips, Mayor Mike Kohut, Mayor Rob D’Amelio and their...

Assemblyman Zebrowski to Introduce Legislation to Mitigate Small Businesses Unemployment Costs

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced on Thursday that he will be introducing legislation that would exclude unemployment payments and claims by employees arising from the COVID-19 public health emergency from the calculation of an employer’s unemployment...

Assemblyman Zebrowski, Senator Martinez & Advocates Statewide Urge Passage of Legislation to End Cyber Sextortion

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski stood with Senator Monica Martinez and advocates from around the State at the Capitol in Albany to call for the passage of their legislation that looks to end cyber sextortion (A.4466A/S.4345A). The bill expands on legislation...

Assemblyman Zebrowski: Budget Update on Medicaid

“In 2015, I helped achieve a major mandate relief victory for Rockland County taxpayers. As of that year, the Counties' share of Medicaid increases was capped, and thereafter the State has taken on cost increases. This process started three years...

State Assembly Unanimously Passes Zebrowski Legislation to Protect Taxpayers and Combat “Dark Store” Assessment Challenges

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced the Assembly unanimously passed his legislation that would establish clear and unambiguous guidelines for assessors to utilize when formulating assessments (A4752-C). This bill is in response to the proliferation of...

Assemblyman Zebrowski and Senator Skoufis Announce $1.6 Million Funding for Route 202

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland) and Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) announced $1.6M in funding awards to repave roads impacted by extreme weather conditions. Through the PAVE NY initiative, the Department of Transportation will renew Route...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Statement on Appointment to Governmental Operations Committee Chair

“As we begin the 2020 legislative session, I am honored to announce my appointment as Chairman to the Governmental Operations Committee. I am excited to delve into this new role working to author and enact important legislation that will improve...

Assemblyman Zebrowski & Senator Thomas’ Landmark Small Business Truth in Lending Act Signed into Law

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland) and Senator Kevin Thomas (D-Long Island) announced today that their Small Business Truth in Lending Act has been signed by Governor Cuomo into New York State Law (A10118A/S5470B). The law institutes unprecedented...

Zebrowski, Carlucci, and Fire Officials Announce Enactment of Fire Safety Reform Legislation

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski was joined by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY), local fire officials, and Senator David Carlucci to announce the enactment of historic reforms to the fire inspection process for NYS schools (A1906A/S4663B)....

Governor Cuomo Signs Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski’s Banking Development District Bill into Law

“The New York State Assembly Majority has made expanding banking to underserved areas a longstanding priority. As Banks Chair, I am proud to be able to uphold that principal by working together with my colleagues to author and pass bills that increase...

Zebrowski & Skoufis Announce Enactment of Campaign Disclosure Law

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland) and Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) announced that their campaign disclosure legislation has been signed into New York State law (A.4668/S.4910). The legislation looks to put an end to anonymous political...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Calls for Immediate Repairs to Overpasses Along the Palisades Parkway

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski recently stood with Senator David Carlucci, Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann, Rabbi Paul Kurland and Co-President Gail Kaiser of the Nanuet Hebrew Center to push for overdue, necessary repairs to overpass bridges along the...