Press Releases

Zebrowski Calls on New York School Districts to Immediately Cease Using Study.com

“We recently learned that another video on the study.com website depicted the Jewish religion in an inaccurate and insensitive manner and was used by a local teacher. Study.com is an educational resource website that some teachers utilize for material....

Assemblymembers Galef & Zebrowski Organize Opposition to STAR Program Changes in Executive Budget

Assemblymembers Ken Zebrowski and Sandy Galef, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Real Property Taxation, announced their opposition to Governor Cuomo’s STAR program proposals. The Governor announced his proposal to freeze STAR benefits during the...

Assemblymembers Zebrowski & Skoufis Announce Full Day K Incentive Legislation

Assemblymembers Ken Zebrowski and James Skoufis announced their proposal to provide full day kindergarten to all New York children, including those in the North Rockland School District. The proposal increases conversion aid and provides multi-year funding...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Statement on East Ramapo Monitors’ Report

“The Monitors presented a detailed and thorough report today that provides a blueprint for moving the district forward. The report calls for extensive programmatic and structural changes that will fundamentally improve the educational opportunities...

Zebrowski Unveils Proposal to Enforce Educational Standards in Private Schools

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced plans to strengthen enforcement of laws requiring a “substantially equivalent” secular education in non-public schools. The recent lawsuit filed by current and former students alleging inadequate education...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski Calls for Assembly Task Force to Study Daily Fantasy Sports

“In light of the Attorney General’s cease and desist order today, I am formally requesting that the Speaker of the Assembly convene a task force or utilize a substantive committee to investigate the legality and internal procedures of the Daily...

Zebrowski Introduces Legislation to Ban Smoking in Hotel Rooms

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) introduced legislation that would add hotel and motel rooms to the list of places where smoking is restricted under the Clean Indoor Air Act (A.8371). Currently, the Clean Indoor Air Act exempts hotels and motel...

Zebrowski Calls for Expanded Traffic Review of Stony Point Gasification Plant

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski testified and submitted his comments to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) during their scoping review of the Stony Point gasification plant. The company New Planet Energy has proposed a gasification...

Assemblyman Zebrowski, Senator Larkin and Assemblyman Skoufis Announce Funding To Repair Palisades Parkway

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) alongside Senator Bill Larkin (R-Cornwall) and Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that over $10 million in critical state funding has been secured to repair the north section of the Palisades Interstate...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Calls on the State Education Department and Comptroller to Take Swift Action Regarding East Ramapo Central School District

“After the conclusion of session and the Senate’s failure to pass a legislative solution for the troubled East Ramapo School District, I have called on the State Education Department (SED) and the State Comptroller to take necessary and swift...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski’s Statement on East Ramapo Oversight Legislation

“With today’s legislative adjournment, the State Senate leadership turned its back on the students of East Ramapo. The bill that passed the Assembly (A.5355A) was a measured and reasonable approach that had the support of the State Assembly,...

Assemblymembers Zebrowski & Jaffee Reject Amendments Made by Senate to East Ramapo Oversight Bill

“We continue to believe that our bill (A.5355) that passed the Assembly is a reasonable and effective way to provide oversight of this district. However, we spent most of the day yesterday attempting to negotiate in good faith with the Senate in...

Zebrowski & Jaffee Submit Alternative Language to Senate Version of East Ramapo Oversight Bill

In a last attempt at compromise on the East Ramapo oversight bill, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee sent language to the State Senate today. The Senate introduced a new bill on Sunday night, different than the Assembly bill that...

Assemblymembers Zebrowski and Jaffee Call for Full Vote on East Ramapo Monitor Legislation, Swift Passage by Legislature

Albany NY – “Assemblymember Ken Zebrowski and I would like to thank all the members of the Assembly Education Committee who voted in support of our legislation (A.5355), authorizing the State Education Department to appoint a state monitor to...

Zebrowski, Carlucci and Gromack Call for Stricter Residency Requirements for Sex Offenders

New City, N.Y. – Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D – New City), Senator David Carlucci, (D – Rockland/Westchester), Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack (D – Clarkstown), and Clarkstown residents hosted a press conference calling for stricter...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski on the 2015-2016 Education Budget

Education was one of the most important and contentious parts of this year’s budget. Opposing the Governor's 50% testing component for teacher evaluations was a major priority of mine. Below is a FAQ to help explain the Legislature's power in the...

Assembly Passes Legislation Retaliating Against “New Jersey First Act”

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D- New City) announced today that his bill retaliating against discriminatory public employment jurisdictions has passed the Assembly (A.2078). This bill would label jurisdictions that have enacted state policies that restrict...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski Passes Bill to Ban Inhumane Devocalization

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced that his bill to restrict surgical devocalization procedures on dogs and cats passed the Assembly today (A.1679). The legislation would allow the procedure only in cases where it is deemed medically necessary...

The East Ramapo School District Oversight Bill

Recently, Senator David Carlucci, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee and I formally introduced our East Ramapo Oversight Bill (A5355 & S3821). Since the bill’s introduction, much of the Rockland community has rallied behind our oversight system. However,...

Hudson Valley Assemblymembers Zebrowski, Skoufis, and Local Officials Call for Immediate Repair to Palisades Interstate Parkway

New City, NY – Today, Monday February 23rd, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, Assemblyman James Skoufis, and local elected officials held a press conference to call on the NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) to make immediate repairs to the Palisades...