Press Releases

Senator Carlucci, Assemblymembers Jaffee and Zebrowski Announce Bill to Appoint a State Monitor to East Ramapo School District

Albany, NY – Senator David Carlucci, and Assemblymembers Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced today that they have introduced legislation (A.5355/S.3821) to appoint a State Monitor to the troubled East Ramapo Central...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Introduces Legislation to Regulate Recreational Drone Use

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) has introduced legislation (A3597) to regulate the personal and recreational use of unmanned aircraft (drones) in New York State. The bill would create the crime of unlawful operation of an unmanned aircraft and...

Assemblyman Zebrowski on the Election of Carl Heastie as Speaker of the New York State Assembly

“Today was a historic day in New York State as Carl Heastie was elected the first African American Speaker of the New York State Assembly. During his speech, Speaker Heastie stressed the need to reform the Assembly and restore public trust. Although...

Assemblyman Zebrowski on Today’s Report on the East Ramapo School District

“Today’s report confirms that significant reforms are necessary to protect public education in the East Ramapo School District. This is a district in crisis as verified by the spending habits, cuts to public education and lack of transparency...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Announces Town Election Reforms

Assemblyman Zebrowski (D-New City) announced today his plan to address the chaos and confusion caused by Tuesday’s Town of Ramapo ward election. His package of legislation will improve the transparency of town referendum votes and provide clarity...

Assemblyman Zebrowski’s Bill to Require “Paid For By” Statements on Political Ads Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced that his legislation to require disclosure on all political communications unanimously passed the Assembly on Wednesday (A.8187-C). The bill requires all political committees making an expenditure for...

Zebrowski Pushes Increased Safety Measures for Non-Public School Buildings

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) introduced legislation earlier this year which will require non-public schools to provide documentation that they are operating in a safe environment (A.8621A). The bill will increase oversight on the issuance of...

Assemblyman Zebrowski on the Passage of the 2014-15 State Budget

"Today, the State Legislature passed a fourth consecutive on-time budget that is both fiscally responsible and makes important investments. This budget addresses critical issues such as reform of the common core implementation, increased education funding,...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Helps Elect New Board of Regents Member

Today, the State Legislature replaced a sitting regent for the first time in several decades. In the past, Members of the Board of Regents have been re-elected without major opposition, but this year, a coalition of Assembly Members insisted that sitting...

Assemblyman Zebrowski on Common Core Delay Legislation

For months my colleagues and I have heard the concerns and challenges regarding the flawed implementation of the Common Core curriculum. Today, I am pleased to announce that the Assembly passed a bill that I sponsored that will take immediate action against...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Continue to Oppose New Square Slaughter House

Today, I sent another letter asking Empire State Development (ESD) to rescind a $1.6 million RESTORE NY grant that was awarded for a poultry processing plant in 2009. I have previously written to ESD in 2009 and most recently in 2013. In my letter, I...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Announces the Signing of Historic Hepatitis C Legislation

Assemblyman Zebrowski (D-New City) announced today that his Hepatitis C testing legislation (A.1286-A) has been signed by Governor Cuomo into law. Starting January 1, 2014, health care providers will be required to offer individuals born between 1945...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Introduces Bill to Crackdown on Public Lewdness

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) has announced legislation that would increase penalties for public lewdness offenses (A.8270). This legislation is in response the troubling incidents at the Palisades Mall where individuals have exposed themselves...

Assemblyman Zebrowski and Colleagues Host Common Core Forum

Hudson Valley legislators Senator David Carlucci, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, and Assemblyman James Skoufis hosted a Common Core forum yesterday at Rockland Community College to hear residents’ thoughts over the recent...

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski Announces Proposal to Require Campaign Ad Disclaimers

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced that he will be introducing legislation that will require disclosure on all political communications. All print, internet, television or radio advertisements and communications that advocate for or against...

Assemblyman Zebrowski, Residents Demand State to Rescind Chicken Slaughterhouse Grant

Assemblyman Zebrowski sent a letter this week to the Empire State Development Board of Directors asking that they take immediate action to rescind the $1.6 million chicken slaughterhouse grant. The grant was awarded to the Village of New Square in 2009...

Zebrowski named Assembly Chair of the Administrative Regulation Review Commission

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland) announced today that he was appointed Chair of the Administrative Regulation Review Commission (ARRC) in the New York State Assembly. The commission oversees and reviews the rules and regulations that are promulgated...

Statement from Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski on the Governor’s Executive Budget

Today Governor Cuomo's budget address outlined a plan that will continue to improve New York's economy and assist Rockland County families. First, the budget will follow through on our pledge to increase education aid by 4% and will provide much needed...

Zebrowski to Prohibit Fees on New Gun Licenses and Registry

Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland) announced he will be introducing legislation amending the recently enacted NY SAFE Act that will explicitly prohibit any surcharge or fee from being imposed for the new five year pistol permit renewal and assault...

Assemblyman Zebrowski Statement on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

“Today the Governor set out a broad agenda that will continue to move New York forward. The Governor’s speech touched on a host of issues from education to economic development; tourism to women's equality; infrastructure to public integrity;...