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Assemblymember Cusick Urges PSC to Investigate COVID-19 Impact on Energy Customers

Staten Island – Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Mid Island) issued a letter today urging the Public Service Commission to investigate and respond to the impact the COVID-19 Pandemic is having on residential and small business utility customers.“The...

New York State Legislators Continue Work to Protect MTA from Foreign Threat

Staten Island - Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) has joined Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Mid Island) in support of legislation that will prevent foreign state-owned enterprises, including the China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC), from...

PSC Responds to Cusick Letter: Staten Island Outages will be Investigated

Staten Island – After weeks of power outages throughout New York City, including large swaths of Staten Island, Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) called on the state to launch an investigation of Con Edison’s operations in late July....

Cusick Touts End of Session Achievements

Albany – Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Staten Island) was joined by his colleagues in the State Legislature to pass a number of important legislative initiatives this session, including the preservation of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge residential...

Cusick Passes Legislation to Prevent Spread Of Fentanyl

Albany – Today the State Assembly passed legislation (A5838) introduced by Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Mid Island) that will give law enforcement agencies more teeth to target the spread of fentanyl. "Staten Island has been hit hard by the...

Cusick and Rose Applaud Electric Bus Rollout on Staten Island; Encourage More Investment Statewide

Albany – Representative Max Rose (D-Staten Island) and Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Mid Island) applauded the MTA's rollout of 62 electric buses on Staten Island, part of more than 100 replacement buses coming by 2021.Cusick, chair of the...

Cusick Bill to Give Staten Islanders Notice before Wetland Development Passes Assembly

Albany – Today, legislation authored by Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Staten Island) has passed in the State Assembly that will require neighboring landowners to be notified if development is proposed in protected wetlands (A4454). “This...

Cusick Meets Staten Island Students at Disability Day in the State Capitol

Albany – Students from Staten Island gathered in Albany to advocate on behalf of disabled people and show their “Disabilities Awareness Day” posters. As former chair of the Task Force on People with Disabilities, Assemblymember Michael...

Student Athletes Will Be Educated About Sudden Cardiac Arrest after Cusick Legislation Passes Assembly

Albany – Legislation authored by Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D - Staten Island) to ensure student athletes are educated about sudden cardiac arrest passed the state Assembly today. It is carried in the Senate by Senator Andrew Lanza (D - Staten...

Cusick Supports Legislation to Protect Victims of Crime

Albany – This week saw major legislation pass with the support of Assemblymember Michael Cusick (D-Staten Island) that will expand the ability of the Office of Victim Services to help victims recover, protect victims of human trafficking, and broaden...

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