Press Releases

2020 Summer Reading Challenge - Sponsored by Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages

2020 Summer Reading Challenge - Sponsored by Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages
Summertime means a chance to explore new books and e-books, learn new skills, and check out resources, programs and activities through Summer Reading at New York Libraries. It’s the perfect time for students of all ages to see what their local library...

Assw. Solages Issues Statement on the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision to rule against the Trump administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is a momentous victory for all Americans.
Valley Stream, NY – Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages made the following statement regarding the Supreme Court ruling that the Trump administration cannot immediately end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), a program that protects...

Long Island Cares Emergency Food Center Now Open Both Wednesdays & Saturdays

Long Island Cares Emergency Food Center Now Open Both Wednesdays & Saturdays
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, in partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank opened a temporary emergency food distribution center at the Valley Stream Presbyterian Church located at 130 South Central Avenue,...

Solages partners with residents to build community garden

Asw. Solages Partners with Long Island Cares, Inc. to Address Food Insecurity in the District

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages is working in partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc to provide supplemental food support to people affected by the coronavirus in the 22nd Assembly District through a virtual food drive.
Valley Stream, NY - Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages is working in partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc to provide supplemental food support to people affected by the coronavirus in the 22nd Assembly District through a virtual food drive. Those in need...

Valley Stream Emergency Food Distribution Site Opens on 4/11

In partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc. and Valley Stream Presbyterian Church, Assw. Solages has established an emergency food distribution site for residents who have been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Valley Stream.
In partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc. and Valley Stream Presbyterian Church, Assw. Solages has established an emergency food distribution site for residents who have been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Valley Stream.The LI Cares Emergency...

Assemblywoman Solages Calls for Rapid Testing Sites in Nassau Communities of Color

Solages calls for rapid testing sites in communities of color.
Elmont, NY – As more governments release COVID-19 health data, the results are showing that people of color, including African-Americans and Latinos, are infected at rates disproportionate to their percentage of the state’s population. Assemblywoman...

COVID-19 Important Numbers/Emails/Links

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Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages 2020 Constituent Questionnaire Survey Results

Teleconference Town Hall on Coronavirus - COVID-19

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Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:30pm

Assemblywoman Solages Secures Nearly $800,000 in Smart School Aid for Sewanhaka Central School District

Elmont, New York – New York State Assemblymember Michaelle Solages, along with Senators Todd Kaminsky and Anna Kaplan secured nearly $800,000 in Smart School funding for the Sewanhaka Central High School District as part of the 2014 Smart Schools...

Assembly Majority Provided Emergency Coronavirus Funding

The Assembly Majority helped pass $40 million in emergency funding to hire and train additional health care workers and purchase necessary equipment and supplies to ensure New York is prepared if novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread.
“Recently, I helped pass $40 million in emergency funding to deal with the emerging novel coronavirus (COVID-19) threat because it’s crucial that we invest in the necessary resources we need to combat this evolving, serious public health issue...

Assemblywoman Solages: New Law Will Help Curb Nuisance Calls and Safeguard Personal Information

Asw. Helps Pass Legislation to Curb Robocalls and Safeguard Personal Data
“Over the past several years, the number of nuisance phone calls received by consumers has skyrocketed. Millions of calls per month are from telemarketers who often pose a risk to our privacy and personal information. That’s why I helped pass...

Asw. Solages Issues Statement on Federal Public Charge Rule Taking Effect

Assemblywoman Solages issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s public charge rule that goes into effect as of February 24, 2020
Elmont, NY – Today, Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s public charge rule that goes into effect as of February 24, 2020:“The federal administration continues...

A New Community Garden for the 22nd Assembly District

Gregory Sandor, the Executive Director of Cornell University Cooperative Extension - Nassau County, tours the East Meadow Farm with Farm Manager Mary Callanan and Assembly-member Michaelle Solages. (L-R: Gregory Sandor, Executive Director of Cornell Unive
Elmont, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, in partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension, is in the exploratory phase of creating a new community garden in the 22nd Assembly District. Community gardens provide many benefits to their neighborhoods,...

New Roads for a New Century in Bellerose Village

Bellerose Village Mayor Kenneth Moore & Deputy Mayor Joseph Juliano meet with Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages in the field at the 2019 Road Project Site. (L-R: Deputy Mayor Joe Juliano, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and Mayor Ken Moore)
Bellerose Village, NY – On Saturday, January 11, 2020 Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Mayor Ken Moore, and his Road Project team toured the newly renovated roads on the west end of Bellerose Village. Mayor Moore thanked Assemblywoman Solages for...

Assemblymember Solages Passes Tough New Limousine Safety Measures

Assemblymember Solages Passes Tough New Limousine Safety Measures
Assemblymember Michaelle Solages (D-Elmont) announced that she passed legislation to improve limousine safety and better protect New Yorkers. These include measures to impose stricter oversight on stretch limousines and drivers, provide easy and accessible...

Asw. Solages Seeks Input through Legislative Survey

Asw. Solages Seeks Input through Legislative Survey
Elmont, NY – With the start of the 2020 legislative session in January, Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages invites all residents of the 22nd Assembly District to participate in the annual legislative survey. Participants will have the opportunity...

Assw. Solages Rallies with Long Island Cares to Save Emergency Food Services for 4,000 Long Island Seniors

Nassau County, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages, who chairs the Assembly Taskforce on Farm, Food & Nutrition Policy, and Senator John Brooks joined Long Island Cares for a press conference to call upon the New York State...

Assemblywoman Solages Statement on Newsday Report on Racism in LI Housing

In response to a three-year Newsday investigation which found Long Island real-estate agents' widespread unequal treatment against Hispanic, Asian, and black homebuyers, Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages, the first person of Haitian descent elected...