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Rebecca A. Seawright
Assembly District 76
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NY weighs making sexual harassment a crime; would be nation's first
Apr 19, 2021
State lawmakers propose bills to make sexual harassment a misdemeanor
Apr 19, 2021
Manhattan assemblywoman fights to define ‘consent,’ has support of Weinstein accusers
Apr 15, 2021
Assembly Member Seawright and Weinstein Sexual Assault Trial Witnesses Seek Pioneering Penal Law Reforms to Protect Victims
Apr 6, 2021
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright unveiled new legislation today that would, for the first time, define the meaning of consent in the state of New York’s penal law for sexual assault and all crimes. Under the Seawright proposal, consent is defined as...
Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright and Speaker Carl Heastie Announce Passage of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act to Legalize Adult Use of Marijuana in New York State
Mar 31, 2021
Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright and Speaker Carl Heastie today announced the passage of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act to legalize adult use of marijuana in New York State. Seawright said the Act will advance a new era of equity and fairness,...
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright Regarding the Proposed Upper East Side Blood Center Tower
Mar 24, 2021
Assemblymember Seawright Honors ‘Women of Distinction’ During Women's History Month
Mar 24, 2021
Assembly Member Seawright Joins in Passing Legislation to Increase Transparency and Accountability in Government During Sunshine Week
Mar 22, 2021
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright has joined in supporting four measures in the New York State Assembly to enhance transparency and accountability in government, marking the Sunshine Week's nationwide observance. "Now more than ever, our democratic society...
Seawright Stands Up for Nursing Home Residents
Mar 22, 2021
Mayor de Blasio and Dr. Katz responded to a question regarding Coler at the Mayor’s Briefing on March 16, 2021 regarding Roosevelt Island’s Coler Hospital. Click here to watch the clip. Seawright issued the following statement to respond: “I am...
Assembly Member Seawright Statement on the Shooting in Georgia
Mar 22, 2021
Assembly Member Seawright issued the following statement on mass shootings in the United States: “In the last five years, there have been at least 29 shootings with four of more fatalities, according to the Violence Project.Two shootings transpired...
New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright have Announced a "Recover and Restart" State Budget Plan
Mar 17, 2021
New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright have announced a "recover and restart" state budget plan that targets historic investments in health care, housing, education, higher education, and local support for seniors...
International Women's Day
Mar 8, 2021
Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright issued the following statement on International Women's Day: "As we celebrate women's social, economic, cultural, and political achievements on International Women's Day 2021, it's time to reaffirm our commitment to the...
Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright Issued the Following Statement in Response to the Allegations against Governor Cuomo:
Mar 2, 2021
Coronavirus COVID-19 Special Report Friday, February 26, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
Seawright Bill to Cut Emergency Response Time to Help Victims of Crimes in Progress
Jan 28, 2021
Manhattan Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright today unveiled legislation that would require wireless phone companies to immediately respond to law enforcement requests for location information from crime victims who are in jeopardy of death or serious physical...
Coronavirus COVID-19 Special Report: Friday, January 22, 2021
Jan 22, 2021
Seawright Appointed Member of New York State Assembly Ways and Means Committee
Jan 11, 2021
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright's appointment to the powerful Ways and Means Committee. The committee plays a pivotal role in the annual New York State budget process. The committee also...
Seawright Appointed Chair of New York State Assembly Task Force on Women's Issues
Jan 6, 2021
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today appointed Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, a longtime advocate for women’s rights, to chair the New York State Assembly Task Force on Women’s Issues. Seawright is the prime sponsor in the Assembly...
DECEMBER 29, 2020: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report
Dec 29, 2020
Seawright Votes to Pass Legislation to Keep New Yorkers in Their Homes
Dec 28, 2020
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright announced today the passage of state legislation she co-sponsored that extends and expands protections for renters and small landlords facing financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Seawright said the COVID-19...
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