Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Appointed Chairwoman of New York State Governmental Employee Committee

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) was appointed as the new Chairwoman of the New York State Governmental Employee Committee. Pheffer Amato is the second woman to be appointed Chair of this Committee in the history...

Pheffer Amato Brings New York State Hearing on LIPA & PSEG to Rockaway Peninsula

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) along with other representatives of the Legislative Commission on the Future of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) will be holding a public hearing on Thursday, December 15 at...

Pheffer Amato Presents Summer Reading Awards

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) presented the Assembly Excellence in Reading Certificate to students at several schools to congratulate them on successfully participating in the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge. In...

Pheffer Amato Presents $1,500,000 in Funding for Volunteer Fire Departments

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) presented three large checks to local fire departments this weekend, the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Dept. the Roxbury Volunteer Fire Dept. and Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Dept...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Nominates Far Rockaway Yeshivas for Security Funding

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) submitted paperwork to nominate numerous yeshivas in Far Rockaway for funding to improve security and ensure the safety of the students.The Assemblywoman has been credited as a renowned...

Historic Bill Signed into Law: Pheffer Amato Makes New York the First State to Provide Insurance Coverage for Post-Mastectomy

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) had her historic and first of its kind bill signed into law, providing women with insurance coverage for aesthetic flat closure. A.8537, a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Stacey...

Pheffer Amato Requests More NYPD Officers for Community

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) penned a formal letter to NYPD Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell and made an official request for more police officers to be allocated to the local precincts.“...with recruitment...

Pheffer Amato Requests More NYPD Officers for Community

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Hosts Narcan Overdose Training

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) will be hosting a Narcan overdose and drug prevention training on Monday, October 3 at the American Legion Post 1404 in Broad Channel. The Assemblywoman, who has hosted this event...

Pheffer Amato Joins Community Opposition to Seagirt Blvd. Project

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) met with school administrators and parents to discuss the hazards of the potential Seagirt Boulevard redesign. The city-based project has garnered extreme pushback from local and...

Pheffer Amato Discusses Anti-Semitic Attack and Safety Ahead of Jewish Holidays

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) spoke with the 101 Precinct and local security officials to discuss heightened security for the Jewish community in regards to the upcoming Jewish holidays. Rosh Hashanah and Yom...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Announces Halfway Mark of 2022 Mobile Office

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has been throughout the 23rd Assembly District as she hosts her mobile office and continues to bring resources to the community. This week the Assemblywoman and her team completed...

Are You Ready for an Emergency?

If you’re like me, you may not totally know where your flashlights are - and when you do find them, they probably won’t have any batteries in them, or at least working ones. While it may appear as a small thing, so many of us remember how critical...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Brings MTA MetroCard Van to Community

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has partnered with the MTA to bring their mobile van to three different locations over the next few weeks. The van has the capability to help with reduced-fare applications, transfer...

Letter to Mayor Adams

Pheffer Amato to Mayor: Enough is Enough!

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) expressed her apprehension for a new homeless shelter on Brunswick Avenue in Far Rockaway and called for the project to be stopped due to the heavy saturation of supportive housing...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Hosts Annual Women of Distinction Event

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) hosted her annual ‘Women of Distinction’ event on Saturday. The event highlights the remarkable contributions by women who work or reside within the 23rd Assembly District which...

NYS Assembly Speaker Appoints Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato to Commission on the Future of LIPA

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has been appointed to the new legislative commission to analyze and decide the future of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), which encompasses PSEG, the known provider of electrical...

Let’s Talk, I’m Listening

The summer is in full swing, and the warm weather is here to stay. The beaches are open, the boardwalk is packed with people and everyone is out and about enjoying the best of our community. There are so many conversations going on and whether we see...

Assemblywoman Bring Paper Shredding to Districts

South Queens, NY - Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) and Senator Joseph P. Addabbo invite everyone to safely and securely shred their unwanted documents on the annual Rockaway Paper Shredding Day. The Assemblywoman has hosted a paper...