Press Releases

Office Closure

Assemblymember Mosley: Remember the True Meaning of Labor Day and Celebrate Workers

For many New Yorkers, the first Monday of September each year – known as Labor Day – is a time to gather with family and friends and enjoy the final days of summer before the busy fall months arrive. But while we take part in these festivities,...

Women's Equality Day

National Dog Day

Cooling Spots

Assemblyman Mosley Makes it Easier for New Yorkers to Participate in Electoral Process, Sets 2020 Presidential Primary Date

Assemblyman Mosley announced that he helped pass legislation that would make it easier for voters to change party affiliation so they can vote in their preferred party’s primary (A.8228-B), and set next year’s presidential primary election date...

Assemblyman Mosley Passes Bill Fully Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession to Combat Racial Disparity in Arrests

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th) announced that he helped pass legislation that allows for the expungement of certain marijuana convictions and eliminates the “public view” statute that has allowed New Yorkers to be charged with misdemeanor possession,...

Assemblyman Mosley Climate Protection Law Essential to Protect Our Planet’s Future

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th) announced that he helped pass the New York State Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, which would reduce greenhouse gas emissions, implement the state’s renewable energy goals for 2030, support disadvantaged...

Assemblyman Mosley Expands Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program to Promote Economic Growth

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th) announced that he helped pass legislation to extend and improve the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) program, which helps ensure these businesses have fair and equal access to state contracts (A.8414). The...

Assemblyman Mosley Passes Legislation to Help Ensure Child Care Costs Don’t Prevent Women from Running for Office

“The only way for us to build a stronger democracy is by ensuring our government is truly representative of the people and our diversity. And yet, there are roadblocks still in place that hold potential candidates back and prevent them from even...

Assemblyman Mosley Helps Pass New Law to Fight Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th) announced that he helped pass legislation to further the Assembly’s continued efforts to combat discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace (A.8421). The measure, which strengthens protections for workers across...

Assemblyman Mosley Provides Critical Protections to New York Farmworkers, Ends Historic Injustice

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th) announced that he helped pass the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, which extends worker protections – including collective bargaining and mandatory overtime pay – to New York farm laborers (A.8419). “Regardless...

Assemblyman Mosley Passes Bill Giving Survivors of Sexual Assault More Time to Seek Justice

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th) announced that he helped pass legislation to extend the criminal and civil statutes of limitations for rape or criminal sexual act in the second or third degree (A.8412). The measure, which builds upon numerous efforts by the...

Assemblyman Mosley: ‘Gay and Trans Panic’ Defense Has No Place in New York’s Courtrooms

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th) announced that he helped pass a bill to prevent the use of a victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity as an affirmative defense in an effort to reduce a charge of murder to manslaughter (A.8375). “The ‘gay...

Assemblyman Mosley Makes History Passing Permanent Protections for New York Tenants

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57) announced that he helped pass the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act – the strongest rent regulation legislation ever passed in New York State – to better protect millions of tenants from unfair landlord practices,...

Assemblymember Mosley: Driver’s Licenses for All Makes Everyone Safer

Assemblyman Mosley (D-57th Assembly District) announced that he helped pass the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, which would allow undocumented New Yorkers to apply for a standard state driver’s license (A.3675-B). This legislation,...

Officials Celebrate the Start of NYC Ferry Service at The Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Barrons and Mosley Speak Out Against the Specialized High School Test

What: Press ConferenceWhen: Friday, May 10, 2019, 9:00 AMWhere: The Steps of City Hall, Manhattan, NY Assemblyman Walter Mosley, Assemblyman Charles Barron of the 60th A.D., Councilwoman Inez Barron of the 42nd C.D and other leaders will hold a press...

Assemblyman Mosley: Key Provisions in New York State Budget

Transformational Criminal Justice ReformsThe 2019-20 state budget includes sweeping criminal justice reforms to ensure New York treats all defendants fairly and equally. Our current criminal system is deeply flawed, perpetuating racial bias and economic...

Assemblymember Mosley: Approved SFY 2019-20 Spending Plan Includes Critical Measure to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright today announced the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2019-20 Budget will protect New York's waterways and the environment by banning plastic carryout bags."The Assembly...