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Assemblyman Colton is Outraged that the NYC DOE Has Renamed Columbus Day on the 2021-2022 School Year Calendar

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is outraged that the NYC DOE has renamed Columbus Day to Italian Heritage Day/Indigenous People’s Day on the 2021-2022 school year calendar."Ironically...

Assemblyman Colton Introducing Legislation to Change the Bail Reform Law to Include Hate Crimes on the List

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) introducing legislation to change the bail reform law to include hate crimes on the list of crimes where the Judge will have the discretion to set bail. An...

Assemblyman Colton Exposes Disturbing Facts on the Developer, the Sandhu Group and its Numerous Subsidiaries

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) together with the help of the community and many community organizations, were able to uncover a number of disturbing evidence on the developer, the Sandhu...

Assemblyman Colton Supports the CDPAP Program

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) Co-Sponsors Assembly bill A-06479 sponsored by Assembly Member Gottfried which supports the CDPAP program. Earlier this year the New York State Department of Health announced...

Assemblyman Colton’s Office had Arranged COVID Vaccines Through Rite Aid Pharmacy in his District for the Seniors

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Assemblyman Colton’s (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) office had arranged COVID vaccines through Rite Aid pharmacy for seniors who had encountered many obstacles in scheduling appointments which they were eligible...

Assemblyman Colton Speaks Out at Rallies Against Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

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Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) speaks out against hate crime on Asian-Americans at a number of rallies. These events were attended by a number of elected officials and community leaders.“I...

Assemblyman Colton Has Been Appointed to Higher Education Budget Conference Committee

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) has been appointed to the Higher Education Conference Budget Committee.“At the Higher Education Budget Conference Committee, we are fighting to reject CUNY...

Assemblyman Colton is Saddened by the Hate Crime Attacks Against Asians

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is saddened by the tragic incident that took place in Atlanta, Georgia where a gunman allegedly killed six Asian women and two others on Tuesday, March 16, 2021,...

Assemblyman Colton Praises Nursing Home Package of Bills Passed by the NYS Assembly

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) supports a number of bills which he co-sponsored and passed the NYS Assembly with new Nursing Home regulations. One bill which passed the assembly and was co-sponsored...

Assemblyman Colton Celebrates International Women's Day with a Local Women’s’ Award Event on Zoom

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) reminds us that International Women’s Month is a worldwide celebration that recognizes women today around the world. It has been observed...
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