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Assemblyman Colton Continues Strongly to Oppose the City's Proposed Plan to Build a 150 Single-Male Homeless Shelter At 2147 Bath Avenue

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) and community leaders continue to strongly oppose the city's proposed plan to build a 150 single-male homeless shelter at 2147 Bath Avenue...

Assemblyman Colton is Not Pleased with the Way Emergency Rental Assistance Program Performs

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights) is saying that as of June 1, 2021, New York State began accepting emergency rent relief applications from tenants and landlords who have been severely impacted financially...

Assemblyman Colton’s Zoom Discussion Regarding Hate Crime Attacks in the Community

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Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) together with the Chinese American Social Service Center Chair Dr. Law had sponsored a very successful zoom meeting on hate crime attacks which became a very...

Assemblyman Colton Says that the Mayor’s “Academic Recovery Plan” Lacks Specifics and is Too Little

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is reacting to the announcement by Mayor de Blasio of a plan to jumpstart the academic recovery for NYC school children.“I am a former NYC public school...

Assemblyman Colton Is Outraged with Mayor De Blasio’s Executive Budget Plan to Cut $67 Million in CUNY Funding

Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is outraged with the Mayor’s Executive Budget plan to cut $67 million in CUNY funding.“With the deadline of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget which is a...

Assemblyman Colton Updates the Community on the Proposed Single Men Homeless Shelter at 2147 Bath Avenue

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Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) updates the community with the latest on the proposed single men homeless shelter at 2147 Bath Avenue.“I have received an email and letter which was emailed...

Assemblyman Colton Says that Disgraceful Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Continues to Skyrocket in New York City

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is outraged with the hate crimes against our Asian - American neighbors and says that it continues to be on the rise in New York City since bail reform became law.“On...

Assemblyman Colton Says that USPS Services Cuts are Alarming and Became a Great Concern for the Individuals Who Depend on Prescription Drugs by Home Delivery

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) says that USPS services became a huge concern especially for the individuals who depend on prescription drugs by home delivery.“In late March of 2021, Postmaster...

Assemblyman Colton is Outraged by the Despicable Hate Act that Took Place at St. Athanasius Church Where a Crucifix was Destroyed and the American Flag Burned

Assemblyman Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is outraged by the despicable hate crime that took place at St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.“I condemn the hate crime attack...

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...
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