Press Releases

Governor Signs Jaffee Bill Giving Sexual Assault Victims Life-Saving Medicine

Albany, NY – Breaking down major barriers to treatment for victims of sexual assault, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced Governor Cuomo has signed in to law her bill to provide expanded HIV-prevention medication and care to all who...

June 1, 2012
Jaffee Votes to Increase Minimum Wage for over 1 Million New Yorkers

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today joined the Assembly in passing legislation to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 per hour beginning January 2013, while also increasing the minimum wage for food-service workers who...

May 15, 2012
Jaffee Introduces, Leads Passage of Equal Pay Legislative Package

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) yesterday introduced and led to passage in the Assembly a legislative package to help end wage discrimination statewide, as well as a resolution proclaiming April 17, 2012, as Equal Pay Day in New York...

April 18, 2012