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Statement of Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz on President Trump’s Mistreatment of Immigrant Families

“I joined with my colleagues today to condemn the senseless, cruel and unprecedented action by the Trump Administration to tear families apart, taking children from their parents and blaming others for causing the problem. There is no justification to...

Declaración del Portavoz Adjunto Félix W. Ortiz sobre el maltrato de las familias inmigrantes por parte del Presidente Trump

“Hoy, me uní a mis colegas para condenar las acciones sin sentido, crueles y sin precedentes de la administración de Trump para separar a las familias, arrebatar a los niños de sus padres y culpar a otras personas por causar el problema. No hay justificación...

Ortiz Optimistic “Non-Binary” Identity License Bill Will Advance

The Assembly Ways and Means Committee reported legislation (A.8525-A) sponsored by Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz to modify New York State driver's license and permit applications to accommodate those who do not identify as either male or female and...

Ortiz está optimista de que el proyecto de ley sobre la identificación “no binaria” en las licencias de conducir avanzará

El Comité de Finanzas de la Asamblea notificó que la legislación (A.8525-A) auspiciada por el Portavoz Adjunto Félix W. Ortiz para modificar las licencias y las solicitudes de permisos de conducir en el estado de Nueva York con el objetivo de servir...

Ortiz Urges Mobile Sports Wagering Study Before Legislative Action

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) today introduced legislation (A.11225) to amend the Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law (RWBL) by creating a task force on mobile sports wagering. A 13 member bi-partisan task force would include...

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June 18, 2018
"This particular bill, in the same as the cell phone ban and the text messaging, this bill is about saving lives and protecting our children. This bill does three things: it brings light to public safety, quality of life, and saves lives," said Assemblymember Felix Ortiz, speaking on a bill cosponsored that would expand the photo speed violation monitoring systems program for school speed zones in the city of New York during Assembly legislative session. (A.07798C)