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Assembly Approves Ortiz Resolution Proclaiming April 2018, Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The New York State Assembly has passed a resolution sponsored by Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) memorializing Governor Cuomo to proclaim April, 2018 as Distracted Driving Awareness Month in New York. Ortiz has championed driver safety...

April 20, 2018
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La Asamblea aprueba resolución de Ortiz proclamando a Abril del 2018 como el Mes de la Concientización sobre los Conductores Distraídos

La Asamblea del Estado de Nueva York ha aprobado una resolución auspiciada por el Portavoz Adjunto Félix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) exhortando al gobernador Cuomo a proclamar el mes de Abril del 2018 como el Mes de la Concientización sobre los Conductores...

April 20, 2018
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Ortiz Fights Gender Pay Gap

The State Assembly went on record this week supporting equal pay for women. Through a legislative resolution, the Assembly recognized April 10th as Equal Pay Day and also passed a series of bills addressing a gender gap that hold women back in the...

April 19, 2018
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Ortiz lucha contra la brecha salarial de género

La Asamblea del estado declaró oficialmente esta semana su apoyo por la igualdad salarial para las mujeres. Mediante resoluciones legislativas, la Asamblea reconoció el 10 de abril como el Día de la Igualdad Salarial y también aprobó una serie de...

April 19, 2018
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April 24, 2018
"I also have my own son who has been on the waiting list now for seven years, waiting for a heart transplant. His heart sometimes goes up and down. He is not one of those candidates that they can put a defibrillator on it, so he has to hang in there very tight. I do hope that every single one of us will be able to send a clear message to our constituents and to those people that we can recruit to be organ donors," said Assemblymember Felix Ortiz while speaking on a resolution he sponsored that would proclaim April 2018, as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month in the State of New York, in conjunction with the observance of National Donate Life Month during Assembly Legislative Session. (K.1038)