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Since its creation in 1777, the state Assembly has helped shape history, often leading the way with progressive action and reform. On February 3, 2015 the New York State Assembly continued making history by electing New York's first African American Assembly Speaker. I am deeply proud of this honor.

The Assembly is known as the "People's House" in New York. Here, we work every day to help improve the lives of all New York's...

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Legislature Announces 2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing Schedule

Senate Finance Committee Chair Liz Krueger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair, Helene E. Weinstein today announced the joint legislative hearing schedule on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-24 Executive Budget Proposal. These hearings, each of which...

Notice of Public Hearing - Status of Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse or Maltreatment in New York State

Grants Action News - February 2023

Speaker Heastie Statement on Passage of the Equality Amendment

Today, we passed the Equality Amendment for the second time, which, if approved by the people, would enshrine in our constitution expanded protections for the civil rights of New Yorkers and ensure that no one is denied the opportunity to fully participate...

Notice of Public Hearing - Criminal Justice Data

Notice of Public Hearing - Mobile Sports Betting in NY: A First Year Review & Its Budget Impact

The Remarks of Speaker Carl E. Heastie

Opening the 246th Legislative SessionJanuary 9, 2022Assembly Chamber_____________________________________[as delivered] Good afternoon members, staff and guests. Welcome back to the People’s House. I want to begin by wishing everyone a happy and healthy...

Statement from Speaker Heastie on the Matter of Lester Chang

I would like to thank Chairman Charles D. Lavine and the members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee for their extraordinarily thorough work in reviewing the matter of Lester Chang’s residency in Brooklyn. The members of the Assembly Majority take the...

Speaker Heastie Announces Leadership Positions and Committee Chairs for 2023 Legislative Session

Speaker Carl E. Heastie Majority Leader Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes Chair, Ways and Means Helene E. Weinstein Deputy Speaker Phil Ramos Assistant Speaker Vivian E. Cook Speaker Pro Tempore Jeffrion L. Aubry Chair,...

Grants Action News - January 2023

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Events in February 2023
  • February 1 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 1 - Final Day for Submission of Executive Budget
  • February 6 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 6 -
    starts at 11:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Transportation
  • February 7 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 7 -
    starts at 9:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Public Protection
  • February 8 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 8 -
    starts at 9:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Elementary & Secondary Education
  • February 9 -
    starts at 9:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Economic Dev./Arts
  • February 13 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 13 -
    starts at 11:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Human Services
  • February 14 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 14 -
    starts at 9:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Environmental Conservation
  • February 15 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 15 - Public Hearing
    starts at 9:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Local/General Government
  • February 16 - Public Hearing
    starts at 11:00am
    Assembly Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, Room 1923,
    19th Floor, New York, New York
    Status of Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse or Maltreatment in New York State
  • February 20 - Presidents’ Day
  • February 27 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 27 -
    starts at 11:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Alban
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Higher Education
  • February 28 - Session
    Assembly Chamber
    Session
  • February 28 -
    starts at 9:30am
    Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany
    2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Health