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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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Notice of Public Hearing - Oversight of the State Fiscal Year 2022-2023 State Budget for New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal.

Statement from Speaker Carl Heastie

I am honored to once again be nominated by my Assembly Majority colleagues to serve as speaker. It is a privilege and truly humbling to have our caucus place their trust in me to lead the People’s House for the next two years. In my time as speaker,...

New York State Legislature Releases 2023 Legislative Calendar

The New York State Legislature today released the 2023 legislative calendar. The calendar can be found here

Notice of Public Hearing - To examine the overall impact and implementation of the 2022-2023 enacted State budget related to workforce development funding

Statement from Speaker Carl Heastie

Credible and serious questions have been raised regarding the status of Assemblymember-elect Lester Chang’s eligibility to assume office given the residency requirements for service in the New York State Assembly as established in Article III, §7 of...

Notice of Public Hearing - Student Learning Loss

Speaker Heastie Statement on Election of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to Lead House Democratic Caucus

Congratulations to my friend and former colleague Hakeem Jeffries. A Brooklynite and fellow graduate of New York City Public Schools, Hakeem is an extraordinary leader, a consensus builder and the ultimate team player. Representative Jeffries will also...

Notice of Public Hearing - Home-Based Long-Term Care Services

Notice of Public Hearing - Examining the accuracy and effectiveness of the consumer credit reporting system

Notice of Public Hearing - The future of New York State’s libraries

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Events in December 2022
  • December 6 - Public Hearing
    starts at 10:00am
    Roosevelt Hearing Room C, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
    Examining the accuracy and effectiveness of the consumer credit reporting system
  • December 7 - Public Hearing
    Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
    Solicit public opinion on bills S.15A and S.7514
  • December 12 - Public Hearing
    starts at 10:00am
    Roosevelt Hearing Room C, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
    Home-Based Long-Term Care Services
  • December 13 - Public Hearing
    starts at 11:00am
    Roosevelt Hearing Room C, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
    To examine the overall impact and implementation of the 2022-2023 enacted State budget related to workforce development funding
  • December 14 - Public Hearing
    starts at 10:00am
    Roosevelt Hearing Room C, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
    Student Learning Loss
  • December 15 - Public Hearing
    starts at 10:00am
    Roosevelt Hearing Room C, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
    The future of New York State’s libraries
  • December 19 - Public Hearing
    starts at 10:30am
    Assembly Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, Room 1923, 19th Floor, New York, New York
    Oversight of the State Fiscal Year 2022-2023 State Budget for New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal.