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Assemblyman David Weprin Statement on Amazon’s Selection of Queens for New Headquarters

“The selection of Queens as the location of Amazon’s new secondary headquarters is a unique opportunity to grow New York City’s employment base by 25,000 high paying jobs and reflects the incredible pace of growth in Queens in the past decade. I am confident...

Assemblyman David Weprin Statement on the Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

"I was saddened and appalled to learn of the despicable attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh as I ended the Sabbath. An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us and murder committed against one group is a murder committed against all...

Assemblyman David Weprin Statement on the Passing of Robert Taylor

"It is with great sadness that I join the Queens community to mourn the passing of Robert Taylor, a devoted community member, friend, and neighbor who served as Treasurer of the Saul Weprin Democratic Club for many years and as an employee at the Board...

New York State Assembly Member David I. Weprin, Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik & NYC Oath Commissioner Fidel F. Del Valle Host Community Roundtable

Queens, New York – On Monday, October 22, 2018, New York State Assembly Member David I. Weprin (D – Fresh Meadows, Richmond Hill) and Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik (D- Oakland Gardens) partnered with Fidel F. Del Valle, Commissioner and Chief Administrative...

Assemblyman David I. Weprin Introduces Bill to Prohibit Single-Use Plastic Straws in Government Run Food Establishments

QUEENS, NEW YORK – Assemblyman David I. Weprin (D – Fresh Meadows, Richmond Hill) has introduced legislation (A11381) to prohibit single-use plastic straws in state and municipal run food establishments except in cases of medical necessity. The legislation...

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