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Assemblyman David Weprin Statement on the Death of Sergeant Linhong Li

Queens, New York – Assemblyman David Weprin issued the following statement on the death of Sergeant Linhong Li:“It is with great sadness that I join the NYPD and Fresh Meadows community to mourn the death of local community member Sergeant Linhong...

Weprin & Hochul Tour Alphapointe Employment Facility for the Visually Impaired

Queens, New York – Assemblyman David I. Weprin and Lieutenant Governor Kathleen C. Hochul toured Alphapointe’s renovated headquarters on 123rd Street in Richmond Hill on Monday. The facility, which employs about 200 visually impaired or blind...

Governor Cuomo Signs Weprin’s NYPD Hearing Aid Bill

Queens, New York – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Assemblymember David I. Weprin’s bill, A4000 preventing the New York City Police Department (NYPD) from forcing its members who require hearing assistance devices to retire, into law on Friday....

Seniors Pet Pups at Weprin Therapy Dog Event

Queens, New York – Assemblyman David I. Weprin partnered with New York Therapy Animals to bring four trained therapy dogs to the SNAP Innovative Senior Center in Queens Village where dozens of seniors enjoyed their companionship. Pet therapy is a...

Governor Cuomo Signs Weprin Sponsored 9/11 Worker’s Disability Benefits Bill

Queens, New York – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Senator James Gaughran and Assemblymember David I. Weprin’s bill S5898D/ A8278C guaranteeing civilian public employees who aided in 9/11 recovery efforts the same 75% disability benefit coverage...

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