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Dinowitz: “DOE Approach to G&T is Backwards”

Bronx, NY – In response to tweets from NYC Department of Education Richard Carranza on January 12 and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement on January 13 that the gifted and talented admissions exam will no longer be offered after this year, Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Calls for Tenfold Increase in Vaccine Distribution Capacity

Bronx, NY – New Yorkers have struggled to secure vaccination appointments in the first week of Phase 1B distribution due to a combination of inadequate testing sites and a convoluted and duplicative registration system. Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz...

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Statement on Domestic Violence Allegations Against State Senator Sepْlveda

Bronx, NY – After news reports that Bronx State Senator Luis Sepúlveda has been arrested on domestic violence charges, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has issued the following statement:“There are unfortunately too many families in our borough...

Statement on Violent Insurrection in U.S. Capitol

Bronx, NY – As violent seditionists breach the United States Capitol Building to block the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral college victory and overthrow the United States government to maintain Donald Trump as President, Assemblyman Jeffrey...

Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Appointment as Chair of Codes Committee

Albany, NY – Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) has been appointed as Chairman of the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Codes with the start of the 2021-2022 New York State Legislature. Assemblyman Dinowitz most recently served as Chairman...

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Statement on Critical Housing Protections Legislation

The New York State Assembly is taking up the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020, legislation which was introduced by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz.Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee,...

Legislators and Advocates Call for Federal Funding to Promote Transit Accessibility

New York, NY – The MTA has been left in severe financial straits during the COVID-19 economic crisis, but that won’t stop advocates for transit riders with disabilities from advocating for key accessibility commitments that so far remain unmade. Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Dinowitz Celebrates New Law to Promote Equitable Selection of Subway Accessibility Improvements

New York, NY – The fight for full compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) throughout New York’s subway system has surely taken a hit from the COVID-19 economic crisis, but it will move forward in an equitable and transparent...

Assemblyman Dinowitz Celebrates Installation of New Left-Turn Signal

Bronx, NY – After many years of advocacy, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz can finally end his crusade to get a left-turn signal installed at the intersection of Riverdale Avenue and West 231st Street. The New York City Department of Transportation finally...

Legislators Announce Delay in Chase Plans to Close Knolls Crescent Bank Branch

Bronx, NY – Chase Bank has informed the Office of Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz that they are delaying the closure of their Knolls Crescent branch until at least May 2021. They also stated that they will continue to reevaluate the decision to close this...
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