Press Releases

Assemblymember Amy Paulin & Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick Host Press Conference on Early Intervention Services Legislation

White Plains, NY – Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick were joined today by state, county and local government officials, child health advocates and providers, and good government advocates to discuss the millions in savings...

Assemblymember Amy Paulin’s and Senator James Skoufis’ Legislation to Ensure Fair Redistricting Passes in the Legislature

Scarsdale, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) and New York State Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) announce the passage of their legislation (A.229c/S.5160b) to require all counties in New York to follow set standards for fair legislative...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Passes Bill to Fund Early Intervention Services, Saving Taxpayers Tens of Millions

Albany, New York – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces that the New York State Legislature has passed her bill, A5339/S5560A, with bipartisan support, which streamlines the funding of Early Intervention services.The bill raises $40...

NY Legislature Passes Good Government Bills Ensuring Transparency for Public Meetings

Albany, NY – This week, the New York State Legislature passed good government legislation by Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) and State Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-North Hills), A.1228A/S.1150A and A.1108A/ S.4704A which will...

Assemblymember Amy Paulin Passes Bills in the Legislature to Help End Spam Robocalls

Albany, New York – The Legislature has passed two of Assemblymember Amy Paulin’s bills to stop the daily nuisance of spam robocalls. “These bills are a significant step in ending the current and escalating scourge of robocalls,”...

Assemblymember Paulin and Senator Harckham’s Bill Requiring Extreme Risk Protection Orders for Certain Released Patients Passes in State Legislature

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) and Senator Pete Harckham (D-South Salem) announce the passage today of their legislation (A.1005A/S.5434A) which requires mental health facilities to provide information on how to seek extreme...

Assemblymember Amy Paulin Announces the Passage of Her Legislation Banning the Use of Pesticides at Children’s Camps

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces the passage of her legislation (A.528A / S.4478A) which bans the use of pesticides at children’s day and overnight camps.New York State enacted anti-pesticide laws for public and...

Paulin-Skoufis Bill Passes Legislature to Expand COVID-19 Rental Assistance to Small Landlords

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Westchester) and Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) announced the passage of their commonsense legislation that will expand access to rental assistance funds for small landlords. Specifically, property...

New York Assemblymembers and School Superintendents Call for Fully Funding Full-Day Universal Pre-K

White Plains, NY – Members of the New York State Assembly representing communities in Westchester and Rockland Counties gathered today at one of the state-funded pre-K programs in Westchester to highlight its success and the need for increased...

Assemblymember Paulin's Affordable Broadband Legislation Passes in the New York State Budget

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced the passage of legislation included in the state budget which ensures that that affordable broadband service is available to all low-income New Yorkers by requiring broadband...

Assemblymember Amy Paulin's Legislation to Provide SALT Cap Tax Relief for Partnerships Passes in the New York State Budget

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced the passage of legislation included in the state budget which provides SALT cap tax relief for partnerships. “This is a much-needed boost for the New York economy...

Assemblymember Paulin is Introducing Legislation to Penalize the Dissemination of Nonconsensual Deepfake Images

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin is introducing legislation to protect residents from the harm of “deepfake” images disseminated in online communities by making their nonconsensual use both a criminal and civil offense. “Deepfakes”...

Assemblymember Amy Paulin Announces the Passage of Legislation Repealing the Walking While Trans Ban

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy R. Paulin announces the passage of legislation (A.3355/ S.1351) which repeals the section of New York State Penal Law establishing the crime of loitering for the purposes of prostitution, commonly known as the...

Legislature Passes Assemblywoman Paulin's Bill to Enforce Electric Vehicle Charging Parking Spots

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces the passage of her legislation that will make it a violation to park in a spot designated for charging an electric vehicle if the vehicle is not electric. This legislation, sponsored in...

Assemblywoman Paulin's Legislation to Improve Restroom Access for Individuals with Gastrointestinal Diseases Passes Both Houses

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces the passage of two bills, A.8821 and A.8146, which will make it easier for individuals with Crohn’s disease and other gastrointestinal diseases to access restrooms when needed. The...

Assemblywoman Paulin Introduces Bill to Require NY Hospitals to Publish Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Statistics to Identify Racial Disparities

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) introduces bill A.10822 to require New York hospitals and birth centers to publish statistics related to maternal mortality and morbidity and to identify racial disparities in negative delivery...

Sister of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco Calls on Legislature to “Honor Her Legacy” and Pass Assemblymember Paulin’s Bill to Repeal the “Walking While Trans” Ban

Albany, NY – The sister of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, Melania Brown, has joined with Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) to call for the passage of A.654 / S.2253 which would repeal the crime of loitering for the purposes of prostitution, commonly...

Assemblymember Amy Paulin Announces Passage of Legislation to Authorize Licensed Pharmacists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

Scarsdale, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced passage of her legislation (A.10508A) to authorize licensed pharmacists to administer an approved vaccine for COVID-19.In the last several weeks, we have lost more than 23,000 New...

Assemblymember Amy Paulin's Legislation Allowing Corporations, Non-Profits, and Religious Institutions to Hold Electronic Meetings for the Duration of the COVID-19 Pandemic Passed by the Legislature

Scarsdale, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces passage of her legislation (A.10498A) to allow business corporations, not-for-profit corporations, and religious corporations to hold electronic meetings for the duration of the COVID-19...

New York State Legislature Passes Assemblymember Amy Paulin's Legislation to Allow Online Cemetery Transactions

Scarsdale, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces the passage of legislation (A.7652A) that would allow cemetery corporations to utilize the internet to provide sales of cemetery lots and services.Over the last several weeks, COVID-19...