Press Releases

New Law Will Help Local Libraries and Save Taxpayer Dollars

Albany Ė Governor Paterson has signed Assemblywoman Amy Paulinís library aid bill into law. The measure will allow libraries to join together to request bids on equipment and services. Before the bill was passed, libraries could not cooperatively request...

Assemblywoman Paulin Finds Westchester Has $151 million in Unclaimed Funds

Westchester Ė Westchester residents were able to claim cash that had been left in abandoned accounts. The money was taken over by the state after it was left unclaimed in bank and corporate accounts. The event was held in the lobby of Scarsdale's Village...

Paulinís Bill Extending Orders of Protection Passes Assembly

The Assembly passed Assemblywoman Amy Paulinís bill (A8807-B) to provide that orders of protection in domestic violence cases be issued on the date of sentencing, rather than the date of conviction as is currently required. The bill passed yesterday....

Paulinís Alternative Energy Bill Passes Assembly

Paulinís alternative energy bill passed the state assembly this week. The bill will promote the use of green energy sources by encouraging towns and villages to consider certain renewable energy sources when designing zoning and planning regulations....

Paulin and Galef Call for Repeal of WICKS Law

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef joined the Westchester Putnam School Board Association and local school board members to call for the repeal of the Wicks Law--a nearly 90-year-old law requiring public construction projects to issue...

Paterson Includes Paulinís Library Bill in Budget Amendments

Governor Paterson recently announced that Assemblywoman Paulinís library cooperative bidding bill (A.6154b) will be included in his amendment to the budget. This legislation permits public libraries and library systems to engage in cooperative competitive...

Assembly Passes Paulinís Bills to Protect Children

The state Assembly passed two of Assemblywoman Paulinís bills (A.779 and A.775B) on Monday. Both bills aim to help children. The first is a bill that will require the Department of Environmental Conservation to update its forms used to determine...

Assemblywoman Paulin Introduces Legislation to Improve Transparency at Open Meetings

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin announced today that she is introducing important reform legislation that will increase transparency at public meetings. The bill requires that records scheduled to be discussed at a public meeting be made available to the public...

Assemblywoman Paulin Introduces Safe Passing Bill in New York

Today Assemblywoman Paulin announced the introduction of a bill that will require motorists to remain at least three feet away from cyclists on the road. This clearance will give motorists a margin of error when passing cyclists in case either the motorist...

Paulin's Street Finders Bill to Amend Election Law Signed

Just in time for Election Day tomorrow, Assemblywoman Amy Paulinís bill (A.1002C) to require election sites in New York to provide maps and information on the location of voting places has been signed into law by Governor Paterson. The bill requires...

Paulinís Bill to Amend Definition of Aggravated Sexual Assault Signed into Law

Sometimes it all comes down to a simple definition of a word. Governor Paterson has signed Assemblywoman Paulinís bill (A.8781) that amends the penal law with regard to the laws governing aggravated sexual abuse and the definition of aggravated sexual...

Paulin's Bill to Amend Definition of Aggravated Sexual Assault Signed into Law

Sometimes it all comes down to a simple definition of a word. Governor Paterson has signed Assemblywoman Paulinís bill (A.8781) that amends the penal law with regard to the laws governing aggravated sexual abuse and the definition of aggravated sexual...

Governor Paterson Signs Assemblywoman Paulin's Bill to Standardize Humane Euthanasia Application

Assemblywoman Amy Paulinís legislation (A.999B) to ensure that euthanasia of animals is performed in the most humane manner possible has been signed by Governor Paterson today and will take effect in a year. Currently there is a wide disparity among...

Governor Paterson Signs Assemblywoman Paulin's Bill to Standardize Humane Euthanasia Application

Assemblywoman Amy Paulinís legislation (A.999B) to ensure that euthanasia of animals is performed in the most humane manner possible has been signed by Governor Paterson and will take effect in a year. Currently there is a wide disparity among shelters,...

Keynote Speaker Assemblywoman Amy Paulin at Eastchester Community That Cares Quarterly Coalition Meeting at Eastchester Town Hall

Assemblywoman Paulin Thanks Gov. Paterson for Signing Westchester County Summer Camp Safety Bill

Assemblywoman Amy R. Paulin thanks Governor Paterson for signing into law today a bill that will enable the Westchester County Department of Health to protect the well-being of thousands of kids attending Westchester summer camps. The bill, sponsored...

Governor Paterson Signs into Law Assemblywoman Paulin's Bill to Establish Pilot Program to Conduct Electronic Sales of Public Bonds

Today Gov. Paterson signed into law Assemblywoman Paulinís legislation to establish a 3-year pilot program in which Westchester County will be authorized to conduct public bond sales through nationally recognized electronic securities bidding services....

Assemblywoman Paulin Joins County in Urging Governor to Sign Summer Camp Safety Bill

Assemblywoman Amy R. Paulin joins County Executive Andy Spano today in urging that Governor David Paterson sign into law a bill that will enable the Westchester County Department of Health to protect the well-being of thousands of kids attending Westchester...

Green Watchdog Applauds Assemblywoman Amy Paulin for Voting to Protect Stateís Natural Resources

The Environmental Advocates of New York, the stateís government watchdog, today praised the support of Assemblywoman Amy Paulin for her votes on all five of the environmental communityís priority ďSuper BillsĒ for 2009. ďTime is of the essence...

Assemblywoman Paulin and Miss New York Team Up to Urge Governor Paterson to Sign Bill Supporting Cold War Veterans

PRESS CONFERENCE: Monday July 20th 2009, 11 a.m. LOCATION: Veterans of Foreign Wars-- 433 White Plains Road Eastchester, N.Y. 10709 On Monday, Assemblywoman Amy R. Paulin is teaming up with Eastchester resident and Miss New York winner Alyse Zwick to...