Press Releases

Gov. Paterson Signs into Law Assemblywoman Paulin's Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims from Workplace Discrimination

Yesterday Gov. Paterson made history by signing into law Assemblywoman Paulinís important legislation to protect victims of domestic violence and stalking from workplace discrimination. It will now be illegal to refuse to hire or to terminate employment...

Governor Paterson Signs into Law Assemblywoman Paulinís Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims from Workplace Discrimination

Yesterday Gov. Paterson made history by signing into law Assemblywoman Paulinís important legislation to protect victims of domestic violence and stalking from workplace discrimination. It will now be illegal to refuse to hire or to terminate employment...

Twenty Bills Sponsored By Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Pass Assembly during 2009 Legislative Session

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin is pleased to announce that twenty of her bills passed in the Assembly during the 2009 Legislative Session. Of these bills, three were also passed in the Senate, and one was signed into law by the Governor. ďThe power struggle...

Paulinís Anti-Smoking Bills Pass Assembly

Assemblywoman Amy Paulinís two anti-smoking bills, which she introduced earlier this year, have both passed the Assembly. These bills build on her law from a year ago which banned smoking in college dormitories, thereby discouraging young people from...

Paulinís New Legislation Calls for More Open and Responsible Government

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-88th District) is introducing five bills to the Assembly to create a more open and accountable state government. During her time in the Assembly, Amy Paulin has proven to be a powerful advocate of open government. Last year,...

Assemblywoman Paulinís New Legislation to Crack Down on Sexual Assault

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin has introduced five new bills to the Assembly to crack down on sexual assault and protect its victims. These new bills will stiffen the penalties for sexual assault, especially when a child is the victim. More specifically,...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Meets with Local School Business Officials

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin recently met with local school business officials to discuss Governor Paterson's most recent budget recommendations for state aid to public schools. Present at the meeting were the Assistant Superintendents for Business from Scarsdale,...

Assemblywoman Paulin Named Leader in Fight Against Domestic Violence

The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV) has named Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) a leader in the fight against domestic violence. Paulin is one of thirty New Yorkers who have been selected by the not-for-profit organization,...

New York State Assembly Task Force on People with Disabilities

Assemblymember Amy Paulin, Chair of the New York State Assembly Task Force on People with Disabilities, is thanking Governor Pataki for signing into law two pieces of legislation that will enhance the lives of New Yorkers with disabilities and is urging...

Paulin: Tax Relief is on the Way

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) today announced that the governor has signed a law she supported to deliver property tax relief to New Yorkers. Homeowners will benefit from the tax relief through a STAR rebate check. ďI am very pleased to...

Assemblywoman Paulin and Senator Spano Announce Dramatically Improved Process for Preventing Child Fatalities

Assembly Passes Paulinís Bill to Eliminate Statute of Limitations on Rape

Assemblywoman Amy Paulinís bill (A.12012) to eliminate the statute of limitations for rape and sexual assault was passed this past Friday. Paulinís legislation is one of the most significant bills to become law this session. With the passage of this legislation,...

Paulin and Hevesi Bills Strengthen Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence

Victims of domestic violence will soon have longer and stronger orders of protection to protect them from their abusers. Legislation passed in the New York State Assembly today expands the maximum duration for protective orders from five to eight years...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and Senator Nick Spano Call for Tougher Laws to Prevent the Sale of Counterfeit Drugs

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D Ė Scarsdale) and Senator Nick Spano (R Ė Yonkers) introduced legislation Ė A.2957 and S.3278 Ė to help stop the sale and distribution of counterfeit drugs. This comprehensive legislation protects the consumer from the manufacture...

New York State Assembly Hosts 2006 Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Assemblymember Amy Paulin, Chair of the Task Force on People with Disabilities, and Assemblymember Peter Rivera, Chair of the Committee on Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities today hosted the...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Introduces Legislation to Ease Parking for People with Disabilities

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, Chair of the New York State Assembly Task Force on People with Disabilities, today announced the introduction of legislation that, if signed into law, will allow persons with certain severe disabilities to park for free in metered...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Secures $100,000 Grant for Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin announced that she has secured $100,000 for the Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps. ďSVAC provides the Scarsdale community with advanced life support ambulance service for medical emergencies. As a Scarsdale resident and...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Selected for Prestigious Toll Fellowship

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin was one of 40 emerging state leaders from across the nation selected for the prestigious Toll Fellowship Program sponsored by The Council of State Governments that took place late last month. The annual week-long seminar is...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Awards Local Elementary School Children for Completing the Summer Reading Challenge

"Just because school is out doesnít mean we have to stop learning or reading," said Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, "Studies have shown that children who read during the summer perform better in school in the fall." To encourage continued summer reading, Paulin...

Assembly Passes Paulin Emergency Contraception Bill

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin is proud to announce that today the New York State Assembly passed the Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Act (A.9906) which she authored. This bill allows women to obtain emergency contraception directly from pharmacists. "By...