Press Releases

Paulin and Assembly Override Governorís Veto

In a bipartisan effort, the New York State Assembly and Senate unanimously voted to override the governorís veto of the legislation to protect seniors from the poorly implemented Medicare Part D plan by guaranteeing coverage for wrongfully denied, life-saving...

Assembly and Senate Pass Paulinís Legislation to Toughen Penalties for Sale and Possession of Illegal Weapons

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-I Scarsdale) announced that her legislation to toughen penalties for sale and possession of illegal guns passed the Assembly and Senate and is awaiting the governorís signature. "This legislation is vital to stop the illegal...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Holds Public Hearing on Child Fatality Review Process

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and members of the Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families held a public hearing on the effectiveness of the child fatality review process in New York State. The hearing was held at Pace University - White Plains...

Community Walks to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence

Assemblywoman Paulin Urges Governor Pataki to Sign Her Legislation to Provide Easy Access to Emergency Contraception

George E. PatakiGovernorExecutive ChamberCapitolState Street, Room 210Albany, New York 12224 Re: A.116/S.3661 "Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Act" Dear Governor Pataki: I have sponsored the above referenced bill which has passed in the Assembly...

Assemblywoman Paulin Announces Assembly and Senate Passage of Bill to Improve School Bus Safety for Children with Disabilities

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale), Chair of the Assembly Task Force on People with Disabilities, announced passage of her bill to require new school buses which transport three or more children with disabilities who use wheelchairs or other assistive...

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Named to National Honor Roll for Work on Womenís Issues

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin has been named to the Center for Women Policy Studiesí National Honor Roll of State Legislators in recognition of her commitment to womenís human rights. Assemblywoman Paulin is one of more than 400 state legislators nationwide...

Westchester County Health Care Corporation Ė Current Fiscal Crisis Why? What next?

The New York State Assembly Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day - May 18, 2005

Assembly Passes Emergency Contraception Bill

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin announced today Assembly passage of legislation allowing women needing Emergency Contraception (EC) Ė or the morning-after pill Ė to access it through a pharmacist or registered nurse without...

New York State Assembly and Senate Pass Paulin Election Law Reform

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D - Scarsdale) announced today that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed legislation she authored (A7953) to improve the Fire District election process by prohibiting electioneering within one hundred feet of a polling...

New York State Assembly and Senate Pass Paulin Theatrical Financing Legislation

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D - Scarsdale) announced today that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed legislation she authored (A1448, S1606) to encourage the financing and production of off-Broadway theatrical works. This legislation amends outdated...

Paulin Health Certificate Legislation Helps Parents and Physicians

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced today that the Assembly and Senate passed her legislation to give parents and physicians additional time to schedule childrenís health exams and obtain the required health certificates for submission to...

New York State Assembly and Senate Pass Paulin Public Lewdness Legislation

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D - Scarsdale) announced today that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed legislation she authored (A9855, S6649) to increase the probation period for the crime of public lewdness to up to three years. Classified under...

Assembly Passes Paulinís Bill Targeting Illegal Gun Sales

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced Assembly passage of legislation she sponsored that makes it more difficult for criminals to obtain firearms, rifles and shotguns from gun dealers and increases the criminal penalties for those who illegally...

Paulinís Legislation Reinstating Daycare Medication Procedures Passes Assembly and Senate

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin today announced that her legislation to help working parents by permitting daycare staff to continue to administer medication to children was passed by the Assembly and Senate (A.8987-A). ďLast year, the State Education Department...

Legislature Passes Paulinís Measure Extending Orders of Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced the Assembly and Senate passed a bill she authored that will increase the maximum duration of orders of protection for victims of domestic violence (A.8923-A). ďThis legislation will increase the maximum...

Paulinís Legislation to Prevent Animal Cruelty Passes

Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced the Assembly and Senate passed her legislation requiring dog owners to provide adequate outdoor shelter (A.8679). ďAs we head into the summer, pet owners across New York are going to be letting their dogs outside...