Press Releases

Amy Paulin’s Safe Storage of Firearms Bill Signed into Law

Scarsdale, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) released the following statement upon the news that Governor Andrew Cuomo had signed into law her bill (A. 2686A) to require the safe and secure storage of rifles, shotguns, and handguns to...

Governors of New York and New Jersey Sign Amy Paulin’s Bill to Establish the Gateway Development Commission

Albany, NY and Trenton, NJ – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) hailed today’s announcement that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy would sign the Gateway Development Commission Act.The law is the product...

Statement by Assemblymember Amy R. Paulin on Today’s Approval of a Consumer Education and Awareness Campaign to Encourage Clean Energy in Westchester County

As the author of the legislation that prompted the development of this program, I applaud the Public Service Commission’s approval of the consumer education and awareness campaign in Westchester County. Con Edison’s natural gas moratorium was...

NYS Legislature Passes Amy Paulin’s Nuisance Call Act

Albany, NY – In the closing days of the 2019 legislative session, the Assembly and State Senate passed the Nuisance Call Act (A. 2224), sponsored by Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale). The legislation represents one piece of a multi-pronged...

NY and NJ Take Major Step to Move Critical Gateway Project Forward

Albany, NY and Trenton, NJ – Over the last two days, the legislative bodies of New York and New Jersey have passed identical bills under the name the Gateway Development Commission Act. The bill is the product of a six-way negotiation between both...

Assemblymember Paulin and Senator Krueger Cheer Passage of Bill to Protect Against a Federal Assault on the Integrity of Non-Profits and Houses of Worship

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) and Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) applauded passage of a bill to preserve existing restrictions on houses of worship and 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations from participating or intervening...

Assemblymember Paulin, Senator Hoylman, Legislators, and Activists Renew Call for Repeal of Loitering for the Purposes of Prostitution Law

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy R. Paulin and State Senator Brad Hoylman were joined by their fellow Assemblymembers and State Senators, civil rights experts, and social justice activists, including advocates from the transgender and gender-nonconforming...

Students from Albert Leonard Middle School and Pelham Middle School Honored as the Winners of Amy Paulin’s 4th Annual “There Ought to Be a Law” Contest

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy R. Paulin is proud to announce two middle school students at Pelham Middle School and one at Albert Leonard Middle School in New Rochelle are the winners of her Fourth Annual “There Ought to Be a Law” Contest....

Amy Paulin Cheers Passage of the Child Parent Security Act to Reform New York’s Outdated Laws on Gestational Surrogacy Agreements

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) released the following statement in reaction to the State Senate passing the Child-Parent Security Act (S. 2071B/A. 1071C). Assemblymember Paulin is the sponsor of the bill in the Assembly.“I...

Westchester Assembly Delegation Stands Up Against Bill that Benefits Insurance Companies Over Area Hospitals

Albany, NY – Despite united opposition by all members of the State Assembly representing Westchester County, the Assembly has passed a bill that would benefit insurance companies at the expense of hospitals and could prove financially devastating...

Assemblymember Paulin’s Bill to Study Protective Netting in Baseball Stadiums Passes Key Committee

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) cheered the reporting out of her bill (A. 362) concerning protective netting at baseball parks by the Assembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection. The New York Yankees and the New York...

Senator Carlucci & Assemblymember Paulin Fight to Pass Legislation Banning Crib Bumper Pads

(Albany, NY) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale), along with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and First Cradle held a press conference in Albany warning that crib bumper pads could...

Amy Paulin Applauds Measures in Budget to Make Stretch Limousines Safer, Urges Further Regulations

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) cheered policies enacted in the state budget to provide more tools for the State Police, the State Department of Transportation, and the Department of Motor Vehicles to keep unscrupulous limousine...

Amy Paulin Celebrates New Statewide Program to Increase Donation and Recycling of Food Scraps

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) hailed a new food donation and food scraps recycling program established in the recently passed 2019-2020 state budget. Building on the success local governments and sustainability advocates have...

Assembly Members from Westchester County Announce New Program to Help Deal with the Con Edison Moratorium Passed in the State Budget

Albany, NY – The members of the New York State Assembly who represent communities throughout Westchester County were pleased to announce that the recently passed 2019-2020 state budget contains a new program to help Westchester residents and developers...

Amy Paulin Joins Amicus Brief in Lawsuit to Prevent an Undercount in the 2020 U.S. Census That Would Harm New Yorkers

Scarsdale, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced that she had signed onto an Amicus Curiae brief in the lawsuit State of New York, et al., v. U.S. Dep’t of Commerce. The brief was filed today in support of a coalition of states,...

Amy Paulin’s Bill to Require Informed Consent for Training Exams on Unconscious Patients Passes the Assembly

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced that her bill to require the informed consent of the patient for any health care procedure of examination, including those done in the course of medical education or training (A. 4988...

Amy Paulin to Host Fourth Annual “There Ought to Be a Law” Contest

Scarsdale, NY – Assemblywoman Amy Paulin is sponsoring her fourth annual “There Ought to Be a Law” contest for students in grades six to eight throughout the 88th Assembly District.The contest asks students to identify a problem impacting...

Amy Paulin’s Bill on the Safe Storage of Firearms Passes the New York State Legislature

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced that her bill (A. 2686A) to require the safe and secure storage of rifles, shotguns, and handguns to prevent access by children and other prohibited persons has passed the New York State...

Assembly Judiciary Committee Approves Child-Parent Security Act, Assemblymember Amy Paulin’s Bill to Allow Gestational Surrogacy Agreements

ALBANY, NY -- Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) cheered the passage of the Child-Parent Security Act (A. 1071A) through the Assembly Judiciary Committee – a milestone in reforming New York’s outdated laws on gestational surrogacy agreements...