Press Releases

Elected Officials Invite the Western Queens Community to Their Annual Celebration Commemorating Greek Independence

Simotas: New Legislation to Provide Tax Relief to Any Small Business Hurt by MTA Subway Station Maintenance Work and Closures or Other State and Local Infrastructure Projects

Assemblymember Aravella Simotas Calls on the MTA to Remove its Massive Illuminated Billboard on the Astoria Blvd Elevated Station

Assemblymember Simotas Advocates for Her Legislation to Preserve Rape Kits and Increase Protections for Sexual Assault Survivors

Simotas Says Astoria Subway Station Construction Closures are a Recipe for Disaster and the MTA Must Change its Focus to Improve Service and Accessibility

Assemblymember Simotas Introduces Legislation to Require Places of Entertainment to Provide “Family Accommodations”

Simotas and Hoylman, Joined By Consumer Groups, Call on Procter & Gamble to Change Packaging of Toxic Tide Pods

State Assemblymember Aravella Simotas Announces Investment of $1 Million for Three New Treatment Units at Mount Sinai Queens

Three Simotas Bills to Help Small Businesses and Increase Transparency in Government Have Been Signed into Law by the Governor

Simotas, Crowley, Gianaris and Constantinides Applaud State Action to End Traffic Nightmare on Astoria Boulevard by Keeping Big Trucks from Detouring Off the Expressway

Assemblywoman Simotas Honors Summer Readers

Assemblymember Simotas Discusses the Greek Immigrant Experience as Part of the Queens Historical Society Series: “Immigrant Voices”

Assemblymember Aravella Simotas to be Guest Speaker at The Queens Historical Society, Discussing the Immigrant Experience & Greek-American Life in Astoria

Simotas Hosts a Free Seminar on Paid Family Leave Law and Workplace Rights for the Modern Parent

Assemblymember Aravella Simotas is Raising Awareness of Two Serious Mental Health Disorders

Assemblymember Simotas Announces Passage of Her Baby Box Bill

Assemblymember Simotas Announces Assembly Passage of Her Four Bills to Help Small Businesses Avoid Common Violations and Increase Transparency and Public Participation in Agency Rulemaking

Legislators, Advocates, Families Call For Passage of Bill to Require Insurance Coverage of In-Vitro Fertilization

Assemblymember Simotas Takes Part in Ramadan Interfaith Iftar with Astoria’s Muslim American Society and Their Guests

We Need to Solve the Truck Traffic Problem on Astoria Blvd Stemming from Grand Central Parkway