Press Releases

Assemblyman David Weprin, Assemblyman Michael DenDekker, Senator Tony Avella and Business and Civic Leaders Denounce “Traffic Pricing”

On Sunday, February 6, 2011, Assemblyman David I. Weprin (D-Queens) was joined by Assemblyman Michael DenDekker (D-Queens), State Senator Tony Avella (D- Queens), Mr. Carlo Scissura, Chief of Staff for Brooklyn Borough President Markowitz, Mr. Corey Bearak,...

Assemblyman David Weprin calls for Public Hearing and City Council approval on Future Chancellor Appointments

New York, NY – Assemblymember David I. Weprin (D-Queens) and Senator-elect Tony Avella held (D-Queens) a press conference on Sunday, December 19, 2010 on the steps of City Hall. Assemblyman Weprin spoke in support of his bill that would amend the...

Assemblyman Weprin Slams Excessive Water Rates; Calls on Public to Take Action

New York, NY – Assemblymember David I. Weprin (D-Queens) held a press conference on Sunday, November 14, 2010 on the steps of City Hall, regarding the recent water rate hikes by the New York City Water Board. Since 2007, the New York City Water...

Assembly Members Denounce Excessive Proposed Water Rates; Proposed Rates Exceed Costs by Nearly 20%

New York, NY – Assembly Members David I. Weprin (D-Queens) and Assembly Member James F. Brennan (D-Brooklyn) held a press conference on Sunday April 18, 2010 in City Hall Park, regarding the impending water rate hikes by the New York City Water Board. Since...

Assemblyman David I. Weprin Speaks Out Against MTA Station Agent Lay-Offs

Assemblymember David I. Weprin (D – Little Neck) held a press conference along with New York State Assemblymember Richard Brodsky, New York State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Maurice Jenkins, Vice President of Stations for TWU Local 100 as well...