Glick Statement on the Signing of Womens Rights Legislation
Oct 23, 2015
Yesterday Governor Cuomo signed several bills into law that will strengthen womens rights in New York. This is a big step forward toward improving the lives of women in New York and I am happy that we were able to achieve important improvements...
Public Comment Period for Pier 55
Oct 16, 2015
As you may know, Hudson River Park Trust, in partnership with the Diller von Furstenberg Family Foundation, is proposing the creation of a new pier- Pier 55. This would replace Pier 54 currently located between Little West 12th and 13th Streets....
Make Equal Pay for Women the Law
Sep 4, 2015
On the evening of March 25, 1911, a fire broke out in Manhattan's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Locked inside, many workers most of them women leapt eight stories to their deaths.
The fire is a tragedy seared into labor history. The shock...
Diversify Court of Appeals with LGBT Jurist
Jul 18, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo may soon have another opportunity to promote diversity. By the end of this year, he must appoint two new judges to the Court of Appeals. Here is a chance to help make the justice system more just by increasing diversity on the bench....
Return of Weekend Service for the M8 Bus
Jul 23, 2014
After lengthy advocacy, I am thrilled to announce that the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has agreed to restore much needed weekend bus service along the M8 line.
For many residents, the M8 is the only readily available form of public transportation....
Assembly Passage of Advanced Home Health Aide Bill
Jun 20, 2014
Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District, Manhattan, announces Assembly passage of her legislation, A.10137, which would allow advanced home health aides to perform health-related tasks under the direct supervision of a registered professional...
Veterinary Emergency Response Bill Passes Assembly
Jun 19, 2014
Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan announced today the unanimous Assembly passage of legislation that would protect our animals from life-threatening situations in times of disaster and cruelty. The bill, A.9786, would allow...
Demanding Accountability from the Empire State Development Corporation
Jun 18, 2014
Two weeks ago we submitted a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request to the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) requesting a copy of a secret Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the ESDC, the Atlas Corporation, and the Hudson River Park...
Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors Passes Assembly
Jun 16, 2014
Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick of the 66th Assembly District in Manhattan announces passage of her bill, A.6983A/S.4917A, in the New York State Assembly. Im very pleased at the Assembly passage of the ban on conversion therapy...
Setting the Record Straight on Pier 40 and the Hudson River Park
May 16, 2014
Today's article in the New York Times, "Possible Deal May Bring Money to Repair Pier 40 in Manhattan," implies that State officials and a developer have struck a deal to transfer air rights through a General Project Plan (GPP). The fact that a deal has...
Greenwich Village to Get New Public School at 75 Morton Street
Mar 25, 2014
Greenwich Village For seven years and through 3 successive Governors, elected officials and community activists have sought to have New York State sell the building at 75 Morton Street to the School Construction Authority to be used as a public...
Keeping Your Dog Safe During NYC Winters
Jan 29, 2014
Snow and salt melting into cavities with electric cables can lead to dangerous conditions of stray voltage that poses a threat to humans and animals. Winter incidents occur when melted snow mixed with salt-based de-icers form a saline solution and conduction...
Save the Date
Jan 10, 2014
You are invited to a screening of Gasland 2
Thursday, January 23, 6:30-9:00 PMAt Teatro Circulo64 E 4th Street (between the Bowery and 2nd Ave)New York, NY 10003
The event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a screening of Gasland...