Press Releases

Assemblymember Glick Applauds Approval of Companion Animal Custody Legislation

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan, responded today to the adoption into law of her legislation, A.5775, which directs judges to consider the best interest of companion animals when awarding custody in divorce proceedings....

Assemblymember Glick, Lower Manhattan Leaders Oppose Permanent Open Restaurants

Manhattan, NY – Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick was joined this morning at 120 Broadway, office of the New York City Department of City Planning, by Assemblymember Harvey Epstein; Manhattan Community Board 2 Chair Jeannine Kiely; Manhattan Community...

Assemblymember Glick Announces Passage of Bill Prohibiting Insurance Discrimination Based on Dog Ownership

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan, announced today the passage of legislation A.4075, which prevents insurers from refusing to insure or increasing rates for homeowners based solely on the breed of dog living in the home....

Assemblymember Glick and Senator Salazar Announces Passage of Loft Tenant Protection Bill

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan, and Senator Julia Salazar, 18th Senate District Brooklyn, announced today the passage of legislation A.7667 / S.6950 in both legislative houses, including unanimous Assembly passage earlier...

Gender, Race, Ethnicity Wage Gap Bill Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan announced today the Assembly passage of legislation A.5773. This legislation would require state contractors to disclose data on employee compensation by gender, race and ethnicity. “Once...

New Transparency Law Passed by Senator Hoylman & Assembly Member Glick Goes into Effect

New Law Requires State Liquor Authority to Make Liquor License Stipulations Publicly Available on Online Database, Increasing Transparency for Community Residents, Small Business and Local Law EnforcementNEW YORK—The New York State Liquor Authority...

Senator Jackson and Assemblymember Glick Introduce Landmark Legislation to Give Rights to Workers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

New York State Senator Robert Jackson (SD 31) and Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick (AD 66) have introduced landmark legislation – the Expanding Worker Dignity Act – to give rights to workers who are currently misclassified as independent contractors....

School Safety Camera Bill Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan announced today the Assembly passage of legislation A.6449. This legislation will authorize New York City to expand the current speed safety camera demonstration program to allow additional...

Assemblymember Glick Lauds Reproductive Health Act Legislation

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District, Manhattan, announces Assembly passage of her legislation, A.21, which protects a woman’s right to an abortion by updating New York’s outdated laws.“New York women deserve to have...

State Senate Jeopardizing the Safety of New York Women and Children

New York, NY – Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Borough President Gale Brewer and advocates Transportation Alternatives, Planned Parenthood demand Senate Majority Leader Flanagan call the State Senate back to Albany...

Glick Calls on Senate to Vote on Bills to Protect New Yorkers

Justice Kennedy's announced retirement is a painful blow to the already precarious balance on the Supreme Court. While generally conservative, Justice Kennedy often delivered the deciding vote on cases that upheld the constitutional rights to liberty...

Glick and Hoylman Respond to Crisis Pregnancy Center Supreme Court Ruling

New York, NY – Today June 26, 2018, Assemblymember Deborah Glick and Senator Brad Hoylman issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's ruling on National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, which deemed California's...

State Senate Kills Speed Camera Program

"In a shocking display of callousness and disregard for human life, the State Senate has failed to extend New York City's speed safety camera program," said Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick. "This life-saving program has been slowing motorists down in...

Glick and Elected Colleagues Applaud Battery Park City Authority Appointments

New York, NY – On the last two days of the 2018 legislative session, June 19th and June 20th, the New York State Senate confirmed Martha Gallo and Anthony Kendall – both Battery Park City residents – to the Battery Park City Authority Board....

Statement on Family Separation and Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

I am horrified and outraged by the actions that the Trump administration has taken to separate immigrant children from their families and then jail them, and by the executive order signed today that would legalize the indefinite detention of families. Since...

Assembly Passes Vital SUNY and CUNY Bills

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan, and Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, announced today the Assembly passage of two bills intended to strengthen New York's public higher education system. A.10620 / S.7259-A...

Assemblymember Glick Statement on Supreme Court Decision

I am disappointed to hear of the 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cake Shop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission handed down on Monday by the US Supreme Court, which ruled in favor of the bakery that chose not to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake. I understand...

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick Comments on Charlottesville

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick of the 66th Assembly District in Manhattan responded to the events last week in Charlottesville, and the President's response. "Like most Americans, I was horrified and outraged by this past weekend's demonstration...

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick Responds to the Justice Department's Brief Rolling Back Civil Rights Protections for Sexual Orientation

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick of the 66th Assembly District in Manhattan responded to the Department of Justice's filing of an amicus brief arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bans employment discrimination for protected classes, does...

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick Responds to President Trump's Announcement Banning Transgender Individuals from Serving in the Military

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick of the 66th Assembly District in Manhattan's statement on President Trump's Twitter announcement that transgender individuals will no longer be allowed to serve in the military: "Every change in accepting new categories...