Press Releases

Flood Joins “Hate Has No Consequences” Press Conference in Effort to Combat Hate Crimes

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a press conference alongside members of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences to announce new proposals aimed to combat antisemitism on college campuses throughout the state. The elected officials...

Flood Joins Assembly Minority to Combat Campus Antisemitism

Assemblyman Ed Flood (R.C-Port Jefferson) is joining his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference to combat antisemitic activities on college campuses throughout the state. Since the October 7, 2023 Hamas terrorist attacks there has been a nearly...

Arbor Day Celebration Begins New Trend in Port Jefferson

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) joined community members and local officials in Port Jefferson for the first annual Arbor Day Celebration. This event marks the beginning of a beautiful tradition that will see trees planted in Port Jefferson...

Flood: Homeowners to Take Back Their Property Rights Once and for All

“The passage of the new squatter bill in the New York state budget has made me more optimistic in regard to New York’s incomprehensible squatter issue many homeowners are facing across our state. This legislation is a step in the right direction in...

Flood Joins Congressman Marc Molinaro to Call for Independent Review of the NYSDOH Covid-19 Nursing Home Order

Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C Port Jefferson) joined Congressman Marc Molinaro in the Capitol today to call for an independent review of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) COVID-19 nursing home order that was put into effect four years ago....

Flood Reacts to One-House Budget

“My colleagues and I in the Assembly Minority have tirelessly advocated against Governor Hochul potentially removing the ‘hold harmless’ provision for this year’s state budget– I am pleased to see both sides of the aisle working together and...

Flood Demands Equal Pay for Equal Work

“Direct support professionals (DSP) are some of the most dedicated and caring workers who help with several levels of daily care for the most vulnerable individuals,” said Flood. “It is crucial that their pay reflects their cost of living and is...

Flood Joins Bipartisan Push for 'Melanie’s Law'

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a press conference to advocate for “Melanie’s Law” (A.6026/S.6288), a measure that would extend orders of protection for family members beyond the individuals named in them and to minors in the...

Flood: Enforce Immigration Laws and Protect Public Safety

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a press conference alongside Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski), Senate Minority Leader Robert Ortt (R,C-North Tonawanda) and their colleagues in the Minority Conferences. The elected...

Flood: Funding for Electric Vehicles and not for Schools

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a press conference today, Feb. 12, 2024, to call for a delay to Gov. Hochul’s all-electric school bus mandate. Starting in 2027, school districts across the state will be required to purchase only zero-emission...

Flood Reflects on Environmental Conservation Budget Hearing

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson), a member of the Environmental Conservation Committee, joined the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Environmental Conservation on Wednesday, February 7, 2024. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority...

Flood: Education Funding Drops to Bottom of Hochul’s List

“The proposed Executive Budget highlighted $10 million to train 20,000 teachers on a back-to-basics reading program while lowering the amount of funding our public schools will receive to help our students and teachers rebuild what was lost during COVID....

Flood Joins Fight Against Fentanyl Crisis

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a bipartisan press conference today alongside the Suffolk and Nassau County District Attorneys in a fight against the nationwide fentanyl crisis and public health emergency. The elected officials and...

Flood Remains Hopeful for Start of Legislative Session

“With the start of another legislative session in Albany, I am eager to align my attention to the needs of New Yorkers—starting with combating the unprecedented spending affecting the pockets of hard-working taxpayers while the nation’s inflation...

Flood Appreciates Donations for Toys for Tots Drive

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) hosted a Toys for Tots drive in partnership with the Marine Corps Reserve to help families in need this holiday season. Toys for Tots has been helping disadvantaged families for nearly 30 years, and Flood was...

Flood Hosts Holiday Open House

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) was proud to host his first Holiday Open House at his District Office yesterday to kick off the holiday season. The event helped advertise his Toys for Tots Drive while also giving district residents a chance...

Flood Attends Bipartisan Assembly Public Hearing

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a public hearing regarding human trafficking as a bipartisan effort to pass meaningful legislation combating human trafficking, removing statutes of limitations for prosecuting human traffickers and allowing...

Flood Celebrates Career Day At Terryville Road Elementary

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Last Friday, Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended Career Day at Terryville Road Elementary School. Participating in this event was beneficial not only for the participants but also for the students who got valuable insight into different...

Flood Hosts 2023 Women of Distinction Event

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) hosted his first Women of Distinction event to present official Assembly Proclamations to two local women, Diana Brown and Gail Lynch-Bailey, who have made a significant impact in the community and are worthy...

Flood Hosts Toys for Tots Drive

Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) is partnering with the Marine Corps Reserve to host a Toys for Tots drive this holiday season to help families in need. Toys for Tots has been helping disadvantaged families for nearly 30 years and Flood is proud...