Press Releases

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...

Flood Supports Assembly Minority Efforts to Combat Antisemitism in SUNY and CUNY Schools

Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) is joining his colleagues in the Assembly Minority to address the acts of violence and antisemitism on SUNY and CUNY college campuses. The members have introduced the “Dismantling Student Antisemitism Act”...

Flood Celebrates New Business in Stony Brook Village

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) welcomed a new business, Michael Macrina Architect, to Stony Brook Village on Tuesday, October 24. He attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony joined by Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Dan Panico, Alex Piccirillo...

Flood Welcomes Village Hair Studio to Stony Brook Village

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a second ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday, October 24, for the grand opening of Village Hair Studio in Stony Brook Village. He was joined for the opening day by Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Dan...

Flood Attends Ribbon-Cutting Event for D.K. Brothers Grand Opening

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, October 24, for the grand opening of D.K. Brothers by Madison Niche in Port Jefferson. Joining Flood for the opening day were Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Dan Panico,...

Flood Presents Official Proclamation to Suffolk County Marine Veteran

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) presented an official Assembly proclamation today to Melanie Corinne, a Marine Corps veteran who served a five-year term as a Levantine Arabic Linguist in the military intelligence field, in honor of her dedication...

Flood Hosts Press Conference to Advocate for “Gabby’s Law”

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) hosted a press conference alongside Sen. Anthony Palumbo (R,C-New Suffolk) to advocate for their proposed legislation “Gabby’s Law,” which would implement a “Teal Alert” for missing adults including...

Flood: Migrants – Coming to A SUNY Campus Near You

“It is unacceptable for the Governor and New York City leadership to send undocumented migrants onto taxpayer-funded SUNY campuses across the state due to their lack of planning. Most are coming here for a better life, but there are some coming here...

Flood Introduces “Gabby’s Law” in Honor of Gabby Petito and Missing Young Adults

Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) introduced legislation that would require local law enforcement to establish a “Teal Alert” for missing adults including victims of domestic violence who are believed to be in danger (A.3230). Similar to the...

Flood: Police Officer Shot In Suffolk County Released From Hospital

“I am pleased to announce that Officer Michael LaFauci, who put his life on the line pursuing a robbery suspect on foot last week, was released today from Stony Brook Hospital. I commend all the hard-working doctors, nurses and staff who were involved...

Flood: Say No to Hochul’s High-Rise Plan

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Assemblyman Ed Flood (R,C-Port Jefferson) attended a press conference today to oppose Gov. Hochul’s high rise housing plan, which calls for the removal of local municipality decision-making about the direction of neighborhoods. This plan will allow...