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Ra, The Newly Elected President of The New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators, Encourages Local Students to Apply for Athletic, Academic Scholarships

New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators President Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) is encouraging area students to submit applications to the organization’s annual scholarship program. The group distributes two, $4,000 academic scholarships...

Ra Renews Call for Bipartisan Public Hearings to Investigate Nursing Home Crisis after Lackluster Health Budget Hearing

“Budget hearings do not provide adequate time for the thorough public inquiry owed to the families who lost loved ones during the nursing home crisis. Because members have been stonewalled by the administration since August, it’s understandable...

Ra Calls for AG Investigation into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Governor Cuomo

“The story Lindsey Boylan detailed today is specific and credible. It merits a thorough and immediate investigation by the attorney general’s office. We must have zero tolerance for sexual harassment. These allegations describe predatory,...

Ra Advocates for State Support of Small Businesses During Economic Development Budget Hearing

During this morning’s joint legislative budget hearing on economic development, Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) made the case for using existing Empire State Development funding to help small businesses hit hard by the pandemic.Ra believes...

Ra, Minority Colleagues from Senate and Assembly Hold News Conference on Removing the Governor’s Emergency Powers

Today, Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) joined with his Minority colleagues from both houses at a press conference in the Capitol to urge their Majority counterparts to work with them to remove the governor’s emergency powers immediately.“This...

As Governor’s Falsehoods Intensify, Need for Legislative Investigatory Commission Becomes Crystal Clear

“After a week of threatening legislators, exaggerating their connections to world-renowned physicians and admitting to obstructing a federal investigation on a Zoom call, this administration decided the hole they’ve dug themselves in wasn’t...
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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) with contest winner Jacob Tabari and his family. Center: Winner Kaitlyn Goldman is pictured with her parents. Back Row, from Left to Right: Her teacher, Ms. Jenna Cavuto, Assistant Principal Amy Trojanowski, Principal Andrew Casale, Dean of Students Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) with Eagle Scouts Alexander Leonard DeMeo, Luke Martin and John Jake Sasso. Assemblyman Ed Ra (R,C,I-Franklin Square) recently held his annual Women of Distinction Ceremony at the Westbury Public Library. Ra honored educators, volunteers, civic-minded entrepreneurs and public Assemblyman Ra (center) and his rescue dog, Carter, accept an award from Long Island Cares CEO, Paule T. Pachter (left) and Community Events and Food Drive Manager, Billy Gonyou (right) for their part

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