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Women of Distinction 2021

Ra Pleased with Results of State Municipal Water Study

“Today, the state released the results of its study on the feasibility of municipal takeover of New York American Water Company’s operations. As an advocate for local ratepayers, I’m pleased that the results are so positive. New York...

On Anniversary of Cuomo’s Deadly Directive, Ra Continues to Press for Answers, Accountability

“My heart goes out to the families. I cannot imagine the unshakeable grief that comes from knowing someone who was always there for you died alone. They’re in my prayers. They remain our priority. My colleagues and I will continue pushing...

Ra Implores Governor to Sign Bill Authorizing Nursing Home Visitation

“In the Legislature, Minority and Majority members came together to pass a bipartisan bill allowing New Yorkers to visit their loved ones who have been isolated in nursing homes for far too long. It’s a critically important mental health issue...

Statement from Assemblyman Ed Ra on Today’s General Budget Conference Committee Meeting

Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square), the Minority Conference’s Ranking Member on the Committee on Ways & Means, issued the following statement after today’s meeting of the General Budget Conference Committee. The Committee convened today after...

JCOPE Is Broken. Let’s Replace It.

Wouldn’t it seem strange if there was a massive outbreak of foodborne illness and no one thought to ask the FDA about it? If there was a devastating hurricane and no one reached out to FEMA?New York state is currently engulfed by a series of generational...
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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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