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Assemblyman Ed Ra Calls for Restoration of Judicial Discretion, Eliminating Cashless Bail

Show me a controversial issue in the political world today and you'll see opposing sides put forth evidence showcasing why their arguments are correct. So, it comes as no surprise that when New York City Mayor Eric Adams introduced data regarding repeat...

Ra’s Patriotic Picnic: A Reminder Why We Honor Our Vets

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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) hosted a free patriotic picnic on Thursday, August 11 to salute our veterans. Family and friends of Nassau County veterans came together to show gratitude for the local heroes in the community. A few highlights from...

Assemblyman Ra's Proposal to Provide Tax Relief to Seniors Signed into Law By Gov. Hochul

A bill championed by Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) for many years to provide senior homeowners with additional tax relief was signed into law by Gov. Hochul on Monday. The new law will permit local governments to increase the maximum allowable...

Ra Hosts Annual Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) recently held his annual blood drive in conjunction with the New York Blood Center at the Gold Coast Library on July 27. Forty-one pints of blood were collected, and this will help save 123 lives. Congratulations...

Ra Hosts Annual Blood Drive At Gold Coast Library

Assemblyman Ed Ra (R - Franklin Square) is hosting his annual Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 27 at Gold Coast Library in Glen Head. Donations will be taken from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. All donors need to be at least 18 years or older and will receive a voucher...

Ra Hosts Annual Breakfast Food Drive

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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) recently held his annual Breakfast Food Drive to benefit Long Island Cares. Participating schools included Notre Dame School (New Hyde Park), New Hyde Park Road School and Garden City Park School (Garden City Park)....

Ra Celebrates Flag Day with Cherry Lane Elementary Staff, Students

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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R - Franklin Square) was proud to join Students and faculty of Cherry Lane Elementary School in their annual Flag Day celebration on June 14th, 2022. As part of their Flag Day ceremony, Assemblyman Ra presented the school with an American...

Ra Announces Winner of There Ought To Be A Law Contest

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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R - Franklin Square) was pleased to announce 5th-Grader Siena Livorno as the winner of the 4th Annual There Ought To Be A Law ceremony for her work regarding the extension of paid family leave. There Ought To Be A Law contest invites...

Ra Recognizes Newest Eagle Scouts

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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R - Franklin Square) was pleased to welcome seven new Eagle Scouts into Mineola Troop 45 during an induction ceremony at Mineola High School on June 11, 2022. “Congratulations to Mineola’s newest Eagle Scouts. Only 5 percent of...

Ra Joins Garden City PTA in Teaching Youth about Bike Safety and Rules of The Road

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Last weekend, Assemblyman Ed Ra (R- Franklin Square) hosted a Bike Rodeo at Garden City Middle School for children ranging from kindergarten through fifth grade. More than 15 riders had their bicycles inspected, helmets fit-checked, and practiced skills...
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