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Governor Cuomo Announces $20 Million in Child Care Funding to Expand Subsidized Child Care

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Children and Families, today announced that Governor Cuomo has awarded 20 million in federal funding to expand the Child Care Assistance program in New York...

Jaffee, Community Support MacCalman Field Parking Proposal

Jaffee Announces Unveiling of Signs Dedicating a Portion of Rte. 17 in Hillburn Thurgood Marshall Memorial Highway

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) in partnership with the Nyack NAACP, the Spring Valley NAACP, the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the African American Historical Society of Rockland County today unveiled signs dedicating...

New Federal Child Care Money and New State Taskforce can Position NY as Leader in Child Care

Congress has an opportunity to invest $2.4 billion new dollars to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) the principal federal source of child care assistance for low income working families. If appropriated, an estimated $108 million would...

Letter in Regards to Ramapo August Zoning Comprehensive Plan Hearings

Jaffee, Carlucci Announce FY 2018/2019 Library Construction Project Funding for Finklestein, Nyack and Pearl River Libraries

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today announced that the New York State Library and New York State Education Department have approved construction projects for Finklestein,...

Jaffee Honors 10 Rockland “Women of Distinction” in NYS Assembly Chambers

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced that she recognized ten Rockland County women with the 2019 New York State Assembly Women of Distinction Award. These awards honor women who are making a difference in New York...

Tomorrow is Now: Engaging Young Women in Government

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) is holding a free event for girls and young women ages 16-21 in partnership with the Spring Valley NAACP, Nyack NAACP, AAUW, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Delta...

Jaffee Applauds New Federal Law to Mandate Mammography Reports Include Breast Density Information

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced and applauded that national breast density inform legislation was enacted as part of the 2019 federal funding bill signed into law. The federal legislation directs the Food...

Jaffee, Day, Carlucci Announce New Speed Limit Reduction on Route 9W in Palisades

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern), Orangetown Supervisor Chris Day (R-Orangetown), and Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today announced their joint bipartisan efforts to create a reduction in the speed limit on...

Jaffee, Day Request Expansion of Chestnut Ridge Cease and Desist Zone to Orangetown, Call on Residents to Provide Evidence of Excessive Solicitation

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Orangetown Supervisor Chris Day today announced their intent to request that the New York Department of State (DOS), Division of Licensing Services expand the existing Cease and Desist Zone...

Governor Signs Jaffee, Carlucci Homestead Bill Protecting Orangetown Taxpayers from Unexpected Tax Increases

(Pearl River, NY) – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland /Westchester) today announced that the Governor signed into law their bill (A.9729/S7990), which amends New York State real property tax law to limit the...

New Department of State Regulation: Chestnut Ridge Cease and Desist Zones in Effect

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced that on July 1, 2018, a new regulation went into effect to address aggressive real estate solicitation in the incorporated Village of Chestnut Ridge in Rockland County, NY. The...

Assembly, Senate Pass Teen Tanning Protections Bill

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced passage in both the Assembly and the Senate of legislation (A07905A/S6016-A) she sponsored would prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18. The bill was...

Jaffee, Carlucci Bring Public Utility Law Project of New York to Rockland to Help Consumers with Utility Bills and Related Issues

Pearl River, NY – On Thursday May 10, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland /Westchester) brought The Public Utility Law Project (PULP) of New York to Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley for a Utility...

Carlucci, Jaffee & Zebrowski Announce 2018-19 State Budget Results for East Ramapo

Albany – Senator David Carlucci (D- Rockland/Westchester), Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern), and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) today announced they have once again secured $3 million in state funding that will enable the East Ramapo Central...

Jaffee Announces $650,000 in NYS Funding for Improvements to Intersection of Route 9W and Oak Tree Road

Palisades, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced she secured $650,000 in the New York State 2018-19 Budget for pedestrian safety and mobility improvements at the intersection of state Route 9W and Oak Tree Road in the Hamlet of...

Jaffee: NY State (DOS) Releases Proposed Rulemaking to Adopt Cease and Desist Zone in Chestnut Ridge

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced that the New York Department of State (DOS), Division of Licensing Services, on February 14, released its proposed rulemaking to adopt a cease and desist zone for the incorporated...

Free Flu Shots at Two Emergency Flu Clinics

Pearl River, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester), Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern), and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City), in partnership with Good Samaritan and Nyack Hospitals, today announced they will offer two Emergency...

Free Flu Shots at Two Emergency Flu Clinics

Pearl River, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester), Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern), and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City), in partnership with Good Samaritan and Nyack Hospitals, today announced they will offer two Emergency...