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Lawmakers, Environmental Leaders Rally to Demand an End to Fossil Fuels in New Building Construction

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Albany, NY – Environmental and renewable energy advocates joined lawmakers on the “Million Dollar Staircase” on Tuesday to rally for a statewide ban on fossil fuels in new building construction in this year’s budget.“New...

Assemblymember Gallagher and Senator Hoylman Introduce LLC Transparency Legislation

New York – Today, Assemblymember Emily Gallagher and Senator Brad Hoylman introduced a new bill to shine a light into the murky world of New York’s limited liability companies (LLCs) by requiring them to disclose the names and addresses of...

Assemblymember Gallagher Helps Secure $75 Million Investment for Development of Bushwick Inlet Park

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Brooklyn, NY – In one of his final acts as Mayor, Bill de Blasio announced an investment of $75 million toward the development of the CitiStorage parcel of Bushwick Inlet Park in North Brooklyn. Assemblymember Emily Gallagher worked closely with...

Senator Kavanagh, Assemblymember Gallagher, Colleagues, and Environmental Groups Call for Passage of All-Electric Building Act

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Brooklyn, NY – Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assemblymember Emily Gallagher were joined by colleagues and representatives of environmental organizations including the NY League of Conservation Voters, Sane Energy Project, Sierra Club, NYPIRG, WE ACT...

Assemblymember Gallagher and Nine Legislative Colleagues Send Letter to Commission of Correction Demanding Immediate Closure of Rikers Island Jail Complex

Brooklyn, NY – Assemblymember Emily Gallagher joined nine other Members of the Assembly in a letter to the state Commission of Correction urging the regulatory body to fulfill its statutory mandate and close New York City’s main jail complex...

Vision Zero: Mayor de Blasio Announces $39 Million in Immediate and Long-Term Safety Improvements for McGuinness Boulevard

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Hank Gutman today announced both immediate and long-term safety improvements to McGuinness Boulevard in Brooklyn, where teacher Matthew Jensen was recently killed in another instance...

At Vigil for Beloved Greenpoint Teacher Killed in Hit & Run, Mayor de Blasio Commits to Redesigning McGuinness Boulevard and Pushes Albany to Pass Crash Victims Rights & Safety Act

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BROOKLYN, NY —At Greenpoint’s McGolrick Park, blocks from the McGuinness Boulevard intersection where a reckless driver killed beloved public school teacher Mattthew Jensen in a hit-and-run last week, Mayor de Blasio committed to “putting...

Assemblymember Emily Gallagher’s Statement on the FY2021-22 New York State Budget

In the richest city in the richest country in the history of the world, we’ve struggled year after year to invest in our most basic needs because of a destructive commitment to austerity. This year, we’re charting a new direction. That’s...
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