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Assemblymember Bronson: Safe Staffing Legislation a Win for Health Care Workers, Vulnerable New Yorkers

Assemblymember Harry Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that he helped pass legislation that prioritizes the health and safety of New Yorkers by setting safe staffing standards at hospitals and nursing homes statewide.“The heroic, tireless...

Assemblymember Bronson Supports Earth Day Legislation to Preserve Environment for Future Generations

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester) announced that he helped pass an Earth Day legislative package, which builds on his previous efforts to combat climate change and preserve our environment not only for future generations but for Rochester...

Economic Development Chair Assemblymember Harry Bronson Delivers $1 Billion in Small Business Recovery Relief

Rochester, NY – Economic Development Chair Assemblymember Harry Bronson today announced $1 Billion in small business recovery relief included in the Economic Development portion of the 2021-22 NYS Budget.“2020 challenged our economy more than...

Assemblymember Bronson: Assembly Police Reform and Accountability Bills Take Effect April 1st

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester) announced that several new laws he co-sponsored to provide oversight and accountability of police departments will go into effect on April 1st.“Every person, regardless of the color of their skin, is...

Assemblymember Bronson: Legalizing Adult-Use Marijuana is an Important Step Toward Social Equity

“For far too long, low-income and minority communities have been disproportionately affected by outdated drug laws, including the criminalization of marijuana. Today, we took a historic step toward righting this injustice.“Legalization of...

Assemblymember Bronson: Assembly Budget Proposal Invests in New York’s Recovery

“After more than a year of battling COVID-19, our communities have faced significant challenges as this virus changed nearly every facet of our lives. Vaccine distribution shows us that the end is in sight, but our state’s recovery depends...

Assemblymember Bronson’s bill to Publicize Nursing Home Inspection Data Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester) announced that a bill he sponsored to require the state Department of Health (DOH) to publish online all inspections conducted on nursing homes and residential health care facilities during the COVID-19 crisis...

Assemblymember Bronson Passes Bill to Allow Family Caregivers to Visit Nursing Home Residents

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester) announced that a bill he sponsored to allow personal caregiver and short-term compassionate care visitors at nursing homes and residential health care facilities passed the Assembly (A.1052-B).“My bill...

Assemblymember Bronson on Revoking Governor’s Emergency Powers

“Last year, when COVID-19 first threw our state into turmoil and so much was unknown and uncertain, an overwhelmingly bipartisan legislative majority granted the governor emergency powers to quickly deal with the sudden crisis. It is now time to...

Statement on Grand Jury Decision to Not Charge Officers involved in Daniel Prude's Death

Today my thoughts are with the family of Daniel Prude. This grand jury report underscores the need for drastic, transformative, systemic changes in law enforcement training and mental health crisis response in New York State. Our work continues in the...
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