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Autozone Finally Removes Graffiti Following Requests from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz

Bronx, NY – It wasn’t quick, but Autozone finally has removed unsightly graffiti that had covered the southern wall of a yet-unopened new store in Kingsbridge. Constituents had reported the graffiti via Twitter and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz...

Assemblyman Dinowitz Introduces Legislation to Dramatically Increase Penalties for Utility Company Failures

Albany, NY – In response to dramatically underwhelming penalties threatened against utility providers following failures to adequately prepare for and respond to Tropical Storm Isaias, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is introducing legislation to significantly...

Legislators and Advocates Announce Push for ‘Green Transit/Green Jobs’ Legislation in New York State

Albany, NY – One year after New York State enacted monumental climate change legislation, a pair of state legislators are pushing their proposal to reduce carbon emissions in the transportation sector and promote the creation of new, good, climate-friendly...

Governor Signs Absentee Voting Expansion Bill from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz

Albany, NY – Voters in New York State will be able to vote absentee until at least the end of 2021, thanks to newly signed legislation from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. The legislation was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo on August 20, 2020...

Assemblyman Dinowitz to Introduce Legislation Modernizing Utility Consumer Bill of Rights

Albany, NY – With parts of New York State, including the Bronx, still in the process of recovering from widespread power outages after Tropical Storm Isaias on August 4, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz announced plans to introduce legislation modernizing...

Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Anti-Semitic Candidate Questionnaire from NYC-DSA

Bronx, NY – In response to the inclusion of two anti-Semitic questions on the NYC Council candidate questionnaire from the NYC Chapter of DSA, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has issued the following statement:“Asking candidates for municipal office...

Statement from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on Con Edison Response to Widespread Power Outages

Bronx, NY – On August 4, 2020, damage from Tropical Storm Isaias resulted in the loss of power for over 200,000 Con Edison utility consumers including over 22,000 homes in the Bronx. In the 24 hours following the beginning of these outages, Con Edison...

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Introduces Legislation to Combat Ballot Postmark Disenfranchisement

Albany, NY – As the June 23 ballot fiasco continues to unfold, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has introduced legislation to ensure that future absentee voters are not disenfranchised due to problematic postal procedures. The legislation would supersede...

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Comments on Passage of Automatic Voter Registration & Redistricting Bills

Albany, NY – Amidst the flurry of legislation that passed this week, there are two bills which have gathered acute interest from electoral reform advocates. One bill would create an automatic voter registration system in New York State beginning...

Assemblyman Dinowitz Passes Bill to Extend Absentee Voting Through 2021

Albany, NY – As part of a set of election reforms to address voting problems that arose in the June 23 primary election, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has successfully passed legislation that would expand New York voters’ ability to vote by mail...

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