Assembly Passes Dinowitz Bill Requiring Doctors to Post Product Recall Information
Feb 8, 2013
Bronx - Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) is pleased to announce the Assembly’s passage of A.00375, legislation he sponsored requiring primary care physicians to post information detailing how parents can subscribe to the U.S. Consumer Product...
Letter on Montefiore and Westchester Square Medical Center
Feb 6, 2013
Statement from Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz:
“Good morning. Thank you to the New York State Nurses Association for inviting me, my apologies for not being able to be with you in person.
I have concerns about the proposed changes to both Montefiore...
Con Ed Agrees to Add Power to South Riverdale after Meeting with Assemblyman Dinowitz and Local Residents
Jan 15, 2013
At a meeting organized by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx), representatives from Con Edison as well as residents from buildings on Johnson, Palisade and Independence Avenues and the Assemblyman discussed the issue of chronic power outages in the...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Calls on DOT to Fix Island at the Intersection of Sedgwick Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park West
Jan 9, 2013
Bronx - Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) has made a formal request to the Department of Transportation to fix a newly installed island that is creating a potentially dangerous situation for motorists and pedestrians at the intersection of Sedgwick...
Assemblyman Dinowitz: “Assembly Budget Protects Seniors, Rejects Cuts to EPIC and Title XX”
Mar 17, 2011
The New York State Assembly unveiled it’s 2011 budget plan which included full funding restorations to two of the most vital programs for New York’s seniors, Title XX and EPIC.
As part of his Executive Budget, Governor Cuomo proposed drastic cuts...
Assemblyman Dinowitz, Council Member Koppell and State Senator Espaillat Announce Town Hall Meeting
Feb 28, 2011
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Council Member Oliver Koppell, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, and the Riverdale YM-YWHA will host a town hall meeting to discuss critical issues such as the City and State budgets, education funding, job creation and economic...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Requests Bus Stop Location be Moved
Nov 3, 2010
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has requested that the Department of Transportation change the site of the northbound BX-7 bus stop that is located on Riverdale Avenue between Greystone Avenue and West 231st Street. The Assemblyman is asking that the bus...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Criticizes Lack of Notice by NYC Department of Health for Spraying Against West Nile Virus
Nov 3, 2010
The community was surprised to learn that the New York City Department of Health sprayed pesticides to fight against the West Nile Virus throughout the Riverdale area earlier this week.
On the evening of Monday September 20th, NYC Department of Health...
Dinowitz Requests Paper Transfers for Victims of MTA Service Cuts
Jun 29, 2010
For many Bx20 and Bx34 riders, the MTA’s service cuts that went into effect this week amounted to not just a headache, but also a fare hike by 100%.
As of June 27, there is no longer off-peak service on the Bx20, and no weekend or overnight service...
Assembly Passes Full Restoration of Title XX Program Funding
Jun 15, 2010
Albany – The one week budget extender bill enacted by the State Legislature yesterday included a full restoration of Governor Paterson’s cut to the Title XX block grant. The Title XX program provides funding throughout the State for Domestic Violence...
Dinowitz Fights to Save Senior Citizen from Homelessness in Section 8 Fiasco
May 11, 2010
If a local landlord and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) have their way, an 84-year-old could soon end up on the streets.
A resident at 3840 Orloff Avenue lost her rent subsidy through the Section 8 housing program administered by NYCHA...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Blasts Arizona Immigration Law as Un-American
May 4, 2010
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) has condemned Arizona’s recently passed immigration law, calling it un-American. The law requires the police to stop and question anyone who looks like an illegal immigrant. “We are a nation of immigrants,”...
Assemblyman Englebright & Assemblyman Dinowitz Introduce Geriatric Chemical Dependency Act
May 17, 2006
Assemblyman Steven Englebright, Chair of the Committee on Aging, and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Chair of the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, will be joined by seniors citizens, senior citizen advocates, legislators, providers of services and...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Announces The Anti-Human Trafficking Act of 2006
May 2, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, other members of the Assembly, and a large group of advocacy groups led by the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition have announced support for A.1898-b, The Anti-Human Trafficking Act of 2006....
Assemblyman Dinowitz Urges Assembly and Senate to Pass Legislation to Support Veterans Exposed to Depleted Uranium
Apr 27, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz expressed confidence that today’s roundtable held by the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs would highlight the need to enact legislation Assemblyman Dinowitz has authored (A9116/S6964) to assist veterans who may have...
Assemblyman Dinowitz Speaks on State Budget at Wakefield Meeting
Apr 21, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz was the featured speaker at the Wakefield Taxpayer’s Meeting on April 20th. He focused on the recently passed (on-time) state budget, with an emphasis on taxes, health care and education. A major theme of his address was...
Dinowitz Urges MTA to Ratify Contract with TWU
Apr 21, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz announced his support for the TWU’s recent ratification of the contract negotiated with the MTA last December. In a letter to MTA Chairman Peter Kalikow, Chairman and MTA Board Members, Assemblyman Dinowitz stated, the...
Dinowitz Continues Effort to Address the Blight of Naples Terrace Step Street’s Filth
Apr 21, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz announced his continued efforts to address a blight of Kingsbridge. The Naples Terrace step street is again littered with trash, including beer bottles and food.
In a letter to Bronx Borough Department of Sanitation Commissioner...
Local Elected Officials Blast New York City Fire Department over the Closing of the Woodlawn Firehouse
Apr 10, 2006
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Congressman Eliot Engel, City Council Member Oliver Koppell, State Senator Jeffrey Klein, and Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión, Jr. are outraged to learn that the Woodlawn Firehouse will be closing in May. The New...