Press Releases

Assemblymember Lunsford: Assembly Budget Proposal Makes Critical Investments in Our Communities

“The health and safety of our families is my top priority, especially during what’s been an incredibly overwhelming and difficult year for us all. The Assembly is proposing a budget that will bring vital funding into our communities as we...

Statement of Assemblymember Jen Lunsford in Support of the Majority Plan to Revoke the Governor’s Powers

Last Spring, our state and nation faced an unprecedented public health crisis, and decisive action was necessary to preserve the health and lives of New Yorkers.In the intervening year, we have navigated some of the toughest days in the history of our...

New York State Legislators Call on Governor Cuomo to Effectively Allocate Funds from the Consolidated Appropriations Act

Albany, NY – New York State legislators from across the state joined childcare advocates this Tuesday, 2/23/2021, to call on Governor Cuomo to effectively and expeditiously release $469 million in childcare funding, which the state received from...

Assemblymember Lunsford: The fight for Justice Continues in Wake of Grand Jury Decision

“Daniel Prude’s death was a horrific tragedy that shook our community to its core and led to long overdue conversations about policing, race and mental health across our country. Today’s grand jury decision does not end the fight for...

Assemblymember Lunsford Introduces Three Childcare Assistance Bills

Assemblymember Jen Lunsford (D-Perinton) announced that she introduced new bills that would make quality childcare more affordable for working families.“As a working mom, I understand firsthand the soaring costs of childcare and how the COVID-19...