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Assembly Member Lentol Announces Repeal of 50-a, Legislative Package to Bring Police Transparency and Accountability

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced the passage of a legislative package to promote transparency and accountability within law enforcement and to improve police and community relations. This comes after the horrific murder of...

Assembly Member Lentol Introduces Legislation Requiring Annual Pandemic Plan for Nursing Homes

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) today announced the introduction of legislation that will require nursing homes to submit an annual pandemic emergency plan to the New York State Department of Health for approval (A10394). The COVID19...

Assembly Member Lentol and 42 Assembly Colleagues Call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to Stop Partisan Rhetoric over COVID19 Funding

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) today called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to stop the unproductive rhetoric that pits states against each other over COVID19 relief funding and instead negotiate direct aid to New York -...

Assembly Member Joe Lentol Calls for a Halt to Euthanizing Dogs and Cats During COVID19

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) has asked the New York City Animal Care Centers (ACC) to put an end to euthanizing domestic dogs and cats at least until COVID-19's pandemic has passed. Mr. Lentol has been following New Yorkers'...

Assembly Member Lentol Announces COVID19 Compassionate Helper Volunteer Program

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) today announced the proposal of the COVID19 Compassionate Helper Volunteer Program, which aims to pair volunteers with hospitalized COVID19 patients. The COVID19 pandemic has turned the lives of many...

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Assembly Member Lentol Announces $200 Million in Environmental Bond Act Authorization Fund for Land Acquisition

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) today announced $200 million for land acquisition has been included in the New York State Budget Bond Act Authorization Fund. Assembly Member Lentol has fought for the inclusion of these funds for the...

Assembly Member Lentol Calls for State-Wide Absentee Ballot Voting for April Presidential Primary

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) today called for New York State to allow for an all-absentee ballot election for the upcoming presidential primary instead of sending New Yorkers to the polls on April 28.“In the current climate,...

Assembly Member Joseph Lentol Introduces Student Suicide Prevention Act

New York City – Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D- North Brooklyn) announced today the introduction of the Student Suicide Prevention Act (Lentol- A9032/Hoylman- S7138). This new legislation would require school districts to adopt a comprehensive...

Assembly Member Joseph Lentol Announces Audit Findings of North Brooklyn Post Offices

Assembly Member Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) joined by Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, and Representative Nydia M. Velázquez announced today that the United States Postal Service...
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