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Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre Call for Restoration of Cuts to Library Capital Funding in State Budget

ALBANY – Today, January 20, 2022, New York State Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre announced their plans to fight to restore proposed cuts to library capital funding in the FY 2022-2023 state budget. The executive budget...

Statement from Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre

“I am deeply disappointed by the State University of New York (SUNY) Charter Schools Committee’s shameful decision to move forward with the issuance of The Academy Charter School’s proposal for a charter school here in Wyandanch. Following...

Assemblymember Jean-Pierre: With Democracy at Stake, Events of January 6th Can Never Happen Again

“One year ago today, our nation’s Capitol endured its worst attack since the War of 1812 by a mob of violent insurrectionists who sought to overturn a free and fair election, disrupt the lawful transition of power and tear away at the fabric...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: State of the State Gives Hope for Childcare, Public Education in 2022 Legislative Session

“Governor Hochul’s State of the State address and the beginning of a new state legislative session spell hope on important fronts. Last year, the Assembly made significant progress in improving public libraries and early childhood education....

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: New Housing Discrimination Laws Help Ensure Equal Treatment for All Homebuyers

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Wheatley Heights) announced that four bills she sponsored and passed to promote equal treatment and combat discrimination in the real estate industry were signed into law by the governor.“The 2019 Newsday report...

Assemblymember Jean-Pierre and Senator Ryan Announce Signing of Bill to Enhance Funding Assistance for Libraries

New York State Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre and Senator Sean Ryan have announced that their legislation (A.7021/S.6511) to amend library funding eligibility requirements has been signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul.Senator Ryan and Assemblymember...

Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre Successfully Push New York State to Extend Emergency Certification Program for Educators

Albany – Today, September 22, 2021, New York State Senator Sean Ryan and New York State Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre announced that the New York State Education Department (NYSED) has agreed to take action as a result of the legislators’...

Statement from Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre on Incoming Governor Kathy Hochul

“Governor Cuomo’s resignation was the right decision for New Yorkers. This moment demands principled, competent leadership and that is exactly what Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will bring to the Executive Mansion. I have had the pleasure...

Statement from Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre

“Today is a sad day for New York. From the outset of the disturbing allegations of sexual harassment against Governor Cuomo, I have maintained how important it is for all such allegations to be taken seriously and investigated accordingly as a proper...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Participates in Roundtable to Help Combat Gun Violence on Long Island

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Wheatley Heights) announced that she attended a roundtable on Thursday, July 22, in Wyandanch with other local and state officials to discuss initiatives to prevent gun violence in Suffolk County.“The gun violence...
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