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Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: State Monitor Selected to Oversee Wyandanch Schools

New York State Senator John Brooks (D-Seaford), Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Wheatley Heights), and Senator Phil Boyle (R-Bay Shore) learned that the New York State Department of Education has officially appointed Albert Chase as the State Fiscal...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: 2020-21 State Budget Includes Measure to Cap Insulin Costs, Protect Long Island Residents

“My top priority has always been looking out for the health and well-being of Long Island families, and our battle with COVID-19 has only strengthened this commitment. No one should ever have to put their health at risk because they can’t afford...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: State Budget Doesn’t Do Enough for Long Island Families

“In the face of an unprecedented public health crisis and economic downturn, my fellow legislators and I faced difficult choices during the budget process. While I’m disappointed that we couldn’t fund everything or advance all of our bold...

Assemblymember Jean-Pierre Passes Legislation to Provide Guaranteed Sick Leave Amidst Corona Virus Outbreak

“As we come together to confront the unprecedented public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s critical that we do everything we can to protect New Yorkers’ health and economic security. That’s why I helped pass legislation,...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Passes Emergency Funding to Address COVID-19

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she recently helped pass a measure that allocates $40 million in emergency funding to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (Ch. 23 of 2020).“As we hear more about...

Assemb. Jean-Pierre Honors Two Local Leaders with Inaugural ‘Delano Stewart’ Award

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Lindenhurst) recently participated in the 49th Annual Legislative Conference Weekend hosted in Albany by the New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian (BPHA) Legislative...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Grant Funding Available through ‘Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes’ Program

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Lindenhurst) announced that $45 million in grant funding is available on a statewide basis and will be administered by the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES)....

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: State of the State Proposals Will Lower Health Care Costs and Protect Long Island Residents

“From enacting measures that promote inclusivity to passing groundbreaking climate change laws, this past year was filled with victories for New York State. As we begin a new year and legislative session, the State of the State proposals announced...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Introduces Legislation to Combat Housing Discrimination on Long Island

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she introduced legislation, along with Senator Jim Gaughran (D-Huntington) to prevent real estate agents and brokers from discriminating against minority homebuyers. This comes after a recent...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Appears on Inside City Hall to Discuss Black Youth Suicide

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Lindenhurst) appeared on Thursday night’s edition of Inside City Hall with Errol Louis to discuss a recent study showing a rise in suicide attempts among black teenagers over the past 30 years[1],...

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