Press Releases

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre Announces Caucus’ Legislative Push for “The People’s Priorities”

“As a member of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, I stand by our commitment to ensure the budget and other legislative initiatives properly advocate and express the needs of low income and minority communities....

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre to Serve on Climate Change Work Group

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre announced her appointment to the Climate Change Work Group. In an effort to decrease greenhouse gas emissions that have adversely affected our communities, the group will discuss potential initiatives to reduce and combat...

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre Collects Over 2,000 “Valentines for Vets” Cards from Local School Children

In honor of our veterans on Valentine’s Day, Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre helped organize over 2,000 Valentines cards, from local elementary school students, as part of her “Valentines for Vets” program. In an effort to show love...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Receives Committee Assignments

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced her appointment to the Economic Development, Transportation, Local Governments, Mental Health, and the Banks Committees. “I am honored to be entrusted to serve on the committees as a newly...

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre Congratulates New Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie

"Today is not only an important day in the Assembly but also a historic moment in New York State’s history as we elected the first black speaker. I applaud Speaker Heastie and am excited to work with him as he leads the Assembly forward. Just...

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre Calls for Greater Consumer Protections to Lower Utility Costs

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre announced her support for legislation that will create the New York State Office of the Utility Consumer Advocate (UCA). The bill will establish the Utility Consumer Advocate, an independent advocate, to represent the...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre applauds the Governor’s Opportunity Agenda

“Today, Governor Cuomo presented his vision for the future of New York State. I’m glad that he recognizes the need to give hardworking New Yorkers a fair chance at providing for their families. That’s why I will stand alongside the Governor...

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre Pays Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for being a remarkable man, humanitarian, great civil rights leader and overall a global figure, we must also take time to consider how our actions today can reflect Dr. King’s values and embrace his...