Press Releases

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: State Budget Ensures Critical Funding for Localities

“All too often, tight budgets force local governments to cut programs and services or raise taxes in order to scrape by. That’s why I fought tooth and nail to direct critical funding to Aid and Incentives for Municipalities (AIM) in the final...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre, Senator David Carlucci Introduce Legislation to Fight Black Youth Suicide

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) has announced that she recently introduced legislation (A.6740) to establish a black youth suicide prevention task force to examine, evaluate and determine remedies for improving mental health and preventing...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Long Island Families Deserve Quality, Affordable Child Care

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped pass the Assembly’s 2019-20 state budget proposal, which provides vital child care funding to help offset rising costs and help Long Island families achieve economic stability.“The...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Recognizes SCPD Deputy Commissioner at Annual BPHA Caucus Weekend

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre is pictured with New York State Senator and Master of Ceremonies Leroy Comrie (D-Queens) and Suffolk County Deputy Police Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis.
New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) recently participated in the 48th Annual Legislative Conference Weekend hosted in Albany by the New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian (BPHA) Legislators. The...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: The Time for Commonsense Gun Laws is Now

“Seemingly every day, we turn on our televisions or read the news and learn of yet another gun violence tragedy. It happens so often, it’s easy to become desensitized and lose sight of the lives being cut short and the families being fractured....

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Child Victims Act Empowers Survivors, Champions Justice

“As a mother, it breaks my heart when children are victimized and preyed upon by those in power, but it’s an all-too-common reality. The aftermath of this trauma can take years to acknowledge, let alone speak out about. When victims take that...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Passes Bills to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped pass a legislative package to strengthen women’s reproductive rights, require insurers cover contraception without co-pays or restrictions and better protect New Yorkers from...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Champions Election Reform to Ensure Long Islanders’ Voices are Heard

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped pass several measures to make voting more accessible, modernize New York’s registration process and limit the influence of special interests in political campaigns.“Voting...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Recognizes International Pageant Winner

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Lindenhurst) recently met with 10-year-old Adrianna Aloni to congratulate her on winning her first international beauty pageant title. Adrianna, of Lindenhurst, recently achieved the title of International...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre to Host Annual Fitness Event this Saturday

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Lindenhurst) has announced that her annual “Sweaty Summer Saturday” fitness program will be held this Saturday, August 25th from 10AM-12PM at Herman Griem Park in Wheatley Heights. This year’s...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre’s Bill Providing Tax Relief for Superstorm Sandy Victims Becomes Law

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that legislation she introduced to extend the deadline for tax exemption applications for Superstorm Sandy victims from March 2018 to March 2020 was signed into law (Ch.130 of 2018). The measure...

Jean-Pierre to Sponsor Lemonade Stand to Raise Awareness for Migrant Families

On Saturday, July 28th, 2018, New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre will partner with Lawyer Moms of America in hosting “Kids Take a Stand,” a nationwide lemonade stand initiative to raise awareness for migrant children who are still...

Jean-Pierre’s 3rd Annual ‘Hoops for Hunger’ to be Held this Saturday

On Saturday, July 28th, New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Lindenhurst) will be holding her third annual Hoops for Hunger basketball tournament at Lindenhurst Senior High School. ‘Hoops for Hunger’ is a 3-on-3 basketball tournament...

PhRMA and Assembly Member Jean-Pierre Announce Patient Courage Award

New York State Assembly Member Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) and Laura Perloff, Senior Director of Advocacy and Strategic Alliances of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), presented Wyandanch resident Alexis Portwine with...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Recognizes Local Advocates in Albany

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) recently recognized Donna Cioffi and Linda Bonanno of First Company Pink for their dedicated efforts on the frontline of breast cancer education and prevention. Donna and Linda were introduced...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre’s Boating Safety Legislation Passes Assembly

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that legislation she introduced, known as Brianna’s Law, which requires that all individuals who operate mechanically propelled boats or other aquatic vessels receive adequate training in boater...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Statement on Tuesday’s Amityville School Bus Crash

“My deepest thoughts and prayers are with the five Amityville schoolchildren injured in today’s bus accident, as well as the driver and aide who also suffered injuries. As we pray for speedy recoveries for everyone involved, I have spoken with...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre’s Bills Provide Tax Relief to Homeowners Affected by Superstorm Sandy

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced Assembly passage of two pieces of legislation she authored to provide tax relief to victims of Superstorm Sandy. Both bills are sponsored by Senator Phil Boyle (R-Bay Shore) in the Senate. “After...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Assembly Legislation Strengthens Protections for New Yorkers with Disabilities

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped pass a series of bills to help protect New Yorkers with disabilities from discrimination and expand access to critical resources and improve accessibility. The legislation was passed...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre’s Legislation Would Help Identify Opioids in Fatal Overdoses

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that legislation she introduced to require death certificates to specify the type of opioid that caused a fatal overdose passed the Assembly (A.8870-A). This will provide health officials with more...