Press Releases

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...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Passes Legislation Giving Control of Teacher Evaluations Back to Local School Districts

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped pass legislation decoupling teacher evaluations from standardized testing and returning control to local school districts (A.10475). “Encouraging teachers to have students...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Child Victims Act Gives Survivors More Time to Seek Justice

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped pass legislation to make it easier for victims of childhood sexual abuse to bring charges against their abuser (A.5885-A). The measure, known as the Child Victims Act, extends the...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: We Must Act Now to Preserve Our Planet for Future Generations

“Each year, Earth Day reminds us that we have a responsibility to safeguard our state’s natural beauty for future generations to enjoy. We simply can’t take clean air and water for granted – we must do our part to protect these precious...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Crime Victims Deserve Justice, Support

“It’s hard to imagine the pain that victims of crime can face – particularly sex crimes. Whether it’s severe physical, emotional or psychological trauma, they deserve compassion and protection. That’s why I helped pass the Assembly’s...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Sponsors Field Trip for Amityville Students

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) recently sponsored a class trip to the corporate headquarters of Canon USA Inc. in Melville for more than 30 Amityville High School photography students. The trip featured a corporate overview...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Pay Gap Hinders Our Economic Future

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped pass a series of bills targeting wage inequality and gender discrimination to help ensure women earn equal pay for equal work. The Assembly package includes a resolution recognizing...