Press Releases

Assemblymember Solages Issues Statement Regarding PSEG's Poor Tropical Storm Response

“While it might be difficult to determine the severity of the weather, PSEG was fully aware of the incoming tropical storm and had a thoroughly lackluster response. Furthermore, a lack of communication only worsened the matter. Ratepayers deserve...

New York State Legislature Passes the Protect Our Courts Act

ALBANY, N.Y. - The Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) applauded the passage of the Protect Our Courts Act (S425/A2176), which sends a clear message to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a federal agency that continues to terrorize communities, that...

NY Federal and State Leaders Conduct Child Care Is Essential Roundtable

As federal leaders gather this week to negotiate a defense bill and the next COVID relief package, New York children and families continue to cope with the health, economic and other impacts of the pandemic. Uppermost in the minds of many working parents...

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages Elected Chair of The Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus.

VALLEY STREAM, NY- Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages was recently elected to serve as the Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus (BPHA) for a two-year term starting on January 1, 2021.The Caucus is a...

2020 Summer Reading Challenge - Sponsored by Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages

Summertime means a chance to explore new books and e-books, learn new skills, and check out resources, programs and activities through Summer Reading at New York Libraries. It’s the perfect time for students of all ages to see what their local library...

Assw. Solages Issues Statement on the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling

Valley Stream, NY – Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages made the following statement regarding the Supreme Court ruling that the Trump administration cannot immediately end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), a program that protects...

Long Island Cares Emergency Food Center Now Open Both Wednesdays & Saturdays

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, in partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank opened a temporary emergency food distribution center at the Valley Stream Presbyterian Church located at 130 South Central Avenue,...

Asw. Solages Partners with Long Island Cares, Inc. to Address Food Insecurity in the District

Valley Stream, NY - Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages is working in partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc to provide supplemental food support to people affected by the coronavirus in the 22nd Assembly District through a virtual food drive. Those in need...

Valley Stream Emergency Food Distribution Site Opens on 4/11

In partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc. and Valley Stream Presbyterian Church, Assw. Solages has established an emergency food distribution site for residents who have been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Valley Stream.The LI Cares Emergency...

Assemblywoman Solages Calls for Rapid Testing Sites in Nassau Communities of Color

Elmont, NY – As more governments release COVID-19 health data, the results are showing that people of color, including African-Americans and Latinos, are infected at rates disproportionate to their percentage of the state’s population. Assemblywoman...

COVID-19 Important Numbers/Emails/Links

GENERAL RESOURCESPrice Gouging hotline: 800-697-122024-Hour Coronavirus hotline: 1-888-364-3065NYS DOH website regarding Coronavirus: https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/ NYS COVID-19 Email Alert Sign Uphttps://now.ny.gov/page/s/coronavirus-updatesTo...

Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages 2020 Constituent Questionnaire Survey Results

Teleconference Town Hall on Coronavirus - COVID-19

Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:30pm

Assemblywoman Solages Secures Nearly $800,000 in Smart School Aid for Sewanhaka Central School District

Elmont, New York – New York State Assemblymember Michaelle Solages, along with Senators Todd Kaminsky and Anna Kaplan secured nearly $800,000 in Smart School funding for the Sewanhaka Central High School District as part of the 2014 Smart Schools...

Assembly Majority Provided Emergency Coronavirus Funding

“Recently, I helped pass $40 million in emergency funding to deal with the emerging novel coronavirus (COVID-19) threat because it’s crucial that we invest in the necessary resources we need to combat this evolving, serious public health issue...

Assemblywoman Solages: New Law Will Help Curb Nuisance Calls and Safeguard Personal Information

“Over the past several years, the number of nuisance phone calls received by consumers has skyrocketed. Millions of calls per month are from telemarketers who often pose a risk to our privacy and personal information. That’s why I helped pass...

Asw. Solages Issues Statement on Federal Public Charge Rule Taking Effect

Elmont, NY – Today, Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s public charge rule that goes into effect as of February 24, 2020:“The federal administration continues...

A New Community Garden for the 22nd Assembly District

Elmont, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, in partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension, is in the exploratory phase of creating a new community garden in the 22nd Assembly District. Community gardens provide many benefits to their neighborhoods,...

New Roads for a New Century in Bellerose Village

Bellerose Village, NY – On Saturday, January 11, 2020 Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Mayor Ken Moore, and his Road Project team toured the newly renovated roads on the west end of Bellerose Village. Mayor Moore thanked Assemblywoman Solages for...

Assemblymember Solages Passes Tough New Limousine Safety Measures

Assemblymember Michaelle Solages (D-Elmont) announced that she passed legislation to improve limousine safety and better protect New Yorkers. These include measures to impose stricter oversight on stretch limousines and drivers, provide easy and accessible...