Press Releases

Library Advocates and Assw. Solages Rally for Reversal of E-book Restriction

Library Advocates and Assw. Solages Rally for Reversal of E-book Restriction
Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages joins the New York Library Association, the Long Island Library Systems as well as local library directors in calling for the reversal of Macmillan’s new licensing model, which limits libraries to...

Assemblywoman Solages and Senator Persaud Issue Joint Statement on the Signing of the Non-Consensual Pelvic Exam Bill into Law

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Albany, NY – Governor Cuomo has signed legislative bill A6325/ S1092, sponsored by Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and Senator Roxanne J. Persaud, into law. The new law, which will take effect 180 days after October 7, 2019, makes it an act of professional...

Governor Signs IDA Live Streaming Bill Authored by Asw. Solages

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Valley Stream, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages announced Governor Cuomo signed her legislation requiring all Industrial Development Agencies in New York State to live stream meetings relating to agreements for a payment in lieu of taxes,...

Assemblywoman Solages Issues Statement Regarding State’s Approval of the Belmont Park Project

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Elmont, NY – Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages made the following statement after the Board of Directors for the New York State Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) voted to approve the acquisition of the Belmont Park property for the Belmont...

Assw. Solages and Sen. Martinez Secure State Funding for a Regional Pre-K Technical Assistance Center on Long Island

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Garden City, NY – A broad coalition of leaders, including members of the Long Island Pre-K Initiative, Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages, State Senator Monica R. Martinez, Long Island’s Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), school...

Assw. Solages Collaborates with American Red Cross in Greater NY’s Sound the Alarm Campaign on Long Island

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Elmont, NY – In collaboration with the American Red Cross in Greater NY, Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages installed several free smoke alarms in the home of Elmont resident Paule Charles. This year, the American Red Cross is seeking to install...

Solages Summer Reading Pamphlet 2019

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages: Summer Reading Challenge Encourages Kids to Explore New Ideas and Their Local Libraries

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Summer is a time for fun and lifelong memories, whether that’s playing outside with friends until dinnertime, taking family vacations or diving into a pile of books. To encourage our kids to spend some time with new or familiar characters, Assemblymember...

Children’s Summer Reading Hour

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Friday, July 26th, Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages will host her annual Summer Reading Hour open to children of all ages at the Elmont Memorial Library. As a passionate advocate of education and a former library worker at Hofstra University, the Assemblywoman...

Assemblywoman Solages’ Statement on the Passing of Officer Marc St. Arromand, Elmont Native and 14-year NYPD Veteran

Elmont, NY - Assemblymember Solages released the following statement after the passing of Elmont Native and 14-year NYPD veteran Marc St. Arromand on Thursday to a tragic motorcycle accident:“On behalf of the Elmont community, I want to express my...

Asw. Solages and Sen. Martinez Secure Funding for a Regional Pre-K Technical Assistance Center on Long Island

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages and Senator Monica R. Martinez secured $475K in funding for a Regional Pre-Kindergarten Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) on Long Island. The RTAC will implement best practices, tether Pre-K and early...

Assemblywoman Solages Releases 2019 Constituent Questionnaire Survey Results

Each year the survey acts as a medium in which constituents can voice their concerns and opinions on the subjects that matter to them most. Participating in this survey ensures that they are heard and have an opportunity to provide feedback for issues...

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Assemblywoman Solages, Senator Hoylman Introduce ICE Out of Courts Bill as DAs, Defenders & Community Voice Support

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New York, NY – Top prosecutors, defenders and community members rallied today with the sponsors of a new state bill that would keep ICE out of New York State courts and end the climate of fear and intimidation that has terrorized immigrant victims,...

Assemblywoman Solages Announces the Passage of the Southern State Parkway Study Bill

Assemblywoman Solages announces the passage of her Southern State Parkway Study Bill.
Elmont, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages released the following statement after the passage of Assembly Bill A 6761-A, which directs the New York Department of Transportation to coordinate with all local governments in order to conduct a study...

Assemblywoman Solages Announces the Passage of the Southern State Parkway Study Bill

Assemblywoman Solages announces the passage of her Southern State Parkway Study Bill.
Elmont, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages released the following statement after the passage of Assembly Bill A 6761-A, which directs the New York Department of Transportation to coordinate with all local governments in order to conduct a study...

Assemblywoman Solages Appointed Chair of Task Force on Food, Farm & Nutrition Policy

Elmont, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages announced her new appointment as Chair of the Assembly Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy.“As the newly appointed Chair of the Assembly Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy, I...

Assemblywoman Solages in the Community

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Creating Teen Spaces in Community Assemblywoman Solages allocates $125k grant for a teen multi-purpose room in Elmont Memorial Library. Helping Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria Following Hurricane Maria, Assemblywoman Solages’...

Assemblywoman Solages Advocating For New Yorkers in Albany

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2018 Legislative Highlights: Successfully passed legislation to make the Southern State Parkway Safer; Awaiting governor’s approval This bill requires the New York state department of transportation to conduct a study to evaluate the configuration...

Assemblywoman Solages Prioritizing Our Littlest New Yorkers – Preemies, Infants & Toddlers

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Nurse-Family Partnership I am proud announce that the State has taken great measures to allocate the necessary funding for this program. The 2018 enacted budget offers additional funding for the Nurse-Family Partnership: a nurse home visiting program...