Press Releases

Assemblymember Solages: Encouraging Local Area Kids to Make This the Summer They Read Their Favorite Book or Meet New Memorable Characters

Assemblymember Michaelle Solages is inviting children to participate in the Assembly’s annual Summer Reading Challenge. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock!” motivating young readers to visit their local library and discover all the...

Assemblymember Solages: Legislation Gives Control of Teacher Evaluations Back to Local School Districts

Assemblymember Solages announced that she passed legislation to improve teacher evaluations by delinking them from standardized testing and returning control to local school districts (A.10475). This legislation recognizes that what works for one classroom...

Mobile Legal Help Center

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) will be holding a free program to provide free legal services on Thursday March 8, 2018 at the District Office at 1690 Central Court in Valley Stream from 10:00 am to 3:00...

Assemblywoman Solages Urges Community Members to Participate in Empire State Development’s Public Meeting about Belmont Park Redevelopment

Elmont, NY – On Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Empire State Development (ESD) released a 32-page draft scope for an Environmental Impact Statement which will inform the environmental review process for the proposed New York Islanders hockey arena at...

Haiti is Beautiful

Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages would like to cordially invite you to Haiti is Beautiful on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Elmont Public Library at 700 Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. This community and cultural event will include...

It’s Not Over! We Deserve a Better Belmont! We Deserve to be Heard!

Dear Neighbors,Governor Cuomo announced today that the New York Islanders won the request for the proposal bid to redevelop Belmont Park in Elmont, NY. I want YOU, my friends and neighbors, to know that this is not the end of the process. Belmont Park...

Assemblywoman Solages Statement on the Release of New York State Comptroller’s TOHIDA Audit

Valley Stream, NY – On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released the audit of the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency (TOHIDA) and Valley Stream School District 30 over the tax breaks TOHIDA gave...

Haiti Through Books

2017 Paid Family Leave

Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages Recognizes Summer Interns

Elmont, NY – Five local students spent the summer working as interns at the District Office of Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages. The 2017 summer internship program provided students with the opportunity to solve local constituent casework issues...

Assemblywoman Solages Honored at 2017 Breastfeeding Caravan

Assemblywoman Solages joined breastfeeding mothers and families, elected officials, and advocates from all over New York City to launch the NYC Breastfeeding Leadership Council’s annual Breastfeeding Subway Caravan. There Assemblywoman Solages was...

Update Regarding the Redevelopment of Belmont Park

On Monday July 31, 2017, Empire State Development (ESD) released a long-awaited request for proposals to develop land at Belmont Park. Bidders have until September 28, 2017 to submit a proposal. After a decade of uncertainty regarding redevelopment...

Belmont Park Request for Proposals

Listening Session Regarding the Redevelopment of Belmont Park

New York State Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, along with Assemblyman Clyde Vanel, New York State Senators Leroy Comrie, Todd Kaminsky and Elaine Phillips are holding a Belmont Park Redevelopment Listening Session on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 6 p.m....

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Assemblywoman Solages’ New York State Budget Accomplishments

After months of negotiation, the New York State Budget was approved by the State Legislature on April 9, 2017. This year’s budget includes funding for many of the projects Assemblywoman Solages has prioritized for the Twenty-second Assembly District. Prioritizing...

Unite Against Hate Crimes

Dear Neighbors, Let me be clear, hate crimes and racial based-harassment will not be tolerated. Unfortunately, recent reports have highlighted that there has been an increase in bias-related intimidation on a national and local level. Such...

Assemblywoman Solages Holding 2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Elmont, New York – In anticipation of summer vacation, Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages (D-Elmont) is announcing the kickoff of the Assembly’s annual Summer Reading Challenge. In partnership with New York State libraries, the program encourages...

Assemblywoman Solages Appointed Chair of Child Product Safety Subcommittee

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages (D-Elmont) has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Assembly Subcommittee on Child Product Safety. “Protecting the health and well-being of our families is always a top priority,” said Assemblywoman Solages....

Assemblywoman Solages: In Support of Convening a Wage Board to Increase Fast Food Workers’ Pay

Elmont, New York – New York State Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages (D-Elmont) is proud to join the Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in support for his call to convene a wage board to increase fast food workers’ pay. “Fast food workers are...