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Assemblymember Steck: Wage Discrimination Has No Place in New York

“Today, New York has plenty to celebrate. As the U.S. Women’s World Cup soccer team celebrates its victory, the governor has signed into law crucial legislation to combat wage discrimination – an issue our champions have been calling attention...

Assemblymember Steck: Rent Control an Option Upstate

“I voted in favor of the bill to provide Upstate New York municipalities with the option in their discretion to adopt rent control. I must stress that this legislation gives Upstate New York cities, towns and villages rent control as a tool to aid...

Assemblymember Steck: Vaccinations, Immunity from Disease a Must

“I have spent hours discussing this issue with citizens advocating retention of the religious exemption. Formerly I was a supporter of the religious exemption.“However, from these discussions, it has become clear to me that at least 90% of those...

Assemblymember Steck’s Legislation Protecting Whistleblowers Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) announced that legislation he authored to eliminate a penalty for whistleblowers passed the Assembly (A.375). “For far too long, we’ve turned a blind eye to the fact that stepping up and speaking out against...

Assemblymember Steck: Assembly Package Protects, Strengthens Support for New Yorkers with Disabilities

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) announced that he helped pass a series of bills to protect the rights of New Yorkers with disabilities and ensure they can access vital resources that enable them to live full, independent lives. The legislative package...

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