Press Releases

Galef Calls on NRC to Hold Meetings in Westchester

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef has received assurances from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that they will hold a public meeting regarding the use of dry cask storage for spent fuel rods at the Indian Point nuclear plants. This public meeting in Westchester...

Press Conference Held in Albany Today Supporting Galef’s Call for Removal of ‘Junk’ Foods from School Vending Machines

"A school should be a place where children develop the good habits that will support them for their lifetimes," Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, 90th AD, stated at a press conference today to announce the legislation she co-sponsored with Senator...

Assemblywoman Galef Takes Office to the People

Galef Calls On Entergy to Update Warning Sirens at the Indian Point Nuclear Facility

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (90th AD) is calling on the owners of the Indian Point Nuclear Facility to upgrade the existing outdoor warning systems with a type of siren that can carry voice announcements. Presently, the nuclear facility relies on old-fashioned...

Galef Sponsors Bill that Gives State Legislators Access to Computers in the Chamber

Sandra Galef (90th A.D.) is sponsoring legislation in the Assembly that would give legislators in both the Assembly and the Senate access to computers in their respective chambers, with the goal of improving the efficiency of the Legislative process....

Galef Commemorated the Naming of the "AMVETS Memorial Bridge"

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator Vincent Leibell conducted a ceremony celebrating the renaming of the "Croton Reservoir Bridge" as the "AMVETS Memorial Bridge", on Tuesday December 2nd at 9:30 am, honoring the men and women who have served our country....

Galef Funding Education Forum Draws Large Attendance

Close to ninety residents turned out for an education forum sponsored by Assemblywoman Sandy Galef at Cortlandt Town Hall last night to learn about the impact of the recent New York City court case on our local school districts. The Court said that...

New State Law Passed to Improve Parking Situation in Cold Spring.

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator Vincent Leibell introduced legislation (A.6422/S.2172) which creates a residential parking program in the Village of Cold Spring. Governor Pataki signed this legislation, which regulates parking in the Village of...

New State Law Passed to Improve Parking Situation in Peekskill

Governor Pataki signed legislation on September 9, 2003 to regulate parking in the City of Peekskill. The legislation (A.6423/S.2170) to create a residential parking program in the City of Peekskill was introduced in the legislature by Assemblywoman...

Galef Participates in ‘American Legislators Back to School Week’

Governor Pataki Signs Bill for Garrison Schools

On July 29, 2003, Governor Pataki signed a bill that will reimburse the Garrison Union Free School District for a portion of the cost of bus transportation for the school year 2001-2002. This aid is given to rectify an inconsistency in compliance with...

Galef/Morahan Succeed in Push to Amend Election Law to Allow for Advancement of Technology

New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (AD 90) and New York State Senator Thomas Morahan (SD 38) sponsored legislation (A.6435/ S.4552) which was signed by the Governor and will take effect immediately. It allows the most current technology available...

New York State Assembly Resolution Calling For the Federalization of Security at Indian Point Sent to President and Leaders of Congress

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef announced today that a resolution on increasing security at Indian Point has been sent to President Bush, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, and to the New York State Senators and local...

Galef and Wishnie Sponsor NYSERDA Meeting to Review Energy Needs

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (AD 90), State Senator Vinnie Leibell, and Westchester County Legislator Richard Wishnie co-sponsored a meeting this morning with representatives of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in the...

Assemblywoman Galef Releases Results of Constituent Survey on Wine and Liquor Sales, Rockefeller Drug Laws

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef today released the results of her most recent survey of constituents in the 90th Assembly District that includes the towns of Ossining, Cortlandt, Phillipstown, Putnam Valley, Kent, and the City of Peekskill. Seven hundred...

Student Interns Accompany Assemblywoman Galef to Albany During the Last Week of Session

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (90th A.D.) is shown with two local interns who are participating in an internship program at the Assemblywoman’s district office in Ossining. The two interns (pictured from left to right), Sondra Dietz, a Garrison...

Assembly Votes to Urge Congress to Federalize Security at Indian Point

On June 9, the New York State Assembly passed a resolution introduced by Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (D-Ossining) calling upon the Federal government to federalize security at Indian point 1, 2, and 3. The resolution stated that “Federalizing guards...

Letter to the Editor Concerning Children's Nutrition

Letters to the EditorThe New York Times229 West 43rd StreetNew York, NY 10036 The importance of proper nutrition during the school day, as highlighted in the January 14, 2003 article, “Eat Your Vegetables? Only at a Few Schools,” is an issue...

Galef Fighting Junk Food in Our Schools

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (90 A.D.) held a press conference today at the Walter Panas High School cafeteria in Cortlandt Manor to highlight her legislation dealing with the problem of junk food in our state’s schools and its effects on childhood...

Assemblywoman Galef Fighting Childhood Obesity