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Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein: The NYS Public Service Commission Should Reject Con Edison Proposed Rate Hike

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein: The NYS Public Service Commission Should Reject Con Edison Proposed Rate Hike
Later this month, the NYS Public Service Commission is expected to vote on whether to approve a proposed rate increase by Con Edison which would go into effect in the coming year.Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein denounced Con Edison’s request declaring...

Governor Cuomo Signs Assemblyman Eichenstein’s Summer Youth Employment Program Legislation into Law

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Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein's legislation exempting the income of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) from a family’s household income as it relates to public assistance. This legislation,...

Senator Felder, Assemblyman Eichenstein, Councilman Yeger Come Together to Host Flu Shot Event

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In response to two patients in critical condition after contracting the flu and in an abundance of caution as flu season begins, New York State Senator Simcha Felder, Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein and New York City Councilman Kalman Yeger, in partnership...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Brings Holocaust Survivors to FDR High School to Share Their Stories

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Two Holocaust survivors visited FDR High School on Thursday, November 21, 2019 and addressed two hundred students, from tenth and twelfth grades, describing the horrors of their experiences during World War II and the stories of their miraculous survival....

Hundreds Participate in Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein’s Free Community Events

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Hundreds of local residents turned out to participate in two free events hosted by Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein as a service to his constituents. On Monday, October 28, over 125 residents of Borough Park and Midwood took advantage of the opportunity...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Hosts Community Meeting in Anticipation of Upcoming 2020 Census

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Leading up to the Sukkos holidays, Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein hosted over 30 community leaders at his Borough Park office to strategize and plan for the upcoming 2020 census. The meeting, which included Joli Golden, a Partnership Specialist from...

Assembly Members Carroll and Eichenstein Oppose National Grid Rate Increase and Lead Effort to Call on Public Service Commission to Investigate Gas Moratorium

After a recent spate of complaints from constituents regarding National Grid’s refusal to provide any new gas connections, imposing a gas moratorium in Brooklyn, Assembly Members Robert Carroll and Simcha Eichenstein called on the Public Service Commission...

Eichenstein’s Bill to Reform Summer Youth Employment Program Passes Assembly

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Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein announced that legislation (A6753A) he authored to reform the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) passed the New York State Assembly. This new legislation will make it easier for young adults to participate in the...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Spends Day with Assembly Housing Chair Steven Cymbrowitz in the 48th Assembly District to Address Local Housing Concerns

Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein and Assembly Housing Chair Steven Cymbrowitz visit Culver El in the Borough Park neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City on Monday, April 15.
On Monday, April 15th, Assembly Housing Chair Steven Cymbrowitz spent the day with Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein in the Borough Park portion of his district to address local housing concerns.“The affordable housing situation in Borough Park and...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Achieves Major Victory for Summer Camp Security

It is unprecedented for a freshman Assembly Member to have a major impact on the New York State budget, but this week Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein succeeded in expanding the NYS Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grants Program to include summer...

Camp Directors Express Appreciation to Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein for Safety Initiative

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein recently proposed an addition to the New York State budget that has been heralded as an important and innovative breakthrough by community leaders and summer camp directors. Concerned for the safety and security of tens...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Calls for Hate Crimes Grants Program to Include Summer Camps

The Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program was introduced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and received its first funding allotment of $25 million in 2017. Its purpose is to boost safety and security at New York’s nonpublic schools,...

Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein Commends Business Owner for Sharing Store with Competitor Whose Business was Damaged in Fire

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On Sunday, February 3, Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein presented an official citation to Mr. Shea Langsam, owner of Fish to Dish, to commend him for his kindness in welcoming a competitor, Yossi’s Fish Market, into his store following a fire that...

Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein Appointed to Prominent Committee Assignments

Earlier today, Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie appointed Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein to serve on several prominent committees. Assemblyman Eichenstein will serve as a member of the Aging, Cities, Housing, Real Property Taxation and Social Services...