Assemblymember Englebright Announces Appointments to the Climate Action Council
Jan 16, 2020
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has appointed Peter Iwanowicz, Dr. Robert Howarth, and Dr. Paul Shepson to the Climate Action Council. These appointees bring years of scientific and environmental experience necessary to shape an informed and feasible climate...
Assemblyman Englebright: Governor Signed Legislation Banning Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling in New York's Coastal Areas
Apr 30, 2019
Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that Governor Cuomo signed his legislation (A.2572 Englebright/S.2316 Kaminsky) to prohibit oil and natural gas drilling in New York coastal areas.This important...
Assemblyman Englebright: Legislation Banning Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling in New York's Coastal Areas Passes Assembly
Feb 5, 2019
Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced the Assembly passage of legislation (A.2572, Englebright) to prohibit oil and natural gas drilling in New York's coastal areas."My colleagues and I held...
Assemblyman Englebright: New Measures Will Make Voting Easier and Reduce the Influence of Special Interests in Politics
Jan 14, 2019
Assemblymember Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that the Assembly has passed a package of seven bills to reform New York State's antiquated electoral process, to make voting easier and reduce the influence of special interests in elections."It's...
Englebright Passes New Law to Appropriately Reference the Deaf Community
Sep 6, 2018
Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that his bill (A.7178/S.6128) to strike all references of hearing impaired from New York State law has been signed by Governor Cuomo. Instead, the law will refer to those that are deaf...
Drug Take-Back Bill Becomes Law in New York State
Jul 12, 2018
Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced today that the Drug Take-Back Act has been signed into law. The new law passed unanimously by both the Senate and the Assembly establishes a robust, statewide program to provide safe pharmaceutical...
Assemblyman Englebright Announces 1,000 Acre Addition to Central Pine Barrens Preservation Area
Apr 4, 2018
Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that the State Budget agreement passed last week includes the addition of over 1,000 acres to the Central Pine Barrens Preservation area in the Town of Brookhaven.
More than 800 acres of coastal...
Read Bi-Partisan Letter to Governor Cuomo in Support of Signing A-7722B/S-6157B to Preserve over 1000 Acres of Environmentally-Sensitive Woodlands in Shoreham and Mastic
Oct 31, 2017
The Honorable Andrew CuomoGovernorState of New YorkExecutive Cham-berAlbany, New York 12224
Dear Governor Cuomo:
We are writing as bi-partisan supporters of your signing S-6157B and A-7722B, legislation to pre-serve more than a1000 acres of environmentally-sensitive...