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Senator Mayer and Assemblyman Otis Celebrate WARN Act Reform Legislation to Require Notice to Affected Communities and School Districts in the Event of Mass Layoffs or Closings

Westchester, NY – This week, State Senator Shelley B. Mayer and Assemblyman Steve Otis celebrated the passage of their bill, S.8748/A.10674, to reform the state’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. The WARN Act protects...

Statement of Assemblyman Steve Otis on the 56th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Today, July 2nd, marks the 56thanniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It is a day to note the promise made with the enactment of legislation to make discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin illegal...

Assemblyman Otis Statement on Supreme Court Decision in June Medical Services v Russo Case

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision rejecting Louisiana’s effort to restrict the right of women to obtain an abortion is a reminder that the rule of law and right to choose remains threatened around the country. The decision is clearly consistent...

Assemblyman Otis Announces Passage of Criminal Justice and Accountability Reforms to Combat Racial Bias

Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye), announced passage of a bill package in the Assembly and Senate this week aimed at bringing greater transparency and accountability to the criminal justice system and creating new protections to reduce racial bias and unfair...

Statement of Assemblyman Steve Otis, June 2, 2020

It has been six years since Eric Garner’s last words, “I can’t breathe.” traveled the world in what should have been a message to everyone about police procedures, race and the unnecessary use of force. Why was that lesson not learned...

Community Update on COVID-19 From Assemblyman Otis - April 22nd

Community Update on COVID-19 From Assemblyman Otis - April 17th

Community Update on COVID-19 From Assemblyman Otis - April 13th

Community Update on COVID-19 From Assemblyman Otis - April 8th

Otis Stormwater Grant Program Included in State Budget

Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) today announced that a new stormwater grant program to help municipalities fund expensive stormwater projects has been included in the adopted state budget.The stormwater grant program was proposed by Otis and Assemblyman...

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