Press Releases

Metro-North Announces Alternate Service Plan After Buildings Explode and Collapse in Harlem Next to Tracks

Assemblyman Steve Otis Votes for Major Reforms of NYS Common Core

Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) today applauded the Assembly for taking action on a critical issue in education – the Common Core. On March 12, 2014, the Assembly passed legislation, A.8829, which Otis co-sponsors, that would delay implementation...

Senator Latimer and Assemblyman Otis Applaud Governor Cuomo’s Support for Flood Mitigation Efforts in Rye

Assemblyman Steve Otis (D- 91st District) and Senator George Latimer (D- 37th District) today announced that Governor Cuomo has included the City of Rye in the New York Rising Community Reconstruction program to help fund storm recovery projects in response...

Public Forum on the Common Core

On Monday, October 28th, I hosted a public forum on the Common Core and related issues. The purpose of the forum was to give parents, educators and administrators throughout Westchester County a chance to share their concerns with state education officials...

Why Local Makes $ense

With the holidays fast approaching, Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) encourages shoppers to buy local this holiday season. “Buying local is about so much more than the psychic pleasure of supporting your neighborhood business,” observed the Assemblyman....

Assemblyman Steve Otis Joins Senator Klein, Senator Savino and the Model Alliance to Celebrate New Child Labor Laws Aimed at Protecting Child Models

New York, NY – New York Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) today celebrated the signing of a sweeping new child labor law that promises to end widespread exploitation of underage models in New York’s fashion industry. Until today, minors in New...

Assemblyman Steve Otis and the Women’s Enterprise Development Center Host Upcoming Small Business & Economic Development Forum

Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) and the Women’s Enterprise Development Center Inc. (WEDC) are pleased to announce that they will host a Small Business & Economic Development Forum on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the...

Senator Latimer and Assemblyman Otis Announce State Aid Increases to Sound Shore School Districts

With passage of the state budget, State Senator George Latimer (D-Rye) and Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) announced increases in state aid to Sound Shore school districts. Assemblyman Otis stated, “Increasing state aid for Westchester school districts...

Assemblyman Steve Otis and Senator George Latimer to Hold Constituent Mobile Office Hours

TOMORROW, MARCH 23, 20139:30 – 11:00 am Port Chester Senior Center(located behind Village Hall)222 Grace Church StreetPort Chester, NY Assemblyman Steve Otis and Senator George Latimer have announced that the next installment of 'A Cup of...

Assemblyman Otis Hails Passage of Comprehensive Gun-Safety Legislation

Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) announced passage of landmark gun-safety legislation that will help stem the devastating cycle of gun violence in New York State. One month after the horrific massacre of innocent schoolchildren in Newtown, Connecticut,...