Press Releases

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement Reacting to Telephone Scam Targeting Chinese-American Community

New York, NY – Today, the New York Attorney General issued a warning in a press release to New Yorkers alerting them of an apparent telephone scam targeting the Chinese American community. In response, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on D.H.S. Ending Protected Status for Nepal

New York, NY – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that it is preparing to cancel the Temporary Residence Permits of 9,000 immigrants from Nepal. In response, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following statement: “The Trump...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on Assembly Passage of Bills Aimed at Closing LLC Loophole

New York, NY – Yesterday, the New York State Assembly voted to pass a series of bills aimed at closing the Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) loophole in New York State. These bills would address a glaring gap in the State’s campaign finance law...

Assemblymember Niou Responds to NYC Economic Development Corp. Ban on 'Doors-Off' Helicopter Tours Operating Out of Lower Manhattan

New York, NY - Today, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), which oversees the lower Manhattan Heliport, announced that it would ban all doors-off helicopter tours taking off from this heliport moving forward. In response, Assemblymember...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on NYCHA Chair Stepping Down

New York, NY – Today, Shola Olatoye, the appointed Chair of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), announced at a press conference that she will step down from her post. In response, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following statement:...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement Opposing the Inclusion of Citizenship Question on U.S. Census

New York – Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following statement opposing the inclusion of a citizenship question on the U.S. Census. Assemblymember Niou stood with Attorney General Schneiderman, colleagues and advocates calling on the federal...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement Supporting Student Walk Out Opposing Gun Violence

Albany, NY – Today, the New York State Assembly paused and walked out during session proceedings in solidarity with students participating in the #ENOUGH National School Walkout. Across the nation, students walked out in remembrance of the students...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on Assembly One-House Budget

Albany, NY – Following the announcement of the Assembly Budget Proposal SFY 2018-2019 Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following statement: “After spearheading efforts to restore this critical funding, I was pleased to see that the Assembly...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Leads Local, City and State Officials in a Conversation About Female Empowerment

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New York, NY - Yesterday, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou hosted a Women’s History Month Panel and Mentorship Event in honor of Women’s History Month, at LMHQ in lower Manhattan. City elected officials, including Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Pushes for Stronger Gun Control Laws in New York State, Along With Assembly Colleagues

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Albany, NY – Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou joined the Assembly Speaker, colleagues and gun control advocates to support a series of bills aimed at strengthening gun control laws in New York State. These bills aim to prohibit individuals who are determined...

Assemblymember Niou Appointed Chair of Assembly Subcommittee on Catastrophic Natural Disasters

New York: Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou was appointed Chair of the Subcommittee on Catastrophic Natural Disasters. A subcommittee under the Assembly Standing Committee on Insurance, this committee focuses on improving state policies on insurance coverage...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on Women’s History Month

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New York, NY – Today, March 1, marks the first day of Women’s History Month. While International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8, since 1987, the United States has dedicated the entire month of March to recognize the achievements of women....

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Leads Assembly Push to Protect Social Services and Senior Funding in the State Budget

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New York, NY – Last week, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou submitted two budget letters to Assembly leadership advocating for funding for social and senior services to be included in the FY 2018-2019 State budget. “I was proud to have led the push...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou to Host Women’s History Month Panel

New York: Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou will host a Women’s History Month panel and networking session on Sunday, March 11, from 12pm-3pm, at LMHQ (located at 150 Broadway). See flyer below for details.

A/M Niou Sponsors Panels at NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators 47th Annual Legislative Caucus Weekend

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Albany, NY - Last weekend, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou attended and sponsored two panels at the 47th Annual Legislative Caucus Weekend hosted by the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators. During Caucus Weekend, New York...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement Celebrating Lunar New Year

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New York, NY – Today, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following statement celebrating the start of the 2018 Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog. “It gives me great pride to celebrate Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog with our lower...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, Electeds Call for Manhattan D.A. and A.G. to Investigate 85 Bowery Landlord

New York, NY – On Friday, Assemblymember Niou joined Congresswoman Velazquez, New York City Comptroller Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Brewer and Councilmember Chin in calling for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Manhattan District Attorney...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement in Support of the DREAM Act

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following statement in support of the New York DREAM Act (A.9605-A), which is up for a vote today in the Assembly: "I have pledged to do everything in my power to protect our immigrant communities,...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on Opening of Essex Crossing Senior Apartments

New York – Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou released the following statement in response to the Grand Opening of the Francis Goldin senior apartments, at Essex Crossing on the Lower East Side. "The opening of the Francis Goldin senior apartments marks...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Hosts Community Town Hall to Shape Her Albany Priorities

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New York, NY – Yesterday, Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou hosted a town hall at the Manny Cantor Center – Educational Alliance on the Lower East Side to discuss legislative and budget priorities in Albany. Over 200 community members attended to...