Press Releases

Assemblywoman Sillitti: Homeowner Tax Rebate Credit Program Offers Critical Relief

Assemblywoman Gina L. Sillitti (D-Port Washington) highlights legislative action she took in the 2022-2023 state budget providing 2.2 billion to create the one-year Homeowners Tax Rebate Credit (HTRC) program. The program allows the NYS Department of...

Assemblywoman Sillitti Helps Pass the Equality Amendment Resolution to Solidify a Woman’s Right to Reproductive Healthcare, Safeguard Civil Rights

“52 years ago today, a New York State law legalizing the right to an abortion went into effect, one of the most progressive laws regarding reproductive rights in the nation – and enacted three years before Roe v Wade was decided. “In 2019, New...

Assemblywoman Sillitti: Draconian Supreme Court Decision Strips Rights of Millions of Women, with Dire Consequences

“There has been a slow and steady assault on women’s rights for decades. With this draconian Supreme Court decision, the courts have said women don’t get to decide what happens with our own bodies. We don’t get to decide whether we live or die....

Assemblywoman Sillitti: Supreme Court’s Decision on Concealed Carry Law Undercuts Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence

“After the devastating mass shootings in Buffalo and Texas and the daily gun violence that leaves heartbreak and ruin in its wake, it’s clear that the scourge of gun violence is ever present. Sadly, the U.S Supreme Court has now overturned a 1913...

Assemblywoman Sillitti to Host Elder Fraud Informational Sessions for Long Island Seniors

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Assemblywoman Gina L. Sillitti (D-Port Washington) announced that she’s hosting two elder fraud informational sessions with the New State Attorney General Letitia James’ Office to help Long Island seniors identify scams and provide resources for victims...

Assemblywoman Sillitti Calls on Community to Support Local Food Drives

Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti (D-Port Washington) has joined multiple organizations from across the community to help local food pantries with their supply needs during the holiday season. “No person should face hunger, and this holiday season, I want...

Sweats for Vets

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Speaker Heastie Continues Annual Statewide Tour in Nassau County

Assemblywoman Sillitti: Honoring the Legacy of Fallen Emergency First Responders

Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti (D-Port Washington) recently attended the 2021 New York State EMS Memorial Ceremony at the Empire State Plaza. She honored the legacy of fallen first responders and emergency medical service (EMS) workers alongside government...

Assemblywoman Sillitti’s Bill to Support Emergency Responders Signed into Law

Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti (D-Port Washington) announced that a bill she co-sponsored to designate emergency responders as “first responders in communications” has been signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul and is now in effect (Ch. 426 of 2021)....

Assemblywoman Sillitti Announces Mobile Office Hours, New District Office Location

Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti (D-Port Washington) announced that she’s holding a series of mobile office hours at local libraries throughout her district from late September to early November. She also announced that her district office has moved from...

Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti’s Statement Regarding Vote on Marijuana

Today, the New York State Assembly voted to legalize recreational marijuana for those 21 years and older. I considered the countless conversations, emails and phone calls I had on the issue, and in the end I voted in favor of this bill. It provides a...