Press Releases

Excelsior Scholarship

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Assembly Member Inez E. Dickens is happy to assist in announcing The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student financial aid programs, which allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free. The program covers tuition for...

Assembly Member Inez E. Dickens Receives Lifetime Achievement Award during City and State’s 50 Over 50

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Assembly Member Dickens proposes new felony law

Assembly Member Dickens: Honor the Women who Fought Against Injustice this Women’s History Month

Every March, we celebrate Women’s History Month to remember the remarkable women who have fought to give future generations a brighter tomorrow. These trailblazers refused to accept the status quo and left their mark on our state and nation. It’s...

NYS DOL Intergovernmental Affairs Updates and Reminders

High Utility Bills

Utility bills have skyrocketed this winter It’s frankly out of control and I’m just as angry about it as you are We need them to be a much better community partner; this is unacceptable Thankfully, there are programs out there that can help those...

‘Tough Talk’ Event a Success

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Greetings: Hope this email finds you well. I would like to thank all who were able to join our "Tough Talk" event yesterday, September 8th, 2021 at 5:00pm with the Commanding Officers within the Precincts of the 70th Assembly District. We appreciate...

Assembly Passes Legislation to Help Support Vulnerable New Yorkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker Carl Heastie announced that the Assembly has passed legislation to ensure vulnerable New Yorkers have the tools and resources they need to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, and to foster trust and accurately trace the virus in our communities. ...

Assembly Passes Legislation Creating Automatic Voter Registration

Speaker Carl Heastie, Elections Committee Chair Charles Lavine and Assemblymember Latrice Walker announced that the Assembly passed legislation to make it easier for eligible voters to register to vote by creating a system for automatic voter registration...

WIC Announcement from Speaker's Office

WIC Announcement from Speaker’s Office

Senior Farmers Market Announcement from Speaker's Office

Senior Farmers Market Announcement from Speaker’s Office

Members of Assembly Majority Demand Trump Administration End Inhumane Policy of Family Separation

Assembly Majority members today released an open letter demanding the Trump administration stop further traumatizing children and end Trump’s inhumane policy of separating innocent children from their parents who cross the Southwest border seeking asylum...

April Newsletter – 2017

Blessings to my beloved Harlem, The month of April brings us closer to the feeling being in the Spring season, a feeling I know we all look forward to. April is also the close of state legislative budget season, the time of year when we as elected officials...