Press Releases

Mikulin Invites All to Lifesaving Community Event

Assemblyman John Mikulin (R,C-Bethpage) is hosting a lifesaving informational event for the public with staff from the Nassau University Medical Center at the Island Trees Public Library on Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will...

Mikulin Rallies for Union Jobs

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Assemblyman John Mikulin (R,C-Bethpage) joined members of the New York State Building & Construction Trades Council and other labor unions at the state Capitol today to rally for union jobs in State University of New York (SUNY) construction projects....

Mikulin On 2024 Executive Budget Proposal

“As if the people of Nassau County needed further proof of how out of touch this governor is with the realities of the hardworking people of this state, her executive budget’s prioritizing illegal migrant spending over our children’s education funding...

Mikulin on 2024 State of the State

“The establishment in Albany continues to prove just how out of touch they are with the presentation Gov. Hochul gave today. Thanks to decades of their ‘tax-and-spend’ policies, coupled with the pandemic and inflation, New Yorkers are continuing...

Statement From The Assembly Minority Members Of The New York State Assembly Education Committee

The recent incidents of violence and antisemitism at Hillcrest High School in Queens demand immediate and steadfast attention. The tepid public statements from NYC Schools Chancellor Banks are simply not enough. New Yorkers deserve swift, significant...

Mikulin Honors 2023 Women of Distinction

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Assemblyman John Mikulin (R, C-Bethpage) honored 13 women from the community within the 17th Assembly District who were nominated to be 2023 Women of Distinction. Among this year’s class of outstanding women from the community were a national award-winning...

Mikulin on Farmingdale Bus Accident

“When a parent puts their child on a school bus, their entire heart drives off on that bus and today every parent’s worst nightmare has become a reality. Our hearts are with the entire Farmingdale community and especially with the parents being rushed...

Mikulin on Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Suspect Arrest

“On behalf of the Nassau County community particularly, I would like to thank our dedicated law enforcement for their efforts to apprehend this suspected serial killer and restore safety to our community across Long Island. We all appreciated their...

Mikulin to Feds: Stop Sending Migrants

Assemblyman John Mikulin (R,C-Bethpage) joined colleagues from the Assembly Minority Conference today at a press conference to share their solutions for the migrant crisis created by the expiration of Title 42. With the number of migrants exceeding New...

Mikulin: Victory for Local Control in Budget

“I am glad to see that the governor’s housing plan that would override local zoning has been defeated.Though this is excellent news for Long Island, and local communities across our state, the fact the final product was a month overdue and the secretive...

Mikulin Says Albany Should Listen to Experts on School Safety

Assemblyman John Mikulin (R, C-Bethpage) joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R, C-Pulaski) and members of their conference in announcing the findings of their Task Force on School Safety & Security. “The task force listened to testimony from...

Mikulin: Reforms to Raise the Age Would Benefit Justice & Enable a Real Path Forward for Youth

“The problem with Raise the Age is that currently it lets nearly every adolescent offender off without any consequences, which has led to a rising spike in crime, gang activity and drug offenses in our state. Without consequences, teenagers have become...

Mikulin: Assembly United in View That Hochul Housing Plan Detrimental to Suburbs

“In Albany, you must take the victories where you can and it is certainly a small but resounding victory that the Assembly One-House Budget Proposal rejects Gov. Hochul’s disastrous housing plan. Her plan was a war on suburbs, and particularly unwelcome...

Mikulin: Local Roads are Essential!

“While the governor proposes to force new housing into suburban Long Island, she’s not proposing to do anything to increase funding to maintain or improve our local roads and infrastructure. Everyone knows how greatly in need we are of funding to...

Mikulin: Budget is a Trojan Horse in War on Suburban NY

“Any promise in the budget of increased funding for schools, libraries or law enforcement is nothing more than a Trojan horse from the governor if she continues with her plan to mandate accessible dwelling units and usurp local zoning authority. The...

Mikulin Honors WWII Vet On 100th Birthday

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Assemblyman John Mikulin (R,C-Bethpage) honored local World War II veteran Charles (Charlie) Franza, upon the occasion of his 100th birthday. Franza became a centenarian on Jan. 5, 2023. “We are all so grateful for the service and sacrifice of our...

Mikulin on the 2023 State of the State

“The last thing New Yorkers need is more broken promises from Albany, but until this year’s budget is enacted that is what speeches like we heard today amount to be. New Yorkers need action, not talk. While crime has swept across our state and New...

Mikulin Lights Up Toys for Tots Drive with Local Laughs

Assemblyman John Mikulin (R, C-Bethpage) is lighting up his annual Toys for Tots drive with the United States Marine Corps Reserve with a new community event at the Island Trees Public Library to bring laughter and light to the holiday season. The free...

Mikulin Honors Local Women of Distinction

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Assemblyman John Mikulin (R, C-Bethpage) held his annual Women of Distinction ceremony to honor the remarkable accomplishments of women from throughout the 17th Assembly District. The ceremony was held at the Island Trees Public Library on October 1 and...

Mikulin Blood Drive Helps to Save 303 Lives

Assemblyman John Mikulin (R,C,I-Bethpage) joined with Long Island Blood Services to host a community blood drive on July 28 to address the severe shortage blood banks across the nation have been experiencing. The drive was a success, collecting 101 pints...