Welcome Letter

Welcome to my New York State Assembly Web page.

You can use this page to easily access information about the work I do both in Albany and at home to represent our District and to pass laws designed to build a more prosperous, healthier, and more vibrant New York.

You can contact me with issues of concern, your views on legislation, or ideas to improve our District and the State.

In addition, you can use the entire Assembly Web site to keep apprised of pending legislation. I encourage you to visit this site often to keep yourself up-to-date on issues, news and legislative hearings. Thank you for visiting.


Assemblymember  Jonathan G. Jacobson

Jonathan Jacobson was elected to the New York State Assembly in 2018.

Before that, Jonathan served on the Newburgh City Council, where he championed improving the City's infrastructure. 

Early in his career, Jonathan served as an Assistant Counsel to the Speaker of the New York State Assembly, where he researched and wrote legislation for the Labor Committee. As an Assistant New York State Attorney General, he headed the Consumer Frauds Bureau at the Poughkeepsie Regional Office. He continued his public service career as a New York State Workers’ Compensation Law Judge.

Jonathan had his own private law firm, first concentrating on real estate and business law, and for the last part of his legal career, Jonathan focused on representing workers in Workers’ Compensation and Social Security disability cases.

Jonathan is a product of the Newburgh public school system, having graduated from Newburgh Free Academy (NFA). He graduated from Duke University, cum laude, with Honors in Political Science. Jonathan went on to graduate from New York Law School.

Since being elected, Jonathan has focused on fighting gun violence; utility reform including holding Central Hudson accountable for illegal, incompetent and predatory billing practices; workforce development; preventing corruption and conflicts at industrial development agencies; protecting reproductive health rights and making voting simpler and easier.

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