Press Releases

View All Press Releases

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: 2022-23 State Budget Puts Long Island Families First

“After dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for more than two years, Long Island families are now struggling with inflation and soaring prices for essential goods. That’s why my top priority this year was helping working families keep more of...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: Assembly Budget Proposal Makes Vital Investments in Community Resources

“After a long two years of fighting the pandemic, all of us are seeking a renewed sense of normalcy. That’s why it’s more important than ever to make crucial investments in community programs and resources that uplift our families as...

Statement in Support of Family and Children Reinvestment Act

“As chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and an active member of the Committee on Children & Families, I unequivocally support bill A.8623. It is a much-needed cash infusion for families who have suffered from a lack of access to affordable...

Assemblymember Jean-Pierre Introduces Legislation to Establish a Tax Credit for Direct Support Professionals and Direct Care Workers to Stabilize Services for New Yorkers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Wheatley Heights) today announced legislation (S7643/A9200A) to establish a personal income tax credit for direct support professionals (DSPs) and direct care workers employed by provider agencies...

Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre Call for Restoration of Cuts to Library Capital Funding in State Budget

ALBANY – Today, January 20, 2022, New York State Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre announced their plans to fight to restore proposed cuts to library capital funding in the FY 2022-2023 state budget. The executive budget...

Statement from Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre

“I am deeply disappointed by the State University of New York (SUNY) Charter Schools Committee’s shameful decision to move forward with the issuance of The Academy Charter School’s proposal for a charter school here in Wyandanch. Following...

Assemblymember Jean-Pierre: With Democracy at Stake, Events of January 6th Can Never Happen Again

“One year ago today, our nation’s Capitol endured its worst attack since the War of 1812 by a mob of violent insurrectionists who sought to overturn a free and fair election, disrupt the lawful transition of power and tear away at the fabric...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: State of the State Gives Hope for Childcare, Public Education in 2022 Legislative Session

“Governor Hochul’s State of the State address and the beginning of a new state legislative session spell hope on important fronts. Last year, the Assembly made significant progress in improving public libraries and early childhood education....

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre: New Housing Discrimination Laws Help Ensure Equal Treatment for All Homebuyers

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Wheatley Heights) announced that four bills she sponsored and passed to promote equal treatment and combat discrimination in the real estate industry were signed into law by the governor.“The 2019 Newsday report...

Assemblymember Jean-Pierre and Senator Ryan Announce Signing of Bill to Enhance Funding Assistance for Libraries

New York State Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre and Senator Sean Ryan have announced that their legislation (A.7021/S.6511) to amend library funding eligibility requirements has been signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul.Senator Ryan and Assemblymember...
View All Press Releases

Publications

View All Publications
View All Publications