Welcome Letter

Dear Friends,

I am proud to serve and represent my fellow Yonkers residents as the New York State Assemblyman. Upon my election in 2018 and re-election in 2020, my focus has always been to improve the quality of life for each of us.

Growing up in Southwest Yonkers with my 7 siblings, taught me to be multicultural and to respect diversity and the needs of the disadvantaged and the disenfranchised.

For nearly 40 years, I fought for quality and equitable education, served as a Teacher, 30 years as a School Principal (PS 13, 9, 22, & adult education) and as a Trustee of the Board of Education for 6 years, 3 years as President. As a member of the Assembly Education Committee, I will fight to change the State’s Funding Formula, which shortchanges our students with millions in lost revenue yearly. I will fight to change how the State funds the building of new schools, which Yonkers desperately needs. Our schools on the average are 80 years old.

I am also an advocate for homeowners and small business and for protecting our basic city services. As an attorney, I understand the law and will continue to serve as a highly active Assemblyman, having sponsored and co-sponsored hundreds of legislative bills and initiatives.

My nearly 40 years of service to the community in education, health care, municipal services and multi-culturalism is a testament to my dedication to each and every fellow Yonkers resident.

Sincerely,
Nader J. Sayegh

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Combined, Empire City Casino, MGM and Yonkers Raceway are Yonkers’ largest private employer, so I am pleased to be appointed to the Assembly Racing and Wagering committee. On Christmas Eve,  D. Deli City and Steve’s Waffles and Crepes and other sponsors provided free holiday lunches to first responders at St. John’s and St. Joseph’s Hospitals & the Yonkers Police and Fi Assemblyman Sayegh delivers holiday gifts to children at the Byrn Mawr Children’s Learning Center in Yonkers College Intern Sienna from Iona College presented a citation for her excellent work in my District Office Assemblyman Sayegh helps with the annual Stew Leonard’s Turkey Brigade, donating hundreds of turkeys to charitable organizations in  Yonkers.

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