Press Releases

Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Site to Open in Yonkers

Starting March 3, a COVID-19 mass vaccination site in Yonkers plans to deliver 1,000 COVID-19 shots per day. The joint New York State - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) vaccination effort will be located at the National Guard Armory building...

State Assemblyman Sayegh Sponsors Utility Storm Response Improvement Legislation

Yonkers State Assemblyman Nader Sayegh supports the New York Public Service Commission staff recommendation that Con Ed be fined $102.3 Million for its inadequate response to outages in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias but says more needs to be done....

State Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Demands Congress Act to Preserve the Integrity of the Census & Extend the Deadline!

Over 40 New York State Senators and Assembly members have urged Congress to take action to rescue the integrity of the Constitutionally mandated 2020 Census. With the Trump Administration battling in court to shut down the Census in days, Yonkers State...

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh: On Women’s Equality Day, We Are Continuing the Fight for True Pay Equity

Gender and race should never be deciding factors in a person’s chance at economic security or opportunity. New York State has always been at the forefront of progress and a steadfast advocate for women’s rights. In order to continue living up...

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Announces Sprain Ridge Park & Pool as July 2019’s Agency of the Month

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh (D-Yonkers) joined Westchester County Executive GeorgeLatimer and other public officials at an event celebrating the re-opening of Sprain Ridge Park’sCompetition Pool and to announce that the Westchester County Parks Department’s...

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Helps Pass New Law to Fight Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh (D-Yonkers) announced that he helped pass legislation to further the Assembly’s continued efforts to combat discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace (A.8421). The measure, which strengthens protections for workers...

Assemblyman Sayegh Announces Summer 2019 Reading Challenge

ALBANY, NY – Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh (D-Yonkers) wants students to have fun reading and to keep learning this summer at their public library. The New York State Assembly is partnering with the New York State Library and the 1,100 libraries and...

Assemblyman Sayegh Casts Deciding Vote to Advance A.2371

In today’s Health Committee meeting, Assemblyman Sayegh (D-Yonkers) voted in the affirmative on advancing A.2371 out of Committee, which repeals all non-medical exemptions from vaccination requirements for children.“After much deliberation,...

Assemblyman Sayegh: Arrive Alive Pledge Aims to Prevent Drunk and Drugged Driving on Prom Night

For many teenagers in Yonkers, the hustle and excitement of prom season is fast approaching. Before the big night arrives, Assemblyman Sayegh (D-Yonkers) is encouraging parents and teens to take the Arrive Alive pledge together to ensure that teens get...

Assembly Members from Westchester County Announce New Program to Help Deal with the Con Edison Moratorium Passed in the State Budget

ALBANY, NY – The members of the New York State Assembly representing communities throughout Westchester County were pleased to announce that the recently-passed 2019-2020 state budget contains a new program to help Westchester residents and developers...

State Delegation Secures Major Wins for Yonkers

YONKERS, NY — On Sunday, March 31, the Yonkers State Legislative Delegation voted to pass a state budget that secured significant funding for Yonkers Public Schools. Leading up to the budget deadline, Yonkers Public Schools officials estimated a...

Statement from Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh on $175.5 Billion Budget Deal Reached by Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature

“I'm pleased to announce that a budget deal has been reached between the Governor and both houses of the State Legislature” said Assemblyman Sayegh.“Despite the financial obstacles we faced, lawmakers came together and delivered on...

Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh Condemns Terrorist Attacks in New Zealand, Joins Community in Mourning

Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh today joined a chorus of leaders around the world in condemning the terrorist attacks which took place this morning in New Zealand which left 49 dead and dozens of others wounded.“My deepest sympathies go out members of...

Assemblyman Sayegh: Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Have Been Denied Justice for Too Long

Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh (D- Westchester County) announced that he helped pass the Child Victims Act to allow more victims of childhood sexual abuse to face their abusers in a court of law (A.2683). The bill extends the civil and criminal statutes...

Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh Applauds the Passage of Legislation to Assist Furloughed Federal Employees; Announces In-District Food Drive

As the federal government shutdown drags into its fourth week, it’s important to recognize that approximately 14,000 federal employees in New York State work for departments affected by the shutdown. For anyone living paycheck to paycheck and struggling...