Protecting New York's Drinking Water
Jun 6, 2019
Dear friends,Yesterday in Albany I joined with environmental and health advocates and other legislators to urge the immediate passage of legislation I'm sponsoring in the Assembly to protect New York's drinking water. My bill, (A.7839), would...
Gottfried & Hoylman Bill to Require Plant-Based Food Options in Hospitals Passes Through the Legislature
Jun 4, 2019
Albany, NY – Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried and Senator Brad Hoylman's bill to require plant-based food options in hospitals ( S1471A/A4072 ) passed through both houses of the State legislature yesterday. The bill, introduced...
Assembly Passes Legislation to Protect and Support Victims of Domestic Violence in New York State
May 15, 2019
This week, the New York State Assembly passed a package of legislation that I was proud to support which will help survivors of domestic violence in seeking justice. To learn more about these bills, please see the news release from Assembly Speaker Carl...
Joint Statement on 14th Street Busway
by Assemblymember Richard N. Gottfried, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Senator Brad Hoylman, and
Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick
Apr 27, 2019
“The decision by the New York City Department of Transportation and MTA to pilot a Transit/Truck Priority lanes on 14th Street raises many concerning issues for our constituents who reside on the blocks to the immediate north and south of 14th Street....
City Revokes Permits for “Supertall" Building on West 66th Street
Apr 1, 2019
"I applaud the Department of Buildings' (DOB) revocation of the permits for the luxury high-rise tower proposed on West 66th Street by the Extell Corporation. "This victory -- at least for now -- came in response to the challenge filed by Landmark...