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Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein's Office Helps Thousands Claim Unemployment Benefits

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, in addition to the obvious health crisis, New York also faced a devastating economic crisis. Countless businesses faced lockdown orders that led to many constituents losing their jobs. While many filed for unemployment...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Joins Forces with Advocacy Groups to Ensure That Child Care Reopens

Over the past several weeks, Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein, along with Agudath Israel of America and other advocacy groups, has been relentlessly advocating for the City of New York to reopen Article 43 school based and Article 47 day care facilities,...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein and Councilman Kalman Yeger Demand Mayor de Blasio Re-Open Schoolyard Playgrounds

Letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding that the city’s public schoolyards be opened
On Friday, June 26th, New York State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein and New York City Councilman Kalman Yeger sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding that the city's public schoolyards be opened so children will have plenty of space to play.Back...

Joint Statement from Senator Felder, Assemblyman Eichenstein, and Councilman Yeger

Joint Statement from Senator Felder, Assemblyman Eichenstein, and Councilman Yeger
"Individually, each of us exhausted every avenue of diplomacy in our effort to open our playgrounds for the families and children in our city. We advocated sincerely and respectfully, hoping for a willing partner. On Sunday we stood here together,...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein to Governor Cuomo: "Stop Punishing Our Children"

Despite weeks of advocacy and deliberation with a group of health experts and camp directors, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that sleepaway camps will not be allowed to operate this summer in New York. This decision is a tremendous disappointment...

Assemblyman Eichenstein: Camps Must Open This Summer - Kids Need it Now More Than Ever

"Our children have now been home for 86 long days," said Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein. "That's 86 days without their teachers, without friends, and without a proper educational and social structure. Governor Cuomo, children need normalcy...
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