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Got Used to Your #Quarantinis? New Legislation Could Allow Continued Alcohol Takeout & Delivery from NY Restaurants and Bars

The frozen margaritas and #quarantinis you’ve enjoyed with your takeout and delivery meals during the pandemic could become a permanent fixture with legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) and State Senator Brian Benjamin...

Sen. Kavanagh, AM Cymbrowitz & Advocates Announce Expanded Bill for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program, Renewed Push for Federal Funds

New York, NY – New York State Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz, the Chairs of the Senate and Assembly Housing Committees, today introduced amendments to their legislation to create a COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance...

Stop Disrespecting Holocaust Memorial Park, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Says

While COVID-19 has curtailed recreational options for local families, that’s no excuse for kids cavorting among the monuments in Holocaust Memorial Park and drawing on the stones erected to remember the six million men, women and children murdered...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Invites Students to Participate in Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) invites students who live in or attend school in the 45th Assembly District to participate in his annual Summer Reading Challenge. Families may check eligibility here.The challenge asks children to read a book...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Introduces Legislation Mandating Full Refunds for School Trips Canceled During Pandemic

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) has introduced legislation (A.10617) that would make the failure to provide a full refund for school-related trips canceled during the COVID-19 pandemic, or any other declared state of emergency, a civil offense.“The...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Announces Passage of Legislation that Begins to Address Housing-Related Hardships Caused by COVID-19

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn), Chair of the Assembly’s Housing Committee, announced that both the Assembly and Senate have passed legislation to begin to address housing-related hardships brought on by COVID-19. These bills respond to...

Good News for Jewish Community in 2020-21 State Budget, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Says

Despite the COVID-19 crisis and the economic challenges it presents, the Jewish community has much to be pleased about in the newly released State Fiscal Year 2020-21 New York State budget, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) said. While the state...

New Budget Helps Preserve Communities Across NYS, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Says

The recently enacted state budget includes initiatives to increase access to safe and affordable housing, support homeowners and preserve communities across the state, said Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn), Chair of the Assembly’s Housing...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Defends Tenants’ Rights

As Chair of the Assembly Housing Committee, I was instrumental in crafting the landmark rent regulation/tenant protection bill package that was recently signed into law. You can watch the Assembly debate in its entirety here: https://nystateassembly....

Good News for Jewish Community in 2019-20 State Budget, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Says

The Jewish community has much to be pleased about in the newly released State Fiscal Year 2019-20 New York State budget, including a significant increase for STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math) instruction in yeshivas and other non-public...

Budget Includes Big Housing Investments, Talks on Public Housing Funds Continue

Albany, NY – Senator Brian Kavanagh, Chair of the Senate Housing Committee, and Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, Chair of the Assembly Housing Committee, announced major investments in housing that are included in the newly passed 2019-2020 State budget.The...

Governor to Release $450m in Old NYCHA Funds, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Announces

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments will finally have the opportunity to benefit from $450 million in previously allocated capital funds that Governor Cuomo agreed to release today, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn), Chair of...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz to Hold Rent Regulation Hearings in NYC and Albany

With the state laws that govern rent-regulated apartments set to expire on June 15th, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn), Chair of the Assembly’s Housing Committee, will hold public hearings in May in New York City and Albany to give tenants,...

New State Budget Helps Move NY Forward, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Says

The newly enacted $175.5 billion New York State budget helps middle-class and vulnerable New Yorkers and advances the state’s commitment to improve mass transit and safeguard the environment for future generations, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn)...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz & City Announce End to Party Boat Passenger Pick-Ups & Drop-Offs in Sheepshead Bay

Starting May 1st, party boats will no longer be able to pick up and unload passengers in Sheepshead Bay, effectively ending the problems of drunken revelers and out-of-control litter, crowds and traffic that have long plagued the community during the...

More Than 3,000 Homeowners Get Refunds Thanks to Action by Assemblyman Cymbrowitz

More than 3,000 NYC homeowners who paid their property taxes by credit card are getting partial refunds thanks to Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn), Chair of the Assembly’s Housing Committee, who made the city aware of a glitch in the system...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz to MTA President: Fast-Track Sheepshead Bay B/Q Station for Full Accessibility

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) has asked NYC Transit President Andy Byford to prioritize the Sheepshead Bay B/Q train station for handicap accessibility and reiterated his offer of $1.3 million toward the project should the station be included...

Assembly Passes Legislation Co-Sponsored by Assemblyman Cymbrowitz to Bring Early Voting To New York

The Assembly passed a sweeping election reform package this week, including legislation co-sponsored by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) that would institute early voting in New York State. The bill would strengthen the state’s electoral...

Federal Takeover Won’t Fix NYCHA, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz and Colleagues Tell HUD Secretary

Federal takeovers have failed to fix troubling conditions at other local housing authorities and a similar receivership won’t work at NYCHA, Assembly Housing Committee Chair Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) wrote Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...