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Ortiz Announces Passage of Bill in Assembly to Increase Organ Donor Participation

Ortiz Announces Passage of Bill in Assembly to Increase Organ Donor Participation New legislation would amend Lauren’s Law Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) announced that his legislation to increase participation in the...

June 19, 2015
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Preventable Birth Defect Prevalent in Hispanic Communities

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) announced that his legislation (A.6979A) to promote education about Spina Bifida has passed in the State Assembly and Senate and will be delivered to the Governor to be signed into...

June 17, 2015
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Ortiz Introduces High Sodium Warning Legislation and Applauds NYC Department of Health for Proposing Menu Warnings

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) announced today that he is introducing legislation to add a high sodium warning for certain menu items and applauds the New York City Department of Health for proposing that all chain restaurants label high...

June 11, 2015
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Ortiz Gives Voice to MTA Riders with Disabilities

Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) has introduced legislation to improve the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA’s) ability to accommodate riders with disabilities. The bill establishes a new MTA Riders' Council for People...

May 27, 2015
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Ortiz Urges Congress to Reject Fast Track Legislation for International Trade Agreement

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Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) has announced his opposition to fast tracking the massive international trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is currently being negotiated by the United States and...

May 20, 2015
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April 28, 2015
Assemblymember Ortiz brings to the floor a resolution proclaiming April as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month and encourages others to promote and bring awareness to the issue. "At the end of the day it's about how can we save lives because life is precious," said Ortiz.