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Statement from Assemblyman Michael R. Benedetto (82nd AD, Bronx) in Regard to Amending “Football Bill” and New Soccer Bill

Research over the past dozen years has shown that players in pro and college football who have sustained multiple concussions and sub-concussive blows over their playing days are susceptible to lasting brain damage. New studies by researchers at the...

March 24, 2014
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Analysis: $40 Million That Gov. Cuomo Seeks from MTA Could Add Bus & Rail Service, Reduce Crowding and Waits, and Lessen Pressure on Fares

New York, NY – The Riders Alliance and the NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign released an analysis today detailing service improvements that could be made if the State Assembly and Senate are successful in blocking Governor Cuomo’s proposed $40 million...

March 24, 2014
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Assemblyman Benedetto’s Veterans Unemployment Act to be Signed into Law

Assemblyman Michael R. Benedetto’s (D-82) common sense veterans’ jobs bill, the Veterans Unemployment Act (A.7761) will be signed into law by Governor Cuomo. “I want to thank Governor Cuomo for signing my bill and for...

March 20, 2014
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Assemblyman Benedetto Works to Improve Government Transparency and Accountability

Assemblyman Benedetto (D-Bronx) announced that the Assembly passed a series of bills that would make government more open, accountable and transparent for New Yorkers. The legislative package marks the ninth annual “Sunshine Week” (March 16-22), a...

March 19, 2014
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Assemblyman Benedetto is Happy to Announce MTA Will Receive $40 Million More Than Expected From the State

This year, the MTA will get up to $40 million more in state funds than expected, funds that should be used to improve bus services in Co-op City according to Assemblyman Benedetto. To that end, the Assemblyman has sent out a letter to acting MTA...

May 28, 2013
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