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Dear Neighbor,

Welcome to my website! As your representative in the New York State Assembly, I will work hard to advocate for the issues that matter most to you in Albany. I am committed to creating affordable housing in our neighborhood, better...
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Asambleísta Pichardo: Aumentar el salario mínimo a todos los trabajadores

“Por mucho tiempo, mis vecinos que dependen de un salario mínimo han luchado para sobrevivir. El anuncio de hoy aumentará significativamente el ingreso de los trabajadores de comida rápida y ayudará a muchos a salir de la pobreza –esta es una...

July 23, 2015
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Assemblymember Pichardo: Raise Minimum Wage for All Workers

“For far too long, my neighbors who depend on minimum wage have struggled to survive. Today’s announcement will significantly raise the income of fast-food workers and help pull many out of poverty – this is a momentous victory for these workers and...

July 22, 2015
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Assemblymember Pichardo Announces 2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblymember Victor Pichardo (D-Bronx) has announced that the Assembly’s annual Summer Reading Challenge theme is “Every hero has a story.” The program, in partnership with New York State Libraries, encourages children to continue reading during...

July 1, 2015
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Assemblymember Pichardo: Historic Rent Freeze Will Help Provide Much-Needed Relief to Tenants

“For the first time in its 46-year history, the Rent Guidelines Board voted in favor of a rent freeze for tenants in rent-stabilized apartments with one-year leases. This historic move will help provide meaningful relief to the more than 1.2 million...

June 30, 2015
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June 9, 2015
"In the district that I represent in the West Bronx and the Bronx as a whole, has one of the highest asthma rates in the entire state of New York. What this bill does is it removes a hazard that could potentially harm our kids down the road," Assemblymember Pichardo said, explaining legislation that makes it illegal to smoke near or around the entrances of after-school programs across the State of New York.


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