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Legislation to Relieve Counties of Costs for Providing Mandated Legal Services Passes Both Houses

Indigent legal services across the state would come under a unified system, to ensure equitable funding and quality legal representation, under legislation passed by both houses in Albany, with Assemblyman Luis Sepúlveda one of the bill's prime...

June 22, 2016
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State Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblymember Luis Sepúlveda’s Translation Services Bill Passes the New York State Legislature

Assemblymember Luis Sepúlveda and State Senator Gustavo Rivera's bill (A5548/S992), also known as the Translation Services bill, passed yesterday in the New York State Assembly. This bill, which seeks to...

June 16, 2016
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Bronx Asthma Study Legislation Headed to Cuomo’s Desk for Signature

Legislation calling for a state study of the plague of asthma that has hung like a foul cloud over the Bronx for decades is now headed to Gov. Cuomo's desk for signing. Similar bills by Bronx State Senator José M. Serrano and Bronx Assemblyman...

June 16, 2016
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Assemblyman Sepúlveda’s Bill to Require Time-and-a-Half Pay for Many Employees Who Work on Memorial Day or other Federal Holidays Advancing in Albany

With Memorial Day weekend here, a state legislator’s bill to require employers to pay time-and-a-half overtime for working on certain federal holidays is moving its way up the legislative ladder in Albany. Assemblyman Luis Sepúlveda’s measure...

May 27, 2016
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