Welcome Letter

Dear Neighbor,

Thank you for taking the time to visit the New York State Assembly website for the 97th District where you can access information, including legislation I’m sponsoring in Albany and meetings at home in the 97th District.

When I’m not in Albany, much of my time is spent working with community organizations, as well as community leaders and constituents. The conversations we have are the impetus for much of the legislation I’ve worked on over the last three legislative sessions, which you can search under the Sponsored Legislation section of the website

You can also find out about upcoming events and other news from my office.

If you need information or assistance from my office, please don’t hesitate to contact me at 845-624-4601 or jaffeee@assembly.state.ny.us.


Ellen C. Jaffee

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Ellen Jaffee Appointed to Assembly Education Committee

Albany – Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) announced today her appointment by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to the Assembly Education Committee. “As a strong advocate for public education, my top priorities this legislative session will...

January 11, 2017
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Jaffee Named Chair of Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families

Albany – Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced her appointment as Chairperson of the Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families. “The issues children and families face, especially those children living in poverty, are...

January 4, 2017
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Jaffee Statement on Governor’s Plan to Establish Free Tuition at Public Colleges and Universities

Pearl River, NY – As a long-time advocate for funding public education and ensuring all students get the quality education they deserve, I applaud Governor Cuomo’s plan to make New York the first state in the nation to establish a program that will...

January 3, 2017
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December 30 E-News

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January 9, 2017
"I'm hoping to move forward with this – this year – and assure that when you purchase your home, you'll know that the private well that you'll be getting your water from is safe," said Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Children and Families, of her legislation to require that homeowners test their private well upon their home's sale. A.265


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