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Ortiz and Gillibrand Highlight Summer Meals Program for Children

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Sunset Park, NY – Standing at Sunset Park Recreation Center, Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix Ortiz (D. Kings), U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and hunger advocates visited with children in order to raise awareness of school nutrition...

August 12, 2015
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Ortiz Advocates Carbon Tax

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz, (D-Kings), has introduced legislation to create a carbon tax on the use of fossil fuels in New York State. This new bill follows Ortiz’s recent introduction of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act...

August 3, 2015
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Ortiz Calls For Breathalyzers In New York Cars

Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) wants breathalyzers installed in all cars and stricter drunk driving standards in the state. Yesterday, O’Neil Sharpe, 24, slammed his car into the Bouaz-Ostane’s family automobile on the Southern...

July 13, 2015
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Ortiz, Krueger Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) and Senator Liz Krueger (D-New York) have announced the introduction of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act (A.8011A/S.5873) that would require the State Comptroller to divest the...

July 8, 2015
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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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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.