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Assembly Member O’Donnell Calls on Governor Cuomo to Ban State-Funded Travel to Louisiana Following Governor Jindal’s Discriminatory Executive Order

Outraged over Governor Bobby Jindal’s executive order yesterday to enable state-sanctioned discrimination against LGBT residents of Louisiana, Assembly Member O’Donnell sent a letter calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban all non-essential...

May 20, 2015
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In Ireland, O’Donnell Lobbies for Marriage Equality

Today, Assembly Member O’Donnell returned from a successful trip to lobby for Marriage Equality in Ireland. While there, Assembly Member O’Donnell met with Lawyers for Yes, a group campaigning for Marriage Equality in Ireland, and with Brian...

May 1, 2015
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New York Assembly Member O’Donnell Condemns Indiana Governor for Signing Bill That Legalizes Discrimination

In response to Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s signature to the ill-named Religious Freedom Restoration Act Thursday morning, allowing anyone to use their religious beliefs to claim that they have a right to refuse to follow anti-discrimination laws,...

March 27, 2015
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Correction Committee Chair O’Donnell Calls for Improved Mental Health Services in New York State Correctional System while Commending Some Aspects of Executive Budget

Today, Correction Chair Daniel O’Donnell attended the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Mental Hygiene to call for improved mental health services in prisons. He spoke to Office of Mental Health Commissioner Ann Marie T. Sullivan about his...

February 27, 2015
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O’Donnell, Rozic Bills to Comply with Committee Against Torture’s Recommendations Pass Correction Committee

Today, Assembly Correction Committee Chair Daniel O’Donnell and Committee Member Nily Rozic’s bills to reform New York’s solitary confinement laws passed the Correction Committee, and will now advance to the Codes Committee. The bills would conform...

February 3, 2015
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