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Organ Recipients Gain as Governor Approves Permanent Lauren’s Law

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) thanked the Governor for approving his legislation (A.5179/S.1206) into law. The new law makes Lauren's Law permanent, further enabling all individuals who apply for a New York State...

October 16, 2017
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Los recipientes de órganos obtienen una gran victoria con la aprobación permanente de la Ley de Lauren por parte del Gobernador

El Portavoz Adjunto Félix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) le agradeció al Gobernador por firmar en ley su legislación (A.5179/S.1206). La nueva ley establece que la Ley de Lauren sea permanente, además permite que todas las personas que...

October 16, 2017
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Ortiz planea presentar legislación para permitir deducciones por gastos para los maestros

El Portavoz Adjunto Félix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) planea la presentación de una legislación para requerir que los administradores escolares informen a todos los maestros en las escuelas elementales, intermedias y secundarias que tienen derecho a...

September 28, 2017
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Ortiz Plans to Introduce Legislation to Permit Teacher Expense Deductions

Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) plans on introducing legislation to require school administrators to inform all teachers in elementary, middle and high school that they are entitled to take a federal tax educator expense deduction from...

September 28, 2017
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Restricciones de envíos en Puerto Rico

Después de que la administración de Trump anunciara hoy que no había necesidad de suspender las restricciones de envío para enviar combustible y suministros para Puerto Rico, el Portavoz Adjunto Félix W. Ortiz (D-Kings) le pidió a la Casa Blanca...

September 27, 2017
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June 21, 2017
"Access of food that stays in the hospitals  and the schools, voluntarily will be given to some of the food banks and the food pantries in the State of New York," said Assistant Speaker Ortiz as he explained his vote for bill A2409B to help encourage the establishment of voluntary programs to assist and facilitate the ability of school districts and institutions of higher learning to donate excess unused food items from their school meal programs to voluntary food assistance programs, such as food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community and not-for-profit organizations that distribute food to the poor and disadvantaged A2409B