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Castorina Opposes College-in-Prison Program

Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a program aimed at expanding college education in prisons throughout New York. The program will utilize $7 million, paid to the state in bank settlements, in order to pay for convicts to enroll in college classes at 7...

August 16, 2017
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Castorina Calls for MTA Audit Before Raising Taxes for Funding

Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed taxing the wealthiest 1 percent to fund repairs to the failing transit system. This comes after multiple derailments, delays, and a declared state of emergency for the NYC subway. The Mayor and Governor Cuomo have...

August 7, 2017
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Castorina: Speed Camera Law ‘Unconstitutional’

Assemblyman Ron Castorina Jr. (R,C,I,Ref-South Shore) publicly criticized Assemblywoman Deborah Glick’s speed camera bill as “unconstitutional” and a “cash grab” by the city of New York today. The bill A. 7798 would expand the...

June 21, 2017
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Staten Island Lawmakers Question Department of Health Call on Waiting to Spray for West Nile After First Incident

Monday, the New York City Department of Health reported the first mosquitoes with West Nile virus this season in Staten Island. The infected mosquitoes were collected in Rossville with no human contraction so far. The Department of Health said it...

June 20, 2017
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Castorina: Senate Bill ‘A Must’ For The Protection of Our Police

Assemblyman Ron Castorina Jr. (R,C,I,Ref-South Shore) commended the New York State Senate this morning for passing the “Community Heroes Protection Act” yesterday. The bill (S1114A), sponsored by Senator Fred Akshar (R-C-I,...

May 19, 2017
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