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Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Passes 9/11 Health Bill

Albany, NY - This week, Assembly Bill A10499 (Niou), which assists individuals who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or clean-up operations, passed the Assembly. In previous years, this legislation has passed the Assembly, but this...

Statement from Assemblymembers Niou and Glick and Senator Kavanagh on Governor Cuomo Signing Bill to Include Battery Park City Residents on the BPCA Board

New York, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed S7284/A8986 (Kavanagh/Glick), which makes technical changes necessary to effectuate legislation requiring that the Battery Park City Authority Board include at least two residents of Battery Park City....

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on City’s Plan to Change Specialized High School Admissions

New York, NY – This past weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced a new plan to phase out and eventually eliminate the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). The Mayor and Chancellor Carranza’s...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Calls For Expedited Repairs at 85 Bowery and Date for Tenants’ Return

New York, NY – Today, tenants of 85 Bowery rallied at the entrance of City Hall to express their frustration with their ongoing displacement and delays in repairs. Among tenants’ demands was a call for the city to provide a deadline which provides a date...

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou & Sen. Brad Hoylman Introduce Legislation to Fight Intrusive Robocalls

New York, NY – Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou and Senator Brad Hoylman introduced legislation (A10739/S8674) with the aim to stop the scourge of robocalls in New York. Since 2015, the number of unwanted robocalls has increased by 115%. This massive increase...

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