Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Encourages Residents to Participate in Final Queens Bus Redesign Hearing

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato is encouraging residents of South Queens to make their voices heard at the upcoming public hearing for the Queens Bus Redesign Plan on Wednesday, July 24. The meeting will be a hybrid...

Pheffer Amato’s First ‘Shredfest’ of the Season

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato hosted the first of several paper shredding events last Saturday at St. Camillus Church with the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY). Calls for paper shredding events are one of the...

Pheffer Amato Votes to Crackdown on E-Bikes - Bill Signed into Law

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato voted “yes” to pass a bill which requires e-bikes, e-scooters with a seat, mopeds, vespas, or other types of vehicles that qualify under the definition of a “limited use motorcycle”...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato’s Brings MTA MetroCard Van to Community

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato has once again partnered with the MTA to bring their mobile van to the community. The van will be at Lindenwood’s Food Emporium on Tuesday, July 30, from 10am-2pm. During that time...

Passing Bills That Support You, Your Families, and Our State

After 6 months of intense work in Albany, it's always wonderful to come back to our community. Dorothy said it best, there’s no place like home! Yet while I was in Albany, I worked to pass a wide array of bills on nearly every topic to help you, your...

Pheffer Amato and NYS Assembly Speaker “Dive” Into Water Safety

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato hosted the leader of the New York State Assembly, Speaker Carl Heastie, during his visit to the Rockaway Peninsula. The two attended a swim lesson hosted by the Rising Tide Effect...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Reminds Community of Free Summer Meal Program

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato announced that the “Free Summer Meals” program has once again begun. There are several locations in the 23rd Assembly District where those 18 years old and younger can get a free...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Brings Assistance to Breezy Point

Breezy Point, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato had her bill, A.9549, signed into law in order to help over 89 households within the Breezy Point Cooperative. The law, signed into effect by the Governor, provides a 5-year extender...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Brings Paper Shredding to Community

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato invites everyone to safely and securely shred their unwanted documents at one of her Paper Shredding Days. The Assemblywoman has hosted paper shredding events for years and this year...

Pheffer Amato Votes “Yes” on Social Media Bill to Protect Children in NYS – Bill Signed into Law

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato proudly cast her vote in the affirmative on two nation-leading pieces of legislation, A.8148 and A.8149 which are geared towards helping protect kids from addictive social media feeds...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Ensures Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge Rebate Continues

South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato confirmed that the 100% rebate for E-ZPass customers on the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge that she and Senator Joseph Addabbo succeeded in enacting earlier this year would continue...

Pheffer Amato Discusses Mental Health in Community

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato met with CATCH (Creating A Team of Courage and Hope) founder Jessica Tsur to discuss access to mental health. Tsur discussed her organization and its uniqueness as it provides group...

Pheffer Amato Named “Legislator of the Year” by New York State Police

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato was honored with the distinction of being named “Legislator of the Year” by the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers (NYSTPBA), the union that represents...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Celebrates Groundbreaking at Yeshiva Darchei Torah

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato and her mother, Queens County Clerk and former Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, joined Rabbi Bender at the Yeshiva Darchei Torah groundbreaking of the Beis Medrash, classrooms and...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Visits TAL Academy

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato visited the TAL (Torah and Language) Academy in Belle Harbor to see firsthand how they are helping students with language-based learning disabilities. The yeshiva opened this year...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Receives 'Fighting Hate and Discrimination Award'

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato received the distinguished “Fighting Hate and Discrimination Award” at the 2024 Met Council on Jewish Poverty’s Annual Legislative Breakfast. The Met Council is known as America’s...

Pheffer Amato Passes Bill to Give Cost of Living Increase to Widows and Widowers

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato passed her bill, A.10111, to provide a cost of living (COLA) increase for the family members of governmental employees who were killed in the line of duty. The bill, known as “The...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Presents Annual Summer Reading Challenge

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South Queens, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato is inviting students from Ozone Park, Howard Beach, Broad Channel and across the Rockaway Peninsula to explore the world of books by participating in the New York State Assembly’s...

Pensions Aren’t Sexy…But They Matter

I’m proud to know that our community has one of the largest populations of governmental employees - dedicated men and women who work in public service to make our State and communities thrive. It’s a laudable career. Of course, one of the major benefits...

Pheffer Amato Passes Legislation to Help Breezy Point

Breezy Point, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato passed A.9549, a bill specifically designed to help those who live in the Breezy Point Cooperative. The bill will allow residents of Breezy Point to continue rebuilding their homes...