Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Joins Community Opposition to Seagirt Blvd. Project

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) met with school administrators and parents to discuss the hazards of the potential Seagirt Boulevard redesign. The city-based project has garnered extreme pushback from local and...

Pheffer Amato Discusses Anti-Semitic Attack and Safety Ahead of Jewish Holidays

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) spoke with the 101 Precinct and local security officials to discuss heightened security for the Jewish community in regards to the upcoming Jewish holidays. Rosh Hashanah and Yom...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Announces Halfway Mark of 2022 Mobile Office

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has been throughout the 23rd Assembly District as she hosts her mobile office and continues to bring resources to the community. This week the Assemblywoman and her team completed...

Are You Ready for an Emergency?

If you’re like me, you may not totally know where your flashlights are - and when you do find them, they probably won’t have any batteries in them, or at least working ones. While it may appear as a small thing, so many of us remember how critical...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Brings MTA MetroCard Van to Community

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has partnered with the MTA to bring their mobile van to three different locations over the next few weeks. The van has the capability to help with reduced-fare applications, transfer...

Letter to Mayor Adams

Pheffer Amato to Mayor: Enough is Enough!

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) expressed her apprehension for a new homeless shelter on Brunswick Avenue in Far Rockaway and called for the project to be stopped due to the heavy saturation of supportive housing...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Hosts Annual Women of Distinction Event

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) hosted her annual ‘Women of Distinction’ event on Saturday. The event highlights the remarkable contributions by women who work or reside within the 23rd Assembly District which...

NYS Assembly Speaker Appoints Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato to Commission on the Future of LIPA

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has been appointed to the new legislative commission to analyze and decide the future of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), which encompasses PSEG, the known provider of electrical...

Let’s Talk, I’m Listening

The summer is in full swing, and the warm weather is here to stay. The beaches are open, the boardwalk is packed with people and everyone is out and about enjoying the best of our community. There are so many conversations going on and whether we see...

Assemblywoman Bring Paper Shredding to Districts

South Queens, NY - Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) and Senator Joseph P. Addabbo invite everyone to safely and securely shred their unwanted documents on the annual Rockaway Paper Shredding Day. The Assemblywoman has hosted a paper...

Assemblywoman Sponsors After School Cooking Program for Elementary School Students

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South Queens, NY - Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) donned an apron, hairnet and rolled up her sleeves with a group of 4th and 5th grade students from P.S. 317 to participate in an afterschool program. Common Threads, a national non-profit,...

Pheffer Amato Presents Summer Reading Challenge

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato announced the launch of the 2022 annual Assembly Summer Reading Challenge held in partnership with New York State Libraries. The theme for the 2022 challenge is “Oceans of Possibilities” celebrating...

Pheffer Amato and Stavisky Make History with First of its Kind Bill for Women and Post-Mastectomy Survivors

Queens, NY – Cheering could be heard throughout the State Capitol Building when the New York State legislature passed A.8537/S.7881, the last legislative hurdle for this groundbreaking bill before going to the desk of Governor Kathy Hochul. The bill...

Back to the Boardwalk with Scholars’ Academy

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) joined the students, staff and family members of those attending The Scholars’ Academy in Rockaway Park for the annual Parent Associations Boardwalkathon.The annual event was started...

Remembering Veterans and Those We Lost Everyday

To borrow a saying from a friend, everyday should be Veterans Day! Those words certainly ring true in our community as Ozone Park, Howard Beach and the Rockaway Peninsula have an enormous population of veterans. It must be every day that I get the chance...

Pheffer Amato Commemorates Memorial Day & Leads Broad Channel Memorial Day Parade

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) took to the streets all weekend to march with the veterans and families of service men and women of the 23rd Assembly District. The Assemblywoman marched and cheered in several parades,...

NYS Assembly Passes Pheffer Amato’s Aesthetic Flat Closure Bill: Gives Women the Option on How Their Body Will Look Post-Mastectomy

South Queens, NY – A groundbreaking bill introduced by Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) passed the New York State Assembly with a unanimous vote. The bill, A.8537, is set to amend the insurance law. It will provide coverage and information...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Strengthens Crime Victims’ Rights

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) sponsored legislation aimed at further strengthening the voices of victims by giving those impacted by a crime the opportunity to make a victim impact statement at parole hearings....

Earth Day Is Not Just One Day

Happy Earth Day! I always love this time of year: the weather is starting to get nicer; the days are longer and after two years of Covid-19 challenges we are breaking out and able to celebrate Spring in a big way. To me, Earth Day symbolizes the clear...