Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Installed as Deputy Grand Marshall for Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato was installed this past Saturday, February 18th, as a Deputy Grand Marshalls for the 42nd Annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the second-largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City. Pheffer Amato...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato to Host Mobile Breast Cancer Screening Clinic in Honor of Friend “Mrs. Elaine” Freeburg

On Friday, March 24, 2017 from 9:00AM to 4:30PM at 112-20 Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway Park, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato will host a free, mobile breast cancer screening clinic in honor of her late friend, Elaine Freeburg. Freeburg, a local...

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato Introduces Bill to Make Information More Accessible to NYS Veterans

"This past week, I introduced A.5165, a bill to make it easier for Veterans and their loved ones, caretakers and community to get access to services throughout New York State. It requires the contact information for each Veterans' Home to be placed on...

Statement of Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato on Capture of Murder Suspect and Continued Support for Familial DNA

“We are glad to hear that the Vetrano family may finally get some semblance of justice. It's been six long months, but the NYPD worked incredibly hard and should be commended for the caring, relentless and creative pursuit that led them to arrest a...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Calls on Parks, Buildings and Environment Departments to Preserve Flagpole Honoring Fallen Firefighter

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) today called on the City’s Parks, Buildings and Environmental Conservation Department in a letter to work together with residents of Belle Harbor to preserve a threatened flagpole, which commemorates local...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Urges Governor Cuomo, Legislative Leaders to Include Rockaway Beach Rail Line in $10 Billion Makeover of JFK Airport

Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) today praised Governor Cuomo’s “New JFK” vision, which includes improved transit, a unified terminal and upgraded security. Pheffer Amato urged Cuomo to include the Rockaway...

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Howard Beach, Queens) Supports "Familial DNA" Matching Technique

In August of last year, Karina Vetrano, 30, was murdered while out for an afternoon run. Six months later, her killer is still at large. Vetrano's killing sent shockwaves through her tight-knit community of Howard Beach, in South Queens. This Friday,...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Meets with Shalom Task Force

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Shalom Task Force, a widely-respected, volunteer-led nonprofit organization, addresses issues of domestic violence, works to ensure healthy marriages and families, and provides support, guidance and total anonymity to those in problematic relationships. "I...

Pheffer Amato Sworn in to the NYS Assembly with Grand Celebration

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Amid an overflowing crowd of dignitaries, elected officials, civic leaders, supporters, friends, and family members in PS 232’s auditorium, Stacey Pheffer Amato was officially sworn into office on January 22, 2017. Opening the ceremony was an inspiring...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Swears in New Officers of Old Mill Yacht Club

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Howard Beach, Queens - This past Saturday, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Howard Beach) was honored to officiate at the installation of officers at the Old Mill Yacht Club located in Howard Beach, Queens.

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato Urges City to Keep Students at PS104Q Safe

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Far Rockaway, Queens - Responding to concerns over lack of safety measures surrounding PS 104Q, grades kindergarten through fifth, in Bayswater, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D - Rockaway) is asking the city Department of Transportation to immediately...

Pheffer Amato to Be Sworn in at PS 232 in Howard Beach

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Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) announced that she will be holding a swearing in ceremony: Date: This Sunday, January 22, 2017Time: 1:30 pmLocation: PS 232QAddress: 153-23 83rd Street Howard Beach, NY 11414 “I am pleased to announce...

Pheffer Amato to Serve on Influential Standing Committees

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) announced that she will be serving on the following Assembly Standing Committees for the 2017 legislative session: Veterans AffairsConsumer AffairsRacing & WageringGovernmental Employees “I am excited...