Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Distributes at Home COVID-19 Self-Test Kits

South Queens, NY – The Office of Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) distributed COVID-19 self-test kits to residents and members of the community. The testing kits, which have FDA emergency use authorization, were passed out at a weekly...

Pheffer Amato Welcomes New Constituent Liaison

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced the hiring of Jason Greenberg to serve the roles of Constituent Liaison and Scheduler. Jason is a lifelong resident of Queens and has experience in the public sector across...

Pheffer Amato Welcomes New Legislative Director in 2022

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced the hiring of Gregory Slade to serve as Legislative Director. Gregory, a native of New York, has previous work experience in the New York State Assembly and is credited...

Pheffer Amato Applauds Signing of Landmark Water Safety Commission Bill

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) has announced that her legislation creating the first ever Commission to Prevent Childhood Drownings in New York State was signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul on Friday, December...

Pheffer Amato Inducts New Student Council at P.S./M.S. 114

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Belle Harbor, NY – On Tuesday, November 9, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) visited P.S./M.S. 114 to induct the newly formed Student Council. This school year marks the first year that P.S./M.S. 114 has had a student government. Pheffer...

Pheffer Amato Announces Return of the MetroCard Van

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced today that the MetroCard Van will be returning in its full capacity to her district. On Friday, October 29, the MetroCard Van will be at the Peninsula Library from 10am...

Pheffer Amato and Rajkumar Visit Local Businesses

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Ozone Park, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) and Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar (D-South Queens) partnered for a business walk in Ozone Park on Tuesday, October 12. They had the opportunity to visit laundromats, delis, and a...

Pheffer Amato Receives 100% Rating from New York League of Conservation Voters

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced today that she has received a 100% on the 2021 New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) scorecard. Released annually, the New York League of Conservation Voters’...

Pheffer Amato Delivers Testimony Regarding the Cross Bay Memorial Bridge to MTA

South Queens, NY – On Thursday, September 30, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) delivered testimony at the Central Business District Tolling Program (CBDTP) Public Meeting, hosted by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. CBDTP...

Pheffer Amato Speaks at Rally to Support 9/11 First Responders

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Brooklyn, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) spoke yesterday at a rally at the New York City Employees Retirement System (NYCERS) headquarters, joining the Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, and Inspectors, FDNY, Local 2507, District...

Pheffer Amato Announces Free Mammogram Screening for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that she will be hosting a free mammogram screening in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 10 from 9:00am to...

Pheffer Amato Calls for City Council Hearing on Lifeguard Staffing Failure

Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) announced that she has sent a letter to New York City Council Member Peter Koo, who serves as the Chair of the Parks Committee. She is calling for an immediate City Council hearing...

Pheffer Amato Announces Free Mammogram Screenings for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that she will be hosting two free mammogram screening events in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first event will take place on Wednesday, October 13 from...

Letter to Council Member Koo in Regard to Lifeguard Staffing

Pheffer Amato and Addabbo Secure Passage of Whippets Bill in Assembly and Senate

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that her bill, A.754A/S.2819A, has passed both the State Assembly and the State Senate, and is awaiting the Governors signature. The bill will make it illegal for children...

Pheffer Amato Celebrates Supreme Court Justices Bill Becoming Law

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced today that her bill, A.8027, has been signed by Governor Cuomo. The bill was sponsored in the Senate by Senator Diane J. Savino. This bill will increase the number of Supreme...

First Measures of Mitchell-Lama Reform Signed into Law Pheffer Amato Announces

Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that her bill, A.7671/S.7026, has been signed into law by Governor Cuomo. This bill enables Mitchell-Lama co-op apartment shareholders to apply their existing equity...

New Stop Sign in Front of Siach Yitzchok School Building

New Stop Sign in Front of Siach Yitzchok School Building
Rabbi Smilovich’s Kindergarten class from Siach Yitzchok stand by the new stop sign in front of their school building which has greatly improved safety in the area. The cheder expressed appreciation to Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato for ensuring...

Pheffer Amato and Kennedy Applaud Passage of Bill to Form Commission on Childhood Drowning

Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) announced today that her bill, A.7734/S.7129, has passed both the New York State Assembly and Senate. The bill would create a New York State Commission to prevent childhood drowning....

Pheffer Amato Announces First Round of 2021 Mobile Office Hours

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South Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced thirteen mobile office hours events, starting Thursday July 15th at the Lindenwood Shopping Center, through Thursday, September 30th. The events will take place...