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Asambleísta Pichardo: El Estado de Nueva York Está Comprometido a Avanzar Los Derechos Civiles, Luchando por Igualdad Para Todos

“El 2 de julio, celebramos el 57 aniversario de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964. Esta monumental pieza de legislación federal fue el resultado de años de arduo trabajo por parte de muchos defensores incansables que se mantuvieron...

Assemblymember Pichardo: New York State Committed to Advancing Civil Rights, Fighting for Equality for All

“On July 2, we mark the 57th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This monumental piece of federal legislation was the result of years of hard work from countless tireless advocates who stood strong against hate and demanded equality for...

Asambleísta Pichardo: Amenazar a una persona con deportación es una forma de extorción

“Los actos de extorsión y coerción – obligar a otra persona a renunciar a su propiedad, o a cambiar sus hábitos mediante la intimidación – son ilegales bajo las leyes penales de Nueva York. Si bien estos métodos...

Assemblymember Pichardo: Threatening an Individual with Deportation is a Form of Extortion

“The acts of extortion and coercion – forcing another person to give up their property or change their habits by intimidation – are illegal under New York penal law. While these methods of intimidation often include threatening to press...

Assemblymember Pichardo: Banks Committee Passes Legislation to Help More New Yorkers Access Financial Services

Assemblymember Victor Pichardo (D-Bronx) announced that two bills he sponsored that would study underbanked communities in New York and make recommendations to improve access to financial services were both passed by the Assembly Banks Committee (A.5833,...

Asambleísta Pichardo: A pesar del veredicto de culpabilidad en Minneapolis, debemos hacer más para transformar a la policía en los Estados Unidos

“El veredicto de culpabilidad para el ex oficial de la policía Derek Chauvin demuestra que nuestro sistema de justicia tiene la capacidad de hacer lo correcto, pero aún debemos reconocer que la justicia para los asesinatos policiales...

Assemblymember Pichardo: Despite Guilty Verdict in Minneapolis, We Must Do More to Transform Policing in America

“Yesterday’s guilty verdict for former police officer Derek Chauvin shows that our justice system has the capacity to do the correct thing, but we must still recognize that justice for police killings isn’t common. Michael Brown, Eric...

El asambleísta Pichardo ayuda a aprobar el presupuesto estatal 2021-22 para colocar a Nueva York en el camino hacia la recuperación

El asambleísta Víctor M. Pichardo (D-Bronx) anunció que ayudó a aprobar el Presupuesto Estatal de Nueva York 2021-22, que incluye inversiones significativas en la recuperación pandémica del Bronx. El plan de gastos...

Assemblymember Pichardo Helps Pass 2021-22 State Budget to Set New York on the Path to Recovery

Assemblymember Victor M. Pichardo (D-Bronx) announced that he helped pass the 2021-22 New York State budget, which includes significant investments in the Bronx’s pandemic recovery. The spending plan supports New Yorkers in the wake of educational...

Assemblymember Pichardo: 2021-22 State Budget Provides Historic Investment in Bronx Communities

“For more than a year, Bronx residents have faced the devastating effects of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. From students and teachers who were forced to abruptly shift to remote learning to essential workers on the frontlines, this pandemic...
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