Stopped by the HANAC George Douris Tower and the Archbishop lakovos Center to show our seniors a little love.
Protecting our parents and grandparents is paramount in the fight against #COVID19.
June 23, 2020 Everyone has a voice and wants to be heard, use yours and vote today!
Every vote counts!
June 19, 2020 Queens Together has done an absolutely amazing job delivering groceries and meals to people facing food insecurity during this extraordinary time.
Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the organizers and volunteers who give so much of themselves to make this a reality!
June 8, 2020 Standing with my colleagues ready to fight for real transparency and accountability in policing. #BlackLivesMatter
June 4, 2020 We must not only acknowledge the depths of the pain and outrage in our communities but also seek tangible, comprehensive solutions. #Repeal50A now! #BLM
May 23, 2020. The rain didnt stop Senator Jessica Ramos & me from giving out hot meals to our community!
Huge TY to Astoria food vendor, Essam Soliman & the @VendorPower whose contributions helped us distribute halal meals to neighbors in Astoria & Jackson Heights!
May 15, 2020. Joined forces with the Queens chapter of the Muslim American Society to distribute packed food, water and face masks to our neighbors.
May 7, 2020. Providing PPE to our community members! The only way through this is together.
Grateful to work with Kim Calichio, the Connected Chef to deliver groceries and masks to families in need. #TogetherAgainstCovid19
May 4, 2020. Lots of wonderful meals delivered to our firefighters and EMS staffers on the frontlines. Thank you Queens Feeds Hospitals for allowing me to be a part of this! Happy International Firefighters Day.
April 28, 2020. We have to repair the supply chain & get fresh food & produce to the families that need it the most, especially in Queens. Thank you to Brighter Bites NYC, Astoria Together and The Connected Chef for delivering food to New Yorkers in need.
It will take all of us to get through this crisis.
April 27, 2020. So happy to team up with local restaurants Blend Astoria, Slice Astoria, Pita Pan and Butcher Bar to feed our first responders who are serving on the front lines.
April 17, 2020. Reminder: I work for you. Social distancing or not my team and I are here for you.
Reach out to us via phone at 718-545-3889 or email SimotasA@NYAssembly.gov
with your concerns, we want to help.
March 15, 2020. In the best interest of our community and staff, we will be closing our office and working remotely until further notice.
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March 11, 2020. Millions of New Yorkers struggle to get around on our inaccessible subway system.
It's time to fix it. Let's fund a fully accessible system NOW! #AccessNow
March 10, 2020. Such a great lunch. Thank you Senator Julia Salazar and Girls for Gender Equity for this much needed legislation!
We cannot allow the presumption that girls dont deserve second chances to continue to be law.
March 10, 2020. Our family court should protect the rights of children not judge whether they deserve rights.
We should be creating a future for our youth, our girls, our children of color not presumptuously taking it away from them.
March 3, 2020. The fight to access care continues! Your gender, marital status, race, orientation, income, religion, and location should NOT determine your family-building opportunity. Big shout out to my strong partner RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.
March 1, 2020. Made so many new furry friends today with Animal Care Centers of New York City, hope they all find new homes!
March 1, 2020. No better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than at one of the best parades in NYC: the St. Pats For All parade in Sunnyside, Queens with representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
February 29, 2020. Filming something fun today stay tuned!
February 26, 2020. Lets be clear whoever has the power to legally hold the other party hostage is the beneficiary of the non-disclosure agreement. For years, harassers have weaponized #NDAs and used the threat of massive financial penalties to force their victims into silence. This needs to end.
February 26, 2020. Last session, we worked to enact landmark protections against sexual harassment and discrimination. WE ARE NOT DONE! Thanks to the Sexual Harassment Working Group for organizing a roundtable with my colleagues to strengthen protections for workers.
February 25, 2020. Love to have more of Queens up in the Capitol! Great chat today with women who are taking advantage of The English for Speakers of Other Languages program at the Queens Public Library.
February 25, 2020. Great to meet w/ VOCAL New York to expand the Housing Access Voucher Program, a critical plan to provide access to safe and affordable homes for New Yorkers facing eviction, experiencing homelessness or at risk of losing their homes due to domestic violence.
February 25, 2020. Proud to show my support to the @ATUComm, an organization dedicated to protecting transit workers rights and improving their service conditions.
February 5, 2020. In 2019, NYS passed laws to improve tenants rights. Our fight is not over.
Today, I am at the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Housing, to continue the discussion for an affordable New York for all.
February 18, 2020. We need to #BelieveSurvivors.
February 11, 2020. Becoming a parent deepened my commitment to fight for NYers who want to experience the same joy. No one should be prevented from starting a family. I fought for IVF & Ill fight to ensure everyone can know the joys of parenthood.
(Pictured left to right: Michelle Buteau, Andy Cohen, Assembly Member Amy Paulin, Reshma Saujani, Senator Brad Hoylman, Senator Alessandra Biaggi, Assembly Member Karines Reyes)
February 13, 2020. Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of lifelong Astoria resident, and usher for the Mets for parts of six decades, Luke Gasparre. Luke brought so much joy to those around him and inspired us all with his service to his community and his country. He will be greatly missed.
February 13, 2020. NYCHA residents cant wait any longer #FullyFundPublicHousing!
February 12, 2020. We will not roll back progress. #NoRollBacks
February 12, 2020. Excited to be at the legislative briefing with Senator Julia Salazar and Assembly Member Harvey Epstein on mezzanine debt.
The debt of institutional investors and the wealthy should be transparent and taxed.
February 11, 2020. A travesty that the practice of solitary confinement is still used in New York State prisons. It is past time to HALT Solitary Confinement! Thank you @NYCAIC for your leadership.
February 11, 2020. Proud to stand with @CWAUnion in their fight for Grad workers rights!
February 8, 2020. Missed our free reusable bag giveaway outside the Astoria-Ditmars Subway Station? Stop by my office located at 24-08 32nd Street Suite 1002A, Astoria, New York 11102 Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm to pick up your bag before our Plastic Bag Ban is in effect.