Press Releases

Statement from Assemblymember Lavine Condemning Attack Against Hicksville Mosque

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement in response to the attack against the Faizan-e-Aisha Masjid mosque in Hicksville.“I am outraged over the recent act of hate against the Faizaan-e-Aisha...

Assemblymember Lavine Announces Cancellation of Judiciary Committee Hearing

Glen Cove, NY – Assembly Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) announces that there will be no Committee meeting this Monday, August 16.Lavine added that future meetings of the Committee will take place as needed.Please click...

Assemblymember Lavine Statement on Resignation of Governor Cuomo

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement on the resignation of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo:These have been deeply troubling times for New Yorkers.As New York State Assembly speaker Carl E. Heastie...

Judiciary Committee Requests Governor Produce Evidence and Written Submission as Investigation Nears Completion

Glen Cove, New York – New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee Chair Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) announces that Davis Polk & Wardwell, independent Committee counsel, have today advised Governor Cuomo’s counsel as follows:“We write...

Assemblymember Lavine Statement on Attorney General’s Report

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement on the report of investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.We are reviewing the Attorney General's extensive report...

Assemblymember Lavine Presents Citation to Glen Cove Auxiliary Police Chief

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) presented a Citation to Glen Cove Auxiliary Police Chief Mike DiLeo recognizing him as the Honoree of the Glen Cove Rotary Club for its 25th Annual Golf Outing. The Outing took place...

In Letter to the Company, Assemblymember Lavine Condemns Ben & Jerry’s Over Anti-Israel Stance

GLEN COVE, NEW YORK –Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has sent a letter to the CEO of ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s condemning its clear attempt to delegitimize the State of Israel, calling it nothing more than a hollow gesture...

Assemblymember Lavine Warns Governor Over Demeaning Comments Directed at the Attorney General

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has sent a letter to Governor Cuomo on the subject of demeaning comments directed to the Attorney General and the damaging effect of such conduct on potential witnesses. The letter...

Assemblymember Lavine Warns Governor Over Demeaning Comments Directed at the Attorney General - Letter

Assemblymember Lavine Urges Small Firms & Arts Groups to Take Advantage of Available Covid Relief Aid

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is urging small businesses and arts and cultural organizations to apply for millions of dollars being made available as part of Empire State Development’s (ESD) COVID-19 Pandemic...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Lauds Passage of his ‘Ghost Guns’ Bill – Now Heads to Governor to Sign

Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement regarding the passage today of A02666 – the Scott J. Beigel Unfinished Receiver Act, banning the sale and possession of so-called ‘ghost...

Assemblymember Lavine Helps Establish North Shore Water Authority Relieving Overburdened Ratepayers

Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement following the passage today of A07654 establishing a North Shore Water Authority which would take over the assets and functions currently provided by New...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Statement on Anti-Israeli Comments of Elected Officials

Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement: The loss of life in Israel and Gaza in recent days is deplorable. As Americans, we mourn all who have died and all who suffer.It unfortunately comes...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Statement on Death of former Congressman Lester L. Wolff

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement on the death of legendary former Democratic Congressman Lester L. Wolff:“Congressman Wolff was a dear friend. His contributions to our community,...

Assemblymember Lavine Outraged by Nazi Symbol Vandalism, Stresses Importance of Jewish Education

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Glen Cove, NY – As Genocide Awareness Month comes to a close, and yet another act of senseless hate is perpetrated against Jews in our area, Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is urging better education about the tragedies befallen upon...

Assemblymember Lavine: Exorbitant PSC 26% Rate Increase for New York American Water Must be Delayed Indefinitely

Glen Cove, NY — New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has sent a letter to the New York State Public Service Commission calling for an indefinite delay of the 26% rate increase granted to New York American Water scheduled to...

Assemblymember Lavine: Exorbitant PSC 26% Rate Increase for New York American Water Must be Delayed Indefinitely - Letter

Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement

On March 11, 2021, New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie charged the Assembly Judiciary Committee with the solemn responsibility of commencing an impeachment investigation into allegations of misconduct against Governor Andrew Cuomo.Within a...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Announces Director of Communications

Glen Cove, New York – New York State Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has named Matt Cantor as his new Director of Communications. The announcement comes at a critical time with the state budget being finalized and Assemblymember Lavine...

Assemblymember Charles Lavine Statement on President Biden’s Actions on Ghost Guns

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement following President Joe Biden’s announcement that he will be directing his administration to tighten restrictions on so-called ‘ghost...