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DeStefano: Hate Has No Place Here

“We’re all outraged at what happened to George Floyd. As a state and a nation, we need to do better. I commend everyone who has peacefully protested and spoken out against racism and violence. However, we cannot let the memory of Floyd be tarnished...

DeStefano: In a Changing World, Progressive Majority Are Business as Usual

“As session resumed, the progressive, Majority-controlled Assembly showed us once again where their true priorities lie. Session this week was a disappointment. While it was well-intentioned, there was little action done to help our small businesses...

DeStefano, Minority Conference Call for Financial Aid to Firefighters and EMS Workers

Assemblyman Joe DeStefano (R,C,I, Ref-Medford) and the Minority Conference wrote a letter to federal officials urging for financial relief to volunteer firefighters and EMS workers across the state. The Conference will also be introducing legislation...

Officials, Business Leaders Call on Trump, Cuomo to Declare Coronavirus A Terrorist Act

Local officials and business leaders today called for the declaration of the Coronavirus as an “Act of Terrorism” in order to allow insurance claims based on business disruption to be paid. Speaking at a live-streamed press conference...

What Happened to Democratic Government?

“Closed-door meetings, backroom deals, hidden agendas snuck into the budget: is this what our state government has actually come to? The lack of transparency throughout this whole process is just outrageous - especially while our state and the nation...

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