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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal to Co-Chair Hearing into Problems & Delays with Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

New York, NY – On Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 10 am, New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Social Services, will co-chair an in-person hearing in New York City to examine the problems and delays plaguing the...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Announces New Legislation to Implement Immediate Statewide Ban on Municipal Use and Purchase of Products Containing Glyphosate

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today announced that she will be introducing legislation to implement an immediate ban on the use of glyphosate on state owned, operated and leased properties and to prohibit New...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Statement on Governor Cuomo

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Social Services, today called on Governor Cuomo to resign and urged the Assembly to impeach if he does not."In light of the findings in Attorney General...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal's Testimony Before the New York City Housing Authority on the Draft Public Housing Agency Plan for Fiscal Year 2022

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, Chair of Committee on Social Services, to Hold Hearing on Problems Plaguing Emergency Rental Assistance Program

NEW YORK – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Social Services, today announced that her committee will hold a hearing, with the Committees on Housing and Ways and Means, into the Emergency Rental...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Statement on Massive Overdose Death Increase

“Staggering. A 21.8% increase in overdose deaths between 2019 and 2020 in New York State is simply appalling. More than 5,000 people lost their lives to substance use disorder, and their families are left wondering what they could have done differently....

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Denounces Plan to Bring Chick-fil-A Restaurants to New York State Thruway

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) sent the letter below to the New York State Thruway Authority denouncing the newly released plan to bring Chick-fil-A restaurants to service areas along the New York State Thruway...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Bill to Crack Down on Animal Cruelty Passes Both Houses

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) announced that her bill (A5823/S5023) to require veterinarians to report suspected cases of animal cruelty has passed both houses and now heads to the Governor. The bill, which was...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Bill to Allow Pregnant People who are Incarcerated to Have Support Person of Their Choosing During Labor and Delivery Heads to Gov

New York, NY - Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today announced that her bill (A.611) to allow pregnant people who are incarcerated to have a support person of their choosing while they labor with and deliver their child has passed both...

Senator Kavanagh and Assemblymember Rosenthal Announce Passage of Landmark Bill Expanding FHEPS Homelessness Prevention Program

New York, NY – State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Chair of the Senate Housing Committee and Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), Chair of the Assembly Social Services Committee, today announced that their bill to raise the maximum rent...
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