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At-Home Covid Tests

New Yorkers are now able to receive free at-home COVID-19 tests! Insurance companies and group health plans will cover the cost of eight over the counter at-home COVID-19 tests per person each month. Getting tested when necessary is crucial to protect...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a visionary, a global figure and an icon whose ideas have influenced people for generations. Dr. King dedicated his life to unifying people of all backgrounds and actualizing his dream of a nation where people thrived together...

Governor Kathy Hochul Signs Assemblyman Michael Cusick’s Legislation Creating Statewide Veterans’ Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Task Force

Albany – Today Governor Kathy Hochul signed A5836 sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid Island) which creates a veterans’ mental health and suicide prevention task force. The task force will be tasked with making recommendations to the state...

Governor Kathy Hochul Signs Cusick Veterans Legislation on Veteran’s Day

Albany – Today Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law A6100, sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid Island), requiring that intake forms at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and homeless shelters include the question: “Have you ever...

Assemblyman Charles D. Fall and Assemblyman Michael Cusick Secure $90,000 for Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island – Assemblyman Charles D. Fall (D-Richmond) and Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Richmond) visited staff, administration, and animals at the Staten Island Zoo after securing $90,000 for the zoo’s educational programming. In the past, the...

Assembly Members Michael Cusick and Charles Fall Announce They Have Secured $1 Million to Reopen the Broadway YMCA

Staten Island – Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid Island) and Assemblyman Charles Fall (D-North Shore) stood in front of the Broadway YMCA today with YMCA administrators and staff to announce they have secured $1 million from the New York State Assembly...

New York State Legislature Restores Verrazzano Bridge Resident Discount Back to Original Price

The New York State Legislature voted today to include $5.2 million in the 2021-22 New York State Budget to restore the Verrazzano Bridge Staten Island Resident Discount back to its original price after a recent increase by the MTA. Last November, the...

Assemblyman Cusick, Chairman of the Assembly Energy Committee, to Work with Governor on Achieving Ambitious Clean Energy Goals

Staten Island – Today Governor Cuomo delivered part three of his annual State of the State address, which was dedicated entirely to unveiling his clean energy priorities for the coming year. In the first part of his address on Monday, the Governor indicated...

Energy Committee Chairman Cusick Says Clean Hydrogen Should Be Top Priority

Staten Island – As the 2021 Legislative Session begins, Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Staten Island) Chairman of the Assembly Energy Committee has announced his top priorities for the energy committee this session. Among his top energy priorities is...

Cyber Attack on Federal Agencies Demonstrates Need for Cusick Cyber-Security Legislation

STATEN ISLAND – The United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) among other agencies and private entities announced last week they have evidence that they were targeted by hackers who accessed their...
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