Press Releases

Rozic Secures Funding for Local Senior Centers

Queens, NY – In celebration of National Senior Citizens Day on August 21st, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) today announced that she is allocating a total of $20,000 in funding to local senior centers throughout her district. The allocation...

Rozic Hosts Annual Rain Barrel Giveaway

Fresh Meadows, NY – Yesterday in Fresh Meadows, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) distributed 240, 55-gallon rain barrels to residents of the 25th Assembly District. Each...

Rozic Allocates $3,000 in Funding to NYPD Community Councils

Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced $3,000 in funding for three New York City Police Department (NYPD) Community Councils in her district. The allocation is set for the 107th and 109th Precincts in Flushing...

Rozic Receives “Bus Champion” Award from Riders Alliance

Flushing, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) was presented with a “Bus Champion” award from Riders Alliance, a grassroots organization of subway and bus riders pushing for stronger public investment in mass transit....

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Rozic Calls on City to Address Illegal Advertising

Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) sent a letter to New York City Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia requesting an investigation and immediate removal of unsolicited commercial ads posted across Fresh...

Rozic Statement on Amsterdam Backing Out of Twin City Plans with Tel-Aviv

In response to news reports that Amsterdam would not be following through on their planned Sister City relationship with Tel Aviv, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) issued the following statement: "With increasing Anti-Semitic incidents...

Rozic Statement on Statewide Property Tax Rebate Program

In response to the State Legislature’s vote approving a statewide property tax cap that provides rebates to homeowners over four years starting in 2016, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Flushing) issued the following statement: “The property...

Rozic, Golden Pass Bill to Strengthen City’s Bus Rapid Transit Program

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) and Senator Martin Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) announced passage of legislation that would enable the implementation of full-featured Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) for current and future routes....

Rozic Involves Community Boards in All Night Liquor License Applications

Albany, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) announced the passage of legislation she wrote to reform the application process for the “New Year’s Eve” permits that allow businesses to continue serving alcohol...

Squadron, Rozic, and Chin Announce FCC Agreement to Improve Verizon Lifeline Program

New York, NY – After urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Wireline Competition Bureau to revise Verizon’s Lifeline program to include multilingual notices and inform subscribers of recertification and service changes, State Senator...

Rozic Bill Ensures Fair Pay for Professional Cheerleaders Employed by New York Sports Teams

Albany, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced legislation that would enact the Cheerleaders’ Fair Pay Act, a move that would better protect cheer athletes from workplace abuses and bring equity to the professional...

Rozic Welcomes New Korean Liaison

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) welcomes Kevin Cho, her new hire in the Korean Community Liaison position, to help local Korean residents gain better access to government services. Cho will provide translation services,...

Rozic Secures Additional Mandarin Interpreter for P.S. 162 in Bayside

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) worked with the New York City Department of Education to identify funding for P.S. 162 John Golden in order to hire an additional Mandarin interpreter for newly arrived Chinese students...

Rozic Named Chair of Assembly Subcommittee on Emerging Workforce

Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that she has been appointed Chair of the Assembly’s Subcommittee on Emerging Workforce by Speaker Carl Heastie. In her new position, Rozic will spearhead efforts to...

Elected Officials Urge FCC and Verizon to Better Serve Senior Citizens and Provide Multi-lingual Access

New York, NY – Today, a coalition of city, state and federal elected officials sent a letter to the Chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), urging the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau to revise Verizon’s Lifeline program...

Rozic Bill to Reform Solitary Confinement for Pregnant Women in Prisons Passes Assembly

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that legislation she sponsors to ban the use of solitary confinement for pregnant women (A1347) has passed the State Assembly with unanimous bipartisan support. “The state’s...

Rozic Appointed to Assembly Transportation Budget Conference Committee

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) was appointed by Speaker Carl Heastie to the Assembly’s Transportation Budget Conference Committee that is tasked with negotiating transportation issues in this year’s state budget...

Assemblywoman Rozic: Assembly’s ‘Families First’ Budget Proposal Strengthens Homeownership, Lowers Taxes on Renters

Fresh Meadows, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) announced today introduction of the Assembly’s “Families First” state budget proposal she helped craft (E.203). The measure is expected to be taken up Thursday. The plan...

Rozic Issues Consumer Alert for Seniors Following Vote to Delay State E-Prescription Mandate

Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced legislation she co-sponsors (S2486/A4274) to delay the requirement that all prescribers use electronic prescriptions until March 27, 2016 passed the Assembly. The bill is...