Press Releases

Rozic Advocates for 853 School Funding

Queens, NY –Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Flushing) commends legislative efforts to support the state’s special education. The 3.8 percent increase in reimbursement rates comes after legislators and schools, who work closely with children with...

Resolution to Let 16- and 17-Year-Olds Serve on Community Boards Passes NYC Council

New York, N.Y. – City Council Resolution 115 to support allowing 16- and 17-year olds to serve on their local community boards passed through the City Council today. The successful vote for the resolution, introduced by Manhattan Borough President...

Rozic Legislation to Reform Solitary Confinement for Pregnant Women Passes Assembly

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that legislation she drafted to ban the use of solitary confinement for pregnant women (A9550) has passed the State Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan support. “The state’s...

TAP Funding Increases for First Time in 14 Years

Flushing, NY—Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing), Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows and Chair of the NYPIRG Board of Directors Aileen Sheil joined the Queens College chapter of NYPIRG to praise the slight increase in Tuition Assistance...

Street Cave-in Causes Chronic Woe for Residents, Drivers

Today Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF - Fresh Meadows) and Councilman Rory I. Lancman (D-Queens) joined civic leaders and over thirty Fresh Meadows residents in calling on the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to expedite the investigation...

Rozic Leads the Way in Protecting Women

Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that two bills she sponsors to protect and assist victims of domestic violence (A7964B) and homeless women veterans (A7259A) have passed the State Assembly with overwhelming...

Rozic Celebrates Asian American Heritage Month

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage by recognizing a select group of community leaders for their dedication and hard work. Honorees included Peter Tu, Executive Director of the Flushing Chinese...

Rozic Promotes Arbor Day Initiative

Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows), Council Member Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) joined by the Bayside Hills Civic Association and local volunteers, launch the Greening Eastern Queens Initiative in Bayside Hills. The initiative...

Squadron and Rozic Sponsor “Fair Wage” Act

New York, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) and State Senator Daniel Squadron (D-Brooklyn), along with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, State Senator Liz Krueger, Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh, members of New York Communities...

Rozic Calls for Volunteers to Beautify P.S. 24

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that she is mobilizing local volunteers to spruce up the school playground at P.S. 24. “A new mural would provide students and the entire P.S. 24 community with a recreational...

Rozic Supports Equal Pay Day Resolution

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that the Assembly passed a resolution declaring April 8 as Equal Pay Day in New York State (K.1034). April 8th marks the day in 2014 when the average woman’s earnings will...

Rozic Champions Seniors in State Budget

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced upcoming changes that were included in this year’s state budget to two programs Queens’ seniors rely on. Starting in July, income eligibility will be raised for both EPIC...

Senator Avella and Assemblywoman Rozic Announce Funding Allocation for MTA Bus Restoration Study

(Bayside, Queens) – Today, Senator Avella was joined by Assembly Member Nily Rozic, representatives from the office of Assembly Member David Weprin, and Queens civic leaders at a press conference announcing a $500,000 funding allocation to the Metropolitan...

Rozic Secures Vital Funding for STEM Scholarships

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) announced today that the 2014-15 state budget contains critical funding for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) initiatives. “Queens is positioning itself as an innovative...

Rozic Announces $40M for Winter Weather Recovery

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D, WF-Fresh Meadows) announced today that the 2014-15 state budget includes a new, one-time $40 million fund to the benefit of highway and transportation departments repairing of roads damaged by extreme winter...

Eastern Queens Elected Officials Promote Student Safety Pledge

Queens, NY – Today, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Toby Stavisky, State Senator Tony Avella, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic and Council Member Rory Lancman led P.S. 173 students, parents, and staff in a school safety pledge to memorialize...

Rozic Urges Tax Season Caution

Queens, NY – With tax season swiftly approaching, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Flushing) issued a warning for Queens residents. “It is important to understand what you should look for in a tax professional, whom to avoid, and the signs...

Rozic Holds Event for Concerned Homeowners

Queens, NY – In response to widespread concerns and confusion among homeowners about property tax assessments, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Flushing) hosted a Property Tax Assessment Workshop today with the New York City Tax Commission and the...

Rep. Israel and Assemblywoman Rozic Call for Increased Bus Service to Douglaston

Douglaston, NY – Today, Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) joined New York State Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) to call for increased bus service to Douglaston. Currently, there are too few bus stops in the neighborhood and infrequent...

Rozic, Vallone Congratulate & Welcome Commissioner Bill Chong

Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) and Council Member Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) expressed their warmest congratulations to Commissioner Bill Chong on his appointment as the New York City Commissioner for the Department of Youth...