Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Calls for City Council Hearing on Lifeguard Staffing Failure

Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) announced that she has sent a letter to New York City Council Member Peter Koo, who serves as the Chair of the Parks Committee. She is calling for an immediate City Council...

Pheffer Amato Announces Free Mammogram Screenings for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that she will be hosting two free mammogram screening events in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first event will take place on Wednesday, October...

Letter to Council Member Koo in Regard to Lifeguard Staffing

Pheffer Amato and Addabbo Secure Passage of Whippets Bill in Assembly and Senate

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that her bill, A.754A/S.2819A, has passed both the State Assembly and the State Senate, and is awaiting the Governors signature. The bill will make it illegal for children...

Pheffer Amato Celebrates Supreme Court Justices Bill Becoming Law

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced today that her bill, A.8027, has been signed by Governor Cuomo. The bill was sponsored in the Senate by Senator Diane J. Savino. This bill will increase the number...

First Measures of Mitchell-Lama Reform Signed into Law Pheffer Amato Announces

Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that her bill, A.7671/S.7026, has been signed into law by Governor Cuomo. This bill enables Mitchell-Lama co-op apartment shareholders to apply their existing equity...

New Stop Sign in Front of Siach Yitzchok School Building

New Stop Sign in Front of Siach Yitzchok School Building
Rabbi Smilovich’s Kindergarten class from Siach Yitzchok stand by the new stop sign in front of their school building which has greatly improved safety in the area. The cheder expressed appreciation to Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato for ensuring...

Pheffer Amato and Kennedy Applaud Passage of Bill to Form Commission on Childhood Drowning

Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) announced today that her bill, A.7734/S.7129, has passed both the New York State Assembly and Senate. The bill would create a New York State Commission to prevent childhood...

Pheffer Amato Announces First Round of 2021 Mobile Office Hours

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South Queens, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced thirteen mobile office hours events, starting Thursday July 15th at the Lindenwood Shopping Center, through Thursday, September 30th. The events will take place...

Pheffer Amato and Addabbo Applaud Passage of Jamaica Bay Borrow Pits Bill in Assembly and Senate

Jamaica Bay, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that her bill (A.453/S.2205), which would increase the standard of materials placed into Jamaica Bay’s borrow pits, has passed both the Assembly and the Senate....

Addabbo, Pheffer Amato and Rajkumar Announce Press Conference Calling on Cuomo to Sign Fred's Law

South Ozone Park, NY – On Wednesday, May 26, State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.’s bill S.1035A officially passed both the Senate and Assembly and will now be sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk to either be signed into law or vetoed.The...

Rockaway Electeds Bring Paper Shredding Event to St. Camillus this June

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Queens, NY – State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato invite everyone out to safely and securely shred their unwanted documents during a paper shredding event in Rockaway next month.On Sunday, June 6, from 10 a.m....

Pheffer Amato Announces 2021 Summer Reading Challenge

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South Queens, NY – Recently, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato announced the launch of the 2021 Assembly annual Summer Reading Challenge, held in partnership with New York State Libraries. The theme for the 2021 challenge is “Tails and Tales”...

Pheffer Amato Delivers Prizes to She Should Run Winners

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South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) delivered prizes to her 2020 She Should Run Essay Contest winners over the past few weekends. The four winners chosen, fourth grader Katherine E. from P.S. 114, and fifth graders...

Pheffer Amato Advocates for Rockaway Beach Rail Line to Federal DOT

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that she has written a letter to the federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg, requesting funding to rebuild and restore the Rockaway Beach...

Sanders and Pheffer Amato Introduce Legislation Requiring Notification Before Funding Reductions for Hospitals and Nursing Homes

Rockaway, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) announced that she has introduced a bill, A.6886, which would require agencies to notify elected officials before introducing a plan to reduce funding for a nursing home or hospital...

Pheffer Amato Presents Avoid the Day Bookstore with Small Business of the Month Citation on Independent Bookstore Day

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Rockaway Beach, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) presented owners Jianna and Jason Heuer of Avoid the Day Bookstore with her April 2021 Small Business of the Month citation on Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday April 24th....

Pheffer Amato to Host Electronic Recycling Event at District Offices

South Queens, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) announced that she will be hosting an Electronic Recycling event with the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY). This event will allow individuals to drop off computers, monitors,...

Pheffer Amato Hosts 2021 Women of Distinction Event

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South Queens, NY - Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) hosted her annual Women of Distinction Event on Friday, March 26th over Zoom in celebration of Women’s History Month. The event, attended by over 80 people between Zoom and Facebook...

Pheffer Amato Introduces Legislation to Make All Commuting Expenses Tax Deductible

Rockaway, NY – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) announced on Thursday will soon be introducing a bill in the New York State Assembly that would make all commuting expenses tax deductible.“Here in Rockaway, many of us travel...