Press Releases

Pheffer Amato Urges de Blasio, Department of Finance to Cancel Tax Lien Sales for 2020

Rockaway Beach, Queens – This week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach), sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Department of Finance (DOF) urging them to cancel this year’s tax lien sale due to the COVID-19...

Pheffer Amato Participates in Port Authority Sustainability Mini Camp

Rockaway Beach, Queens – This past Monday, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) gave closing remarks at the Port Authority of NY & NJ’s Sustainability Mini Camp online. The camp was held from Monday, August 17 through Monday,...

Pheffer Amato Pushes for Microgrids during Joint Legislative Hearing in Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

South Queens, New York – Last week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens), participated in a joint legislative hearing to address the emergency storm response and customer communication practices by utility companies located across...

Pheffer Amato Attends ‘Together We Rise’ Event

Rockaway Beach, Queens – This past Friday, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach), facilitated and attended the ‘Together We Rise’ event hosted by the Far Rockaway Colts, a flag football team funded by the NYPD Neighborhood...

Pheffer Amato Joins DA Katz for Gun Buyback Program in Rockaway

Arverne, Queens – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Arverne), joined Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the NYPD 100th and 101st precincts for their ‘Gun Buyback’ program at Macedonia Baptist Church located at...

Pheffer Amato Pushes PSEG to Reimburse Ratepayers Following Tropical Storm Isaias

South Queens, New York – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens), urged PSEG Long Island (“PSEG”) in a letter to announce a plan or provide a protocol for immediate reimbursement for her constituents- residents...

Pheffer Amato Attends State Hearing on Impact of COVID-19 on NY’s Veterans

South Queens, New York – This past Friday, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens), participated in an online public hearing to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on New York’s Veterans. The purpose of the hearing was to explore veteran-specific...

Pheffer Amato Participates in Legislative Round Table on COVID-19’s Impact on Law School Graduates

South Queens, New York – Today, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) participated in a legislative roundtable on COVID-19’s impact on law school graduates specifically as it relates to the bar examination and diploma privilege. The...

Pheffer Amato Hosts First Mobile Office in Breezy Point

Breezy Point, Queens – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Breezy Point) hosted her first mobile office hours in Breezy Point, Queens as a part of her district wide tour. Pheffer Amato’s team was excited to meet with constituents...

We Must Continue to Stand up for 9/11 First Responders

On September 11th, 2001 and the days that followed, many first responders risked their lives without hesitation- running into the burning World Trade Center (WTC) buildings and even more returning in the aftermath to save countless lives, all while exposing...

Pheffer Amato Helps Rockaway Little League Play Ball

Rockaway Beach, New York – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) provided hand sanitizer to Matthew Piccione, a volunteer and coordinator of the Rockaway Little League. As part of Phase 4 re-opening, the little league...

Pheffer Amato Promotes COVID 19 Testing in Rockaway

Rockaway Park, Queens – This past week Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D Rockaway Park) promoted free COVID 19 testing at the Ferry Terminal located at Beach 108th Street in Rockaway Park, Queens. The testing was sponsored by the New York City...

Pheffer Amato Drops Off Masks and Sanitizer to Rockaway Businesses

Rockaway, Queens – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D Rockaway), continued her district wide face mask and hand sanitizer drop off to local businesses within her district that are in need. The businesses included the Harbor Light...

Pheffer Amato Attends Rally at JFK Airport

Jamaica, Queens – This past Wednesday, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway), attended a rally at John F. Kennedy International Airport (‘JFK’) hosted by 32BJ, Unite Here, and RWDSU Local 1102. The rally was organized to support...

Pheffer Amato, Gounardes Pass Bill to Revive September 11th Workers Protection Task Force

Albany, New York – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) and Senator Andrew Gounardes (D-Brooklyn) passed a bill, A.10249/S.8129, that would revive and extend the September 11th Workers Protection Task Force (“Task...

Pheffer Amato Introduces Bill Requiring Homeless Shelters to Implement Social Distance Policies

South Queens, New York – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) introduced a bill, A. 10659, which would amend the social services law requiring any homeless shelter residence in New York State to comply with the social distancing...

Pheffer Amato & Assembly Colleagues Vote to Pass ‘Healthy Terminals Act’

Albany, New York – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens), voted with her colleagues to pass the ‘Healthy Terminals Act’ to ensure that airport workers are paid fair wages and have access to certain benefits...

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato Congratulates Breezy Point Cooperative, Inc., in Conjunction with New York Blood Center, for Community Blood Drive in Breezy Point

Breezy Point, New York – On Sunday, July 19, 2020, Breezy Point Cooperative, Inc hosted its third blood drive since the start of the current COVID-19 pandemic resulting in 54 lifesaving donations. According to the New York Blood Center (NYBC), these...

Pheffer Amato Joins Queens Chamber of Commerce 'Taking Care of Business' Facebook Live Discussion

Queens New York – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) joined Tom Grech, President and CEO at the Queens Chamber of Commerce, for their weekly Facebook Live Discussion called ‘Taking Care of Business’. The...

Pheffer Amato Distributes Masks and Hand Sanitizer to Local Synagogues

South Queens, New York – This past week, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) delivered masks and hand sanitizer to synagogues throughout her district. Since the start of the pandemic, Pheffer Amato has delivered masks and hand sanitizer...