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Sammy’s Law passed: Queens leaders hail new legislation enabling NYC to lower speed limits for safer streets

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May. 1, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas and State Senator John Liu joined community advocates Tuesday to celebrate the passage of Sammy’s Law, a legislation that allows for New York City to determine its own speed limits, in the latest New York State budget. The legislation is meant to help reduce traffic…
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Assemblymember González-Rojas praises 2025 fiscal budget for investments in Queens communities

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Apr. 26, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas (D-34) celebrated the passing of the New York State budget for the 2025 fiscal year, highlighting its inclusion of investments in numerous Queens neighborhoods. Many of these investments include in the budget, which was passed on Saturday, Apr. 21, will have a large impact on…
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Astoria students learn about drones and green energy jobs at STEM event

Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Over 40 students at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria participated in a mentoring session on drone technology and green energy jobs Wednesday evening as part of an initiative to introduce young children to STEM careers.  The event, which took place in the Variety… Read more »

Gianaris and González-Rojas rally for MENA Bill recognizing Middle Eastern and North African communities in state data

Apr. 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres State Sen. Mike Gianaris and Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas joined a number of local advocacy groups to call for support of their proposed legislation that disaggregates Middle Eastern and North African populations from white demographics in state-collected data. Gianaris and González-Rojas have sponsored the MENA Bill, which aims to give… Read more »

Assemblymember González-Rojas champions CARES act to aid non-citizen crime victims in New York

Jan. 26, 2024 By admin Jan. 26, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas and advocates held a rally in Corona Plaza Thursday to draw attention to legislation that she has introduced, that aims to provide assistance to non-citizen victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and torture. The bill, which is being called the New… Read more »