PRESS RELEASE: Amy Paulin Applauds Provision in State Budget to Ensure Domestic Violence Abusers Cannot Buy or Keep Guns

ALBANY, NY — The New York State budget bill passed today includes a provision advanced by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin to update court procedures for determining whether certain serious misdemeanors are crimes of domestic violence.   In 2011, Paulin authored the law to include misdemeanor domestic violence crimes in the federal NICS Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: Assemblymember Paulin’s Legislation to Prohibit the Shipment of Vapor Products to Individuals Passed in the State Budget

ALBANY, NY —  Today’s passage of the New York State budget included legislation advanced by Assemblymember Amy Paulin to prohibit the shipment of vapor products to individuals. While public health advocates and others have expressed alarm for many years at the rise in popularity of vapor products among youth, the Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: Assemblymember Amy Paulin’s Legislation to Allow Gestational Surrogacy Passes in the New York State Budget

ALBANY, NY — Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announced passage of her legislation to allow gestational surrogacy in New York, “a bright spot for New York families in these difficult times,” Paulin said. This legislation, which was included in the New York State budget, will permit compensated gestational surrogacy agreements and provide certainty as Read more…