Assemblywoman Paulin’s Legislation to Improve Restroom Access for Individuals with Gastrointestinal Diseases Passes Both Houses

ALBANY, NY—Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces the passage of two bills, A.8821 and A.8146, which will make it easier for individuals with Crohn’s disease and other gastrointestinal diseases to access restrooms when needed. The bills now await the Governor’s signature. Crohn’s disease is an ongoing disorder of the gastro-intestinal tract. Read more…

Assemblywoman Paulin Introduces Bill to Require NY Hospitals to Publish Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Statistics to Identify Racial Disparities

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) introduces bill A.10822 to require New York hospitals and birth centers to publish statistics related to maternal mortality and morbidity and to identify racial disparities in negative delivery outcomes. New York ranks thirtieth in the nation for its maternal mortality rate, with racial Read more…

Sister of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco Calls on Legislature to “Honor Her Legacy” and Pass Assemblymember Paulin’s Bill to Repeal the “Walking While Trans” Ban

Albany, NY—The sister of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, Melania Brown, has joined with Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) to call for the passage of A.654 / S.2253 which would repeal the crime of loitering for the purposes of prostitution, commonly known as the “walking while trans” ban. Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, a 27-year-old transgender woman, Read more…