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…

Mid-Hudson Region to Enter Phase Two

Earlier today, Governor Cuomo confirmed that the Mid-Hudson Region, which includes Westchester County, will enter Phase Two of the NY Forward Reopening Plan tomorrow, June 9th. The Mid-Hudson Region has maintained all of the required benchmarks related to slowing the spread of COVID-19. In this email, I have included details related Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: Assemblymember Amy Paulin’s Legislation Allowing Corporations, Non-profits, and Religious Institutions to Hold Electronic Meetings for the Duration of the COVID-19 Pandemic Passed by the Legislature

Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) announces passage of her legislation (A.10498A) to allow business corporations, not-for-profit corporations, and religious corporations to hold electronic meetings for the duration of the COVID-19 state disaster emergency. In the last several weeks, COVID-19 has upended the lives of all New Yorkers and forced families, businesses, Read more…