Much of this information is already in digital format as it […]. Fighting for Responsible Energy Policy. I wrote to Governor Cuomo in August to express my concerns about the proposed siting for the Bluestone Energy Project, which would bring 26 foot wind turbines to Broome County. While projects like this are critical for fighting climate change, the proposed site for these turbines lies in an area with high numbers of […]. Advocating for Solar Power. New York has taken important steps to fight climate change this year, including the passage of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. To achieve the goals of this landmark legislation, we will need to be innovative in our approach to renewable energy. To this end, in August , I wrote again to Governor Cuomo […]. The School Safety Camera bill I sponsored in the […]. Advancing Improvements at the MTA.
Justice Kennedy's announced retirement is a painful blow to the already precarious balance on the Supreme Court. While generally conservative, Justice Kennedy often delivered the deciding vote on cases that upheld the constitutional rights to liberty Becerra, which deemed California's I am horrified and outraged by the actions that the Trump administration has taken to separate immigrant children from their families and then jail them, and by the executive order signed today that would legalize the indefinite detention of families. Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, 66th Assembly District Manhattan, and Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, announced today the Assembly passage of two bills intended to strengthen New York's public higher education system. I am disappointed to hear of the decision in Masterpiece Cake Shop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission handed down on Monday by the US Supreme Court, which ruled in favor of the bakery that chose not to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake.
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The legislation was introduced more than 14 months after Department of Sanitation vehicles began parking nightly on East 10th Street in Manhattan, a primarily residential community. That stinks! For far too long, the Department of Sanitation has used East 10th Street as its personal parking lot, forcing residents to endure rotten smells and extreme noise pollution. We must ban garbage trucks from parking overnight on residential streets so we can protect the quality of life in every corner of our city. I look forward to working with Senator Hoylman to require the Department of Sanitation to find a suitable solution to this problem that has persisted for far too long. There is no doubt in my mind that sanitation trucks would not be parked on residential streets in Park Slope. I applaud Senator Hoylman and Assemblymember Glick for standing up for our communities, once again, by introducing this legislation to amend New York City's administrative code and ban garbage trucks from parking on city streets overnight. Manhattan Borough President Gale A. I thank Senator Hoylman and Assemblymember Glick for introducing legislation to bar this from ever happening again.
Deborah J. Glick's political activism began in college and she is still strongly involved in grassroots organizing. Glick first ran for the State Assembly in and won, becoming the first openly gay state legislator in New York State  She has served in the legislature for 28 years, championing a number of progressive legislative causes as well as key local issues. She is Jewish. Glick serves as the Chair of the Assembly's Higher Education Committee, which oversees all private and public higher education institutions, financial assistance for students, and professional licensing, a position she has held since