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New York State Assembly

New York, NY | http://assembly.state.ny.us/
Joined in August 2012

About Us

The New York State Assembly is the lower chamber of the New York State Legislature. Alongside the New York State Senate, it forms the legislative branch of the New York state government and works alongside the Governor of New York to create laws and establish a state budget. Legislative authority and responsibilities of the New York State Assembly include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes. There are 150 seats in the Assembly, with each of the 150 Assembly districts having an average population of ~130,000. Assembly members serve two-year terms.

The New York State Assembly is the lower chamber of the New York State Legislature. Alongside the New York State Senate, it forms the legislative branch of the New York state government and works alongside the Governor of New York to create…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Health & Medicine

Location

  • New York, NY 10007

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