Universal Health Care for New York Introduced

New York Health” Single Payer Bill Provides

March 15, 2013

Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson Calls For Minimum Wage Increase

Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson (D) joined with members of the Senate Democratic Conference to call for immediate action to raise the New York State minimum wage and index future increases to the rate of inflation.

February 28, 2013

NYS Black, Puerto-Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Members Call for Passage of Minimum Wage Increase

Citing overwhelming support and outsize need for higher wages in communities of color, lawmakers seek hike to $8.75, plus indexing to inflation  

February 13, 2013

Senator Hassell-Thompson Announces the Opening of a New Site Office Located at the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center

Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson is pleased to announce the opening of  a new site office at the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center located at 3450 DeKalb Avenue (at Gun Hill Road), Bronx, New York 10467.  Starting Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the office will have staff available to meet with constituents to assist them with a variety of issues.  After February 6, 2013, the office will be open every other Wednesday.  Hours will be 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

February 4, 2013