Statement from Senator Kaplan on the Re-Election of Andrea Stewart-Cousins as NYS Senate Majority Leader

CARLE PLACE, NY (December 7, 2020) - State Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-Great Neck) issued the following statement today following the unanimous re-election of Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins as Senate President Pro Tempore and Majority Leader:

Senator Anna M. Kaplan said “I was proud to cast my vote today for Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins to continue in the role as New York State Senate Majority Leader for the next two years. In her time as our leader, the New York State Senate has been transformed from a dysfunctional body where good legislation went to die, into the effective deliberative body that the people of New York deserve, taking on challenging and important issues through a collaborative approach that ensures voices from all corners of the state are heard and respected. New York is facing immense challenges ahead as we continue to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, and there is no one better suited to move New York forward than Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins.”