Senator Gianaris Floor Remarks on the NY HERO Act

Senate Deputy Leader Gianaris delivered this floor speech ahead of the Senate's passage of the New York HERO Act (S.1034-A/A.2681-A), a critical bill requiring businesses to have enforceable safety standards to prevent further spread of coronavirus, is scheduled to pass the New York State Senate later today. The New York HERO Act is sponsored in the Assembly by Assembly Member Karines Reyes, RN., and supported by the Essential Workers Coalition, made up of over 80 groups including the AFL-CIO across New York.