Asm. Charles Fall Appointed Ass’t Majority Leader For NYS Assembly By Assembly Speaker Heastie



This week, Assemblyman Fall (D-Richmond, Manhattan and Kings Counties) traveled to Albany for the inauguration of Governor Kathy Hochul and the official opening of the 2023 Legislative Session.

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie officially announced that Assemblyman Fall would assume the position of Assistant Majority Leader. The Assemblyman will continue to serve as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Consumer Fraud Protection and remain on the Aging, Cities, Consumer Affairs, Corporations, Governmental Employees, and Tourism, Parks, Arts & Sports Development Committees.

“I would like to extend a special thank you to Speaker Heastie for giving me a leadership position for the 2023-24 Legislative Session.  I look forward to continue working with the Conference and spearheading important issues centering on public safety, accessible transportation, affordable housing, open green space, education funding, workforce shortage, programs and services for our youth and seniors and treatment initiatives for community members affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health and substance use disorders in the upcoming legislative cycle.” said Assemblyman Charles D. Fall

Banner Image: NYS Assembly Chamber. Image Credit – wadester16


Assemblyman Charles D. Fall

Assemblymember Charles Fall represents New York’s 61st Assembly District covering the North Shore of Staten Island, where he has resided his whole life. Fall is the first Muslim and African-American Assemblymember elected from Staten Island. He comes from a working-class family of six. His parents immigrated to Staten Island from Guinea, West Africa, and displayed a commitment to improving the lives of those around them. Fall’s legislative priorities revolve around comprehensive strategies to ensure stable and healthier communities. This includes expanding resources for teachers, parents and students to resolve academic disparities, creating affordable housing options, ensuring individuals and families have sufficient health coverage and access to vital services, improving transportation infrastructure and other long-standing community concerns on the North Shore.

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