Establishment of an integrated domestic violence court in Albany.
Supported the ban of nicotine and tobacco sales in pharmacies.
Joined the multi-plaintiff lawsuit against drug manufacturers to recover damages to county taxpayers from abuse of opioid pharmaceuticals.
Sponsored the Youth Diversion Activities Program providing recreational opportunities and educational programs for county youth.
Sponsored the Legislature’s establishment of the Albany County Land Bank, one of the first in the state to facilitate the process of acquiring vacant and abandoned property and placing it back on tax rolls reducing blight across our neighborhoods. To date, the ACLB has sold more than 300 properties across the county.
Authorized agreements with the Albany City School District on the Safe Schools Healthy Students Gran and the Juvenile Justice Mobile Response Team.
Established new requirements that restaurants and food service establishments publicly post inspection reports.
Sponsored the agreements between the FBI, County Sheriff and police agencies on the Capital District Safe Streets Task Force County property tax exemption.
Established the Albany County Registry for Animal Abuses, a first in the country to protect animals from abuse.
Sponsored the Local Law that set a standard of care and set regulations on pet sellers.
Supported the creating on the Immigration Assistance Office.
Sponsored the MOU between Albany County’s CVSVC SUNY Albany and the US Department of Justice on Violence against Women Campus Grant to reduce violent crimes against women.
Expanded animal protection laws which limit time canines may be kept in hot or cold vehicles.
Ended the harmful practice of conversion therapy for minors in Albany County. Conversion therapy is a harmful practice that uses rejection, shame and psychological abuse aimed at changing sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Prohibited the sale of cosmetic products containing microbeads in Albany County.
Sponsored the partnership with the Albany City School District to provide multi-disciplinary evaluation services for pre-school children with special needs.
Reviewed and moved over 7000 authorizations and agreements to expand services and programs for at-risk children, crime victims, seniors, families, struggling communities, the environment and our law enforcement of Albany County.
Was one of two legislators that joined with The Legal Project at the Albany County Correctional Facility, meeting with and addressing the needs of ICE detainees.
Preserved the Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center through budget cuts by incorporating the department within the charter and established policy that the Albany County Crime Victims and Sexual Violence Center current service level be maintained without reduction.