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Michael Benedetto

Democratic — Assembly Member — District 82
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Michael Benedetto represents Assembly District 82 in the New York Assembly, is a member of 11 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1353 bills.

2000 23021.0
2004 27475.0
2006 42055.0
2008 49759.42
2010 115743.0
2012 31425.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Senator Espaillat Stands With Transportation Advocates to Reduce NYC's Speed Limit

Families for Safe Streets to Albany: Lower NYC’s Speed Limit to 20 MPH Now Brad Aaron, StreetsBlog NYC New Yorkers who have lost loved ones to traffic violence are in Albany today to demand that lawmakers pass legislation to lower NYC’s default speed limit to 20 miles per hour. About ...

Klein Introduces Legislation Designed to Strengthen Supervision of Minors on Party Buses and Increase Safety of Passengers

BRONX, NY – Amid widespread reports of underage drinking on a Long Island “party bus” earlier this week, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) introduced legislation today to rein in the charter bus industry and to require adult chaperones for all large, underage parties aboard the “clubs on wheels.” Senate Co-Leader Jeff ...

LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: HIGH HOPES THAT GOV. CUOMO WILL SIGN JOBS FOR HEROES BILL

After nearly a decade-long fight, a bill that would facilitate the awarding of state contracts to disabled veterans passed the Senate and Assembly last week, all but guaranteeing the legislation will be signed into law once it is delivered to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk. Cuomo, who gave the program his ...

Analysis: $40 Million That Gov. Cuomo Seeks from MTA Could Add Bus & Rail Service, Reduce Crowding and Waits, and Lessen Pressure on Fares

State Senator Martin Golden said, “I sponsored the Transit Funding Lockbox Act in the State Senate so to stand up for all those who ride the buses and trains and have been asked to pay more for less service. This legislation will guarantee that funds dedicated to support the Metropolitan ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • A 10193

    Establishes a crime for unlawful surveillance through the use of GPS or similar technology

  • A 10168

    Relates to temporary provisions for the implementation of common core learning standards

  • K 1414

    Congratulating the New York Rangers on their outstanding 2013-2014 season

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  • K 1400

    Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Yellow School Bus

  • A 10145

    Establishes the New York state veterans assistance program and the New York state veterans village pilot program

  • A 10144

    Authorizes the city of New York to establish reduced speed limits throughout the city and on certain designated highways

Recent Votes

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E 1441

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9265.0
•••No: 3726.0
•••Other: 117.0
A 10078A

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12287.0
•••No: 75.0
•••Other: 117.0
S 89A

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12992.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 117.0
S 89

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12992.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 117.0
S 4095

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12992.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 117.0
S 6598A

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12287.0
•••No: 75.0
•••Other: 117.0
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Sources

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