Bill to allow yellow bus service for Staten Island 7th and 8th graders passes Assembly

Posted on: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 5:37 pm

Bill to allow yellow bus service for Staten Island 7th and 8th graders passes Assembly Published: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 4:02 PM     Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 4:23 PM   By Jillian Jorgensen Staten Island Advance Advance file photoThe…

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Assemblyman Cusick focuses his attention on Staten Islanders’ abuse of Rx drugs

Posted on: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 3:04 pm

Assemblyman Michael Cusick said his continued push for what has become his signature issue — safeguards on prescription drug use to tackle the overdose epidemic here — will be among his hallmarks during the upcoming legislative session. "I really want…

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Staten Island Assemblyman Michael Cusick praises new laws protecting mourners at military rites

Posted on: Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 3:02 pm

Staten Island Assemblyman Michael Cusick today praised Gov. Cuomo for signing into law two bills Cusick authored, aimed at furthering protections against protests at military funerals. The first new bill requires the development and implementation of a permit process for…

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Assemblyman Michael Cusick honored for role fighting poverty

Posted on: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 3:00 pm

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Assemblyman Michael Cusick was lauded for his leadership in the fight against poverty this morning during the 35th annual Council Legislative Breakfast at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver presented Cusick, a Mid-Island…

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Staten Island Assemblyman Michael Cusick’s school fitness program stretches

Posted on: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 2:59 pm

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Looking to encourage youngsters to stay physically fit during the summer, Assemblyman Michael Cusick yesterday launched his sixth annual Total Fitness Challenge at PS 29, Castleton Corners.  This year, he has teamed with the YMCA and…

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Stress kids’ fitness, not taxes, says Staten Island Assemblyman Michael Cusick

Posted on: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 2:56 pm

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — If the state wants to combat childhood obesity, the focus should be on fitness instead of taxes, according to Assemblyman Michael Cusick, a runner who sponsors an annual Total Fitness Challenge for Staten Island's elementary school…

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Staten Island pol suggests letting some 17-year-olds vote

Posted on: Monday, February 4th, 2008 at 2:36 pm

Assemblyman Michael Cusick's plan to amend the age requirement to vote would be for presidential primaries only. Motivated by teens dismayed that they're too young to vote in tomorrow's presidential primary, Staten Island Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) said he will introduce legislation…

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