New York, NY, SEPT 18, 2017 — Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union, issued the following statement on the appointment of Assembly Member Helene Weinstein as the Chair of the Assembly Ways and Means committee.

” Assembly Member Weinstein has demonstrated herself to be a tremendous advocate for our community and has been a driving force in the Assembly on the issues that matter most to our families. We applaud Speaker Heastie for his decision and look forward to continuing our work on behalf of New York’s nonpublic schools with the Speaker, Chair Weinstein and the entire Assembly.”

Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union, is dedicated to securing government funding to ensure that nonpublic schools are safe and fairly funded.


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