Simcha Felder


Greenfield: End the Ticket Cameras on Ocean Parkway

A Brooklyn lawmaker is calling on the NYPD to add patrols on Ocean Parkway for reckless and speeding drivers instead of speed cameras that arbitrarily ticket drivers. Councilman David Greenfield…

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NY Senate Again Votes to Stop NYC’s Bag Fee

The New York state Senate late Tuesday passed legislation for the second time to bar New York City from implementing a fee on plastic or paper shopping bags. Starting Feb.…

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Parties Don’t Matter. Issues Matter

I’ve seen a fair amount of coverage about my recent decision this legislative session to caucus with the Republicans. The news reports have been speculative, sometimes confusing, and often inaccurate.…

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Sen. Felder Calls to Empower Police in Wake of Bombing

Upon the heels of the bombing in Chelsea and foiled terror attempts around the metropolitan area, New York State Senator Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn) called for the reversal of several policies…

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NY Senate Allows National Anthem Without Permit

The state Senate on Tuesday voted to prohibit the requiring of a permit to sing the National Anthem or recite the Pledge of Allegiance anywhere in New York. The legislation,…

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