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NYS Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages, a former librarian, now puts laws on the books
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NYS Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages, a former librarian, now puts laws on the books

Solages, the first Haitian-American to represent Long Island in the Assembly, serves Elmont, Valley Stream, Floral Park, Bellerose, Bellerose Terrace, North Woodmere, Stewart Manor and sections of Franklin Square. Since winning the 2012 election, Solages has written and introduced many bills in Albany. She has also become a visible leader to members of her district.

After Unlikely Victory, Haitian American Frontus Starts Work in Coney Island Seat
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After Unlikely Victory, Haitian American Frontus Starts Work in Coney Island Seat

Among the latest crop of assembly members is Haitian American Mathylde Frontus, who was sworn in by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on Nov. 15 — before 18 other new assembly-elects — because she was elected to fill a seat that was vacated by disgraced ex-assemblywoman Pamela Harris. Harris resigned from her seat last April after being indicted and eventually pleading guilty to a 11 charges including wire fraud.