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If you have not yet called to voice your support for the Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) Act, please take a moment to do so today before the legislature adjourns until January. Below, we have included the contact information for the leadership of both houses of the legislature and scripts you can use. Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins Senate Majority Leader
(518) 455-2715 (Albany)
(914) 423-4031 (Yonkers)
Message: My name is ____ and I am a supporter of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act (A995a/S2445a). I have one question for the Senate Majority leader: WHY? Why won’t she let this bill move in the Senate? She has the power to end needless suffering and provide comfort to thousands of New Yorkers with one decision: Give the bill a fair hearing in the Senate. I implore her to change her mind and let the bill move before leaving Albany this week. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Assembly Speaker
718-654-6539 (the Bronx)
Message: My name is ____ and I am a supporter of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act (A995a/S2445a). My ask today is a simple one: I’m asking the Speaker for his leadership and compassion to allow the Assembly to vote on this bill before leaving Albany this week.