Yuh-Line Niou sworn in today in Albany

Yuh-Line Niou
New members of the New York State Assembly will be sworn in today. Among them will be Yuh-Line Niou, who defeated challengers left and right last year to win the assembly seat in our district and start a new chapter for lower Manhattan.

Niou succeeds placeholder Alice Cancel, who won a special election in 2016 called after the 2015 conviction of Sheldon Silver on federal corruption charges. Cancel remains a district leader for the assembly district; Silver remains free while awaiting appeal.

Niou’s temporary district office opened yesterday at 250 Broadway, Room 2212, across the street from City Hall. The phone number there is 212-312-1420.

A Village Voice profile was published yesterday highlighting Niou’s achievement.