After almost a decade of service to the people of the 77th Assembly District, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner has announced her resignation. We would like to thank Assemblywoman Joyner for her unwavering commitment and tireless efforts in representing the Bronx’s 77th Assembly District.
Assemblywoman Joyner has made a lasting impact on both Albany and the local community. Her advocacy spanned critical issues such as affordable housing, education, and domestic violence. Importantly, she also chaired the labor committee and secured important wins for working people.
During her tenure, Assemblywoman Joyner was a staunch supporter of rent regulation and tenant protection and previously advocated for a freeze on the 33,000 rent-regulated apartments in her district. Assemblymember Joyner also championed increased funding for the Bronx Children’s Museum and secured security upgrades for NYCHA developments.
Assemblywoman Joyner’s impact on education is evident through her support for Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) and the reinstatement of the New York Legal Educational Opportunity Program (LEO). She also utilized her legal expertise to help unrepresented individuals reach settlements on various issues.
A product of New York’s public educational system, Assemblywoman Joyner earned her law degree from the University at Buffalo Law School. She served as a community liaison in the district office of Assemblywoman Aurelia Greene and contributed to Community Board 4 and the Neighborhood Advisory Board.
The Governor will have 10 days to announce the special election date in the 77th Assembly District. We look forward to the continuation of Assemblywoman Joyner’s legacy through the selection of a nominee via the county committee.
Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner has been a dedicated public servant, and we wish her the very best in her future endeavors.