Bronx Assembly member Latoya Joyner announces resignation

Assemblymember Latoya Joyner, who represented the 77th district covering Claremont, Concourse, Mount Eden, Highbridge and Morris Heights, abruptly announced her resignation from office on Thursday. Her resignation is effective as of Jan. 8.

Joyner has served in the State Assembly since 2014 and is chair of the labor committee. She is moving on to a new opportunity outside of public service that has yet to be announced.