District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
The Council of the City of New York 
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22 

October 7, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen 
718-274-4500

Boulevard Gardens to Get Long-Awaited Traffic Light at Hobart Street and 30th Avenue

Announcement Fulfills Longtime Promise to Create a Safer Woodside
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Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides and Assembly Member Brian Barnwell today joined with the Boulevard Gardens community to announce that a long-sought traffic light will be installed at Hobart Street and 30th Avenue.

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The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Stresses Urgency to Combat Climate Change After Latest IPCC Report

Astoria, NY – New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today called on all levels of government to meaningfully act on climate change after the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this morning issued yet another stark report.

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The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

City Council Enacts Bills Promoting Clean Energy and Pollution-Free Safer Streets

Legislation Will Promote Renewable Energy Storage, Overnight Deliveries

New York City Hall — The New York City Council today passed several bills as part of Climate Week that will significantly help advance the Big Apple’s historic sustainability goals.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 23, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides, School Officials Kick Off Solar Installation at P.S. 171 in Astoria

Panels Will Generate Half School’s Annual Energy, Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Astoria, NY — Climate Week kicked off in Astoria today as construction kicked off to install new solar panels on P.S.

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The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 20, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Statement on MTA’s Delayed Decision to Install Elevator Station Service in Astoria

Astoria, NY – Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22, issued the following statement on the MTA’s announcement that Astoria would get elevators at only two subway stations under its new capital plan:

“The train is pulling into the station too late here.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 27, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Astoria, NY – Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22, issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to block the citizenship question from the 2020 sentence as well as its ruling on gerrymandering:

“While
I’m relieved to see the Supreme Court block the Trump administration from
adding the citizenship question to next year’s census, this should have never
been an issue in the first place.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York 
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 26, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Astoria, NY — New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today called on NBC News to dedicate a portion of the 2020 Democratic Primary debates in Miami this week to fighting climate change at the national level. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 26, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

All At-Risk Neighborhoods Would Be Protected from Violent Threats of Climate Change

New York City Hall — Council Members Costa Constantinides and Justin Brannan today introduced a bill requiring a five-borough resiliency plan that will ensure every neighborhood from Riverdale to Rockaway is protect from rising sea levels, violent weather and coastal erosion brought about by climate change. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 19, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Announces New York City Budget that Fulfills Educations Plans, Strengthens Sustainability and Makes New Investments in District 22

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides announced budget victories for Western Queens that will enhance schools, embolden efforts to fight climate change, and make streets safer.

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