District 21

Francisco Moya

East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Corona in Queens, including Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Lefrak City and LaGuardia Airport

Int. 1732 would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to establish a maximum rate for leases, rentals, lease-to-own and conditional purchases for For-Hire Vehicles. Such protections are already in place for yellow cabs but do not currently extend to For-Hire drivers.

CITY HALL — On Wednesday, Council Member Francisco Moya introduced a bill in the City Council aimed at protecting For-Hire drivers from predatory lease and rental agreements.

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The legislation was part of a series of bills passed on Thursday aimed at counteracting the Trump administration’s public charge policy change and its consequences for immigrant communities.

CITY HALL — On Thursday, the City Council voted to pass Council Member Francisco Moya’s bill to ensure those who disenroll from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or whose SNAP benefits are set to lapse, will be given information on emergency feeding programs.

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The bill renames 126th Street to “Seaver Way” as the Mets celebrate the 50th Anniversary of their 1969 World Series Championship

CITY HALL — On Wednesday, the Council of the City of New York passed Council Member Francisco Moya’s bill to rename 126th Street outside of City Field to Seaver Way in honor of the legendary Hall of Fame pitcher.

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CITY HALL — On Wednesday, the New York City Council voted to adopt the city budget for the Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1st and ends June 30, 2020. The budget includes millions in funding for priorities Francisco Moya championed, including initiatives dedicated to health care, immigrant rights, local schools, libraries, trans equity, infrastructure improvements and public transportation.

“Every budget is a declaration of priorities and that’s why I’m proud to have helped pass one that reflects New York City’s values and aspirations,” Council Member Francisco Moya said.

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UPDATED | CITY HALL, NY — On Thursday, Council Member Francisco Moya and the Hispanic Federation condemned the Trump administration’s decision to end English classes, soccer and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal custody.

“I don’t know if the country will remember the Trump presidency for its divisiveness, corruption or incompetence, but I’ll remember it for its cruelty,” Council Member Francisco Moya said.

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CORONA, NY — On Tuesday, Council Member Francisco Moya issued the following statement in response to the Board of Standards and Appeals ruling that allows the proposed Target to move forward in Elmhurst, Queens:

“While I haven’t been able to personally review the BSA’s decision yet to understand its rationale for permitting the Target project to move forward, I can say that I believe all the residents, activists and elected officials who testified against this project articulated a sound argument.

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Council Member Francisco Moya Introduced Resolution 867 Urging NYS To Swiftly Pass & Enact Legislation Defining Public Work

Legislation Will Ensure Public Dollars For Construction Spur Economic Development That Uplifts Workers On These Projects With Prevailing Wages

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Council Member Francisco Moya introduced a resolution urging the New York State Legislature to pass and Governor to sign A1261/S1947, which would clearly define public work and ensure construction workers on publicly subsidized projects are paid area-standard wages.

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CITY HALL — On Tuesday, Council Member Moya co-chaired a joint hearing between the Committee on Land Use and the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises to discuss his two bills that would require the city to study the effects of a neighborhood-wide rezoning and the efficacy of the City Quality Environmental Review (CEQR) Technical Manual.

“Few things can fundamentally reshape an entire community as a neighborhood rezoning can,” said Council Member Francisco Moya, who chairs the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises.

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CORONA, NY — Council Member Francisco Moya issued the following statement regarding the death of longtime Queens District Attorney Richard Brown:

“It takes a person of uncommon character to serve others with the vigilance and dedication Queens District Attorney Richard Brown did. Till the end, his life was spent in service to his community. He worked every day to make our city safer and more just throughout his 18 years in the New York Judiciary and 28 years as our boroughs top prosecutor.

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CITY HALL — On Thursday, Council Member Francisco Moya, Assemblymembers Marcos Crespo and Carmen de la Rosa, Building Trades Council President Gary LaBarbera and labor leaders, rallied on the steps of City Hall to demand justice for hard hats and the immediate passage of Carlos’ Law.

“They tell us this city was built on the blood, sweat and tears of working-class New Yorkers, immigrants and laborers,” Council Member Francisco Moya said.

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