Skip to main content

District 21

Francisco Moya

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

CORONA, NY (April 3, 2020) — On Friday, Council Member Francisco Moya called for the immediate creation of an emergency relief fund to help low-income families whose loved ones have died from COVID-19 make death arrangements.

“One of the most heartbreaking issues that constituents are calling me about is what to do when their loved one dies suddenly and unexpectedly from COVID-19 and they don’t have the financial resources to make arrangements.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Council Member Francisco Moya facilitated Apollo Global Management’s donation of 100,000 KN95 facemasks to Elmhurst Hospital amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on April 3, 2020.

CORONA, NY (April 3, 2020) — Working in partnership with New York City Council Member Francisco Moya, Apollo Global Management and Co-Founder Josh Harris are donating 10,000 KN95 facemasks to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst on Friday, helping to provide much-needed Personal Protective Equipment to Elmhurst Hospital staff amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

RE: Urgent request for beds, ventilators and intensive care staff for NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst to treat COVID-19 patients

To President Trump and Secretary Azar,

We write to you with an urgent plea to secure additional hospital beds, ventilators and the intensive care staff trained to operate them for NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst and NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens to care for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in Queens.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

  • Council Member Francisco Moya (left) partnered with Queensboro FC founding partner Jonathan Krane (not pictured) to donate 1,000 surgical masks to Elmhurst Hospital amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on March 23, 2020. Council Member Francisco Moya partnered with Queensboro FC founding partner Jonathan Krane to donate 1,000 surgical masks to Elmhurst Hospital amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
  • CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

CITY HALL, New York (March 13, 2020) — On Friday, Council Member Francisco Moya (D-Queens) issued the following statement urging the Mayor to close public schools and switch to the summer school model to prevent the spread of COVID-19: 

“Kids absorb everything. They see the stores around them closing, sports events getting canceled, their families scrambling to make last-minute arrangements.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

CORONA, New York, Jan. 10, 2020 — Council Member Francisco Moya called for an investigation into the security and safety practices at The Landing homeless shelter after twin infants were discovered unresponsive there Friday afternoon and subsequently pronounced dead at Elmhurst Hospital. The Landing is a temporary family homeless shelter in East Elmhurst that serves about 170 families and is operated by CAMBA. 

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

CITY HALL, NEW YORK — On Thursday, Council Member Francisco Moya issued the following statement regarding Justice Verna L. Saunders’ ruling to annul the Inwood neighborhood-rezoning:

“I wholeheartedly support Justice Saunders’ decision to annul this rezoning and applaud the advocates who brought this case before her. If it weren’t for these dedicated activists, Inwood would surely have been turned into something nobody was prepared for — not the residents who live there now and not the researchers who conducted an incomplete environmental review.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE