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District 21

Francisco Moya

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

New York, NY – March 25, 2021 – Today, the New York City Council voted to adopt Resolution 1547, introduced by Council Member Francisco Moya, calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.2984/A.1951, which would require New York Police Department (NYPD) officers to live within the five boroughs of New York City. 

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New York, NY – March 25, 2021 – Today, the New York City Council voted to adopt Resolution 1583, introduced by Council Member Francisco Moya, calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.4482/A.5092, to establish the billionaire mark to market tax act, and to use the revenue generated to establish an excluded worker fund.

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CORONA, NY (July 21, 2020) — Council Member Francisco Moya issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s memorandum baring undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 Census:

“President Trump’s memorandum baring undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 Census is patently unconstitutional and nakedly political. Republicans already showed us their playbook here. Trump and his flunkies don’t actually believe that carving undocumented immigrants out of the census is in the best interest of the country.

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CORONA, NY (July 17, 2020) — Council Member Francisco Moya issued the following statement regarding the construction incident that left one worker dead and three more injured at a non-union job site on East 36th Street in Murray Hill on Thursday:

“Another worker died at an unsecured non-union site. Yesterday’s death is a tragedy and outrage but it was also, sadly, predictable.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  • 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.
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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.

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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. 

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