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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

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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CITY HALL, NY — Council Member Francisco Moya on Thursday introduced legislation that would require the city to study the effect of neighborhood-wide rezonings on secondary displacement.

“With every neighborhood-wide rezoning, the future for thousands and thousands of New Yorkers are thrown into uncertainty,” Council Member Francisco Moya said. “The long-term residents in East Harlem and Inwood or along Jerome Avenue — the very curators of their community’s character — are being forced out of their homes as their neighborhoods become primed for new development.

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Council Member Francisco Moya helps paint over gang graffiti on 94th Street near Roosevelt Boulevard as part of his Graffiti Cleanup Day. Photo Credit: Office of Council Member Francisco Moya

CORONA, NY — Council Member Francisco Moya, the NYC Economic Development Corporation and the NYPD’s 110 and 115 Precincts partnered up on Wednesday for a sweeping graffiti removal effort on Wednesday, cleaning up nearly 50 separate Queens locations across several neighborhoods.

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CITY HALL, NY — Council Member Francisco Moya issued the following statement on Thursday after Amazon announced it had canceled plans to build a headquarters in Long Island City:

“A giant fell today. We just witnessed tenacious grassroots organizing topple a corporate Goliath,” Council Member Francisco Moya said. “There are some that will clamor about the loss of jobs that don’t exist yet.

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Corona, NY — Council Member Francisco Moya issued the following statement after a man was fatally shot by an alleged MS-13 gang member and on the gang-related graffiti scrawled on his District Office:

“Gang activity is not going to be tolerated here. The people of this community will not be made to feel afraid in the streets they walk, on the trains they take or in the homes where they live.

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