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Today’s voting day!! Glad to spend the morning with @anamariaforNY. Join me in supporting a LG who will fight like hell for all New Yorkers! Polls open until 9pm

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Hey Astoria—wonderful to be back and joined by @SenGianaris!

And don’t forget to support amazing down-ballot candidates like @BrianRny, Andrea Hall Stachniewicz and the fabulous @NewReformersNY slate!

Glad @DOEChancellor heard our voices and opened the process to allow Dr. Composto to be reappointed - he is a good administrator and earned our community's respect

https://patch.com/new-york/astoria-long-island-city/beloved-queens-superintendent-keeps-job-city-completes-reversal

Watch the video. All it shows is that Rudy Giuliani continues to be a first-class jerk. What an ass
https://nypost.com/2022/06/26/rudy-giuliani-attacked-inside-staten-island-shoprite/?utm_campaign=iphone_nyp&utm_source=twitter_app

An illegitimate #SupremeCourt is destroying this country one decision at a time.

Any Democrat who doesn’t support packing the Court is not fit to serve in this moment.

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About MIKE   GIANARIS

A child of immigrant parents, Senator Gianaris was born and raised in Astoria, Queens, where he continues to reside. He is the product of New York City public schools and graduated from Fordham University and Harvard Law School before setting his sights on a career in public service. As a first-generation American, Senator Gianaris knows the struggle of immigrant families and leads the fight against harmful federal policies that tear apart families and unfairly discriminate against immigrant communities. He works with community groups to reunite families separated at the border and wrote legislation barring discrimination based on immigration status.​

In a city with millions of renters, Senator Gianaris always stands with tenants. In addition to consistently supporting better rent laws to abolish vacancy decontrol and preferential rents, he authored legislation to eliminate the often-abused Major Capital Improvements (MCI) and Individual Apartment Improvements (IAI) programs, taking on unscrupulous landlords like the Trump organization. Senator Gianaris does not accept campaign donations from real estate developers.

New York has the second-lowest voter turnout in the United States, ranking 48th in 2018. When more New Yorkers vote, their government is more accountable. Senator Gianaris wrote legislation for Automatic Voter Registration and sponsors bills to enact early voting and vote by mail.​​​​ With a strong belief that we must live up to our highest ideals of “justice for all,” Senator Gianaris is working hard to transform our criminal justice system. Because people should not lose their freedom just because they are poor, Senator Gianaris wrote the Bail Elimination Act to end bail in New York. He also wrote legislation to create an Innocence Commission to review wrongful convictions.​​​​​ Our state has many unfunded needs and too many misplaced priorities. Senator Gianaris continues to do battle against wasteful corporate welfare, including New York’s $3 billion giveaway to Amazon, to ensure actual priorities like truly affordable housing, better mass transit and improved schools are fully funded.​​​ New York’s future is bright and Senator Gianaris knows a progressive agenda cannot be accomplished alone. He is proud to work with other thoughtful leaders to deliver results for our state, including his new Senate colleagues who will work together to remake New York for the better.​

Senator Gianaris is a chief critic of the MTA, fighting for transit riders, pushing for the improved service and increased accessibility New Yorkers need. He understands New York cannot function without reliable mass transit, which is why he authored a proposal establishing a millionaire’s tax to generate dedicated funding for the troubled agency, as well as supporting congestion pricing.​​​​

New York has the second-lowest voter turnout in the United States, ranking 48th in 2018. When more New Yorkers vote, their government is more accountable. Senator Gianaris wrote legislation for Automatic Voter Registration and sponsors bills to enact early voting and vote by mail.​​​​

With a strong belief that we must live up to our highest ideals of “justice for all,” Senator Gianaris is working hard to transform our criminal justice system. Because people should not lose their freedom just because they are poor, Senator Gianaris wrote the Bail Elimination Act to end bail in New York. He also wrote legislation to create an Innocence Commission to review wrongful convictions.​​​​​

Our state has many unfunded needs and too many misplaced priorities. Senator Gianaris continues to do battle against wasteful corporate welfare, including New York’s $3 billion giveaway to Amazon, to ensure actual priorities like truly affordable housing, better mass transit and improved schools are fully funded.​​​

New York’s future is bright and Senator Gianaris knows a progressive agenda cannot be accomplished alone. He is proud to work with other thoughtful leaders to deliver results for our state, including his new Senate colleagues who will work together to remake New York for the better.​

STATE SENATE DISTRICT 12

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