|Happy Fourth of July! It is essential that our government works for you. In June we passed a full public campaign contribution matching bill in order to get big money out of New York City politics.
After several years fighting for wage parity for early childhood educators, the City’s $93.2 billion budget now includes funding to provide everybody an equal wage. The budget also includes $6 million in funding for Breakfast in the Classroom to feed the 1-in-4 children living in hunger-affected households.
As we invest in schools, we cut the ribbon on a new playground for P.S. 77 and P.S.198, and announced that P.S. 290's Green Roof is now fully funded. It was also my honor to congratulate the graduates of the Class of 2019 at schools throughout the district.
New York City became the largest city in the world to declare a Climate Emergency when my resolution passed. As we fight climate change locally, we are working to make our streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists with a new path by the Queensboro Bridge to close the dangerous 2nd Avenue Gap.
Summer has officially started and public pools are open. I cannonballed into John Jay Pool to celebrate!
P.S. There will be no First Friday this month due to the holiday.
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