I've announced, with Rep. Joe Crowley, that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will perform maintenance dredging of critical sandbanks in the Flushing Bay Federal Channel beginning this fall. Flushing Bay is an important local channel for ships and boats, and ensuring that these vessels are able to freely navigate through this body of water helps promote and improve everything from trade and commerce to recreation and public safety.
I am proud to have received a grade of 97 from the League of Conservation Voters, one of the nation’s leading environmental advocacy organizations, on their National Environmental Scorecard.
Being Sworn-In for the 114th Congress!I am honored and excited to begin my second term in Congress. I thank my constituents for again giving me the privilege of being their voice in Washington. I will continue to work tirelessly on their behalf.
Check out this article from the "Queens Courier" about SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet's visit to Queens, where she and I toured local small businesses. Thanks to Bayside Milk Farm, members of the Bayside BID, Bayside Business Association, Assemblyman Braunstein and all the area merchants we spoke with.
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