COVID-19 Information & Resources
Learn more about the resources available to you as we continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic together.
HELP IS ON THE WAY. THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN IS THE LAW OF THE LAND.
The American Rescue Plan is the law of the land. The $1.9 trillion legislation will put shots in arms to crush the virus, deliver survival checks to you, get children back in schools, keep people in jobs and help our small businesses stay open. The American Rescue Plan will also deliver more than $12 billion to the New York State and $6 billion to the New York City governments so they can continue to serve us.
The Child Tax Credit
The expanded and improved Biden Child Tax Credit has taken effect.
46,700 households in our community will receive monthly payments of up to $250 per child between the ages of 6-17 or up to $300 per child under the age of 6.
2021 Virtual State of the District Address
Our job is straightforward. Get things done For The People. Watch a replay of my annual State of the District address. It is my yearly report and tribute to the people of the 8th congressional district in Brooklyn and Queens.
Bringing to Life the Principle of Liberty and Justice for All
Learn about the historic legislation to end the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana.
Expanding COVID-19 Testing Sites at Houses of Worship
Learn more about the partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo to expand testing in hard-hit communities of color by establishing walk-in sites at houses of worship throughout New York City.
Passing the Most Progressive Police Reform Bill in American History
Learn more about my work on the Judiciary Committee to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act to end racial profiling, criminalize the chokehold, demilitarize the police, end qualified immunity, create a national standard on excessive use of force, create a database of brutal officers and expand the DOJ Office of Civil Rights’ jurisdiction.
Working For The People
Learn how House Democrats are fighting to lower healthcare and prescription drug prices, make the economy work for everyday Americans and defend our democracy.
I am here to serve you. I value all feedback from residents of the 8th Congressional District of New York. Please also contact me about issues you are having.