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Campaign News | Apr 30, 2020

Local civic leaders, business owners hold town hall on reopening Rockaway beaches

Rockaway community leaders and business owners held a virtual town hall called “Surviving Summer: Will Rockaway’s Beaches and Businesses Reopen?” The event was hosted by Democratic district leader Torey Schnupp, former Councilwoman and current Queens borough president candidate Elizabeth Crowley and attorney Mike Scala. Guests included John Cori, Bungalow Bar owner Terence Tubridy, Lana’s Loft […]
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Campaign News | Apr 27, 2020

OPINION: New York deserves universal mail balloting

As a candidate for Queens borough president, I saw our own election upended by the coronavirus, as the special election was suspended during the second day of early voting. This situation created confusion and forced policymakers to weigh democracy against the health of the public. But in reality, this is a false dilemma: a vote-by-mail […]
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Campaign News | Apr 13, 2020

Queens borough president candidate urges city to test EMTs for COVID-19

Crowley visited and spoke with EMTs in Elmhurst, Rockaway and Jamaica and found that many frontline emergency workers who have symptoms of the virus are not getting tested and are asked to come back to work just three days after their symptoms subside.
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Campaign News | Apr 07, 2020

Crowley calls for freeze in real estate taxes due to COVID-19 pandemic

With the special election for Queens borough president rescheduled for June 23, and early voting set to begin June 13, one candidate has called for New York City to enact a first-ever freeze in real estate taxes this year due to the COVID-19 crisis.
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Campaign News | Apr 02, 2020

Liz Crowley calls for property tax freeze

Elizabeth Crowley, a candidate for Queens borough president, a candidate for Queens borough president has called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to freeze property taxes while the COVID-19 economic shutdown threatens the livelihoods and incomes of millions of New York City residents.
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