Tag Archives: #LundgrenForCouncil2017

2017 Candidate Survey: National Institute for Reproductive Rights

Click the link below to see my answers to the latest candidate questionnaire I received, this one from the National Institute for Reproductive Rights.

These questionnaires and surveys are one of the best ways I have to inform voters of my position on various issues, and to possibly receive endorsements.  Visit “My Campaign” page and go to “Questionnaire Responses” to see my responses to other surveys and questionnaires.

Read my answers here: NIRHAF City Questionnaire 2017

Political Notes 2/2/17: Silence is complicity

belong-hereI have not seen one statement or comment by any of the elected pols who presumably represent me — City Council Member Annabel Palma, State Assembly Member Luis Sepulveda, State Senator Jeffrey Klein, or Congress Member Joseph Crowley  — speaking out against the Administration’s Muslim ban. Neither have I seen or heard anything from the three candidates who have announced their intentions to run for Palma’s open seat in Council District 18: Amanda Farias, Elvin Garcia or Michael Beltzer. I find this particularly unconscionable  from pols whose districts are home to, not only a vibrant and growing Muslim community, but immigrants from Mexico; the Caribbean; and Asian, South Asian, African, and Central and South American countries. This section of the Bronx has never been as diverse as it is now. I find it encouraging, positive…and essential to keeping our community strong and stable. Continue reading