Working for Queen's 30th Assembly District
Melissa Sklarz: The voice we need
I've lived in Woodside for 12 years and I am running as a Democrat to represent the New York State Assembly’s 30th District, which includes the neighborhoods of Maspeth and Woodside and parts of Astoria, Sunnyside, Long Island City, Elmhurst, Rego Park and Middle Village. I am proud of the fact that throughout history, New Yorkers have led the nation when it comes to progressive values and policy.
However, there is much more to do.
I’m running for office because tenants need stronger protections against unscrupulous rent increases and our property tax system has to be reformed; the MTA needs a new dedicated revenue stream; we need to protect a women's right to choose in our state; we must safeguard immigrants; and school funding must be increased to alleviate overcrowding. I have been advocating for New Yorkers my entire life. As your Assembly Member, I am determined to make sure all voices are heard in Albany.
It is time we had a representative who will fight with us and for us.
Times Ledger by Mark Hallum As transgender activist Melissa Sklarz campaigns to challenge freshman state Assemblyman Brian Barnwell (D-Maspeth), she looks at the diversity of her district in search of universal concerns and values. Improved, fairer property taxes for seniors, more reliable public transportation and better health care are priorities for Sklarz in the Sept. […]Read more...
Former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito Endorses Melissa Sklarz for New York State Assembly Queens, New York:—Today, former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito officially endorsed Melissa Sklarz for the New York State Assembly in District 30, citing Melissa’s ability to get results in Albany and at City Hall and her passion for public […]Read more...
Queens Ledger by Melissa Sklarz – Buses provide a critical source of transportation here in Queens, reaching into neighborhoods that are far from subway stops, like Middle Village and Maspeth. Buses also provide a critical source of transportation for those with any type of mobility issue who cannot ride the subways because they are not […]Read more...