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A Straight Talk and Common-Sense Candidate
Vote Kenneth Chiu on June 28, 2022!

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Public Safety
Reducing Crime is Vital to Prosperity and Recovery

  • Collaborate with the City administration and key NYC constituencies closely to ramp up enforcement – Expand NYPD foot and subway patrol; Install partial barriers on subway platforms

  • Work with community partners to create safe zones; Add security cameras; Fund and train neighborhood watch and patrols

  • Allocate funds to establish an Anti-Asian Hate Incidents Reporting Hotline Center that is staffed with culturally sensitive and bilingual personnel

  • Re-evaluate the bail reform law so violent criminals are off the street

  • Expand access to mental health care, including support for those experiencing homelessness. Improve budget for State level mental health services and programs.

Pandemic Recovery
Implementing initiatives for small businesses

  • Advocate to waive the first three years of NYS taxes for new small businesses

  • Introduce a Walk to Work tax credit to spur local hiring

  • Champion a fund targeted to vocational training programs for New Yorkers

  • Fight to increase funding for small business grants and low/no interest loans

  • Initiate a program to provide affordable childcare for New Yorkers, which will grow jobs in early childhood education and help parents to re-enter the workforce

Housing
Providing Affordable and Permanent Housing

  • Partner with the City administration and community development nonprofits to bring much needed truly affordable housing for middle and low income families

  • Secure additional Federal funding to revamp and repair NYCHA once and for all

  • Work with state agencies and local partners to reinvigorate the Michell Lama affordable housing program

  • Resolve to cap property tax to no more than 2% per year to ease homeowners' tax burden

  • Expand housing vouchers as an alternative to warehousing those experiencing homelessness in hotels and shelters

​Education
Ensuring equitable quality education for all

  • Allocate funding to put great schools in every neighborhood and give every child a pathway to the future

  • Fight for equitable and high-quality education for all our children – Fight to keep the SHSAT, expand Gifted & Talented Program (G & T), fully fund each school to ensure a quality education for all

  • Increase funding for after-school programs conducted by local community-based organizations 

  • Advocate for the immediate inclusion of Asian American History in the NYS core education curriculum

  • Introduce extracurricular activities tax credits for working parents