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Why I am Running

"Southern Brooklyn needs a strong voice that fights for us. I’m dedicated to better public schools, a clean environment, protecting women’s rights, and sensible gun laws. I’ll also work to keep Bay Ridge, Coney Island, Dyker Heights, and Sea Gate safe, affordable, and welcoming for everyone.

– Chris McCreight

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MEET CHRIS
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Meet Chris

Chris McCreight is a former small business owner who currently works as Chief of Staff to Councilman Justin Brannan and is a Democratic District Leader for Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Coney Island, Brighton Beach and Sea Gate. Prior to working for the City Council, Chris worked as a Communications and Policy Director in the New York State Assembly.

ISSUES
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ISSUE: Education

  • Chris strongly supports the state’s new class size law for smaller class sizes and better student achievement.
     

  • He also supports efforts to pay teachers fairly, fix Tier 6 retirement benefits, and uphold collective bargaining rights.
     

  •  Chris advocates for making CUNY and SUNY tuition-free for in-state students and expanding trade school training programs.

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ISSUE: Climate Change & Resiliency

  • Backs legislation transitioning new construction away from natural gas and promoting renewable energy.

  • Plans to establish climate-resilient infrastructure and adaptation plans for southern Brooklyn communities.

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ISSUE: Supporting Small Businesses

  • Advocates for reducing regulatory burdens, providing access to capital, and fostering a supportive business environment.

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