Council candidate Velázquez hosts roundtable discussion with elected officials


Democratic City Council candidate Marjorie Velázquez, who won the District 13 June primary, hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday with U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, Assemblyman Kenny Burgos and community leaders.

Hosted at Brewski’s Bar & Grill in Throggs Neck, the 30 attendees discussed infrastructure, Hurricane Ida damage and repair efforts, school funding, healthcare, small businesses and COVID-19 relief funding.