Politics, States

Another Populist Prepares to Win New York Office

Well known populist New Yorker Stefano Forte took to Twitter Monday night declaring his candidacy for state senate. In a thoughtful tweet, Forte declared “after much reflection and prayer and consulting with my family and community leaders, I’ve decided to throw my hat in the ring and run to represent North Queens in the New York State Senate.” Forte is running for State Senate in District 11.

Forte told Big League Politics he is running “because I see the decay of my neighborhood, the few and well connected Albany politicians don’t care about the needs of their constituents. I see home prices and crime rising and our small businesses closing. I want to run because one of us has to step up for a change.” Read more…

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