Young lawmakers helping drive agenda in Albany

Originally published in Politico

“As we’re moving forward into this new territory that we’re trying to create and this new culture that we’re trying to create, I believe that we’re creating mindful spaces,” said Biaggi at the end of JCOPE’s testimony. “That is not the same politics as usual way of doing things. I think the world is sick of seeing politics as usual. I think they’re fed up with it. I think the elections have proved that, and I think we owe it to everybody in this state to do better.