“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.
Originally published in Politico on February 20, 2019.