Senator James Sanders Jr. State of the District 2020 Speech

February 28, 2020

Senator James Sanders Jr. delivers his State of the District Address during the 2020 Caucus. During his speech, Sanders discussed his position as the Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Banks and legislation he has introduced to support the creation of public banks in New York State. He also spoke about increasing contracting opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) at JFK Airport, reinvestment in the community through the Opportunity Zone Program, encouraging youth engagement in government and STEM-related fields, and many more issues.