Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  • DISTRICT: 14
  • REGION: New York City
  • YEAR: 2022
  • CONTACT: Campaign Website

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is running for Congress, District 14

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an incumbent seeking re-election to represent the Bronx’s Congressional District 14. Her fight for green legislation is well known as her first piece of legislation when she entered congress was the Green New Deal. Ocasio-Cortez has built off this precedent through the co-sponsoring of green-minded bills with priorities including but not limited to: to establish a climate resilience workforce;  to require Federal agencies to maintain plans for responding to, mitigating, and adapting to climate change; to authorize Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects; to increase efforts to collect, recycle, or compost products and materials; to increases funding for water infrastructure, including funding for several programs related to controlling water pollution or protecting drinking water; etc. In the next term, she plans to continue to fight for environmental justice and equity. 


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