- DISTRICT: 2
- REGION: New York City
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York City Council
- YEAR: 2023
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Carlina Rivera is an incumbent seeking re-election to represent District 2 in the New York City Council. She is a co-sponsor of Local Law 97 and legislation to transform Rikers Island into a renewable energy hub. Rivera has shown a commitment to equitably reducing the City’s reliance on high emission transportation, advocating for congestion pricing and investments in public transportation like the 14th Street Busway. In her district, she has prioritized the initiation of the $1.5 billion East Side Coastal Resiliency project and is the Lead Sponsor of Intro 0193, strengthening the City’s laws regarding peeling lead paint in multi-family buildings. Rivera plans to continue supporting and ensuring the equitable implementation of environmental legislation.