- DISTRICT: 8
- REGION: Long Island
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York State Senate
- YEAR: 2020
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Senator John Brooks is running for reelection to represent State Senate District 8. Brooks has represented his district since being elected in 2016. He has demonstrated his enthusiasm in addressing environmental issues throughout the state by promoting such legislation, including making water testing for lead mandatory in schools. Last year his agenda focused particularly on improving water quality standards throughout the state. Brooks received 100% in the 2019 State Environmental Scorecard. In future sessions, Senator John Brooks is particularly looking forward to working on legislation to advance local recycling markets.