- DISTRICT: 21
- REGION: Long Island
- GOVERNMENT BODY: State Assembly
- YEAR: 2022
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Judy Griffin is seeking re-election to represent Assembly District 21 in the New York State Assembly. She serves as the Chair of the Commission on Toxic Substances and Hazardous Wastes and a member of the Environmental Conservation Committee. After taking office in 2019, she initiated several community clean-ups, secured $80,000 for the non-profit Ocean Splash, organized virtual earth day activities during the COVID19 pandemic, and has a history of showing support for environmental legislation. She also sponsored and passed A7986—which was signed into law to eliminate the installation or covering of mercury-containing flooring in elementary and secondary schools. Finally, she championed legislation to require a study on the health impact of JFK and LaGuardia airports. In the future, she plans to achieve environmental milestones while showing residents that “green policies: and fairer and safer.