- DISTRICT: 31
- REGION: New York City
- GOVERNMENT BODY: State Senate
- YEAR: 2022
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Senator Robert Jackson is running for re-election in the 31st district. As a member of the Education; Higher Education and New York City Education Committees, Senator Jackson has fought to remove harmful chemicals from the classroom and has worked with environmental justice organization, WEACT to transition to bio-based greener products. In addition, Senator Jackson has worked to prevent pollution, fought to remove lead from homes, advocated for the cleanup of a toxic site in Haina, and more recently introduced legislation such as the Carbon Tech Tax bill and the Public Power bill. Senator Jackson is a strong believer in open space and has worked to preserve and expand open space for recreational use. Senator Jackson received a perfect score on the 2021 NYLCV Environmental Scorecard.