Samuel Gonzalez is running for re-election as a legislator of Suffolk County’s 15th district. In his legislative career, Gonzalez has overseen an increase in electric buses and more EV charging stations to make it easier for owners of electric cars. He avidly supports offshore wind projects and increasing solar energy production. Gonzalez has overseen the implementation of regulations to encourage mixed land use, compact development, downtown revitalization, open space protection, and historic preservation. He has also overseen the district’s participation in Property Assessed Clean Energy, which finances programs to increase clean energy installation and use. If re-elected, Gonzalez intends to help ensure water quality by continuing to implement the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan with strong reduction plans for all sources of nitrogen pollution.