- DISTRICT: 4
- REGION: Long Island
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York State Assembly
- YEAR: 2020
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Assemblymember Steve Englebright is running for reelection to represent State Assembly District 4. Englebright has represented his district since being elected in 1992 and currently serves as the Chair of the Committee on Environmental Conservation. Throughout his time in the Assembly, Englebright has spearheaded progressive action towards addressing environmental issues including sponsoring the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act which seeks to reduce New York state greenhouse gas emissions 85 percent by 2050, and having net zero emissions in all sectors of the economy. In addition, Englebright sponsored both the A2572 Bill which prohibits offshore drilling along the coasts of Long Island as well as the A6296-A Child Safe Products Act which regulates toxic chemicals in children’s products.
All three bills were successfully passed last year. In the 2019 State Environmental Scorecard, Englebright received a 94% rating. Assemblyman Steve Englebirght has expressed future commitment to promoting land preservation in the legislature.