In his first two years in public office, New York Democrat Ron Kim has helped pass budgets that delivered over $285 billion dollars to New York State. As the youngest member of the Assembly's education committee, Ron has worked especially hard with his colleagues to bring over $435 million to New York City public schools for pre-kindergarten, after school programs, and teacher development centers.
Ron's open door policy on the local level made international and national news when he appeared in the New York Times, Business Insider, the Daily Mail, NBC, New Observer, NY Daily News and MSN Money, for mediating an issue between businesses and local senior citizens who sought a social space in Flushing's crowded urban neighborhood. Ron also used this opportunity to write and introduce a new legislation called the "Community Corner Café Fund" that would provide tax credits to mom-and-pop diners, cafes, and restaurants for collaborating with local nonprofits to service older adults:
Our communities and our neighborhoods need Ron. Please support Ron so he can continue the good fight.