Peralta Picks Up A Labor Endorsement

Queens Sen. Jose Peralta’s campaign will announce today the endorsement of UNITEHERE! Local 100, the second nod he’s received this week from a labor organization after being backed by IBEW Local 3.

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Senator Jose Peralta on Good Day NY

Senator Peralta went on Fox 5 to discuss what is stopping his speed camera legislation from being passed.

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Speed cameras across city go dark as program expires

On July 12, state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) called for the Senate to renew and expand the program by 150 cameras in a news conference with the families of victims who died on the streets of Queens, such as Raul Ampuero, who lost his 9-year-old son Giovanni in a hit-and-run on Northern Boulevard in Corona in April.

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Families who lost loved ones urge speed camera renewal

State Sen. Jose Peralta rallied for the extension of speed camera legislation with Raul Ampuero, who lost his 9-year-old son in a hit-and-run crash on Northern Boulevard.

Ortiz Leads Rally & Unveils Bill Calling for a Sanctuary New York State

State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-Queens) joined Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, along with advocates, community leaders and neighbors urged for the passage of a bill that will establish the ‘Sanctuary State of New York.’ They also urged Congress to abolish ICE. 

DOT Celebrates The Tenth Anniversary Of Its Public Plaza Program

“Public plazas and spaces are magnets for social gatherings and community empowerment,” said NYS Senator Jose Peralta. “Corona Plaza is a staple in the community and is now finally stepping into the 21st century.”


Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Advancing LaGuardia AirTrain

Governor Cuomo praised NYS Senator Jose Peralta and Assembly Member Jeffrion Aubry for their efforts in passing legislation to consider alternative routes that would lessen the potential impacts of AirTrain LGA on community residents, while supporting LaGuardia Airport's ongoing modernization.


Peralta Secures $110K For Queens Legal Services To Assist Immigrants

State Senator Jose Peralta announced on June 18 that he was able to secure $110,000 in this year’s state budget for Queens Legal Services to support the organization’s programs to fight for social and economic justice.


Peralta Secures $100,000 For Big Brothers Big Sisters Of NYC

NYS Senator Jose Peralta announced on May 29 that he helped secure $100,000 in this year’s budget for Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC (BBBS) to support the organization’s youth mentoring programs.


State Funding For Ecuadorian Civic Committee of New York

NYS Senator Jose Peralta announced that he secured $25,000 in state funds for the Ecuadorian Civic Committee of New York during a visit to the organization’s new headquarters on Roosevelt Avenue.


Peralta, CUNY Law Re-Launch Free Legal Assistance Protecting Immigrants, Tenants

In response to “housing discrimination and attacks from Washington on immigrants,” NYS Senator Jose Peralta and CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resources Network announced on May 10 the re-launching of free legal assistance services for immigrants and tenants.


Peralta brings ACE cleaning crews to East Elmhurst and Jackson Heights

Additional street cleaning crews are on the way to Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst after state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) secured $75,000 in state funds to help homeless New Yorkers gain work experience.