ARTS & CULTURE PARTY LINE CREATED FOR NYS Assembly 2022 ELECTION
“The quality of life and crime are out of control; we need to revitalize the Times Square area. As Broadway goes, so does New York. Broadway brings 100,000 jobs and $15 billion in economic activity. Arts and culture are the key to revitalization.
NEW YORK (WEB PR)
June 07, 2022
Joseph A. Maffia, a candidate for Assemblyman in New York City’s 75th Assembly District, has received notification from the Board of Elections that he will also be a candidate for the “Arts and culture” for the Election of November 8, 2022.
Arts, culture and tourism are vital to NYC and NYS, and Maffia sees the Arts & Culture party line to revitalize the 75th District and other communities in the state.
“Many volunteers worked alongside Joe Maffia to collect over 1,500 signatures from New Yorkers expressing their support for arts and culture as an independent party line during the November ballot.”
ARTS & CULTURE BILL: Maffia pledges to make an “Arts & Culture Bill” one of the first bills it will sponsor in Albany. The arts benefit both those who admire and those who create. They inspire, stimulate, strengthen self-esteem and offer life alternatives to disadvantaged young people. The creation of arts and culture districts will improve quality of life issues and, in the long term, help prevent crime. This bill will support local nonprofits, provide tax and investment incentives, eliminate the commercial rent tax on Broadway billboards, and provide tax credits to commercial tenants and tenants. owners with excess space when used for galleries and artist studios or rehearsal spaces. The Chelsea Arts Gallery district, Times Square and some of the most important arts and cultural institutions in the country.”
BROADWAY and TIMES SQUARE: “With quality of life and crime out of control, we need to revitalize the Times Square area. As Broadway goes, so does New York. Broadway alone brings nearly 100,000 jobs and $15 billion in economic activity to the region. Times Square and Broadway are in crisis with excess office space and an inability to convert into much-needed residential housing. Arts and culture are essential to the revitalization of this district. »
More information about Joseph A. Maffia and his campaign can be found on his website, http://www.MaffiaforNY.com. This site includes biographical information about Joseph, a timeline of upcoming events, and his position on many critical issues affecting the 75th Assembly District.
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