“Education is the key to economic opportunity – but we must also make sure that there are good paying jobs, and a strong diversified vibrant economy for this generation and the next.”


Robert's Record

  • Sponsored the Small Business Survival Act to help protect neighborhood businesses 
  • Helped create a community manpower training program cited as a national model by the Clinton Global Initiative
  • Sponsored landmark NYC MWBE legislation to increase opportunities for women and minority owned businesses
  • Sponsored living wage and paid family leave laws