Chairman Crowley Statement on Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland’s Announcement to Not Seek Reelection

June 1, 2017
Press Release

(Queens, NY) – Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement on NYC Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Coperland’s announcement to not seek reelection to represent New York City’s 21st District in Queens:

"Council Member Ferreras-Copeland has been a powerhouse in the City Council, standing up for Democratic values and delivering real results for the people of Queens. Women leaders are crucial to the success of our country, and she has been a trailblazer who will continue to inspire young girls in our community and beyond. While I'm disappointed Council Member Ferreras-Copeland will not seek re-election, I have no doubt she will continue to find ways to serve the public. I've been proud to work with her on many issues and I thank her for her service to Queens."