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Ingrid Gómez

Ingrid Gómez

  • In Queens, Council Member at the Epicenter Looks to Hold Seat Against Insurgent from the Left

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    Council Member Moya (photo: Emil Cohen/City Council)

    One year ago, COVID-19 swept across Corona, turning the Queens neighborhood into the epicenter of the pandemic — and leaving behind a trail of death, sickness, hunger, and unemployment. In the wake of the crisis, which hit Northern Queens harder than most of the city, incumbent City Council Member Francisco Moya says his work to address healthcare and food insecurity kept the pandemic’s effects on his 21st