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Nearly one year to the day after Queens’ first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Far Rockaway, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards delivered his 2021 State of the Borough address on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 — presenting Queens’ path out of the pandemic and toward a shared future rooted in equity across the spectrum.

Click here to watch Borough President Richards’ 2021 State of the Borough address, outlining a comprehensive vision of a borough freed of the long-standing injustices in healthcare delivery, housing, transportation, environmental policy and more. 

Click here to read the text of Borough President Richards’ address.