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Brooklyn Eagle: Assemblymember Robert Carroll seeks to lower the voting age to 17

Protecting and expanding voting rights is critical to the democratic process, and through his support of The New York Votes Act, Assemblymember Carroll has worked to ease access into this process for more New Yorkers.

Assemblymember Carroll is one of the 16 assembly members to vote against delaying the tax on plastic and paper bags.

Assemblymember Carroll: “Remove one plastic bag from a store, and you remove one plastic bag from a tree, a landfill, an ocean”
Carroll votes “NO” on Assembly bill to place moratorium on City Council bring your own bag bill.

Assemblymember Carroll speaks out on NYC’s BYOBag bill at a press conference at City Hall.

Assemblymember Carroll fighting to create a healthier environment in this Patch.com article, “State Rep. Bobby Carroll Votes To Save NYC Bag Fee.”

In this article, reporter Seán Devlin details Assemblymember Carroll’s role in fighting to prevent the closure of Ilene’s Sunflower Family Day Care in Brooklyn.

Assemblymember Carroll stood with Kensington residents in support of a “Hate Free Zone.” Assemblymember Carroll: “Being blackmailed and coerced into bigotry is not something that is acceptable in New York City.”

In honoring the memory of Louis Gray, who lost his life while working as a flagger at the Church Avenue Train Station, Assemblymember Carroll joined members of the Transit Workers Union and their families in Kensington for a candlelight memorial.

Learn more about Assemblymember Carroll in this Brooklyn Paper interview with Colin Mixson, where Carroll discusses some personal information as well as a statement on drug reform.