from the City Council website:
Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. represents the 36th District, including the vibrant Brooklyn communities of Bedford Stuyvesant and northern Crown Heights in the New York City Council. He chairs the Council’s Committee on Small Business and is the lead sponsor of Avonte’s Law, a bill designed to improve school safety by increasing the number of audible alarms on public school doors.
Cornegy also serves central Brooklyn as the District Leader of the 56th Assembly District and president of the Vanguard Independent Democratic Association (V.I.D.A.). In the City Council, Cornegy is a member of the Committees on Civil Service & Labor, Finance, Health, Housing & Buildings, and Public Safety