Member, District 74 —New York State AssemblyNovember 8, 2016 —New York General Election
New York State AssemblyMember, District 74
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- Elimination of corporate welfare polices such as 421-A and charter schools that defraud the taxpayer to enrich for-profit business.
- Housing subsidies so that no one making under $50,000 has to pay more than a third of their income in rent.
- The establishment of a public bank as an alternative to private, for-profit banks.
Scott Andrew huthcins was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to parents from Bloomfield, New Jersey. He has a bachelor's degree in English and communication from Indiana University-Purdue Universtiy at Indianapolis and a master's degree in cinema and media from The College of Staten Island. Laid off during the 2008 recession, and medically limited to a desk job but not getting responses to his applications, he eventually went through the Bronx Housing Court eviction mill and had been living in the New York City Shelter system since March 25, 2012. Since then he has become active with Occu-Evolve (Occupy Wall Street), Picture the Homeless, Occupy Wall Street Alternative Banking, and The New York City Community Land Inititative. He has also worked with the People's Power Assembly, Stop Mass Incarceration Network, and Community Voices Heard. His writing writing has appeared in Arachne, Hopes & Fears, The Baum Bugle, Film Score Monthly, and DOTmed Business News, and anonymously at Education-Portal.com. In addition to his artistic work, including nine scripts and a novel, he studies the systemic and political connections that have put a middle class job and a 1-bedroom apartment out of reach for him in spite of his credentials.
Total rejection of neoliberalism and neoclassical economics (recoommended reading: Michael Perelman and Moshe Adler). Support universal housing, health care, and income based on modification of Nordic socialist models. Support the Green Party credo of Planet, People, and Peace Over Profit.