Assemblyman Ron Kim accepted a new position as Secretary for the Democratic majority in the State Assembly.
According to Kim, he’s the first official from Flushing to reach the leadership post.
In his third term, Kim will help the conference track legislative developments throughout the session.
“As Secretary of the Majority Conference of the State Assembly, I will have greater firsthand access to the issues and decisions that drive the entire State of New York,” Kim said in a statement. “Whether it s fighting to protect small businesses and jobs, providing adequate solutions to the opium epidemic, or advocating for educational equity, I will be at the forefront in helping the conference set its larger vision and agenda for our state.”