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VOTERS' GUIDE General Election, November 3, 2020

Ann M. Brancato

Ann M. Brancato is running for New York State Assembly - 9th District

Ann M. Brancato

ANN M. BRANCATO

Democratic

BACKGROUND:

  • Brancato, 78, of Massapequa, is a heath care and human services executive and president of a job development and recruitment agency. She also is running on the Working Families party line.
  • She has a bachelor's degree from Marymount Manhattan College.
  • She previously was appointed to a White House Blue Ribbon Commission on Alcohol and Addiction, served on several boards and taught as an adjunct professor at Fordham University.

ISSUES:

  • She says the top issues in the district include COVID-19 and its impact on both health care and the economy, along with drug and alcohol addiction.
  • Her priorities include lowering health care costs and establishing a microlending program for those ineligible for small business loans.
  • She says a task force should be formed to research the success rate of various addiction treatments.
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