Steve Labate is the Candidate for US Congressional District 3, covering parts of Whitestone, Bayside, Douglaston and Littleneck. Here are five facts about him:
1) Steve Labate is the Republican Candidate for Congress in New York’s 3rd congressional district, running against Democrat Rep. Steve Israel.
2) He is a veteran, having completed the ROTC program at St. John’s University with a BA in Political Science before being commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Currently a Lt. Col.in the Army Reserve, Labate has been called to Active Duty three times since the attacks of 9-11. His tours included Northern Iraq and the Pentagon.
3) His civilian profession is financial services.
4) He said this on his website: “It wasn’t a coincidence that during the 80’s, when taxes were at their lowest, the United States experienced the greatest period of economic growth in its history. In that timeframe, 16 million jobs were created and productivity soared.”