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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Political Action

Catsimatidis Honored at County Dinner

The newly created Queens County Republican Organization, led by new chairman, former Congressman Robert Turner, held its first county fund-raising dinner. Comment.

Friday, July 3, 2015

East Elmhurst

Leaders continue push for women and minorities in LGA terminal project

After the Port Authority’s announcement at the end of May that LaGuardia Gateway Partners will lead the $3.6 billion renovation of LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, black and Latino leaders are repeating calls for more minority- and women-owned businesses to be given contracts. Comment.
Howard Beach

Queens GOP awards Catsimatidis, unifies party

The Queens GOP honored John Catsimatidis last week for his work in creating a unified front for the party. Comment.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Politics

State lawmakers pass bill to reform nail salon industry in the city

State lawmakers passed legislation introduced by state Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) that would target unlicensed nail salons but also protect vulnerable workers. Comments (5).

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Queens Village

Concannon’s GOP backers for City Council tout pro-police record

Political activist Joe Concannon is not likely to have any competition in the primary election as he campaigns for Mark Weprin’s City Council seat. As he officially announced Monday outside the NYPD’s 105th Precinct in Queens Village, Concannon has the backing of both the Republican and Conservative Party lines. Comments (2).

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Politics

Albany back at work again on rent laws

Elected officials are in the process of working out a four-year framework to extend rules that protect rent-stabilized apartments. Comment.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Queens Village

Joe Concannon makes City Council campaign official

Joe Concannon officially announced the launch of his campaign for Mark Weprin’s City Council seat Monday outside the NYPD’s 105th Precinct in Queens Village, backed by both the Republican and Conservative party lines. Comments (2).

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