Politics

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Astoria

Maloney decries Senate failure to renew terrorist insurance act

A bill to extend the expiring Terrorism Insurance Act effectively died Tuesday when the U.S. Senate failed to reach an agreement to hold a vote before Congress heads home for the long holiday break. The program was created following the Sept. 11 attacks providing crucial federal insurance for the owners of skyscrapers and other large projects that could be the target of terrorist strikes. Comment.
Bayside

Halloran sentencing scheduled for Jan. 15

A month ahead of his scheduled sentencing, former Bayside City Councilman Daniel Halloran replaced his trial attorney with one he said is known for appeal work. Comment.
Politics

Nearly two-thirds of New Yorkers disagree with Eric Garner decision: Poll

Almost two-thirds of New York City adults believe the Staten Island grand jury should have brought criminal charges against a police officer in the death of Eric Garner last summer, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll. Comments (2).

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Springfield Gardens

Southeast Queens post office rename to honor Cynthia Jenkins

The first black woman elected to public office in southeast Queens will never be forgotten. Comments (1).

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Whitestone

Halloran, Tabone hire new attorneys

It’s one big clan of counsel in northeast Queens. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Whitestone

Halloran sentencing on hold

The sentencing of former Bayside City Councilman Daniel Halloran has been put on hold. Comments (28).

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