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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Political Action

Party power comes from voter turnout, not enrollment

The latest political party enrollment figures as of April show the Democratic Party with a considerably higher number of registered voters than the Republican Party in New York state. Comment

Friday, May 4, 2012

On Point

Lancman attack on Queens Dem machine rings hollow

For me, civic involvement is about accountability, transparency, honesty and integrity in the political process. Elected officials are not royalty and need not be revered. They are paid handsomely for their services, have the best medical insurance available and receive generous pensions — all provided by taxpayers. Comment

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Dishing with Dee

Queens Chamber take boro issues to legislators in Albany

Last week I had one of the most interesting days I’ve had in quite some time. It was the Queens Chamber of Commerce’s annual Albany Legislative Lobby Day. It is its annual bus trip where it transports all interested chamber members to Albany to petition the legislators for help in solving Queens problems. Comment

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