Monday, Sept. 28, 2015


Gianaris pushes for voter reform at City Hall

In the aftermath of National Voter Registration Day, state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) took to the steps of City Hall Wednesday and called for the enactment of the Voter Empowerment Act. Comments (1)

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

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For 2016 campaign, outsiders are the in thing

When we consider the three leading candidates in the Democratic presidential primary, including Vice President Joseph Biden, both Bernie Sanders and Biden are in their early 70s. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in her late 60s—as is the leading Republican candidate, Donald Trump. Comments (2)

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015


Stringer calls for paid leave reform

Momentum is growing for the passage in the state Senate of a bill that would expand paid family leave time for New Yorkers. A report released earlier this month by City Comptroller Scott Stringer urged the Senate to pass the Paid Family Leave Insurance Act, sponsored by state Sen. Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) and Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan (D-Ridgewood). Comment

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015


Avella opposes Vallone bill on restrictive covenants

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) is saying a bill introduced by City Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) that seeks to protect deed-restricted properties is weak. Comment


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