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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Politics

Candidates face off in Dem primaries for Congress

Queens Democrats will head to the polls Tuesday for primary elections to determine the candidates who will face off against Republican opponents in this November’s general election. Comment
Politics

Candidates raise funds for congressional race

Running for Congress is not cheap, according to Federal Election Commission campaign filings submitted by candidates in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville). Comments (1)
Elmhurst

Monserrate runs for office - yet again

Hiram Monserrate is plotting his return to politics. The disgraced former state senator is running for Democratic district leader in the Elmhurst and Corona neighborhoods, a position held by incumbent George Dixon. Comment
Springfield Gardens

Mayor holds town hall in southeast Queens

Mayor Bill de Blasio said a location for the long-awaited new police precinct in southeast Queens might be determined by the end of the summer, although he cautioned that it would likely be years before construction on the precinct was completed. Comment

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Politics

Queens House reps stage sit-in to demand gun vote

The Queens congressional delegation hit the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday as more than 50 Democratic representatives from across the country staged a sit-in to demand a vote on gun legislation. Comments (6)

Friday, June 17, 2016

Springfield Gardens

Mayor holds town hall in southeast Queens

Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed a location for the long-awaited new police precinct in southeast Queens might be determined by the end of the summer. Comments (6)

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