Monday, June 19, 2017


Vallone gains support from the UFT in Council race

City Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) has picked up another endorsement as the city elections rev up heading into the September primary. The United Federation of Teachers offered their blessing for Vallone’s re-election campaign for his contributions to schools and libraries in the community. Comments (1)

Friday, June 16, 2017

Pressure has been mounting on the eight-member Independent Democratic Conference in recent weeks to return to the mainline Democrats in the state Senate. Democrats would be in control of the Senate if not for the breakaway IDC sharing power with Republicans in a majority coalition which can block legislation it does not want passed. Comments (4)

Thursday, June 15, 2017

About 40 people have announced their intention to run for City Council in the upcoming Queens elections, with all but one incumbent seeing another term. The one seat being left vacant by Julissa Ferraras-Copeland has triggered a heated race for the East Elmhurst post. Comments (3)


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