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State senate task force tours Sandy-damaged areas of Brooklyn

The New York State Senate’s Bipartisan Task Force on Hurricane Sandy Recovery, a panel that includes Brooklyn state senators Diane Savino (D-Staten Island-Bensonhurst) and Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn), conducted a fact-finding tour of hard-hit communities last Thursday, Jan. … Full Article

Golden vows to help rebuild economy in 6th term in office

Taking the oath of office for his sixth term, State Senator Marty Golden threaded the goals of rebuilding the economy and rebuilding communities ravaged by Hurricane Sandy together in a speech before friends and supporters at his swearing in ceremony. … Full Article

Pro se plaintiff in fraud case given go-ahead by Justice Pfau

People who choose to represent themselves in court are often faced with a myriad of challenges.  … Full Article

Recchia quits BP race, leaving Adams as front-runner

City Councilman Domenic Recchia (D-Coney Island) has reportedly dropped his bid to succeed Marty Markowitz as borough president — leaving state Sen. Eric Adams (D-Crown Heights) as the perceived front-runner. … Full Article

Grimm may face McMahon rematch in 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Bay Ridge) may find a familiar face opposing him when he runs for re-election next year. … Full Article

Fed offers help to Brooklynites struggling in Sandy’s wake

Almost three months after Superstorm Sandy inundated Brooklyn’s waterfront neighborhoods, many residents and businesses are still dealing with insurance claims, mold and emotional  … Full Article

Cuomo's $143B budget would up spending 2%

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday backed up the progressive agenda he cheered about in his State of the State speech a week ago with an apparently balanced financial plan that he detailed in the measured tones of a CEO. … Full Article

Did NYC Housing Authority blow it? After Sandy mess, City Council holds hearing

At a New York City Council oversight hearing on Thursday, council members expressed dismay over the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) feeble response to … Full Article

CHEATERS! Lawmaker says insurance companies are cheating Sandy victims

Insurance companies shouldn’t be allowed to leave policy holders high and dry after the flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, according to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-Bay Ridge-Staten Island), who said she’s drafting legislation to change the way companies operat … Full Article


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