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Speed camera proponents have tried everything to convince the state Legislature to allow New York City to keep the picture-taking devices operating past the July 25 deadline when they are due … Full Article

Speed camera advocates use public opinion to sway State Senate

Speed camera proponents have tried everything to convince the state Legislature to allow New York City to keep the picture-taking devices operating past the July 25 deadline when they are due to be turned off. … Full Article

Brannan calls for clarity from Brooklyn VA Hospital

With local veterans and advocacy groups fearing the worst for the Brooklyn Campus of the Veterans Affairs (VA) New York Harbor Healthcare System, Councilmember Justin Brannan has sent a letter to the institution calling for the U.S. … Full Article

Donovan asks feds to increase security at Statue of Liberty

The Fourth of July demonstration at the Statue of Liberty by a woman protesting President Donald Trump’s immigration policy has drawn the ire of U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan. … Full Article

Lander arrested at protest outside Golden’s office

Councilmember Brad Lander was among five people arrested at a protest outside the Bay Ridge office of state Sen. Martin Golden Friday morning.  … Full Article

Facing Cuomo, Nixon looks to Ocasio-Cortez win

ALBANY— Up against an entrenched incumbent with a $30 million war chest, Cynthia Nixon is taking inspiration from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s long-shot victory in Tuesday’s Democratic congressional primary. … Full Article

Ocasio-Cortez win fuels Democratic hopes in Bay Ridge

Upstart Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning victory over longtime U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley in the Democratic Primary in a Queens congressional district Tuesday night is fueling hope among young Democrats taking on the political establishment in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Donovan trounces Grimm; Rose dominates Democratic field

Michael Grimm's dream of a comeback has crashed and burned. … Full Article

City Council mulls curb cut crackdown

The Great Curb Cut Clash has begun. In response to complaints from residents about illegal curb cuts unfairly taking away parking spaces, the City Council is considering two bills that seek to crack down on the pesky practice. … Full Article

Donovan beats Grimm in heated Republican primary

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan survived a fierce challenge in New York's Republican primary on Tuesday from Michael Grimm, a former congressman who resigned to go to prison for tax fraud but had appeared on the verge of mounting a political comeback. … Full Article

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