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In the wake of two shooting deaths on the streets of Crown Heights during the West Indian celebration of J’ouvert early Labor Day morning, there had been talk among city officials to cancel n … Full Article

Slow start in primary election, despite some ‘vigorous’ races in Brooklyn

Voter turnout was running light in Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights in today’s primary election, the third primary of the year in New York City. … Full Article

Tuesday is Primary Election Day in New York: Who's running in Brooklyn?

Registered voters will be able to cast their ballots in Tuesday’s primary, where they will select their party's candidates for the general election in November. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. … Full Article

In Public Service: Clarke wants more focus on black women

The national conversation about race largely focuses on the plight of black men, but U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke said that it is about to change, as the spotlight is starting to focus on women. … Full Article

Conservatives in Brooklyn: Alive & well, representing key corners of borough

Brooklyn Conservative Party Chairman Jerry Kassar has his finger on the pulse of Brooklyn politics. As State Sen. Marty Golden's chief of staff, Kassar has risen to the top of the Conservative ranks in the borough and works closely with state Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long. … Full Article

Southwest Brooklyn is hotbed of political action

The area of Southwest Brooklyn that stretches from Bay Ridge to Coney Island stands at the center of the political universe in the borough as voters get set to go to the polls on Primary Day, Tuesday, Sept. 13. … Full Article

Asian political club endorses Carroll in primary

Making one of its first forays into Brooklyn politics, a citywide Asian political club announced that it is backing three candidates in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary. … Full Article

In Public Service: Donovan talks homeland security

As the nation gets ready to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan said he is confident that the country is doing its best to prevent more terrorist acts.  … Full Article

In Public Service: Velázquez fights for Zika funding

Political pressure will lead to the federal government pumping more money into research, health care and prevention of the Zika virus, according to U.S. Rep. … Full Article

De Blasio signs Levin bill to ban fracking products

In a move hailed by environmentalists, New York has become the first city in the country to ban the use of oil waste products obtained through the controversial process of hydro-fracking. … Full Article

Dilan says Democrats can regain senate majority

State Sen. Martin Malavé Dilan, a Democrat, said he’s confident that his party can regain control of the state Senate, but just how many seats the party wins will depend on Hillary Clinton. … Full Article

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