Felder launches ‘Wear a Helmet’ campaign for bike safety

In response to a recent report which labeled the 66th Police Precinct in Borough Park as the second most dangerous precinct in the city for bike riders, state Sen. … Full Article

Nadler endorses Iran nuclear deal after Obama letter

A personal letter from President Barack Obama to U.S. Rep. … Full Article

De Blasio's office screening sensitive records

Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised to run the most transparent administration in city history, has taken steps to have his office review any public records request of any city agency that could "reflect directly on the mayor." … Full Article

Brooklyn lawmakers visit Israel to meet with Israeli president

A delegation of lawmakers, religious leaders and heads of nonprofit organizations recently visited Israel on an eye-opening trip that included a meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin where the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal was a topic of discussion. … Full Article

Here’s how Joe Lentol helps get movies made in NYC

If Assemblymember Joseph Lentol was a baseball player, then you would have to say that he hit a home run in his first at-bat in the major leagues. … Full Article

Gillibrand bill would include dinner in food services program

With the help of a group of children, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand came to the Sunset Park Recreation Center on Tuesday to announce legislation she is sponsoring to expand the federal government’s Summer Food Service program to provide evening meals in addition to breakfast and lunch. … Full Article

De Blasio fighting Bad Ol' Days perception in NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio is having a really bad summer, unable to shake a media-driven perception that the Big Apple's crime-and-vagrant-filled days are returning. … Full Article

Donovan travels to Israel to meet Netanyahu

The first overseas trip freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan is taking as a lawmaker is a journey to Israel. Donovan (R-C-Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island) is part of a 35-member congressional delegation traveling to Israel in a trip sponsored by the American Israel Education Foundation. … Full Article

Have issues with your utility company? Here’s how you fight back

Consumers have rights when dealing with threats of service shutoffs from utilities like electric and gas companies, but most New Yorkers don’t know about those rights, according to Brooklyn lawmakers who are now on a quest to educate the public. … Full Article

City’s Jews, Latinos seek better relations

Two of the city’s most prominent political leaders in the Jewish and Latino communities teamed up to organize a networking event designed to give members of those communities a chance to become better acquainted. … Full Article


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