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Daughter of Puerto Rican immigrants seeks City Council seat

Community leader Sara M. Gonzalez is challenging incumbent City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca to win back her old job. … Full Article

Menchaca pushes city to protect DACA immigrants

Responding to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. … Full Article

Quaglione scores three key police union endorsements

John Quaglione, currently on leave of absence as deputy chief of staff to state Sen. Marty Golden, has landed three key police union endorsements in the midst of his run for the 43rd District City Council seat. … Full Article

Chirico says 2nd Ave. subway funds should go to repairs

MTA should postpone the start of the second phase of construction of the Second Avenue subway in Manhattan and put that money toward emergency repairs for the entire transit system, according to a Bay Ridge City Council candidate. … Full Article

Pols urge Brooklyn residents to help Harvey victims

Brooklyn residents should open their hearts to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, according to City Councilmembers who are urging their constituents to make contributions to reputable charity organizations that are providing relief. … Full Article

NYC councilmembers want more women to run for office

Female members of the City Council who recently released an eye-opening report on the lack of women in city government said they hope the study will lead to major changes, namely, to more women running for public office. … Full Article

Bay Ridge City Council hopefuls get last chance to debate

With primary day fast approaching, the nine candidates running for an open seat in the City Council representing Bay Ridge will get their last chance to debate this week. … Full Article

John Quaglione supporters attend campaign rally at Bay Ridge Manor

More than 100 volunteers and supporters made their way to the Bay Ridge Manor last Wednesday evening to join in a rally for John Quaglione, who is running for the District 43 (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) GOP City Council seat. … Full Article

Bob Capano holds cocktail reception meet & greet

Last Wednesday, former Brooklyn GOP Chairman Craig Eaton and his wife Susan hosted a meet and greet for City Council candidate Bob Capano at their Bay Ridge home. … Full Article

Justin Brannan lands major endorsement from the United Federation of Teachers

Justin Brannan has made the grade with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT). … Full Article

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