Ross Barkan talks about his political future

Ross Barkan is looking to change jobs and go from writing newspaper articles to writing legislation. … Full Article

Cuomo joins striking IBEW union workers at rally in Brooklyn

Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined hundreds of union workers at a rally in Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn on Monday to lend his support in their fight against Spectrum cable and its parent company Charter Communications. … Full Article

Conservative Party tells voters to flip over their ballots

New Yorkers entering the voting booth on Election Day should be sure to turn the ballot over after making their selections for mayor, City Council and other public offices, Conservative Party leaders are urging. … Full Article

Gov. Cuomo signs 9/11 sick leave bill

Two Brooklyn lawmakers who pushed for legislation to help first responders and others suffering from Sept. 11-related illnesses said they were grateful when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed their bill into law earlier this week. … Full Article

Tuesday is primary election day, and several Brooklyn races are red-hot

Brooklyn voters should be especially interested in hustling out to the polls for Tuesday’s primary election, as several races directly affect issues important to residents here, such as affordable housing, development and the Brooklyn judicial system. … Full Article

Candidates vying to replace Sen. Squadron to debate Sunday in Brooklyn Heights

Six candidates vying to replace state Sen. Daniel Squadron for the 26th state Senate seat (Brooklyn waterfront-lower Manhattan) are set to debate on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 119-121 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Squadron looks forward to his new political role

Daniel Squadron had no regrets as he took his leave from the New York state Senate. … Full Article

Golden says Lhota’s subway fix plan the right move

It has been a Summer of Hell for subway riders, but state Sen. Marty Golden said a plan by MTA Chairman Joe Lhota to fix the city’s ailing transit system is a step in the right direction. … Full Article

Candidates seeking change rail against Board of Elections in Brooklyn

Roughly a dozen candidates running for positions in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and beyond gathered in front of the Brooklyn Board of Elections on Adams Street Tuesday, calling for election law reform and the defeat of their political opponents in the city and state’s political machine. … Full Article


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