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In the wake of the election of Donald Trump, who vowed during the campaign to deport three million undocumented immigrants with criminal records, Gov. … 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

Jo Anne Simon announces bid for re-election to Assembly

A host of city and state elected officials stood on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall with Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon on Tuesday as she announced that she will seek re-election to represent the 52nd Assembly District for another two years. … Full Article

State Senate passes 22 bills to curb opioid crisis

Acting on a series of recommendations made by a special task force charged with investigating New York’s growing opioid crisis, the state Senate has approved a package of 22 bills aimed at combating the issue on several fronts. … Full Article

Hillary bash in NYC: Brooklyn ties & tears wrap up Democratic Primary celebrations

Brooklyn has been a "one-party town" for most of its existence, and this year was bound to have an even stronger direct connection to both national candidates. … Full Article

Hillary Clinton wins home state of New York

Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic presidential primary in New York, which she represented in the U.S. Senate for eight years. … Full Article

Trump wins Republican presidential primary in New York

Donald Trump triumphed with ease Tuesday in the Republican primary in New York, rebounding from a tough stretch that had strained his path to the GOP nomination and highlighted weaknesses in his campaign. … Full Article
Governor Cuomo Announces 2016-2017 State Budget Agreement

De Blasio: NYC dodged the bullet in NY State Budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders announced a budget late Thursday evening that spared New York City a crippling blow to its finances. … Full Article

Bill that would penalize bridge climbers winds through Senate

New York City bridge climbers may soon be faced with up to a year in the slammer, if a bill sponsored by state Sen. Daniel Squadron (D-Brooklyn Heights-Greenpoint-Lower Manhattan) moves to a full Senate vote. … Full Article

Gov. Cuomo, NY lawmakers aim for state budget deal by Friday

Time is ticking on a budget deal as state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo attempt to find compromise on the minimum wage, a paid family leave proposal and other key items in the massive spending blueprint. … Full Article

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