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Cops, firefighters are in Golden’s corner

State Sen. Golden, a retired police officer, has won the support of cops and firefighters in his bid for a seventh term in office. … Full Article

Teachout endorses Kemmerer for state senate in Bay Ridge

Jamie Kemmerer, the Democrat hoping to unseat longtime state Sen. … Full Article

Golden bill would force businesses to reveal security breaches

State Sen. Marty Golden says he will continue to push for passage of legislation he introduced to protect the privacy of New Yorkers from online hackers. … Full Article

Cahill blasts Schneiderman’s job performance as attorney general

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman “has utterly failed to restore confidence in state government,” said John Cahill, the man who wants to replace him. … Full Article

GOP says teachers should get tax credits

With the school year underway, Republican members of the state assembly are pushing for legislation to help teachers who have to dip into their own pockets to pay for classroom supplies. … Full Article

Complete Brooklyn primary results: Vindication for Simon; Hamilton over Dorancy; Barron is back

In Brooklyn, voters in Tuesday's primary voted for governor, lieutenant governor, and in many districts Assemblymember or state Senator. … Full Article

As primary wraps up, Zephyr Teachout says Cuomo ‘singing her tune’

At a late afternoon appearance at P.S. 29 in Cobble Hill, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s feisty challenger Zephyr Teachout told reporters that regardless of the outcome of Tuesday’s primary, her campaign made the governor rethink some of his positions. … Full Article

Get out and vote: Brooklyn 2014 Primary Guide

The state primary election takes place Tuesday, September 9. With Brooklyn running heavily Democratic, decisions made in the primary usually decide the general election in November. … Full Article

In Brooklyn, Teachout calls for investigation into LICH sale

Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham law professor challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the upcoming Sept. 9 primary, called for an investigation into the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) during a press conference in Cobble Hill Saturday morning. … Full Article

Primary focus: State Senate candidates Dorancy and Hamilton debate in Prospect Heights

With primaries on Sept. 9, residents of Prospect Heights heard from candidates vying for state Senate District 20 Wednesday night at a forum hosted by the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council. … Full Article
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