Barkan’s education plan stresses school funding

A Democratic candidate hoping to unseat powerful Republican-Conservative state Sen. Marty Golden in November reached back into his past to come up with an education platform to change the way New York City’s public schools operate. … Full Article

Truck ban on BQE? Golden says it’s possible

Transportation officials might be forced to consider a total ban on truck traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) at some point within the next few years due to the deteriorating condition of the roadway, a top state Senate Republican predicted. … Full Article

Would-be candidates await Harris’ next move

A Southwest Brooklyn lawmaker’s trouble with the law could turn out to be a boon for would-be candidates hoping to run for her seat in the event she steps down. … Full Article

Pols express shock at indictment of Harris

Democratic Assemblymember Pamela Harris’ colleagues in government expressed shock and sadness in the wake of the explosive news of her federal indictment on fraud and witness tampering charges on Tuesday. … Full Article

Bichotte to re-introduce minority and women owned businesses bill Cuomo vetoed

A Brooklyn lawmaker who has focused much of her time in the New York state Assembly assisting women and minority-owned businesses is pushing back against Gov. Andrew Cuomo after he vetoed a bill she sponsored. … Full Article

Cuomo vows to fix NYC subway

Brooklyn residents who endure long waits for trains and then ride in subways cars that are as crowded as cattle cars might have some good news to look forward to if Gov. … Full Article

GOP names Malliotakis Assembly minority whip

Republican Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who was trounced by Democratic incumbent Bill de Blasio in the mayoral election on Nov. 7, has been welcomed back with open arms by her GOP Assembly colleagues who named her to a key leadership position. … Full Article

State Sen. Brian Kavanagh: ‘Brooklyn will not be lost in the shuffle’

The Brooklyn waterfront’s new state Senator Brian Kavanagh wants residents of the 26th District Senate seat formerly held by Daniel Squadron to know that “Brooklyn will not be lost in the shuffle.” … Full Article

Bay Ridge senate candidate says senior citizens are at risk

There is a lot that New York state could be doing to make life easier for senior citizens who are struggling to make ends meet, according to a candidate running for Bay Ridge’s State Senate seat. … Full Article

Subways, schools, property taxes on Gounardes’ agenda

As he gears up for his second run against popular incumbent state Sen. Marty Golden, Andrew Gounardes said he’s ready, willing and able to talk issues with voters. … Full Article


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