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In the 2016 presidential election, 55.98 percent of eligible voters in New York City went to the polls, according to the Board of Elections. … Full Article

Dilan, Hamilton, Parker join Senate Committee on Technology

A newly minted state Senate committee focusing on the fast growing field of technology boasts three members from Brooklyn. … Full Article

Savino named vice chairman of key committees

State Sen. Diane Savino is going to have a seat at the head of the table when key decisions are made about how New York state spends its money and how it cracks down on crime. … Full Article

Golden invites residents to get taxes done at his office

State Sen. Marty Golden isn’t trying to compete with H&R Block, but the Southwest Brooklyn lawmaker is offering tax preparation services in his district office in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Conservative Party gears up for election battle

The next election is still several months away, but the Conservative Party of New York State isn’t wasting a minute as it prepares for political battles ahead. … Full Article

Cuomo tuition plan wins high marks from Brooklyn pols

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bold proposal to offer free tuition to undergraduates attending schools in the State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) systems is earning him straight A’s from Brooklyn lawmakers. … Full Article

Parker, Mosley named to Best Dressed Politicians list

The New Year is getting off to a great start for two of Brooklyn’s elected officials who are winning kudos, not for the legislation they have sponsored, but for their sartorial splendor. State Sen. … Full Article

Golden sides with de Blasio in gravity knife debate

State Sen. Marty Golden, one of the leading Republican voices in the city, doesn’t usually agree with Democrat Bill de Blasio on issues, but Bay Ridge lawmaker is on the same side as the mayor when it comes to gravity knives. … Full Article

Don’t let Oakland fire happen in Brooklyn, Lentol says

The devastating warehouse fire in Oakland that took the lives of 36 people should lead to major changes in the way New York state oversees parties in large venues, according to Assemblymember Joseph Lentol, who called on his legislative colleagues to vote for his bill aimed at preventing tr … Full Article

Hamilton demands funding for immigrant rights lawyers

In the wake of the election of Donald Trump, who vowed during the campaign to deport three million undocumented immigrants with criminal records, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a series of steps New York state will take to protect law-abiding immigrants. … Full Article

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