Donovan looks to beef up Dept. of Homeland Security

Terrorists are always working to develop new ways to attack the U.S. and the nation needs to be ready to counter them, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who is seeking to beef up the Department of Homeland Security.  … Full Article

Nadler warns of ‘right-wing’ takeover of Supreme Court

The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee warned of a coming “right-wing” takeover of the U.S. … Full Article
Stroller March Against Family Separation Policy

VIDEO: Borough President Eric Adams leads stroller march against family separation policy

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams led hundreds of parents, children and local politicians through the streets of Sunset Park on Sunday in a “stroller march” protesting the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the border of U.S. and Mexico. … Full Article

VIDEO: New Yorkers protest immigrant family separation policies

As part of a nationwide rally, hundreds of people gathered at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday to protest the federal government’s policy to forcibly separate immigrant children from their parents when apprehended at the border by immigration authorities. … Full Article

Donald Trump Jr., Sebastian Gorka to headline Brooklyn GOP gala

UPDATED | The chickens are coming home to roost. … Full Article
Real Talk: A Conference on Sexual Assault

VIDEO: Wyckoff Hospital hosts panel on sexual violence

Representatives of various institutions met last Wednesday at Wyckoff Hospital to talk about sexual violence in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. … Full Article

Massive D.C. spending bill will keep NY-NJ Gateway Project alive, anti-terror funds flowing to NYPD

The bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending package hashed out in Congress Wednesday evening includes a number of provisions affecting Brooklyn and the New York City area. The omnibus bill will keep the government in operation until September, if Congress passes it this week. … Full Article

VIDEO: Students call for an end to gun violence

Students at more than a dozen schools in District 38 joined the National School Walkout on Wednesday to protest gun violence and to mark one month since a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. … Full Article

Constituents call on Donovan to pass the Dream Act and protect young Americans

According to a statement from Housing Works Director of Policy Reed Vreeland, U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan must address the need for a Dream Act. … Full Article


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