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Aide to Felder placed on leave after charges of groping lobbyist

A top aide to Brooklyn state Sen. Simcha Felder was placed on administrative leave on Tuesday after allegations that he groped a lobbyist at a political fundraiser in Albany. … Full Article

Property tax reform panel hears from homeowners

No one is happy with their property taxes, it would seem. … Full Article

Golden stands by campaign staffer after Proud Boys melee

Brooklyn state Sen. Martin Golden is resisting calls to fire a campaign worker embroiled in controversy over a melee outside a Manhattan Republican Club involving members of a far-right group and angry leftist protesters. … Full Article

As homelessness in NYC continues to grow, de Blasio refuses to engage with activist on issue

When an activist recently confronted Mayor Bill de Blasio during his morning workout session at the Park Slope YMCA about affordable housing, the mayor refused to respond. … Full Article

Donovan, Rose battle in first congressional debate

In their first debate in a closely watched congressional race, Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan and his Democratic opponent Max Rose hit each other with charges over campaign contributions tied to Big Pharma and carpet-bagging. … Full Article

Gov. Cuomo blasts President Trump, Republicans in Manhattan protest clash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned Sunday why state Republicans would have invited the founder of a far-right group to speak in Manhattan, and he blamed them and President Donald Trump for violent clashes that took place after the speech. … Full Article

Max Rose joins wave of veterans aiming to flip the House

He's an Army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan, criticizes New York's liberal mayor and doesn't support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. … Full Article

Trump’s green card proposal could hit Brooklyn hard

More than 400,000 immigrants without green cards live in Brooklyn. Officials warn that tens of thousands of them could be at risk if a new rule proposed by President Donald Trump goes into effect in two months. … Full Article

Frontus, Saperstein talk education reform at Dyker Heights debate

Education reform and affordable college programs were two of the biggest topics of conversation as Democrat Mathylde Frontus and Republican Steve Saperstein met for a debate on Tuesday in Dyker Heights with both candidates for state Assembly in the 46th Assembly District presenting ideas th … Full Article

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