Politics

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011

On Point

Bob Friedrich rejoins ranks of TimesLedger columnists

I recently attended a Bayside Hills Civic Association meeting organized by the group’s president, Michael Feiner, one of Queens’ most dedicated and hardworking civic leaders. Legislators and former candidates were asked to discuss their experiences running for office. State Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens), who I had challenged in 2010, was in attendance. Comments (1).

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011

Ozone Park

Ulrich to head Mitt’s 2012 Qns. campaign

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has tapped City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) to head his campaign operations in New York City. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011

Flushing

Liu gives back donations

Embattled city Comptroller John Liu, facing heat over his 2013 mayoral campaign finances, returned more than $20,000 in donations last week amid federal investigations. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

Bayside

Ackerman slams GOP for weak housing law

U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) criticized his Republican colleagues after Congress watered down legislation in late November that he said would have stabilized the housing market in Queens. Comments (3).

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