Politics

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Letters

Take fluff out of political ads

Every other day I have been getting ads in the mail encouraging me to vote for state Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing), City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) and that other candidate whose name escapes me. Printed on 9-by-12 stock card paper, a lot of trees must have been cut down to provide the pulp. Comment.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Flushing

Field grows for Meng’s state seat

After state Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) decided to run for Congress, a rush of Asian candidates have officially declared their intention to run in the new majority Asian state Assembly seat based in Flushing. Comments (1).
Political Action

Queens Republican candidates gear up for round of primaries

The year 2012 promises to be eventful politically. Nationally, we have Republican Mitt Romney challenging Democratic President Barack Obama. How this race proceeds will have an impact on New York statewide and in local campaigns. Comments (1).

Friday, June 8, 2012

Laurelton

Race for Council heats up

The Democratic campaign trail in southeast Queens is starting to get crowded with two new candidates ramping up to join Donovan Richards in the race to represent the District 31 seat that will be vacated by his boss, City Councilman James Sanders (D-Laurelton). Comment.
Forest Hills

GOP endorses Reyes over Ulrich in race

Queens is headed for a Republican primary this fall. Comment.
On Point

Politics not working right? Columnist knows five reasons why

The legislative redistricting fiasco reminded me of many things that are wrong with politics today, so I compiled my top five list of “what is wrong with this picture.” Comments (4).

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Bayside

Avella begins his bid for Senate re-election

Surrounded by family, supporters and community leaders, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) celebrated the opening of his nearby campaign headquarters, officially kicking off his re-election bid for the 11th Senate District. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

Councilman meets Forest Hills Republican Club

After the Queens County Republican Party made an unexpected endorsement for the 15th state Senate District, a local club welcomed a better-known candidate to its monthly meeting. Comment.

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