Politics

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Flushing

Meng founds PAC to back female pols

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) launched a new political action committee last week that will contribute to the campaigns of young candidates from minority communities. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

Ridgewood

Addabbo shuns Dream Act over fiscal concerns

When it comes to gaining state Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr.’s (D-Howard Beach) support for the Dream Act, it’s all about the money. Comments (2).

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Rosedale

Losing candidate Brown owes big campaign bucks

Former southeast Queens City Council candidate Ricardo Brown has racked up an unusually large — and just plain unusual — campaign debt that one expert said could run him afoul of the city’s campaign finance laws. Comments (1).
Long Island City

Mayor lays out plans for city in Queens

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first State of the City address drew a better reaction inside the Performing Arts Center at LaGuardia Community College than it did in Albany. Comments (1).

Monday, Feb. 10, 2014

Long Island City

Mayor stresses income equality in first State of the City address

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City Monday to deliver his first State of the City address and present his progressive plan to attack income inequality. Comments (4).

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