Bronx Politics

1199SEIU Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly

1199SEIU Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly

Amanda Septimo, Democrat for Assembly in the 84th District, has been endorsed by 1199SEIU.

by · August 15, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News
WYSK: Rev. Diaz Remains Unbowed in Face of Council Ethics Inquiry

WYSK: Rev. Diaz Remains Unbowed in Face of Council Ethics Inquiry

What You Should Know By CM Rev. Rubén Diaz, Sr. You should know that tomorrow, Monday, July 30th at 12 noon, I am supposed to appear in front of the New York City Council Ethics Committee. The Ethics committee is […]

BetterBin News: NYC Dept. of Sanitation and Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the Industrial Designers Society of America and American Institute of Architects New York, Announce BetterBin Litter Basket Redesign Competition

BetterBin News: NYC Dept. of Sanitation and Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the Industrial Designers Society of America and American Institute of Architects New York, Announce BetterBin Litter Basket Redesign Competition

BetterBin News: NYC Dept. of Sanitation and Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the Industrial Designers Society of America and American Institute of Architects New York, Announce BetterBin Litter Basket Redesign Competition The New York City Department of Sanitation and […]

by · July 26, 2018 · Bronx Politics
Bronx Democratic County Dinner 2018

Bronx Democratic County Dinner 2018

The high point of this year’s Bronx Democratic County Dinner came when ex-assemblywoman and former Bronx Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene got a Lifetime Achievement Award and portrait.

Michael Blake Has P/T Gig Advising Bermuda Political Party

Michael Blake Has P/T Gig Advising Bermuda Political Party

The One Bermuda Alliance paid Blake between $20,000 and $50,000 in 2017 for work dealing in ‘communications strategy.’

by · July 12, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
Amanda Septimo

Run for Something Endorses Amanda Septimo

Run for Something announced that Bronx Assembly candidate Amanda Septimo (84 AD) is among their latest crop of endorsed candidates to take on gerrymandering, gun violence, the right to choose and every other issue being dealt with at the state […]

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 11: SCOTUS debate, Junior’s law and more.

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 11: SCOTUS debate, Junior’s law and more.

84th AD Debate Challenge Insurgent Assembly candidate Amanda Septimo has challenged longtime incumbent Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo (D-Bronx) to a series of three debates across her South Bronx district. Septimo told supporters in an email that she wants “each debate to […]

Sandy E. Gresham Way Co-Naming Held

Sandy E. Gresham Way Co-Naming Held

By Robert Press Sandy Gresham was a school teacher and educator who wanted her students to learn and be able to thrive in society. She also fought for Civil Rights and injustices in communities across the country with her husband […]

City Hall. Benjamin Kanter/Mayoral Photo Office.

Politics In Brief, July 7

Congressman Serrano Joins Call to Abolish ICE “ICE is a fatally flawed organization that operates without the necessary oversight or responsibility to do its job in in a fair and humane manner. It lacks the internal checks and balances to […]

Run for Something endorses Amanda Septimo in the Bronx's 84th Assembly District.

Democrat Amanda Septimo Kicks Off Her Campaign for State Assembly

Democrat Amanda Septimo Kicks Off Her Campaign for State Assembly THE BRONX, N.Y. – On Sunday, Democrat Amanda Septimo kicked off her campaign to represent the 84th Assembly District with a rally at the Patterson Houses in Mott Haven. The event was […]

by · June 9, 2018 · Bronx Politics
Newcomer Karines Reyes Announces for 87th Assembly District Vacancy

Newcomer Karines Reyes Announces for 87th Assembly District Vacancy

In what was another worse kept secret by the Bronx Democratic County organization, Karines Reyes announced her intention to run for the former assembly seat of Luis Sepulveda.

by · June 5, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
(L-R) Ben Franklin Vice Chair Bruce Feld, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Senator Jeff Klein, Female District Leader Randi Martos, Councilman Andrew Cohen, and Male District Leader Eric Dinowitz.

Ben Franklin Democratic Club Endorses State Senator Jeff Klein

Ben Franklin Democratic Club Endorses State Senator Jeff Klein By Robert Press In a much more civil endorsement meeting at the Ben Franklin Democratic Club of Riverdale than his last primary challenge incumbent Democratic State Senator Jeff Klein received the […]

by · May 1, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election

Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election

Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election By Robert Press In what has begun as a very cold April Friday the warmth came to Boricua College not only outside, but inside also as elected officials came to […]

by · April 15, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News
In-depth: Alvarez Complaint Alleges Use of Straw Donors, Theft of $4500 in Public Money

In-depth: Alvarez Complaint Alleges Use of Straw Donors, Theft of $4500 in Public Money

Felony Complaint Alleges that Alvarez Knowingly Accepted Straw Donations; Stole at Least $4,500 in NYC Public Matching Funds   Last week, Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the arrest of former New York City Council […]

by · March 1, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
Councilman Andy King (D-Bronx)

Bronx Political Round Up: State of the City’s Juvenile Justice System

Political Independent Gene DeFrancis Readies GOP Bid for State Assembly New York Assembly candidate (8oth AD) Gene DeFrancis became the official nominee of the Republican Party of Bronx County back February 13, 2018. DeFrancis joins Democrat Nathalia Fernandez in the […]