Bronx Politics

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

UNITED AGAINST HATE: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS JOIN MUSLIM AND JEWISH COMMUNITY LEADERS TO RALLY AGAINST RECENT WAVE OF HATE CRIMES Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package Bronx, NY – With Muslims across the country facing intolerance in light […]

Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Congressman Engel’s Statement On H.J. Res. 36

Rep. Engel Statement On H.J. Res. 36 Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement on H.J. Res. 36: “I am outraged by House Republican efforts to overturn substantial […]

Bronx DA: 32 People Indicted in International Scheme that Include Major Distributors of Heroin and Fentanyl in Bronx

Bronx DA: 32 People Indicted in International Scheme that Include Major Distributors of Heroin and Fentanyl in Bronx

by · February 8, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Crime
John “Bronx Tax Man” Cerini Announces For City Council

John “Bronx Tax Man” Cerini Announces For City Council

Last Saturday, local small business owner, John Cerini declared his candidacy for New York City Council at the Bronx Republican County Committee’s Grand Opening of its field office open house event in Pelham Bay.   Cerini, owner of the well-known 30 […]

by · February 3, 2017 · Bronx Politics
Photo credit: Nicholas Karahalios

Former Bronx Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia Dead at 84

Fmr. Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia by Norelie Garcia Former Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia passed away the evening of January 25, 2017 at the VA Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had moved from the mainland in 2013 due […]

The Political Round Up: Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Others to Rally Against Trump

The Political Round Up: Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Others to Rally Against Trump

Elected Officials, Women’s Advocates Rally Against Trump On Monday, October 17, elected officials, women’s rights organizations, and community leaders will gather in front of Trump Tower, 725 5th Avenue in Manhattan, to protest GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s treatment of women.  The rally was […]

Bronx Democrats Host Hillary Phonebank and Presidential Debate Watch Party

Bronx Democrats Host Hillary Phonebank and Presidential Debate Watch Party

Join The Bronx Young Democrats and The Bronx Democratic Party on September 26th for the First Presidential Debate Watch Party at Beso Lounge! Before the debate, participants can join the Hillary Campaign for phonebanking to GOTV for Hillary from 5pm-7pm, […]

by · September 25, 2016 · Bronx Politics, Bulletin Board
Bronx Primary Results: No Surprises, Salamanca Wins Again

Bronx Primary Results: No Surprises, Salamanca Wins Again

As expected incumbent Bronx state legislators easily won last night as the Bronx Democratic County Committee won all of the marquee match-ups

by · September 14, 2016 · Bronx Politics, News
Cabrera-Rivera II: Rumble in the Bronx 

Cabrera-Rivera II: Rumble in the Bronx 

​Looks like City Councilman Rev. Fernando Cabrera has picked up some last minute support in his rematch with incumbent State Senator Gustavo Rivera today. Democratic operative and former district leader Venancio “Benny” Catala posted on Facebook campaign-like artwork saying, “Elect […]

TONIGHT: NYC VOTES 36TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT DEBATE  ON BRONXNET

TONIGHT: NYC VOTES 36TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT DEBATE ON BRONXNET

36TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT DEBATE     The seat for the 36th State Senatorial District is one of several being voted on in the upcoming Democratic primaries and BronxNet is giving Bronxites direct points of view from each candidate via a debate taking place […]

Gloves Come Off in 86th AD Rematch

Gloves Come Off in 86th AD Rematch

​The gloves are coming off against Bronx Assemblyman Victor Pichardo’s opponent Hector Ramirez in their 86th AD rematch contest. Glossy two-sided campaign mailers hitting the mailboxes of Democratic primary voters in the 86th Assembly District reminding them that Mr. Ramirez […]

Disgraced Pol’s Appeal Denied By Appeals Court — Pensions May Be Seized

Disgraced Pol’s Appeal Denied By Appeals Court — Pensions May Be Seized

Today, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Second Circuit denied disgraced former Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson’s appeal of his federal trial judge’s order seizing his pension contributions assets that can be used to pay his $22,000 restitution penalty. Second Circuit […]

DNC Political Round Up

DNC Political Round Up

Democratic Convention edition New York Democrats led by Governor Cuomo, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie cast NY’s delegate votes for favorite daughter, Hillary Clinton, thus making her the first female presidential nominee of a major political party.  […]

by · July 27, 2016 · Bronx Politics, News
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WYSK: Trump Courts Evangelical Votes 

Trump Recognizes the Value of Evangelicals in America | Sen. Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. You should know that in his acceptance speech on Thursday, July 21, 2016, as the Republican Party Nominee for President of the United States of America, […]

Photo Op-ed: The Two Faces Melissa Mark-Viverito 

Photo Op-ed: The Two Faces Melissa Mark-Viverito 

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito tries to have both ways as she assists the Rivington deed cover up as she criticizes it.