Bronx Politics

Speaker Corey Johnson Hold His First Press Conference After Being Elected -- Credit William Alatriste (Flickr)

Press Clips: Trump Names New US Attorney

PRESS CLIPS: Trump Names New US Attorney By Robert Press   New U.S. Attorney for the Southern District Former US Attorney for the Southern District Preet Bharara was fired in the early stages of the new Trump Presidential administration. The […]

Robert Press, columnist, 100 Percent Bronx

100 Percent Bronx – Looking Ahead to 2018

Surprises to look for in the upcoming election season:

A possible challenge to Rep. Jose Serrano. 

P.S. 72 Gets a BOOST from Senator Klein

P.S. 72 Gets a BOOST from Senator Klein

Senator Jeff Klein is investing in life lessons for the students of P.S. 72 William Dorney School in The Bronx with the recent announcement of $16,500 in state funding he secured that will go towards a new, innovative program. The […]

Assemblyman Sepulveda's Happy Holiday card sent to 32 SD county committee members.

Bronx Political Buzz: At Year’s End

Mayor de Blasio Gets Sworn-in Ahead of Time On Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be officially sworn in for his second term as the 109th Mayor of New York City. City Clerk Michael McSweeney will do the honors. At […]

CM King Hosts Annual 12th District New Year’s Day Ball

CM King Hosts Annual 12th District New Year’s Day Ball

North Bronx Councilman Andy King and Neva Shillingford-King will once again host the 12th District Annual New Year’s Day Ball, which is taking place on Monday, January 1, at 7 p.m. in the Eastwood Manor, 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx. This […]

Marricka Scott-McFadden | LinkedIn

Diaz Names Scott-McFadden New Deputy BP

Last week, the Bronx Chronicle cited sources naming Scott-McFadden as the likely pick for Deputy BP to replace the recently retired Aurelia Greene.

Bronx Political Round Up — Blake Blasts Alleged Trump Remarks

Bronx Political Round Up — Blake Blasts Alleged Trump Remarks

Blake Blasts Alleged Trump Remarks on Haitians and Nigerian Immigrants Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake called alleged comments made by President Trump regarding Haitians and Nigerians the latest unacceptable examples of the President’s “racist, ignorant and bigoted language.” He condemned Trump […]

Councilman-elect Ruben Diaz, Sr.

Diaz to Take Oath of Office in Special Ceremony, 12/ 21

On Thursday, December 21, Senator Rubén Díaz will be taking the oath of office as the City Councilman for the 18th Council District in New York City. This special ceremony will take place during the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization’s […]

Marricka Scott-McFadden | LinkedIn

Former Heastie Aide Marricka Scott-McFadden May be Tapped as Next Deputy BP

Former Heastie Aide Marricka Scott-McFadden Tapped as Next Deputy BP Although an official announcement regarding the selection of a new Deputy Bronx Borough President is in the offing, reeliable sources say that Marricka Scott-McFadden — a former deputy chief clerk […]

Polanco Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking

Polanco Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking

 Bronx Political Buzz: Polanco Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking  Bronx attorney and former Public Advocate candidate Juan Carlos (J.C.) Polanco inadvertently took it on the chin in Sunday’s NY Post editorial shaming Public Advocate Letitia James for unnecessarily taking […]

BREAKING: Sepulveda Announces Run for State Senate Seat

BREAKING: Sepulveda Announces Run for State Senate Seat

As expected Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda announced his intention to run for the state Senate seat being vacated by Senator Ruben Diaz, who was recently elected to the New York City Council. The seat in the 32nd Senate District will […]

Retiring Bronx Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene.

Bronx Political Buzz: Good-Bye Aurelia Greene, Hello …

Deputy BP Aurelia Greene Retires This week Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene announced that she would be retiring at the end of the year. Greene will conclude a 35 year career in public service to the people of The […]

Congressman Joseph Crowley, 14th Congressional District

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Voter Registration Day

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Voter Registration Day (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in recognition of National Voter Registration Day: “On National Voter Registration Day, we honor the legacy of civil […]

John Cerini, GOP candidate, 13CD

Bronx Political Buzz

Does Bronx GOP Council Candidate Have The ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Privately, some Bronx Republicans are questioning whether Council District 13 candidate John “Bronx Tax Man” Cerini has the necessary fire in the belly to takedown Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (who […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Political Buzz
Comptroller DiNapoli is pictured with some of the team presenting a check to the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York. Other funds will go to the Humane Society and Convoy of Hope. (Credit: OSC)

Bronx Political Round Up: Trump, Puerto Rico and urban farms

Diaz Calls Out Trump’s ‘Dereliction of Duty’ Over Puerto Rico On Monday, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz took President Trump to task over his tweets about the NFL and NASCAR while Puerto Rican Americans living in dire circumstances did not hear […]