Politics

Independent Democratic Conference proposes Vehicle Ramming Prevention Act in response to Lower Manhattan Attack

Independent Democratic Conference proposes Vehicle Ramming Prevention Act in response to Lower Manhattan Attack

  New report details the increase in the use of vehicles to carry out attacks New York, NY — Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Jesse Hamilton (D-Brooklyn) and David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) following the Halloween terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday […]

by · November 9, 2017 · Politics
Where The Pols Are, September 18

Where The Pols Are, September 18

Monday, September 18 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. 11:00 AM Governor Cuomo is Guest on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC. Listen live here 11:00 AM Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony […]

POLANCO UNVEILS 1ST AD – “FAIR SHOT”

POLANCO UNVEILS 1ST AD – “FAIR SHOT”

J.C. Polanco releases first video ad of his campaign for NYC Public Advocate 60-second spot introduces Public Advocate candidate to voters, highlights priorities J.C. Polanco, the Republican and Reform Party candidate for New York City Public Advocate, today unveiled his […]

by · September 18, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News, Politics
Former Council Candidate Julio Pabon Testifies at CFB Meeting

Former Council Candidate Julio Pabon Testifies at CFB Meeting

On Thursday morning, former Council District 17 candidate Julio Pabon offered testimony about his campaign’s experience participating in the NYC Campaign Finance Board’s matching funds program. Mr. Pabon offered compliments to the CFB compliance staff and was mildly critical of […]

Gjonaj, Diaz Win

Gjonaj, Diaz Win

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj defeated Marjorie Velazquez for the Council post being vacated by Jimmy Vacca. Meanwhile, State senator Ruben Diaz Sr., winning 42 percent of the votes cast, easily defeated four challengers in the race to succeed term-limited incumbent Annabel Palma. Both races […]

by · September 13, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News, Politics
NYS Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, 80th AD

Cuomo Endorses Gjonaj for Council

GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO ENDORSES MARK GJONAJ FOR THE 13TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT Cuomo Cites Gjonaj’s Success in Delivering on Key Democratic Values Such As Universal Pre-K, Balancing the State Budget, Protecting Affordable Housing Today, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics
Bronx Political Round-Up, July 9

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 9

Rep. Jose Serrano Joins Resistance to President Trump Congressman Serrano joined the No Cuts Coalition, an alliance of 40 local community organizations, in fighting President Trump’s proposed $7 billion cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which […]

Democratic National Committee Is Hiring

Democratic National Committee Is Hiring

DNC vice chair Assemblyman Michael Blake announced that the Democratic National Committee within the Political and Organizing Departments under the leadership of Amanda Brown-Lierman is hiring. Key positions may be found at: https://www.democrats.org/about/work-with-us Special Assistant Northeast Regional Director Northeast Regional […]

Bronx Political Round Up, July 3

Bronx Political Round Up, July 3

Mayor de Blasio Fundraises off Trump & Malliotakis This week, Mayor de Blasio emailed supporters a fundraising appeal using President Donald Trump and presumptive Republican mayoral nominee Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis as his foils. Supporters are asked to “Chip in $3 […]

@AlexGomezNYC on Twitter

Gomez Stirs Pot, Racism Alleged

At about ten minutes before 2 AM on Friday morning, Democratic city council candidate Alex Gomez posted another incendiary tweet and Instagram post; this time directed at Morris Park Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj — the presumed frontrunner in the upcoming Council race. […]

Camella Pinkney-Price, Candidate for Bronx Borough President

Reform Party Names Citywide Slate of Candidates

New York’s newest ballot access party offers enthusiastic support for a wide array of candidates fed up with politics as usual. Earlier this month, the Reform Party of NYS endorsed Sal Albanese for Mayor, J.C. Polanco for Public Advocate and […]

Governor Andrew Cuomo, son of Governor Mario Cuomo

Is Governor Andrew Cuomo Ignoring the Hispanic Community

According to Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Governor Andrew Cuomo is ignoring the Hispanic Community when it comes to nominating appointees for key positions in New York State. In his morning email, What You Should Know, Sen. Díaz says “it is important to know […]

DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake will join former 2016 Senate Candidate Jason Kander and Author Zack Roth on June 22nd at NYDLC's annual Protect the Franchise Fundraiser

NYDLC Protect the Vote Fundraiser, June 22

Protect the Franchise w/ Jason Kander, Mike Blake & Zack Roth DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake will join former 2016 Senate Candidate Jason Kander (MO) and Author Zack Roth on June 22nd at NYDLC’s annual Protect the Franchise Fundraiser. Join the […]

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

  Errol Louis scored an exclusive interview with Bronx attorney and political analyst J.C. Polanco who officially announced his entry into the race for Public Advocate. Polanco appeared on Louis’ political news show, Road to City Hall on Tuesday at 7 and […]

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Serrano Silent on Oscar Lopez Rivera/National  PR Parade Controversy New York’s senior Puerto Rican elected official has been strangely silent about the drama surrounding the National Puerto Rican Parade’s controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar López Rivera for the first-ever “National […]