Post Tagged with: "City Council"

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
The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Gjonaj for City Council

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Gjonaj for City Council

This summer has seen a very spirited fight for the Democratic nomination for City Council in District 13 which covers Morris Park, Throgs Neck and City Island. Term-limited Councilman James Vacca has served his community well. But now it’s time […]

by · September 10, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Editorials
Councilmember Annabel Palma

Bronx Political Round Up: CM Palma Seethes

One Unhappy Councilwoman Term-limited Soundview Council Member Annabel Palma is reportedly pistol hot after Bronx Democratic County chairman Assemblyman Marcos Crespo poured cold water on her desire to run for State Senate, if Rev. Ruben Diaz gets elected to her […]

Bronx officials led by Democratic County Chairman Marcos Crespo, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Senator Jeff Klein, Senator Jamal Bailey, Council Member Cohen, Council Member Gibson, Council Member Palma, Council Member Salamanca, Assemblyman Dinowitz, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo announced their support for Democrat Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in his campaign for City Council.

Bronx Dems Endorse Gjonaj For City Council Seat

Bronx Democratic County Committee Announces Support for Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj for New York City Council On Thursday, the Bronx County Democratic Committee gathered at their Eastchester Road headquarters to announce their support for Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj in his campaign […]

Senator Diaz Announces for City Council

Senator Diaz Announces for City Council

Sen. Rev. Rubén Diaz, Sr. has decided to officially announce his candidacy for the 18th Council District in the City of New York.

Political Buzz: Would-Be de Blasio Challengers Need To ‘Grow A Pair’, Blake Adds DNC Support

Political Buzz: Would-Be de Blasio Challengers Need To ‘Grow A Pair’, Blake Adds DNC Support

Union Leader: de Blasio’s Would-Be Challengers Need To ‘Grow A Pair’ During a recent cocktail party a boisterous anti-de Blasio labor leader growled that Comptroller Scott Stringer (and fellow Democrats: Diaz, Adams, James) should “grow a pair [of balls]” instead […]

OPINION: Don’t rush a flawed street-vending bill into law

Council’s proposal would add thousands of food carts before we know if new regulations are working By Michael Lambert and Ellen Baer Everyone agrees that the street vending system in New York City is confusing and unfair for everyone involved: […]

by · October 26, 2016 · Business, Op Ed
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
Matters of Faith: A Giant, Faith And a Few Stones

Matters of Faith: A Giant, Faith And a Few Stones

WITH FAITH AND A FEW STONES by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   1 Samuel 17:4, 50 ‬ (‭NLT)‬ “Then Goliath, a Philistine champion from Gath, came out of the Philistine ranks to face the forces of Israel. He […]

Bronx 17 City Council District: DON’T CAST A BLIND VOTE! BE INFORMED

Bronx 17 City Council District: DON’T CAST A BLIND VOTE! BE INFORMED

DON’T CAST A BLIND VOTE! BE INFORMED by Jessica Clemente, MUP   The announcement of the resignation of former Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo created a leadership vacuum at a critical time when the challenges and opportunities surrounding the community […]

by · January 27, 2016 · Bronx Politics, News, Op Ed
Salamanca Receives Key Endorsements from the Bronx County Democratic Committee

Salamanca Receives Key Endorsements from the Bronx County Democratic Committee

Crespo calls Salamanca ‘a leader with a proven record of getting things done’   THE BRONX – The Bronx County Democratic Committee, as well as State Senator Ruben Diaz, Assembly Member Luis Sepulveda and Councilwoman Annabel Palma announced their support […]

Democrat George Alvarez Set To Jump Into Council Race

Democrat George Alvarez Set To Jump Into Council Race

A reliable source says that a new player — George Alvarez, a Dominican American — is entering the race to replace CM Arroyo in Bronx Council District 17. Last year, Alvarez ran for public office as an insurgent candidate in the […]

by · December 30, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Local News, News

Opinion: De Blasio’s Centralized Power

Real Fight for NY: Jane Jacobs Decentralization vs de Blasio Centralized Control By Gary Tilzer It wasn’t enough for decision-makers to have knowledge of programs and services, “they must understand, and understand thoroughly, specific places,” Jane Jacobs wrote. And that […]

Reaction To Councilwoman Arroyo Resignation News Grows

In a news release this morning, South Bronx community activist Julio Pabón announced that he is running in a yet-to-be-called special election in light of Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo plan to resign her City Council post effective December 31. […]

Polanco Politics: Pass On Public Bail Fund, Go Directly To Jail

Polanco Politics: Pass On Public Bail Fund, Go Directly To Jail

City Council Liberal Monopoly Spells Doom For Quality of Life by J.C. Polanco, Esq., MBA   The latest ultra liberal policy du jour are two of the most insane proposals this year: providing taxpayer-funded bail and decriminalizing quality of life violations. […]