Post Tagged with: "Speaker Carl Heastie"

Assembly Speaker Heastie Makes History Appointing 1st Woman WAM Chair

Assembly Speaker Heastie Makes History Appointing 1st Woman WAM Chair

In a historic step, Brooklyn Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein becomes the first woman to chair the committee.

by · September 20, 2017 · Government, News
Artist rendering of planned 50,000 square foot facility to include an aquatics center with two swimming pools, wellness center, full-length basketball court, indoor track, gymnasium and programming.

It’s Good To Be Assembly Speaker…Edenwald To Get State-of-the-Art Rec Center

MAYOR DE BLASIO, SPEAKER HEASTIE ANNOUNCE STATE-OF-THE-ART RECREATIONAL FACILITY COMING TO EDENWALD     Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Maria Torres-Springer and local elected officials announced the selection of […]

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed @NFL quarterback greats @JimKelly1212 & Vinny Testaverde to the People's House Tuesday.

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde   Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie met with former NFL quarterbacks Jim Kelly and Vinny Testaverde. The two former NFL pro quarterbacks were in the Capitol to lobby on […]

Bronx Political Round-Up: Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. Is Back In The Bronx

Bronx Political Round-Up: Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. Is Back In The Bronx

Former Bronx Senator Efrain Gonzalez Jr. Is Home…Well, Sort of… After weeks of rumors and curious Facebook friend requests, former state senator Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. confirmed to the Bronx Chronicle that he is back in the Bronx. Gonzalez is out on […]

Polanco Politics: Year-end Review

Polanco Politics: Year-end Review

Polanco Politics: Year-end Review by Juan Carlos Polanco, Esq., MBA What an epic year in the political world. Two of the three most powerful men in New York were convicted on several corruption charges and thrown out of Albany. And our […]

Office of the Bronx District Attorney

Editorial: D.A. Robert Johnson Pulls A Fast One

Earlier this month, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson secured the designation of three political parties for re-election. But in a late Friday afternoon news dump, Mr. Johnson announced that he had asked Bronx County Democratic Chairman Marcos Crespo to support […]

by · September 24, 2015 · Editorials, Politics
NYS Office of the Governor

Cuomo And NY ‘Solidarity’ Delegation Arrive In Puerto Rico

CUOMO & NY SOLIDARITY DELEGATION ARRIVE IN SAN JUANNew Yorkers Meet with Puerto Rican Government Representatives Amid Crisis On Monday evening, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo arrived in Puerto Rico with a New York delegation that will discuss the Puerto Rican government’s ongoing […]

by · September 8, 2015 · Government, News
CUOMO ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE TASK FORCE TO COMBAT WORKER EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE

CUOMO ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE TASK FORCE TO COMBAT WORKER EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE

Governor Launches Hotline to Report Worker Exploitation, Wage and Workplace Violations: 1-888-469-7365   “If there is a state that is going to take a stand against worker exploitation, it is New York,” said Governor Cuomo. “New York offers a promise […]

by · July 16, 2015 · Government, Labor, News
The MMA Journalist: State Senate Approves MMA But Bill’s Fate Still Uncertain In State Assembly

The MMA Journalist: State Senate Approves MMA But Bill’s Fate Still Uncertain In State Assembly

New York MMA Bill Status Update by Jim Genia Although yesterday was the last scheduled day of the 2015 legislative session and it came and went with seemingly no movement on the MMA bill, the outlook is still pretty positive […]

The NYS CAPITOL BUILDING, ALBANY,

ALBANY LEADERS AGREE ON LEGISLATION TO PROTECT AND SUPPORT NAIL SALON WORKERS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie today announced that a three-way agreement has been reached on legislation that protects and supports workers in nail salons. The legislation authorizes the Department of […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Business, Government, Labor
What You Should Know: End of Session Gossip In albany

What You Should Know: End of Session Gossip In albany

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz End of Session Gossip in Albany You should know that the Legislative Session for the year is about to end and there are eight juicy pieces of gossip that are making […]

by · June 9, 2015 · Op Ed
Photo credit: jpupdates.com

The Rise of Bronx Power (via City and State NY)

When the Assembly speakership opened up for the first time in a generation, a handful of contenders for the office was quickly whittled down to one: Assemblyman Carl Heastie of the Bronx. The official vote in early February was a […]

Bronx Political Round-Up — Bronx Pols Land on Power 100 List

Bronx Political Round-Up — Bronx Pols Land on Power 100 List

Governor’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic Blueprint Improves HIV Testing, Prevents the Spread of Disease, and Provides Better Treatment On Wednesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo received the final “Blueprint to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in New York State 2020.” The Blueprint supports the […]

THE MMA JOURNALIST: No Movement on MMA Vote in NY Assembly

THE MMA JOURNALIST: No Movement on MMA Vote in NY Assembly

From The Political Ringside by Jim Genia The Democratic Conference of the New York State Assembly met Monday night to discuss the legalization of pro mixed martial arts (MMA) and after 90 minutes of closed-door talks, no decision was made […]

by · April 28, 2015 · Government, Sports
NYS Trade Mission to Cuba_Mtg with Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz (Photo courtesy of the Associated Press)

Cuomo, Heastie, Klein Talk NYS-Cuban Trade

On Monday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo arrived in Havana, Cuba as part of the NYS Trade Mission to Cuba. Upon arriving at Jose Marti Airport, the Governor was greeted by Josefina Vidal, director general of the U.S. division at Cuba’s […]