Post Tagged with: "carl heastie"

Where The Pols Are, January 29

Where The Pols Are, January 29

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public appearances or interviews yet scheduled. At 9:30 a.m., the Assembly and Senate hold a joint legislative hearing on the public protection portion of the governor’s 2019-20 budget, Hearing Room B, LOB, […]

Hurricane Relief for USVI, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Relief for USVI, Puerto Rico

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie hosted a hurricane relief drive for the US Virgin Islands and other islands in the Caribbean who have been devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

by · November 1, 2017 · Disaster Relief, News
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
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed @NFL quarterback greats @JimKelly1212 & Vinny Testaverde to the People's House Tuesday.

Assrmbly Speaker Carl Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde

  Last week, two former NFL pro quarterbacks — Vinnie Testaverde (NY Jets) and Jim Kelly (Buffalo Bills) were in the Capitol to lobby on behalf of daily fantasy sports legalization bills. AG Eric Schneiderman declared DFS betting illegal gambling […]

Governor Signs Legislation to Protect and Support Nail Salon Workers

Governor Signs Legislation to Protect and Support Nail Salon Workers

Legislation Protecting Nail Salon Workers On Thursday morning, Governor Cuomo signed legislation protecting and supporting nail salon workers in New York. The bill was one of the Governor’s top priorities this legislative session and builds on the Governor’s previous efforts to […]

Carl Heastie and John Flanagan Are Being Treated Differently 

Carl Heastie and John Flanagan Are Being Treated Differently 

Senator John Flanagan – in three hours from the time that Senator Dean Skelos resigned from his leadership 
position after being accused, arrested and indicted on corruption charges 
– has become the new Leader of the New York State Senate. 

by · May 12, 2015 · Government, Op Ed

BREAKING NEWS:Cuomo, Legislature Reach Budget Accord

Fifth straight on-time budget achieved Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the 2015-16 State Budget. The Budget agreement includes landmark education reforms and investment, an ethics package with […]

by · March 29, 2015 · Government, News
Assembly Passes DREAM Act, Senate Action Unlikely

Assembly Passes DREAM Act, Senate Action Unlikely

On Thursday, the state Assembly voted 87-45 for the DREAM Act, a bill that would open up state-level college tuition assistance to children of immigrants and undocumented immigrants who are in the country illegally. The vote was largely along party […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Government, Immigration Issues, News
Who will be next to hold the title: Chairman of The Bronx Democratic Party?

Who will be next to hold the title: Chairman of The Bronx Democratic Party?

By Anthony Rivieccio, Founder of The Northwest Bronx Democrats This month, Bronx Democratic Party Chairman and Assemblyman Carl E. Heastie ascended to Speaker of the New York State Assembly. Heastie, now ranks among the three most powerful persons in Albany. After all […]

by · February 19, 2015 · Op Ed, Politics