Citizens Union backs Nunes

Posted by Ivan Pereira in District 10, State Senate on August 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

The non-partisan government watchdog group picked the 25-year-old real estate business owner, who is challenging incumbent state Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) for being “active in the community to address the fallout from the foreclosure crisis,” according to the candidate.

Meng Endorses Braunstein

Meng and Kim endorse Braunstein

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 26 on August 27, 2010 | No Comments

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and former city Council candidate Kevin Kim endorsed Ed Braunstein for the seat state Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside) is vacating this fall.

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Huntley, Nunes pound pavement in Southeast Queens

Posted by Ivan Pereira in District 10, State Senate on August 26, 2010 | No Comments

The race between the incumbent and the 25-year-old real estate business owner has been heating up over the last couple of weeks with Nunes garnering support from various gay rights groups and supporters, including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan).

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Weprin’s campaign bid focuses on middle class

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 24 on August 26, 2010 | No Comments

In the six months since he won a February special election, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Little Neck) said he has hit the ground running and will continue to fight for middle-class residents if he is fortunate enough to win re-election in November.

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Assembly newsletters promote pols: Group

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 24 on August 26, 2010 | No Comments

One of the advantages incumbents in the state Assembly have over their challengers is a printing budget that enables them to mail out quarterly newsletters to their constituents, which at least one good government group says is in need of reform.

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Liu establishes coalition to halt foreclosures by pressuring banks

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in City Comptroller, City Offices on August 26, 2010 | No Comments

“Unresponsive staff, misinformation and repeated requests for paperwork — the red tape and bureaucracy New Yorkers often cite as they struggle to save their homes — are symptoms of a system that lacks incentives for banks to take action and find solutions,” Liu said. “It’s time to engage in identifying the best practices and solutions.”