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Hevesi lays out ambitious plan for third term

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, District 28 on December 8, 2010 | No Comments

Forest Hills sent its state assemblyman back to Albany for another two years Nov. 3, and he has a lot of work to do. Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) has plans to tackle malodorous trains, school bullies and a state budget in the red.

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Assembly members in western Queens hold onto seats

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Assembly, District 23, District 28, District 30, District 34, District 35, District 36, District 37, District 38, District 39 on November 3, 2010 | No Comments

Despite a reported anti-incumbent, anti-Democrat mood across the nation, all the seated Democrats won another term in the state Assembly races in western Queens this year, according to unofficial election results from NY1.

Hevesi pleads guilty to corruption charge

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, District 28, Uncategorized on October 7, 2010 | No Comments

Alan Hevesi has pleaded guilty to a single felony count involving corruption at an arraignment hearing in State Supreme Court in Manhattan Thursday. Hevesi, who resigned as the state’s comptroller in 2006 following an earlier plea to charges that he misused his power, surrendered his passport and will be sentenced on Dec. 16, according to [...]

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Hevesi deflects Dem primary challenge

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, District 28 on September 16, 2010 | No Comments

State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) fended off Democratic challenger Joe Fox in Tuesday’s primary, taking 60.34 percent of the vote, according to unofficial election results.

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Incumbents Hevesi, Miller face Dem rivals

Posted by Howard Koplowitz and Anna Gustafson in Assembly, District 28, District 38 on September 13, 2010 | No Comments

State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) entered the last throes of the primary campaign with more than twice as much money in his coffers than his Democratic challenger Joe Fox in the race for the 28th Assembly District, according to their last filings with the state Board of Elections. Assemblyman Michael Miller (D-Woodhaven), fending off a challenge by Community Board 9 member Nick Comaianni, has a 20-1 fund-raising advantage over his opponent in the last days of the campaign, the records showed.

City’s biggest municipal union makes endorsements

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, Congress, District 10, District 10, District 11, District 14, District 15, District 16, District 23, District 24, District 26, District 28, District 30, District 35, District 37, District 38, District 39, District 6, District 9, State Senate, U.S. House on September 3, 2010 | No Comments

Representatives from DC 37, which represents 125,000 New York workers in various sectors and 5,000 retirees, released an incumbent-heavy list of endorsements of political candidates running for office in Queens and throughout the city, but also withheld its endorsement in several contested races.