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Van Bramer pens pipeline safety bill after Pa. disaster

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Assembly, City Council, City Offices, District 26, District 37 on February 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

In response to last week’s natural gas pipeline explosion in Allentown, Pa., City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) touted legislation Tuesday that he and his colleagues in government were writing to prevent the same thing from happening in western Queens, statewide and nationally. “We have to make sure these pipelines are not a danger,” Van [...]

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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.

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.