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Finance board fines Friedrich $400 for contribution at ’09 event

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Council, City Offices, District 23 on July 21, 2011 | No Comments

Failed City Council candidate Bob Friedrich was slapped with more than $400 in fines last Thursday from the city Campaign Finance Board, including more than $350 for what the board said amounted to an illegal corporate contribution. Friedrich’s 2009 Council campaign racked up a $383 violation for holding a “Bagels with Bob” event at Glen [...]

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Weprin wins big in primary

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, District 24 on September 16, 2010 | No Comments

State Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Little Neck) swept past Democratic challenger Bob Friedrich in Tuesday’s primary, garnering more than 68 percent of the vote with 91 of 102 precincts counted by early Wednesday morning, according to unofficial election results.

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Friedrich: Controversial donation taken by mistake

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 24 on September 10, 2010 | No Comments

State Assembly candidate Bob Friedrich took a $1,100 contribution from a controversial Glen Oaks catering hall that has been the source of complaints from civic organizations in and near Floral Park, Bellerose and Glen Oaks, but Friedrich said he did not mean to accept the donation.

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Friedrich wants to be new blood in Albany

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 24 on September 2, 2010 | No Comments

Glen Oaks resident Bob Friedrich said he is banking on an anti-incumbent wave and a platform of reforming Albany in his Democratic primary election battle with state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Little Neck). “I’m trying to change the culture of corruption in Albany,” Friedrich said during an interview at his campaign headquarters on Union Turnpike in Glen Oaks. “It’s about ethics and it’s about integrity. It’s not about raking in hundreds of thousands of dollars in outside income.”

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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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Friedrich, boro residents protest Q79 group rides

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 24 on August 26, 2010 | No Comments

Dozens of concerned residents joined Glen Oaks Village President Bob Friedrich at the intersection of Little Neck Parkway and Union Turnpike in Glen Oaks Saturday morning to protest a transportation proposal for the underserved area.