John Liu visits S&L Aerospace Metals to speak about employment in 2010.

Liu defends his indicted Flushing campaign treasurer

Posted by Joe Anuta in City Comptroller, City Offices on March 29, 2012 | No Comments

City Comptroller John Liu defended his campaign treasurer and described his political future in hazy terms in a recent interview, even as he kept on producing audits on city agencies. Liu strongly defended Jia “Jenny” Hou, the 25-year-old Flushing treasurer of his campaign who was arrested on charges of wire fraud and could face 60 [...]

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Rivals begin to raise funds for Wills’ seat

Posted by Ivan Pereira in City Council, City Offices, District 28 on July 21, 2011 | No Comments

Political contenders old and new have thrown their hats into the ring to determine who will represent parts of southeast Queens for the next two years, but so far they have not built a strong financial war chest, campaign finance records show. The city Campaign Finance Board has listed four candidates who will be challenging [...]

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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 [...]