John Haggerty

GOP operative guilty of bilking mayor

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Offices, Mayor on October 27, 2011 | No Comments

Queens political operative John Haggerty was sprung from jail Saturday after posting $250,000 bail but faces up to 15 years in prison after he was found guilty Friday by a Manhattan jury of grand larceny and money laundering after being accused of stealing $1.1 million from Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Ronald Zweibel [...]

John Haggerty

Haggerty group under fire

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Offices, Mayor on October 13, 2011 | No Comments

A campaign committee controlled by Queens Republican political operative John Haggerty, who is on trial for allegedly stealing $1.1 million of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s money, is three months late in filing its disclosure report with the state Board of Elections, a BOE spokesman said Tuesday. Haggerty, a Forest Hills resident, started the 28th Assembly District [...]

Addabbo endorsed by Independence Party

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in District 15, State Senate on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

State Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) picked up the endorsement of the Independence Party in his re-election campaign against former City Councilman Anthony Como. The senator’s campaign said he gained the backing of the party after he “met with individual Independence Party members in his district and gaining their support through a grassroots outreach.” The [...]


Halloran gets endorsement from Independence Party

Posted by Nathan Duke in District 19 on June 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

The New York State Independence Party endorsed City Council hopeful Dan Halloran in the crowded race to replace Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside), who is running for mayor rather than seeking re-election. Halloran, an attorney from Auburndale, is the race’s sole Republican. His Democratic opponents include Jerry Iannece, Paul Vallone, Steve Behar, Debra Markell, Tom Cooke [...]