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In Forest Hills, pols defend senior centers

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, District 15, District 16, District 30, Governor, State Senate on March 24, 2011 | No Comments

State and city officials assembled in Forest Hills last Thursday to tout legislation designed to save senior centers across the city, but there’s a $25 million catch. Even though both the state Assembly and state Senate passed budget resolutions last week allocating $25 million in federal money to fund senior centers, that does not mean [...]

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Markey takes oath for her seventh term

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, Congress, District 12, District 30, U.S. House on January 27, 2011 | No Comments

The inauguration ceremony for state Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D-Maspeth), who has represented her western Queens district since 1998, drew Democratic leaders and friends to the gala affair Sunday at Frank Kowalinski American Legion Post No. 4 at 61-57 Maspeth Ave. The tone was upbeat but the remarks repeatedly mentioned her tough battle to win another [...]

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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.

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Markey hosts presentations of new voting machines at libraries

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Assembly, District 30 on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

Instead of pulling levers, voters will now use a paper ballot, which will be immediately be scanned.