Students rally for free MetroCards

Posted by Nathan Duke and Anna Gustafson in Assembly, District 15, District 19, District 22, District 23, District 25, District 28, State Senate on December 23, 2009 | No Comments

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) joined Queens students last weekend in Flushing to protest cuts in the MTA’s 2010 budget that will force schoolchildren who receive free MetroCards to start paying fares. Meng and a small crowd of students held signs reading “No Cuts to Student Aid” as they decried the Metropolitan Transportation Authority actions [...]

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S.J. Jung receives Dem club’s honors

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, City Council, District 20, District 22 on December 16, 2009 | 2 Comments

The Democratic Club of Flushing recognized longtime Flushing community leader S.J. Jung Sunday for his more than 20 years of commitment to the area and its people. He received the award at the group’s annual awards and year-end dinner at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing for “raising the standard of the September 2009 [...]