Rebuild VA hospital: Meeks

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Congress, District 6, U.S. House on January 19, 2012 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-St. Albans) described 2012 as a year of promise as he met with reporters in his Jamaica district office Tuesday. Meeks said one of his top priorities is figuring out how to appropriate funds “so we can build a full-service hospital for the veterans,” referring to the St. Albans VA Hospital.? [...]

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St. Albans VA plans panned by Ackerman

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Congress, District 5, U.S. House, Uncategorized on February 3, 2011 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) has joined the opposition to the federal government’s plans for reconstructing the St. Albans Veterans Hospital and sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, urging it to rethink the proposal to develop part of the acreage for private use. Last year, the VA selected St. Albans Village [...]

SE Queens candidates pass through revolving-door NAACP debate

SE Queens candidates pass through revolving-door NAACP debate

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, Congress, District 10, District 11, District 33, District 6, State Senate, U.S. House on September 3, 2010 | No Comments

A political debate in St. Albans last Thursday hosted five candidates running for four offices representing southeast Queens, but incumbents and their challengers never once met face-to-face during the forum.