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With the Assembly primary less than two weeks away, the two candidates vying for the Democratic nominee each received an endorsement from area high-profile lawmakers. more
Congressman Ritchie Torres endorsed Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Monday for re-election in the 81st Assembly district Democratic primary. The announcement comes soon after Dinowitz’ challenger, Jessica Woolford, received a high-profile endorsement of her own from state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, whose current district overlaps with much of Dinowitz’. more
A bill to reform New York’s sexual assault statutes failed to pass in the final days of the 2022 legislative session in Albany. more
The state’s legislative session came to a close this past Saturday, and in the final few days lawmakers managed to clear several packages of bills through both chambers that will strengthen, in particular, both gun-control measures and access to abortion across the state. more
Lisa Hofflich, who had been running for the state senate seat currently held by Alessandra Biaggi, has announced she’s ending her campaign. The decision comes after the finalized senate redistricting maps dropped last month. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi endorsed Jessica Altagracia Woolford Thursday in the 81st district assembly Democratic primary against longtime-incumbent Jeffery Dinowitz, whose district covers much of the northwest Bronx. more
A pro-Palestinian movement similar to the 1980s campaign to end Apartheid in South Africa has reached a breaking point on CUNY campuses. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is taking on the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the newly redrawn 17th congressional district, which now includes parts of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, and Dutchess counties. more
The state senate district races have taken on a whole new look with only one familiar face still running to represent greater Riverdale. more
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed a slate of candidates running for Assembly, including Jessica Altagracia Woolford, who hopes to defeat Jeffrey Dinowitz for his long-held seat representing Riverdale, Kingsbridge, and parts of Norwood and Wakefield. more
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