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With just nine words the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 threw out the 50-year-old Roe v. Wade decision that made abortion a constitutional right. “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion,” the decision read. more
Marble Hill threw a block party Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its oldest Black-owned business and honor its venerable proprietor, Rosey Spivey. more
Following months of lawsuits and court challenges, the redistricting dust has finally settled and the newly drawn Congressional district lines are in place.  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
Greater Riverdale will fall under a new district in the upcoming midterm elections based on a draft of a new state congressional district map that was published Monday. The new senate district will still be the 34th but it will look slightly different, based on maps dropped on Tuesday. more
Greater Riverdale will fall under a new district in the upcoming midterm elections based on a draft of a new state congressional district map that was published Monday. And state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, who had been running for congressional district 3, can still run for that seat even though her home is now in district 16. more
Each spring, members of Congress put their pen and papers aside to host a visual arts competition — known as the congressional art competition. Art entries are open to only high school students to gain the opportunity of a lifetime to recognize their own talent and encourage their artistic side. more
When Mario Biaggi was elected to Congress in 1968, he returned a seat controlled by Republican Paul Fino back to the Democrats. But now his granddaughter, Alessandra Biaggi, is ready to go full-circle. more
Eliot Engel spent three decades representing this part of the Bronx. But in the coming months, the area will get its third congressman in as many years as redistricting has ended Jamaal Bowman’s time here, making way for colleague Ritchie Torres. more
A new year, and what will now assuredly be several new faces representing this part of the Bronx not only in Congress, but now in the state senate as well. more
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