Keyword: Alessandra Biaggi
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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
The 2022 state legislative session will be remembered for a lot of things — especially the 10-bill package to close critical gun law loopholes that Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law following the Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, mass shootings. 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
To the editor: (re: “Ex-Gillibrand staff Hofflich launches senate campaign,” March 31) The Riverdale Press story on Lisa Hofflich expertly detailed why she is the most qualified person to represent the new state senate district currently represented by Aliessandra Biaggi. more
James Gisondi caught a break. If it weren’t for last week’s high-court ruling that tossed out the new redistricting maps, the Bronx attorney would not have been on the original June 28 ballot in the Democratic primary to the state senate. That’s because the Bronx lawyer submitted the signatures he needed to get on the ballot to the wrong board of elections office. more
Despite a high court decision to toss out the new, hotly contest state and congressional district maps, area politicians are going forward with the upcoming June primary under the current maps. more
Miguelina Camilo wants to bring her insight as a family and criminal law attorney to the state senate next year to replace Sen. Alesandra Biaggi, who is running for Congress. more
New York is a tenant-friendly state — depending on who you ask. For tenants who deal with the high rising cost of rent in the outer boroughs — it’s not as friendly as many would have you believe. more
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