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Eric Dinowitz’s city council district would gain a larger portion of Marble Hill Houses and Kingsbridge Heights, while losing Wakefield to a neighboring district, as part of a preliminary redistricting that reflects the new 2020 census figures. more
To the editor: When I was young in the 1940s, part of the ritual of growing up was to see the traditional Hollywood horror films of the early ‘30s, which were re-released every few years. more
U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman introduced legislation earlier this month aimed at making the ultra-wealthy pay their fair share in taxes. Known as the Babies Over Billionaires Act, the bill would tax the unrealized capital gains of taxpayers with over $100 million in assets, and then funnel that money into federal education and health programs. more
To the editor: (re: “Stop with the propaganda,” Jan. 13) I have never received a mailer from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, and therefore cannot comment on it one way or another. more
Come 2023, the lines separating the city’s 51 council districts may look a little different. A 15-member commission has begun the process of redrawing boundaries in preparation for next year’s elections, when all seats — including the ones held by Eric Dinowitz, Carmen De La Rosa and Pierina Sanchez — will be up for grabs. more
Since launching his candidacy for the 36th District state senate seat in March, Christian Amato — a Pelham Parkway resident — has kept busy knocking on doors, handing out pamphlets and crafting his campaign message. more
It’s by far the most powerful body in the land, balanced only by the executive and legislative branches. Yet, the U.S. Supreme Court barely gets a mention in the U.S. Constitution. more
What would you say to your elected representative if you could call them up right now? Until recently, this question was a moot point because most constituents didn’t have direct access to their representatives beyond maybe text-based social media. They would have to jump through a series of hoops before ever being able to get on the phone with their Assemblyman, council member, or even a mayoral frontrunner. more
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