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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
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
Several community organizations traveled to the Steuben County Courthouse in Bath last Friday to give their opinions on how the new Congressional and state senate districts maps should be redrawn. 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
U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman and state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi on April 21 both backed Ana María Archila for lieutenant governor. Their endorsements come after Gov. Kathy Hochul’s running mate, Brian Benjamin, resigned from that position two weeks ago after he was indicted on corruption charges. 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
It’s a jam-packed campaign season. While the state senate and Assembly primaries suck up most of the political oxygen, there are several other low-level races some observers say are worth watching — particularly the Democratic elections for district leader and state committee member. 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
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