Posts Tagged ‘Jerrold Nadler’

Neighborhood Chatter: Nadler Ranks, Hoylman Backs Lappin, ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Jessica_Lappin_2006_CROPPED ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid The results are in: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert Steel and Development Commissioner Mathew Wambua announced the winners of the adAPT NYC Competition last week. Among the 33 proposals submitted, the winning proposal, “My Micro NY,” came from a development team made up of Actors Fund [&hellip
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Tapped In: Nadler Calls for Action on Guns, Broadway Mall Seeks Donations, Creative Economy Growing

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

flickr-2914911278-hd NADLER CALLS FOR ACTION ON GUN CONTROL Following the mass shooting of children and adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., on Fiday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler asserted that “we cannot simply accept [shootings] as a routine product of modern American life.” The congressman, whose district encompasses the Upper West Side, said in a statement [&hellip
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Newtown Tragedy Evokes Calls for Gun Control from Local Politicians

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

flickr-2914911278-hd In the immediate aftermath of the devastating and deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., New York City elected officials lamented the deaths of so many young children and pointed to the tragedy in a cry for increased gun control legislation at the national level. Last Friday, a lone gunman, identified as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, [&hellip
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Is Lower Manhattan at Risk for Contamination?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Hurricane Sandy has long since passed, but concern remains over lasting environmental hazards Though the waters have receded after Hurricane Sandy, many downtown residents may be facing a yet-unseen but potentially hazardous problem as a result of the severe flooding. Congressman Jerrold Nadler, who represents Lower Manhattan communities hit especially hard by the storm, has [&hellip
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Tracking Duane’s Career

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

-Compiled by Adel Manoukian It’s impossible to fully summarize Tom Duane’s political career, which has spanned over 23 years, but we’ve identified some of the most notable moments along the way. 1989- After working as a Wall Street broker, among other professions, Tom Duane starts to volunteer for his local community board and eventually starts [&hellip
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June’s Primary, July’s News

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion West Side Spirit

Wrangling with Rangel,the elections Board, redistricting and even voters Is it too late to complain about Rep.Charlie Rangel? Or the Board of Elections? Or the way people voted last month? I thought it was, given that the congressional primary election was held June 26. That night, we learned that Rangel had beaten back a serious [&hellip
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Congressman Nadler’s Top Five “Radical Bills Against Women”

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

The always outspoken Congressman Jerrold Nadler launched into a discussion on the “War on Women,” an intiative he says is being perpetrated by the GOP, last week at a Lower Manhattan Democrats meeting. The congressman, who represents the 8th congressional district in New York City, raised the crowd’s vitriol by discussing a series of bills [&hellip
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Notes From The Neighborhood

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Anam Baig, Megan Bungeroth & Sean Creamer WEST SIDE LAWMAKER PROTECTS PREGNANT WORKERS Last week, Upper West Side Rep. Jerrold Nadler joined three Democratic co-sponsors in introducing new federal legislation that would provide protections for pregnant woman against unfair job discrimination. Nadler joined fellow New York City Rep. Carolyn Maloney and two others [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Anam Baig, Megan Bungeroth & Sean Creamer EAST SIDE LAWMAKERS PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF PREGNANT WORKERS Last week, Upper East Side Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined three Democratic co-sponsors in introducing new federal legislation that would protect pregnant women against unfair job discrimination. Maloney joined fellow New York City Rep. Jerrold Nadler and two [&hellip
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Celebrating the Zadroga Law’s One-Year Anniversary

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By Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King We recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the signing into law of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. With his signature on Jan 2 of last year, President Barack Obama helped us give a much-needed holiday gift to the thousands of Americans who are [&hellip
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