Posts Tagged ‘New York State Senate’

Espaillat Expected to Kick-Off Senate Re-Election Race Tonight

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via City & State. Manhattan State Sen. Adriano Espaillat is expected to announce that he will run for re-election to the state Senate this evening, at Fort Green Presbyterian Church in Manhattan at 6 p.m. Espaillat sent out an announcement to supporters last evening terming the announcement “Adriano’s next steps.” Espaillat is slated to face a primary challenge against [&hellip
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State Senator to Hold Event Teaching the “Feminine Presence”

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Photo by Hippohere, courtesy of Flickr Commons. Have we stumbled into an episode of Mad Men? Later this month, Republican State Sen. Marty Golden’s office is holding a career-development event for women in his southern Brooklyn district teaching them “Posture, Deportment and the Feminine Presence.” That’s according to a taxpayer-funded mailing being sent out in Golden’s district, which an offended reader passed [&hellip
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Could Prisons Factor Into Redistricting?

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By Chris Bragg A memo being circulated by Todd Breitbart, a Democratic redistricting attorney expert who has worked closely with the Senate Democrats, states that the proposed redistricting constitutional amendment released late last night would bring back prison-based gerrymandering. In 2010, the practice, which had counted prison inmates in the largely upstate communities where they [&hellip
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SENATE CANDIDATES TO DEBATE

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By Alice Robb The four candidates vying to succeed Eric Schneiderman in the State Senate will debate transportation issues Tuesday, Sept. 7. “With a massive fare hike looming after the worst service cuts in a generation, public transit has never been a more important election year issue,” said Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation [&hellip
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