Ben Brachfeld

Ben Brachfeld

Ben Brachfeld is a freelance reporter based in Brooklyn. His work has also appeared in Gotham Gazette, City & State, and Gothamist. Reach out to him via email at benbrachfeld@bklyner.com, or on Tw

Longest-Serving Member of the State Senate Announces Retirement and Endorses Tremaine Wright
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Longest-Serving Member of the State Senate Announces Retirement and Endorses Tremaine Wright

Senator Velmanette Montgomery, photo via her official NY Senate Page.Velmanette Montgomery — the longest-serving member of the State Senate, with 35 years under her belt — officially announced her long-rumored retirement on Saturday, and endorsed Assemblymember Tremaine Wright to replace her in her central and western Brooklyn district. Wright announced her

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