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Campaigning Heats Up Ahead of Tuesday’s District 45 Democratic Primary
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Campaigning Heats Up Ahead of Tuesday’s District 45 Democratic Primary

Monique Chandler-Waterman (left) and Farah Louis. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner) By Zainab Iqbal and Sam Raskin MIDWOOD/EAST FLATBUSH – City Council candidate Monique Chandler-Waterman accused Council Member Farah Louis of orchestrating an unspecified “deal” involving Trump supporters and “greedy landlords and developers” to get votes from right-leaning voters in the

Persaud Sweeps Special Election To Claim John Sampson’s Vacated Senate Seat
19th senate district

Persaud Sweeps Special Election To Claim John Sampson’s Vacated Senate Seat

Roxanne Persaud at the state capitol. (Photo: Roxanne Jacqueline Persaud [https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153026436448571&set=a.10153026436378571.1073741883.824588570&type=3&theater] / Facebook)Democratic Assemblywoman Roxanne Persaud trounced her rivals, Republican Jeffrey Ferretti [http://ballotpedia.org/Jeffrey_J._Ferretti] and Conservative candidate Elias Weir [http://ballotpedia.

Scramble To Replace Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny Begins
Alec Brook-Krasny

Scramble To Replace Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny Begins

> Celebrating @NYPD68Pct [https://twitter.com/NYPD68Pct] Captain Festino’s birthday & @AlecBrookKrasny [https://twitter.com/AlecBrookKrasny] retirement from the State Assembly in #Brooklyn [https://twitter.com/hashtag/Brooklyn?src=hash] pic.twitter.com/zg5Eg9JWwH [http://t.co/zg5Eg9JWwH] — Nicole Malliotakis (@NMalliotakis) July 8, 2015 [https://twitter.com/NMalliotakis/status/618578575239868416] Assemblyman

Gentile Supports Overseas Tax To Fund Highway Trust Fund
Bensonhurst

Gentile Supports Overseas Tax To Fund Highway Trust Fund

Source: NYC.GOVIn the wake of a report [/three-structurally-unsound-belt-parkway-bridges-are-also-most-heavily-travelled/] that found several heavily utilized bridges in our area to be structurally unsound, Councilman Vincent Gentile has declared support for a plan that would tax overseas company profits to fund the at-risk federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF) – which sponsors a large

Gentile Seen As Most Likely Democratic Contender For Grimm’s Vacant Seat
11th Congressional District

Gentile Seen As Most Likely Democratic Contender For Grimm’s Vacant Seat

Courtesy of CM Vincent Gentile.Councilman Vincent Gentile is widely perceived as being the most likely Democratic contender to face off with Staten Island prosecutor Daniel Donovan for Congressman Michael Grimm’s now vacant congressional seat, reports Will Bredderman [http://observer.com/2015/01/with-cusick-out-of-contention-eyes-turn-to-gentile-to-fill-grimm-seat/] in the New York Oberserver:

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