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EXCLUSIVE: State Senate Hopeful Challenges Incumbent Hamilton to Debate Series
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EXCLUSIVE: State Senate Hopeful Challenges Incumbent Hamilton to Debate Series

Democratic challenger Zellnor Myrie addressing Brooklyn residents (Via ZellnorForStateSenate [https://zellnorforstatesenate.com/])Today, Zellnor Myrie, a candidate in the Democratic primary [https://zellnorforstatesenate.com/] for the 20th District State Senate seat challenged incumbent Senator Jesse Hamilton to a series of debates across the district. The 20th district primarily covers Crown

EXCLUSIVE: Barkan Campaign Releases Progressive “Immigration Justice” Platform
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EXCLUSIVE: Barkan Campaign Releases Progressive “Immigration Justice” Platform

The Barkan campaign for State Senate has released a new “Immigration Justice” platform [http://rossbarkan.com/platform/our-immigration-justice-platform/] that outlines a strong progressive stance on immigration and lashes out against ICE, the Republican-controlled State Senate, and the Trump White House. Running in the Democratic Primary in Southern Brooklyn’s 22nd

Cymbrowitz, Golden Push Insurance Reforms Through Albany To Protect Sandy-Affected Homeowners
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Cymbrowitz, Golden Push Insurance Reforms Through Albany To Protect Sandy-Affected Homeowners

Photo by Leon LipkovichGovernor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law [https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-legislation-support-homeowners-impacted-superstorm-sandy] Thursday, the third anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, designed to regulate insurance claims related to sewer backups that occur during storms. The law requires the Department of Financial Services to examine and make

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At Long Last, Kruger Now Supports Gay Marriage!

After being one of only two Brooklyn state senators to vote against gay marriage [/golden-pushes-hateful-anti-gay-legislation-again/] in 2009, being outed by the FBI [/senator-kruger-allegedly-steals-families-too/], criticized for his stance by Sheepshead Bites [/sheepsheads-senators-stand-alone-in-gay-rights-battle/] and numerous protests in front of his home and district office [/gay-rights-battle-lands-on-krugers-doorstep/] – beleaguered State Senator Carl Kruger has switched

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