Senate District 15,Uncategorized

Picking a state Senator was tough and personal for Ozone Park parish

Picking a state Senator was tough and personal for parishioners at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin...

Congress District 6

New York City falls short of Minority and Women-owned Businesses contracting goals

Five years ago, New York City set an ambitious goal for itself: a certain percentage of contracts...

National Politics,Senate District 15

Meng, Addabbo victorious in storm-ravaged Queens election

Grace Meng of Congressional District 6 became New York State's first Asian-American representative...

National Politics

The world watches last stretch of U.S. election

Reporters from six countries explain why tonight’s election outcome has global resonance...

Congress District 6

An undaunted underdog

Republican City Councilman Dan Halloran says writing him off in the Congressional District 6 race...

Top Stories – Congress District 6

  • New York City falls short of Minority and Women-owned Businesses contracting goals

    Five years ago, New York City set an ambitious goal for itself: a certain percentage of contracts under $1 million, ranging from professional services and goods to construction works, would be awarded to minority or women-owned businesses – known in city parlance as “M/WBE.” The City Council enacted a law that established objectives ranging from five to nine percent depending on the minority group. But reality has fallen short.

    Posted on November 18, 2012 Comments Off
  • An undaunted underdog

    Republican City Councilman Dan Halloran says writing him off in the Congressional District 6 race is a disservice.

    Posted on November 5, 2012 Comments Off
  • The missing electorate: Asian immigrants face hurdles for citizenship

    Congressional District Six is home to an Asian population that is higher than other districts in the city. This gives them a higher chance of electing the candidates of their choice. But there’s a catch: Many of these Asians residents have yet to become citizens, and the process may be long.

    Posted on November 5, 2012 Comments Off

Weekly Round-ups

  • Weekly Round-up: Oct. 15 — 19

    On top of the presidential debate last week, Queens had its own debates in both the race for Senate District 15 and Congressional District 6.

    Posted on October 21, 2012 Comments Off

Top Stories – Senate District 15

  • Picking a state Senator was tough and personal for Ozone Park parish

    Picking a state Senator was tough and personal for parishioners at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Ozone Park. The church has been the place of worship of State Senate 15 candidates Joe Addabbo and Eric Ulrich for the past two decades.

    Posted on November 20, 2012 Comments Off
  • Meng, Addabbo victorious in storm-ravaged Queens election

    Grace Meng of Congressional District 6 became New York State’s first Asian-American representative in Congress and Democratic State Sen. Joseph Addabbo beat Republican City Councilman Eric Ulrich.

    Posted on November 6, 2012 Comments Off
  • Campaign committees flood Queens mailboxes

    With the election just a few days away, campaign mail featuring Sen. Joseph Addabbo and New York City Councilmember Eric Ulrich is filling up Queens’ mailboxes.

    Posted on November 4, 2012 Comments Off

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