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Day: <span>August 12, 2017</span>

CANDIDATE FOR CITY COUNCIL HENRY BUTLER REACTS TO NEWS OF

Butler is outraged by the state Board of Elections’ decision to comply During the state Board of Elections meeting on Wednesday, the commissioner said the board had received a request for the state’s voter records and the board has voted to release the requested information. In response, Henry Butler, candidate for New York City Council District […]readmore

What’s Going On

By Victoria Horsford NEW YORK CITY New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Town Hall in Harlem’s PAL building on Manhattan Avenue was well-attended. It was a first for Hizzoner uptown.   Electeds who attended were Manhattan Borough Prexy Gale Brewer, Councilman Bill Perkins and Senator Brian Benjamin. There was an air of eager anticipation.   Our mayor […]readmore

Congresswoman Clarke’s Statement on the Army’s Refusal to Remove the

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the refusal of the Department of the Army to consider renaming two streets at Fort Hamilton honoring Confederate generals, General Lee Avenue and Stonewall Jackson Drive. Congresswoman Clarke, joined by Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, formally asked the […]readmore

Mayor de Blasio Proposes “Fair Fix” Tax on Wealthiest to

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled today a progressive city tax proposal aimed at raising as much as $800 million annually for New York City’s deteriorating subway and bus system. The proposed tax adjustment – levied on fewer than 1% of the city’s wealthiest tax filers – would also allow the city to cut in […]readmore

Bad Times

By David Mark Greaves Bad Times There are two psychotic world leaders armed with nuclear weapons yelling at each other in evermore threatening rhetoric, such as attack by “fire and fury like the world has never seen before” is one such bellicose phrase. One of these is the president of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, from […]readmore