Keyword: Alessandra Biaggi
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It’s the proverbial turning of a page, sowing seeds for potentially paradigm-shifting change while holding leadership  accountable. more
The U.S. House of Representatives passed what some are describing as a “sweeping” voting rights bill designed to change how elections are conducted nationwide. more
The final outcome of contentious contract negotiations between 3,000 residential workers and the Bronx Realty Advisory Board remains uncertain, although one thing is clear — a strike definitely isn’t out of the question. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel addressed students from all over the country last week as part of the 2019 Global Engagement Summit held at the United Nations. more
Ruben Diaz Jr., heralded a Bronx that is surging upward and onward on multiple fronts — while also stressing the need for vast improvements on a plethora of others — in his 10th state of the borough address. more
It was a chilly evening last week for some 200 protesters in front of a Mount Eden community center on a somewhat somber strip of Jerome Avenue reiterating a collective cry: Rent is “too damn high,” and “it ain’t right.” more
Right after taking her oath of office to become our community’s next state senator, Alessandra Biaggi tapped the brakes ever so slightly on what could be one of the most important pieces of legislation in our generation: the New York Health Act. more
With Democrats controlling all levels of state government, the legislature finally passed a bill that has been sitting on the Albany shelf for well over a decade. more
Corey Johnson has vowed it’s high time the city and state tackle an admittedly onerous task — fix public transit. But to get it right, he first wanted to hear from riders about how life as a straphanger could be. more
As expected with the Democratic takeover of the U.S. House, Rep. Eliot Engel has been elected the new chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He now becomes the top Democratic voice on foreign affairs in Congress. more
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