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Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz dreams of a day when New York might finally have a utility consumer advocate. Yet despite the fact the Assembly has passed the lawmaker’s bill for the sixth time in nearly a decade, Dinowitz is now waiting for the bill to make its way once again to the governor’s desk. more
Backfire that sounds like gunshots and revving engines have become all too familiar sounds over the past year.  The barrage of loud vehicular noises has hardly gone unnoticed. In fact, it’s one of the more complained-about quality-of-life issues in this corner of the Bronx. more
Alexis Lorenzo is scrambling. So far, many have held onto their homes — even if they can’t pay — thanks to foreclosure moratoriums enacted at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. But as COVID-19 slowly disappears, so are the days remaining for these protections to stay in place. more
Each year, the state legislature’s books are filled with far more bills that fail than those that pass. This is, after all, a normal part of the legislative process. more
The coronavirus pandemic didn’t spare any part of the Bronx. Beyond those who actually fought COVID-19 itself, the pandemic dealt tremendous economic blows to the borough’s small-business community. more
It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that combating sexual abuse has been one of state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi’s core issues since heading to Albany three years ago. more
Remember the days of sitting in a brightly lit school auditorium after finishing a full day of work, waiting for that couple of minutes to voice concerns about your neighborhood? more
It was only a year ago greater New York City was the American epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as we near the midpoint of 2021, restrictions are winding down and life seems to be slowly returning to normal. more
Gov. David Paterson, who led the state between the tenures of two embattled executives — Eliot Spitzer and Andrew Cuomo — is backing Councilman Fernando Cabrera in his quest to become the next Bronx borough president. more
What would you say to your elected representative if you could call them up right now? Until recently, this question was a moot point because most constituents didn’t have direct access to their representatives beyond maybe text-based social media. They would have to jump through a series of hoops before ever being able to get on the phone with their Assemblyman, council member, or even a mayoral frontrunner. more
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