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Eight Bronx state lawmakers — including state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz — have pledged to block any state budget cuts without first raising the tax burden on the wealthy. more
Eliot Engel hopes all of his votes are hidden in absentee ballots that have yet to be counted. Because if live-voting from Tuesday and early balloting is any indicator, his retirement may be coming sooner than he thought. more
This year’s primary will be like no other. Whether you vote by mail, early vote at IN-Tech Academy on Tibbett Avenue before June 21, or vote at your polling place on June 23, you will be making consequential decisions. more
The primary election is on Tuesday, but many who said they've requested absentee ballots under a temporary expansion allowing those fearing the coronavirus to cast their ballots at home, say those ballots have not arrived. more
There might be legitimate debate on whether states like New York should keep its primaries closed, especially in areas where one party dominates others. But one state lawmaker is crying foul for a different reason: Republicans spending money, choosing sides in Democratic primaries. more
Some candidates come to a race without much experience in politics — they’ve been police officers, or teachers, or have a background as a professor or lawyer. But for Jeffrey Dinowitz, politics isn’t just a background. Representing the northwest Bronx in the Assembly has been his life for the better part of 30 years. more
The hole in New York's state budget might be measured in billions, but lawmakers are hoping Gov. Andrew Cuomo will find a spare $100 million in Albany's couch cushions to cover late and missed rent payments by many low-income tenants since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. more
It might not feel like election season, but don't tell that to the five men seeking to represent this part of the Bronx in the U.S. House. U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel and his Democratic primary challengers for the 16th Congressional District, have raised more than $2.5 million leading into next month's primary. more
Kids needing a kosher option at so-called "grab-and-go" food distribution sites will have it, after local elected officials lobbied the "food czar" to make such religiously required options available in the Bronx. more
Iowa and New Hampshire are the states to watch out for in any presidential election year, the first two to cast their votes while the race for the White House is still quite young. By early March, more than a dozen states headed to the polls for Super Tuesday, including the delegate-heavy states of Virginia and California. more
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