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Ask almost anyone who has decided to make the jump to politics these last few months, and one might notice a common theme.  more
It was a historic vote — not in the sense of being over a landmark issue, but instead simply because it was making history. For the first time since at least the mid-1980s, the city council voted to expel one of its own. more
A lot of local political attention has been focused on the race to succeed Andrew Cohen on the city council as he prepares to take the bench in the Bronx supreme court. But even though he’s leaving earlier than many of his colleagues, Cohen isn’t the only one facing term limits in the next year. more
A vast majority of the seats in the city council are up for grabs in next year’s election, and with just over a year to go before voters head to the polls, candidates are launching campaigns, raising tens of thousands of dollars in donations, and trying to get their names out into the public while maintaining six feet of social distance from their would-be constituents. more
For people like Dan Padernacht and Eric Dinowitz, after two years of running campaigns that seemed to have no end in sight, watching the man you want to succeed finally step aside must be a welcome relief. more
The race to take over Andrew Cohen’s city council seat has been ongoing for more than two years, and it may have seemed like anyone who wanted to enter had done it already. more
Into an already active election, a full 18 months before a single vote is cast, enters a new challenger. Climate activist and entrepreneur Jessica Haller announced her run for the city council seat currently occupied by Andrew Cohen. Her entrance is the most recent development in a race that’s been full speed ahead for nearly two years already. more
The city council was expected to pass a measure Tuesday designed to crack down on improper use of city-issued parking permits, more commonly known as “placards.” more
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