New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams Calls for Affidavit Ballot Reforms

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NEW YORK, NY — July 15, 2019 — “As the ballot recount in the Queens District Attorney race gets underway, each side is trying to stake their claim and win an election.  The primary focus for my office and me is to advocate that every legitimate and eligible vote counts, and my office’s attorneys are actively monitoring the process as …

eHeziNew York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams Calls for Affidavit Ballot Reforms

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Before the New York City Planning Commission Regarding the Borough Based Jail System

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NEW YORK, NY — July 10, 2019 —Chair Lago, Vice Chair Knuckles, and esteemed Commissioners, I am here today to implore you to vote no on today’s ULURP or to remove the Bronx site for further consideration. To be clear, Rikers Island is an abomination that must be shutdown. It is an archaic, outdated, harsh environment that puts both officers …

eHeziTestimony of Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Before the New York City Planning Commission Regarding the Borough Based Jail System

Progressive Politicians Still Don’t Get It: It Really is About the Middle Class
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — July 1, 2019 — Oren M. Levin-Waldman, is a Research Associate at the Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Studies in Israel in addition to being a Research Scholar at Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity. He delves into the issue that “Progressive Politicians Still Don’t Get It: It Really is About the Middle Class By Oren M. Levin-Waldman …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanProgressive Politicians Still Don’t Get It: It Really is About the Middle Class
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

Shawyn Patterson-Howard, Democratic Primary Winner for Mount Vernon Mayor, David Rubin, Author of “Trump and The Jews”, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10am EST

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Guests and listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry when staying on topic and  using the following call-in number: (347) 205-9201. Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via … http://tobtr.com/s/11373645  Please note the broadcast is activated every Monday through Friday at 10am and archived by 12:15pm EST WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — July 1, 2019 — Discussion this …

eHeziShawyn Patterson-Howard, Democratic Primary Winner for Mount Vernon Mayor, David Rubin, Author of “Trump and The Jews”, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10am EST

The 50th Anniversary of Stonewall – Guest Edited
By TIMOTHY PATRICK McCARTHY

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Reclaiming Stonewall: A Forum at 50 – June 25, 2019 NEW YORK, NY — June 28, 2019 — Anniversaries are occasions for remembrance—and for reckoning. They offer us the opportunity to reflect critically on where we come from, where we are, and where we go from here. On the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, The Nation invited a remarkable group of LGBTQ activists, …

eHeziThe 50th Anniversary of Stonewall – Guest Edited
By TIMOTHY PATRICK McCARTHY

Ecuadorian Dance Troupe to Perform in Astoria, Queens – Saturday, July 13, 2019 @ 7:45pm

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Ayazamana: Traditional Music and Dances from Ecuador Performance at Frank Sinatra School of Arts (Tony Bennet Concert Hall) ASTORIA, QUEENS, NY — June 27, 2019 — The 10-year anniversary of “Ayazamana: Traditional Music and Dances from Ecuador” will take place on Saturday, July 13, 7:45 pm at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (Tony Bennett Concert Hall) located at …

eHeziEcuadorian Dance Troupe to Perform in Astoria, Queens – Saturday, July 13, 2019 @ 7:45pm

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Announces 2019 Justice Agenda Accomplishments Most Productive Legislative Session In Modern History

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Codifies Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act into Law, Creating the Most Aggressive Climate Change Program in the Nation Fights Back Against Washington’s Assault on the Middle Class – Makes Property Tax Cap Permanent, Limits Spending to 2% & Cuts Taxes for the Middle Class Achieves Long-Sought Victories for LGBTQ Community Including Elimination of Gay and Trans Panic Defense, Enactment …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo Announces 2019 Justice Agenda Accomplishments Most Productive Legislative Session In Modern History

Yonkers Department of Public Works Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Water Rent Increases

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LEGAL NOTICE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED WATER RENT INCREASES I, Thomas Meier, Commissioner of the Department of Public Works in the City of Yonkers, do hereby call a public hearing on the proposed scale of water rent on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in the Law Library, Rm. 300, City Hall, 40 South Broadway, Yonkers, New York, at …

eHeziYonkers Department of Public Works Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Water Rent Increases

Counsel To the Governor Alphonso David Issues Letter Solicitor General Underwood Requesting Legal Opinion on Proposed Bill to Provide Undocumented Individuals With Access to Driver’s Licenses

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ALBANY, NY — June 17, 2019 — Counsel to the Governor Alphonso David today issued a letter to Solicitor General Barbara Underwood requesting a legal opinion on bill A3675-B/S1747-B, which would provide undocumented immigrants access to a driver’s license. The full text of the letter is available below: Solicitor General Underwood: On behalf of Governor Andrew Cuomo, I write to …

eHeziCounsel To the Governor Alphonso David Issues Letter Solicitor General Underwood Requesting Legal Opinion on Proposed Bill to Provide Undocumented Individuals With Access to Driver’s Licenses

Rent Law Reforms Reflect New York’s New Normal
By RICHARD BRODSKY

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Richard Brodsky Commentary NEW YORK, NY — June 17, 2019 — The leaders of the real estate industry are in shock over the newly enacted rent law reform. “I’m in shock. Many of us in our industry are in shock,” sayeth mogul James Wacht. If there’s one thing he and his colleagues shouldn’t be suffering from, it’s shock. It takes …

eHeziRent Law Reforms Reflect New York’s New Normal
By RICHARD BRODSKY