Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move Aug. 29, 2017; Shadow of 1967 hovers over convention debate and more




Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move Aug. 29, 2017 – Brooklyn Lawmakers Accepting Donated Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims Congressman Dan Donovan State Sen. Marty Golden Assembly Member Nicole Malliotakis Congressmember Dan Donovan (R-South Brooklyn, Staten Island) State Senator Martin Golden (R-Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach) and Assembly member Nicole Malliotakis (R-Bay Ridge, Staten Island) announced that their offices will serve as drop-off locations for local residents to donate supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims yesterday. Hurricane Harvey made landfall last Friday on the West Coast of Texas as a Category 4 storm with winds of 130 mph. Since first touching down, Harvey has overwhelmed residents with more than 50 inches of rain that has caused many residents to be displaced from their homes. Residents may drop off donated […]

Shadow of 1967 hovers over convention debate – The issues these delegates discussed and the policies they debated through the summer of 1967 anticipated many political battles to come. | AP Photo ALBANY — On an early April afternoon in 1967, the chief justice of the United States, Earl Warren, made his way to the speaker’s rostrum in the state Assembly chambers to help open what proved to be New York’s final state constitutional convention of the 20th century. “I consider it a great honor to be invited to address the opening session of this historic convention, which will define the basic law of your Empire State,” Warren said. “There could hardly be a setting more conducive to reflection upon the significance of a constitution than this … […]

Protest at ICE; Mayor Pumps New Ferry Route: Campaign and Official Calendar for August 29 – Approximately 6:50 AM – Mayor de Blasio Greets Riders and Delivers Remarks at opening of Astoria ferry route. East 34th Street Ferry Landing, FDR Drive & East 35th Street, Manhattan. Approximately 7:20 AM – De Blasio appears live on PIX11 Approximately 7:30 AM – De Blasio appears live on FOX 5 Approximately 7:40 AM – De Blasio appears live on NY1 Approximately 7:50 AM – De Blasio appears live on WCBS 880 Approximately 8:05 AM – De Blasio appears live on 1010 WINS 1 PM — Unions, immigrant communities and Elected Officials to Demand ICE Release Eber Garcia-Vasquez. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), 26 Federal Plaza, Manhattan. 6:30 PM — Faith in New York Brooklyn District Attorney Candidate Debate. […]




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