October 31, 2007 RSS feed / Political Page

Pass 2 Bills Targeting Domestic Terror Acts

Terrorism on the home front was confronted in two bills passed by the House of Representatives recently. More...

Bd. 7 Is Skeptical Of MTA Fare Hike

Eight public hearings, one scheduled in Flushing for November 7, give people their first opportunity to tell the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) what they think of proposed raises in transit fares and bridge and tunnel tolls next year. More...

DA Brown Up For Re-Election On Tuesday; Judgeship Races Also On Ballot

Queens voters will be presented with an extremely light ballot on next Tuesday, November 6, Election Day. The only major public office to be decided is that of District Attorney, and the incumbent, Richard A. More...

Queens Library Underfunded; Comrie Bill Would Correct Inequity

The Queens Borough Public Library is the busiest library system in the city, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall often states proudly. She also notes frequently that the borough library gets the smallest share of city dollars. More...

Gennaro, Weprin Gain In Water Rate Fight

The campaign by City Councilmembers David Weprin and James Gennaro against huge water rate increases appears to be achieving success, as the board is seeking revenues from sources other than beleaguered homeowners. More...

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