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NYS Assemblyman Circumvents Transportation Chair, Forces Angelica’s Law Onto Agenda

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Ten years ago, 14-year-old Angelica Nappi was killed by a driver who had no business on the road.

Since then, her mother has been pushing for… 542 more words


Letter to the editor, Nov. 30

To-do list for next Assemblymember

To the editor:

This is a comment on Marie Ternes’ “Moving onto the next election,” T&V, Nov. 16, and in a way a comment about the campaign of Keith Powers. 604 more words

Letters To The Editor

Opinion: Moving onto the next local election

By Marie Ternes

Suffering a spat of election fatigue? The signs. The phone calls. The mailers. Oh, those mailers. Or maybe you are still in a state of post-Trump election agitation and are extra energized to do everything you can to protect New York? 699 more words

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Mendez mulling a run for Kavanagh’s Assembly seat

By Sabina Mollot

With Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh having recently secured the party support he needed to secure the Democratic nomination for Daniel Squadron’s downtown seat, term-limited Council Member Rosie Mendez said she’s looking into the possibility of running for Kavanagh’s Assembly seat. 314 more words


To Convene or Not to Convene, That is the Question

The New York State constitution of 1894 included a requirement that New York voters decide in 1936 whether a constitutional convention should be convened to consider revising or replacing the 1894 constitution. 1,216 more words

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Term Limits: Impact On The Operation of New York’s Governing Bodies

During my Don Quixote protest campaign against the state legislature back in 2004, the only member of the media who paid attention to what I was trying to say was Erik Engquist, then of the… 4,598 more words

Term Limits: Impact on the Characteristics of NYC Representatives

As noted in the prior post in this series, New York City is a double-blind test of the effect on term limits on democracy. Since 1993 the city has represented by term-limited members of the New York City Council, and by unlimited members of the New York State Legislature. 5,197 more words

New York State Legislature Corruption, Dean Skelos, Sheldon Silver