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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recently testified before the New York City Council Committee on the Justice system.

The following is his testimony.

The housing affordability...

Insurgent Congressional candidate Adem Bunkeddeko (above middle with supporters) opened a new campaign headquarters in Crown Heights at 767 Washington Avenue.

Over 100 supporters...

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., and other New York City officials, are asking for more support for the Puerto Rican people.

In a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Bronx...

The problem of homelessness must be addressed by government legislation since serious structural change is needed to create real affordable humanitarian housing options.

In recognition of...

Leading progressive organizations Lambda Independent Democrats (LID), Empire State Indivisible, and Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club have endorsed Adem Bunkeddeko in the crowded Congressional...

Mike Bloomberg 2020 will open a new field office in Harlem on Saturday, January 11. This event is part of Bloomberg's Day One of a national organizing kickoff for the nationwide campaign to defeat...

The Senate Democratic Majority today advanced legislation empowering more New Yorkers to take advantage of early voting opportunities and exercise their Constitutional right to vote.

These...

State Senator Kevin Parker recently introduced legislation to afford people in prison at a state or local correctional facility the right to vote in state elections. The legislation, Senate Bill S...

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leading Democratic presidential 2020 candidate, has endorsed New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams for re-election.

In a campaign notice,...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that the Attorney General’s Office will make its Election Protection Hotline available to voters during New York’s first early voting period...

New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released the following statement on New York's first early voting period:

"Beginning on Saturday, for the first time ever New Yorkers will have the...

Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, and other families affected by racist police violence are speaking out today against New York's police secrecy law that covers up cop crimes and misconduct.

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