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Crown Heights »

Eric Adams 'Troubled' By Unfilled State Seats, Including His Former Post

State Senate and Assembly seats in four Brooklyn districts have been vacant since January.

Upper East Side »

Embattled UES Assemblyman Micah Kellner Will Not Seek Re-Election

Kellner reportedly announced his decision at a meeting of the East Side Democratic Club last night.

Upper East Side »

Kellner Challenges Ethics Committee as Gov. Cuomo Calls for His Resignation

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Assemblyman Micah Kellner should either deny the allegations or resign.  

Chelsea »

Changes to Hudson River Park Air Rights Spur Development Hopes and Fears

The park may soon be able to sell its air rights to nearby development sites.

SoHo »

Manhattan Politician Targets Wild Boar Ban

A bill awaiting Gov. Cuomo's signature would put a stop to pigs gone wild in New York. 

Williamsburg »

Vito Lopez Won't Face Criminal Charges in Sexual Harassment Scandal

Assemblyman Vito Lopez will not face criminal charges for allegedly harassing female staffers.

Midtown »

State Pols Square Off Over Madison Square Garden's Property Tax Exemption

The World's Most Famous Arena has not paid up to $16 million in annual taxes for 31 years.

New Dorp & South Beach »

Local Architects Want Protection From Lawsuits for Voluntary Disaster Work

A group of local architects is pushing for a law to protect volunteer work from lawsuits.

Corona »

Peralta Aims to Help Queens Shed 'Outer Borough' Moniker in BP Run

Jose Peralta's experience in a diverse district makes him a uniquely qualified candidate, the pol says.

Astoria »

Queens Assemblywoman's Bill to Redefine Rape Sparks Debate Over Wording

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas wants state law to include forced anal and oral sex as rape.

Astoria »

Queens Assemblywoman Pushes to Broaden State's Legal Definition of Rape

Aravella Simotas says the state's current definition of rape is too narrow.

New York City »

Motorcycles Should Park for Free, Bike-Loving Pols Say

Peter Vallone and Michael DenDekker want to make it free to park your motorcycle in all five boroughs.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn DA Asks for Special Prosecutor to Probe Assembly Member Vito Lopez

Charles Hynes requested Friday that a special prosecutor investigate the Brooklyn Democratic leader.

Williamsburg »

Assemblyman Vito Lopez to Step Down as Brooklyn Democratic Leader

Lopez announced he would not seek to continue as the Brooklyn Democratic leader.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy is Battleground Neighborhood in 8th Congressional District

Bed-Stuy, Canarsie and Coney Island are expected to decide Tuesday's contentious 8th District Primary.

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