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East New York »

Dell Smitherman wants to use his union background to bring change to state Senate.

Crown Heights »

The primary is Sept. 9 for seats that have been open almost all year.

Civic Center »

The Independent Democratic Conference, led by Sen. Jeff Klein, is rejoining the fold.

Upper East Side »

A committee resolution to let 16- and 17-year-olds serve will now go before the full City Council.

Crown Heights »

Three Crown Heights hopefuls are campaigning to fill  District 20's seat, vacant since January.

Crown Heights »

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

Civic Center »

De Blasio has failed to shore up support among lawmakers, even in his own backyard, officials say.

Civic Center »

State Senate co-leader Dean Skelos said Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan would not come to vote in Albany.

Chelsea »

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

Midtown »

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

New Dorp & South Beach »

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

Corona »

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

Astoria »

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

New Dorp & South Beach »

The State Senate Task Force on Sandy issued 10 recommendations to aid storm recovery.

Pelham Parkway »

Sen. Jeff Klein and animal activists rallied Thursday to save a horse from a stable on Pelham Parkway.