Queens Democratic endorsements: Party backs Katz for borough president, Quinn for mayor

| tcullen@queenscourier.com

Melinda Katz: File photo; Christine Quinn; Photo William Alatriste

The Queens Democratic Party doled out its endorsements for this year’s elections Monday, giving key backings in multi-candidate primaries. The party backed Council Speaker Christine Quinn for mayor, former deputy public advocate Reshma Saujani for public advocate; Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer for comptroller and Melinda Katz for Borough President. Stringer’s son was born earlier […]

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Speaker Quinn’s transportation plans

| lpenner@queenscourier.com

NYC Council Speaker and 2013 Democratic Primary Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn may not need the assistance of Governor Andrew Cuomo, State Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to regain control of municipal public transportation currently run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The answer may be found filed away in the […]

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Quinn it is

| letters@queenscourier.com

I’m writing [this] because I wanted to take a moment to speak candidly and share an observation about City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn that you wouldn’t have necessarily read about in the headlines after Superstorm Sandy. I wasn’t directly involved with the city’s relief efforts after the storm, but some of my […]

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