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Local congress members endorse John Liu in state Senate race
Local congress members endorse John Liu in state Senate race
Northeast Liam La Guerre 7/14/2014 at 1:59PM

In his bid to unseat state Sen. Tony Avella, former City Comptroller John Liu picked up another round of support from local congressional members. Liu received endorsements from congress members Grace Meng, Gregory Meeks and Joseph Crowley.

Liu starts state Senate campaign trail in Bayside
Liu starts state Senate campaign trail in Bayside
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 5/23/2014 at 4:13PM

The people of northeast Queens deserve “effective, result-oriented representation,” said former City Comptroller John Liu, as he kicked off his campaign for the state Senate on Friday.

Tipping points
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 4/24/2014 at 3:06PM

Now that the Empire State has raised the minimum wage to $8 an hour, Governor Cuomo is being accused of dragging his feet when it comes to a minimum wage increase and other labor protections for people who work for tips. Albany raised minimum to $8 as of last December 31 — it goes to [...]