6th Congressional District

Assemblymember Rory Lancman outlines plan to fight overdevelopment
Assemblymember Rory Lancman outlines plan to fight overdevelopment
News Melissa Chan 5/23/2012 at 11:49AM

Assemblymember Rory Lancman outlined a comprehensive plan he designed to combat overdevelopment and said he would push the bill at a federal level if elected to Congress. The four-part Homes and Essential Landmarks Preservation (HELP) Act — introduced by Lancman, who is running for Congress in the 6th District — focuses on extending tax credits [...]

Rally to resurrect Glendale Social Security office
Rally to resurrect Glendale Social Security office
News Billy Rennison 4/25/2012 at 11:44AM

Congressional candidate Rory Lancman recently stood in the shadows of a shuttered Social Security office and called for the program to be saved both locally and nationally. Lancman was joined by colleague Assemblymember Cathy Nolan in front of the closed Social Security office on Myrtle Avenue, which shut its doors last year. “This closed Social [...]

Bill would alleviate train troubles for Middle Village residents
Bill would alleviate train troubles for Middle Village residents
News Billy Rennison 4/11/2012 at 12:25PM

A congressional hopeful has joined the fight of residents who continue to rail against trains they say are disrupting their lives. The Fresh Pond freight rail lines, operated by New York & Atlantic Railroad in Middle Village and Glendale, have long bothered residents that live adjacent to the tracks — especially those along 69th Place [...]

Congressional candidate Jeffrey Gottlieb fires back at ‘sham’ allegations
Congressional candidate Jeffrey Gottlieb fires back at ‘sham’ allegations
News Melissa Chan 4/10/2012 at 4:22PM

The newest challenger in a hotly-contested congressional race fired back after opponents accused him of being a “sham candidate.” Jeffrey Gottlieb announced his intent to vie for the 6th District seat last weekend, but not without first taking hits from challenger Assemblymember Rory Lancman, who blasted the Queens County Democratic Party for “injecting a fraudulent [...]

Politicians continue to pick up Congressional endorsements
News Melissa Chan 4/06/2012 at 9:33AM

Congressional candidates contending for the 6th District seat continue to collect boosts to their campaigns. Assemblymember Grace Meng — the Queens County Democratic Organization’s bid — picked up endorsements from the New York State Independence Party and the Italian-American Political Action Committee. She also received support from several dozen political individuals. Meng’s Congressional Committee also [...]