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.
City Comptroller John Liu
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced July 8 his support for state Sen. Tony Avella in the District 11 race against former City Comptroller John Liu.
A local activist who paved the way for gay rights was honored along with her family with a street co-naming Saturday on the Flushing block where she lived and worked.
Politicians turned into playmakers for a special touch football game. Queens and Bronx politicians faced off in the first ever Battle of the Boroughs Bowl at Monsignor McClancy High School in East Elmhurst Sunday. The touch football event was organized to raise money by collecting donations, with all proceeds going to the United Service Organizations [...]
This pol is out to prove the polls wrong come the fall primary. Mayoral candidate and City Comptroller John Liu still believes he can win the Democratic nomination even though recent polls put him well behind his opponents. “I have a very clear shot of winning on September 10,” said Liu when he recently sat [...]
Comptroller and former Queens councilmember John Liu has formally kicked off his campaign for the mayor of New York City. “This can’t be the city of the rich and poor, of them and us. New York City needs to be one city. One city where everyone gets a fair wage and a fair shot,” Liu [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 81. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 68. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: “The Adventures of Tintin” Come to the Little Bay Park [...]
A sweet tax subsidy deal for an online grocer is leaving some with a bitter taste in their mouths. After an announcement that seemed to imply an agreement was in the bag, the city is taking some heat for its deal with online food retailer Fresh Direct – which will receive more than $100 million [...]
Watching one of those world-record setting domino falls, where the pieces go off in all different directions and patterns, is like watching politically connected indictments in Queens these days. As the dominos fall, they get closer and closer to knocking down more elected officials. A few weeks back this column wrote about the Kool-aid many [...]