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City Council candidate Austin Shafran gains second union endorsement
City Council candidate Austin Shafran gains second union endorsement
Politics Queens Courier Staff 2/14/2013 at 12:06PM

Austin Shafran has gained the endorsement of UFCW Local 1500 in his bid for City Council. “This is a high-priority council race for our members, and we know that Austin is the candidate who will fight the hardest to strengthen and expand the middle class,” said Bruce Both, president of the state’s grocery workers union. [...]

Katz nabs Koch endorsment for borough president
Katz nabs Koch endorsment for borough president
Central Terence M. Cullen 12/11/2012 at 4:24PM

The day after being released from the hospital for a respiratory infection, and on the eve of his 88th birthday, former Mayor Ed Koch endorsed borough president candidate Melinda Katz, in a race with a crowded Democrat primary. “I am supporting Melinda Katz for Queens borough president,” Koch said in a statement. “She is the [...]

King endorses Ulrich for State Senate
News Terence M. Cullen 8/15/2012 at 12:58PM

With less than a month until the Republican primary for the 15th State Senate District, Congressmember Peter King endorsed Councilmember Eric Ulrich – adding to the long list of endorsements for the city representative. “Eric understands that the way to put New Yorkers back to work and grow our economy is by lowering taxes on [...]

Ed Koch endorses Grace Meng for Congress
Ed Koch endorses Grace Meng for Congress
News Billy Rennison 8/14/2012 at 9:34AM

After backing one of her opponents in the primary, former Mayor Ed Koch endorsed Assemblymember Grace Meng for the newly drawn 6th Congressional District. “Grace Meng is unequivocally the strongest candidate to maintain strong U.S. relations with the State of Israel,” Koch said on the steps of City Hall on Monday, August 13. “Grace has [...]

Local officials endorse Jeffries for Congress
Local officials endorse Jeffries for Congress
News Terence M. Cullen 6/15/2012 at 3:02PM

Congressional hopeful and incumbent State Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries received key endorsements from several local officials Friday afternoon on Cross Bay Boulevard as the days leading up to the June 26th primary grow fewer. “I am honored to have the support of so many distinguished leaders from Queens,” Jeffries said. “Although our district spans two boroughs, [...]

[UPDATE] Congressmember Gary Ackerman endorses Assemblymember Grace Meng in 6th District
[UPDATE] Congressmember Gary Ackerman endorses Assemblymember Grace Meng in 6th District
News Melissa Chan 5/29/2012 at 12:36PM

Assemblymember Grace Meng — one of six congressional hopefuls vying for the newly-drawn 6th District seat — bagged the key endorsement of retiring Representative Gary Ackerman, who said Meng was “head and shoulders above the rest” in the race. “Grace is without question the most qualified candidate,” Ackerman said. “This is a district I’ve represented [...]