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.
John Liu is ready to challenge state Senator Tony Avella in the primary this September, according to the Queens County Democrats.
John Liu may have lost his bid for mayor months ago, but he is still seeking justice for wrongdoings he believes hindered his campaign.
Former Comptroller John Liu put an end to rumors he may run against Congressmember Grace Meng by endorsing the popular Flushing representative for her re-election bid Monday.
The prison-sentenced former mayoral campaign treasurer for City Comptroller John Liu filed a notice of appeal Wednesday in hopes the court will reverse its conviction. Jia “Jenny” Hou, 26, was sentenced to 10 months in prison on October 10 for attempting to commit wire fraud, making false statements and obstructing justice in a straw donor [...]
Comptroller John C. Liu If you own a house, co-op, or condominium in New York City, there’s something I want you to do right away: register for the STAR exemption. In all likelihood, you’re probably already benefitting from STAR. More than 564,000 homeowners in New York City participate in what’s called “Basic STAR.” Last year, [...]
City Comptroller John Liu painted the Thursday sentencing and overall investigation of his two former campaign workers as a “set up a weak man and a wonderful young woman.” His ex-campaign treasurer and fundraiser will serve time in prison for less than a year for funneling illegal contributions in a straw donor scheme during his bid [...]
As Bill de Blasio received an additional endorsement for mayor Tuesday, he faced more criticism about his past support of Nicaragua’s ruling Sandinista party, detailed in a recent New York Times article. The piece, published online Sunday, examined de Blasio’s time in Nicaragua helping to distribute food and medicine in the late 1980s and how [...]
City Comptroller John Liu is proposing legalizing marijuana in the city to generate more than $400 million in annual revenue. “Regulating marijuana would keep thousands of New Yorkers out of the criminal justice system, offer relief to those suffering from a wide range of painful medical conditions, and make our streets safer by sapping the [...]
City Comptroller John Liu has vowed to go “full steam ahead” with his mayoral bid despite losing out on millions in funds. The city’s Campaign Finance Board (CFB) on Monday denied Liu’s campaign public matching funds that could have doubled the approximately $3.5 million the candidate has raised so far. Liu’s campaign was denied the [...]