Queens Borough President

Helen Marshall: Looking back on three terms as borough president
Helen Marshall: Looking back on three terms as borough president
Politics Terence M. Cullen 7/08/2013 at 10:39AM

Borough President Helen Marshall has always seen herself as a public servant. Her chief of staff, Alexandra Rosa, said her boss has worked for every person she represents. “She never forgets where she came from and the fact that it’s about people,” Rosa said. “Always about people.” Marshall, the first African-American Queens Borough President, will [...]

Op-Ed: The power of the position
News Op-Ed 4/19/2013 at 12:09PM

BY CLAIRE SHULMAN Why the borough president, I am asked. The 1989 Charter has the council voting on both land use and budgets, so what do you do to warrant the existence of the office? I will tell you. I can best describe it by telling you what we did before and after the 1989 [...]

Former Borough President Claire Shulman to appear on NY1’s ‘Wise Guys’
Former Borough President Claire Shulman to appear on NY1’s ‘Wise Guys’
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 3/18/2013 at 4:52PM

A television segment made famous by late mayor Ed Koch, NY1’s “Wise Guys” is going to get a new featured politician, former Borough President Claire Shulman. Airing Tuesdays at 7 and 10 p.m. “Wise Guys” appears on the cable channel’s hour-long political news and opinion program “Road To City Hall,” hosted by Errol Louis. Schulman, [...]

Katz campaign raises over $280,000 in quest for Borough Presidency
Katz campaign raises over $280,000 in quest for Borough Presidency
Politics Terence M. Cullen 1/15/2013 at 3:55PM

Melinda Katz is taking a lead in campaign finances for the borough presidency as her campaign announced the former politician has raised more than $280,000 in the last four months. “I am so appreciative to our hundreds of donors and their support for my candidacy,” Katz said in a statement. “Our fundraising success is a [...]