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Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 16
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 16
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/08/2012 at 12:59PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 15
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 15
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/07/2012 at 2:10PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 10
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 10
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/06/2012 at 2:50PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do [...]

40th District assembly hopefuls square off in first debate
40th District assembly hopefuls square off in first debate
News Melissa Chan 8/22/2012 at 12:31PM

Six out of seven Assembly hopefuls running in the 40th District race mulled over their top legislative priorities, plans to stir job creation and stances on affordable housing before each were stumped by questions on immigration policy. The would-be state assembly freshmen — Democrats Ethel Chen, Yen Chou, Myungsuk Lee, Ron Kim and Republicans Phil [...]

Flushing leaders want 149th St. Bridge barriers removed
Flushing leaders want 149th St. Bridge barriers removed
News Melissa Chan 8/22/2012 at 9:38AM

A coalition of Flushing business owners joined two local leaders to say the city’s gridlock in not removing barriers on a busy commercial corridor has wreaked havoc on their revenue and has mobbed surrounding streets with more traffic congestion. “It’s a clear lack of accountability and transparency by city government,” said Assembly hopeful Ron Kim. [...]

Assembly race divided along ethnic lines
Assembly race divided along ethnic lines
News Melissa Chan 6/14/2012 at 10:22AM

A Democratic Assembly hopeful in a primary race already dividing ethnic lines fears a split Korean community could give the Chinese candidate a golden ticket to the general election. Myungsuk Lee, who is vying for the potentially open and brewing 40th Assembly District race, expects to face an uphill battle with fellow Korean candidate — [...]

Candidates eye Meng’s Assembly seat
News Melissa Chan 6/07/2012 at 10:46AM

Several hopefuls in two buzzing primaries have their eyes set on the hotly-contested and potentially open State Assembly seat in the brewing District 40 race. The seat is currently held by Assemblymember Grace Meng, who is making a run for Congress in the 6th District. While Meng’s spokesperson did not directly address whether or not [...]