Local Politics

Vin Gopal
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Joe Avellar
January 14, 2020 - 6:48 pm
To fight sexual harassment in New Jersey politics, one state senator wants to create an independent oversight board.
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NYC Election Day
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 16, 2019 - 7:03 pm
There's an unlikely alliance between the Libertarian and the Green Parties in New York State, both fighting new rules they think might box them out of future elections.
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New Yorkers Hit Polls To Vote During MIdterm Elections
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Erica Brosnan
October 23, 2019 - 7:21 pm
A Connecticut teen who recently graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School, is running for mayor.
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Mailbox Pamphlet
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 12:53 pm
An upstate politician running for re-election was reportedly caught on camera replacing his rival’s campaign flyers with his own at homes across the area.
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Cuomo congestion pricing
New York Governor's Office
Erica Brosnan
October 16, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Gov. Cuomo signed a law that eliminates legal hurdles which could have prevented New York from prosecuting people pardoned by the president for federal crimes.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Mike Smeltz
September 12, 2019 - 6:35 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t be on the democratic debate stage Thursday night and he says if he can’t make the one in October, he may drop out of the race, which one local lawmaker seems to think is the best idea.
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Vaping
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Mike Smeltz
September 11, 2019 - 6:41 pm
A top New Jersey lawmaker on Wednesday proposed a complete ban on all vaping products in the state.
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New Jersey State Capitol Building
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Sean Adams
September 09, 2019 - 1:20 pm
A New Jersey mom is pushing lawmakers to approve a bill that would require newborns to be screened for a rare disorder that her 19-month-old son was diagnosed with.
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Police Commissioner James O'Neill
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Erica Brosnan
August 30, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The largest police union in New York City on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, saying they should lose their jobs over the firing of an officer responsible in the death of Eric Garner.
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Davram Stiefler and Jason Selvig
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Rich Lamb
August 29, 2019 - 3:43 pm
A "Welcome To Iowa" sign was hung Thursday in a Lower Manhattan park aiming to grab Mayor Bill de Blasio's attention.
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