You know there’s a battle when an incumbent state representative takes a two-week unpaid leave from his six-figure city government job to hold on to his paid elected position. That’s what mayoral appointee Charlie Stallworth has done to fend off the self-styled piranha of city politics Maria Pereira, a member of the Board of Education, […]
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July 26th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
July 18th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Three weeks until the August 9 Democratic primaries featuring two State Senate and two State House races. Mail, door knocking and absentee ballots are now in full force.
July 11th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Four weeks away from the August 9 Democratic primaries in which four local legislative seats are up for grabs. Time to take inventory.
July 8th, 2016 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Okay, let’s have some fun. Black Rock is apoplectic about absorbing the brunt of the revaluation blow that jacked taxes in the neighborhood to finance city services. For two hours the other night Mayor Joe Ganim listened patiently as homeowners, a majority from that cool Black Rock hamlet, justifiably vented. Most Black Rockers did not […]
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June 29th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday approved an $84,450 grant to the campaign of City Council President Tom McCarthy who’s facing State Senator Marilyn Moore in an August 9 Democratic primary. McCarthy will have the money to spend under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded races in addition to the $15,000 he […]
June 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday approved publicly funded campaign dough for State Senate candidate Dennis Bradley and State House candidate Maria Pereira, both of whom are elected members of the Board of Education.
June 10th, 2016 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement
A state court judge on Thursday granted Board of Education member Maria Pereira’s request for a protective order following last week’s misdemeanor arrest of Angel Figueroa whom Pereira ran with on a successful Democratic Town Committee slate in the Upper East Side in March. Last week, according to a court docket, Figueroa was charged by […]
June 8th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The August 9 Democratic legislative primaries are set. Four of eight members of the city’s state legislative delegation will have primaries: State Senator Marilyn Moore versus Tom McCarthy, State Senator Ed Gomes against Dennis Bradley, State Rep. Charlie Stallworth will take on Maria Pereira and State Rep. Andre Baker versus Charlie Coviello. Former City Council […]
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