Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Queens, told reporters Sunday at the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge that implementing tolls at now-free bridges won’t work.
The proposal comes after a Sikh man was allegedly run over last month by a truck driver yelling hateful comments.
Two state lawmakers are looking to strengthen New York’s anti-hazing laws after a Baruch College fraternity member died in December.
“We’ve been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear,” Turner said.
Retired media executive and political novice Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in a special election Tuesday to succeed Rep. Anthony Weiner, a seven-term Democrat who resigned in June after a sexting scandal.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani campaigned with Republican congressional candidate Bob Turner on Monday, trying to augment his surprising lead in the polls in Weiner’s heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District.
Residents of New York’s 9th Congressional District will go to the polls next Tuesday to select a replacement for former Rep. Anthony Weiner.
A Siena Poll released Wednesday shows that Democrat David Weprin leads Republican Robert Turner 48 to 42 percent.
Both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate are throwing their weight behind a debt-limit agreement sealed with President Barack Obama and top leaders of Congress.
“I disagree with him on the way he views the State of Israel and what I perceive to be his hostility,” Koch said, referring to the President.
Robert Turner, a retired media executive, will be the party’s nominee in the September 13 contest. Turner ran unsuccessfully against Weiner in the general election last year.
Assemblyman David Weprin will compete for the 9th district Congressional seat in a special election on September 13.
Opponents of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial plan to charge people who drive into key parts of Manhattan during the week condemned the idea at a City Hall gathering Sunday.