Former State Sen. Catherine Abate Dies At 66Former New York State Sen. Catherine Abate, a longtime advocate of health care and criminal justice issues, died this past weekend at the age of 66.
Toni Harp Elected First New Mayor Of New Haven In 20 YearsConnecticut state Sen. Toni Harp has been elected the first woman mayor of New Haven in 20 years, and as well as the city’s first woman mayor.
James, Squadron To Face Each Other In Runoff For Public AdvocateThe race for New York City public advocate has headed to a runoff, with no candidate winning 40 percent of the vote.
Buono Wins Key Endorsements For N.J. Gubernatorial BidNew Jersey State Sen. Barbara Buono’s young gubernatorial candidacy gained strength Monday, following endorsements in key northern counties and a call by Democratic leaders for unity in the November governor’s race.
State Senator: Removal Of Gun Owner Map Is A 'Huge Win'New York State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) called the decision by the Journal News Media Group to remove a map of gun permits in Westchester and Rockland counties a “huge win.”
Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years For Campaign Finance SchemeDeposed New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for using tax dollars to finance his 2006 campaign.
Queens Senator Wants Letter-Grading System For Street Food VendorsState Senator Jose Peralta will introduce legislation this week that would require local health departments to implement a letter-grading system for street vendors, similar to the current restaurant grading system.
Lawmakers, Community Leaders Oppose Closure Of Hospital In QueensState Senator Malcolm Smith called for an investigation into the planned closure of the Peninsula Hospital in Queens.
Young Rockland Senator-Elect Says Age Not ProblemGo ahead. Talk about how young State Senator-Elect David Carlucci is.