Residents of Washington Heights, Inwood, Harlem and Upper West Side the State Senate District 31 took to the polls Tuesday to vote for their representatives in the state legislature during this year’s midterm election.
Dozens of constituents rallied in support of Senator Marisol Alcántara outside of her district office Wednesday evening.
Harlem’s game of political musical chairs comes to an end Tuesday. Voters elected Democrat Brian Benjamin to serve as the new State Senator for New York’s 30th District — which spans most of Central Harlem and parts of West Harlem, East Harlem, the Upper West Side and Washington Heights.
NY1 reports that a special election is being held Tuesday in Harlem to fill the state senate seat vacated by Bill Perkins.
Protestors are planning to fill the hallways of State Senator Marisol Alcantara’s Inwood offices Friday morning to demand that the senator leave the Independent Democratic Conference and caucus with mainline Democrats.
Senator Chuck Schumer said, “All children deserve the opportunity to succeed and Mayor de Blasio’s universal, high-quality early childhood education program will help our littlest New Yorkers get a strong start on the path to success.
The Observer reports that an arcane uptown contest marked with accusations and irregularities ended in a decisive victory for the New York County Democratic Party on Friday, March 11, 2017.
The National Action Network (NAN) and members of the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) stood alongside advocates to support measures which would protect immigrants living in New York State from discrimination and hate crimes.
Marisol Alcantara knows what it’s like to eek out a win on election night. She just won’t have to do it on Nov. 8; she did it two months ago.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced six new initiatives aimed at increasing access and boosting diversity at New York City’s specialized high schools from Harlem to Hollis.
Last night, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured), Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced a historic 2016-17 state budget agreement.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the 2016-17 state budget.
Bayard Rustin, March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987, was a Harlem leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights.
Tomorrow, January 10, 2023, the Senate Democratic Majority will pass legislation to reform the operations of New York’s local boards of elections.
To review the full Senate Majority One-house State Budget Resolution, please visit: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/resolutions/2021/r2081