It wasn't all that long ago that supporting nuclear power as a Democrat in New York State was an easy way to lose an election.
"In 1992 I was in a three-way race for the State Assembly," said Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, whose opponents in that race were a high school math teacher in Read More
It wasn’t all that long ago that supporting nuclear power as a Democrat in New York State was an easy way to lose an election.
"In 1992 I was in a three-way race for the State Assembly," said Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, whose opponents in that race were a high school math teacher in his fifties Read More
In case you had any doubt, fedoras are so much back in style I spotted them on City Council members–and candidates for higher office–David Weprin and Jim Gennaro at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Sunnyside yesterday.
Weprin is running for city comptroller, and Gennaro is running for state Senate. Read More
Here’s to the folks who work overtime to dispel the notion of a slow news day. (Like, say, today.)
Over the past month, the Queens Chronicle has collected every e mail and fax sent by Queens representatives at all levels of government: city, state and federal. The paper tabulated the total number of communications and Read More
Hillary got the broccoli omelet. No word on Gioia.
UPDATE: No sooner did this picture go up than I got an anonymous tip on what both Eric Gioia and Mike Gianaris (bottom left) ate.
For the record: scrambled egg whites, and scrambled egg whites with feta, respectively. Read More
Based on this morning’s news, you might think that after a brief, dark scare in Staten Island, the city’s power grid is back to normal.
But just as we were preparing to start talking about this week’s blackouts in the past tense, Mike Gianaris tells us that there are still “isolated pockets” of powerlessness Read More
In the Observer, Jason Horowitz looks at Mike Bloomberg’s coldly apolitical reaction to the blackout and Con Ed, and finds energy wonks to be the only people applauding.
Queens pols Eric Gioia, Mike Gianaris and Joe Crowley still can’t seem to make sense of it. And — as anyone who watched the Spitzer-Suozzi debate Read More
It’s not a stretch to suggest that if the blackouts affecting parts of Queens all week had taken place in Manhattan, they would have been treated with considerably more urgency by the administration. (To say nothing of the media.)
It took until yesterday for things to tip about the significance of what was happening, with Read More