A Hopeful NY Primary Result: Monserrate and Espada out of the race

Kimberly writes: The quote I found for the voting results is from the NY Daily News: Bronx voters send state Sen. Pedro Espada packing; Hiram Monserrate loses Assembly bid… The quote I found for background comes from NY1:

NY State budget passes

(excerpt from) The Times Union (Albany newspaper) It’s a state budget! Full story: here. by RICK KARLIN Capitol Bureau Published: 01:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 4, 2010 ALBANY — Four months late and hundreds of millions of dollars in additional taxes later, the state Senate finally completed the 2010-11 budget on Tuesday evening.

NY State Senate: Bill to allow kids to okay vaccinations

*Action Alert* at readmore… Please forward The New York State Senate will vote on a bill that would allow STD vaccine shots (Hep-B and Gardasil) to be given to minors without consent or knowledge of mom and dad. There is no age in the bill, so a nine-year-old could technically give consent if this bill […]

Joe Bruno’s trial shows overall corruption in Albany

Linked at Elizabeth Benjamin’s “Daily Politics” blog at the same newspaper… (excerpt from) The Daily News Joe Bruno, Albany sleaze: His trial has already convicted Capitol’s squalid doings/ Editorials / 11-14-2009 Whatever its outcome, the trial of former Senate boss Joe Bruno has torn the lid off the cesspool that is Albany. Testimony elicited by […]

Tues, June 2nd: Special Elections in the Bronx

At The Daily News, Elizabeth Benjamin reports: “There are two Assembly special elections in the Bronx tomorrow; at least one of which is contested. [The 77th District]” The 77th District for the NY State Assembly covers Highbridge, Morris Heights, and Morrisania. The candidates are: Joel R. Rivera and Vanessa Gibson.