Sen. Squadron at Rivington House in the spring of 2016.

A Few Words About State Sen. Daniel Squadron

Sen. Squadron at Rivington House in the spring of 2016.

After his surprising announcement earlier this week, Daniel Squadron is spending his last day …

A district 1 candidate forum was held in Tribeca earlier this year.

Here’s the Candidate List for the Sept. 12 Democratic Primary

A district 1 candidate forum was held in Tribeca earlier this year.

The basic contours of the Lower East Side’s upcoming City Council campaigns …

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City Council Approves 11 Tenant Protection Bills

The City Council yesterday approved 11 bills meant to combat harassment of rent stabilized tenants. …

State Sen. Daniel Squadron on the Lower East Side this past spring.

Followup: Here’s How Squadron’s Senate Seat Will Likely Be Filled

That did not take long. Just hours after State Sen. Daniel Squadron announced his resignation, there are already concerns about the process for selecting his successor. One of those raising concerns is Squadron himself. …

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Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh Announces Candidacy For Squadron’s Senate Seat

Early this morning, State Sen. Daniel Squadron went public with his resignation. Now local Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh has announced he’s running for Squadron’s seat in the 26th Senate District. …

State Sen. Daniel Squadron.

State Sen. Daniel Squadron Announces His Resignation

State Sen. Daniel Squadron, who represents the Lower East Side, announced this morning that he’s stepping down. …

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City Disperses Matching Funds to Lower East Side Council Candidates

The Campaign Finance Board last week issued its first public funds payments for City Council candidates. …

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July 31: City Council District 2 Candidate Forum

If you live in City Council District 2, there’s an opportunity next week to assess the candidates running in the upcoming Democratic Primary to …

Rendering shows four large-scale projects coming to the waterfront in the Two Bridges area.

Chin, Brewer Plan Friday Rally to Urge Rejection of Mega Towers in Two Bridges Area (Updated)

It looks like the battle over three new large-scale towers on the waterfront in the Two Bridges area is escalating. …

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Breaking: Appeals Court Overturns Sheldon Silver’s Conviction on Corruption Charges

A federal appeals court this morning overturned former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver’s 2015 conviction on federal corruption charges. …