7 House Primaries To Watch In New York On June 26

New York could play a role in determining who controls the House. But first: The parties pick their candidates.        

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  • DA reviewing grade-fix allegations at Maspeth High School
    Authorities are looking into a grade-fixing scandal at a city high school that boasts a near-perfect graduation rate, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said Monday. The stunning allegations involving Maspeth HS — revealed in a front-page Post expose Sunday — are “under review by our Public Integrity Bureau,” a spokesperson for acting DA John Ryan... More
  • City trying to hose homeowners with new water bill database: suit
    The city is trying to hose homeowners by changing the water usage database — making it more difficult to challenge overcharges, according to landlords who are suing to stop the modification. The city’s Department of Environmental Protection quietly made plans over the summer to switch the online public portal that tracks a property’s water consumption... More
  • State senator proposes NYC payroll tax to expand child care
    Progressives chased Amazon’s headquarters away from New York — now they’re trying to pile new taxes on firms that are still here, critics charge. Already grappling with among the nation’s highest tax and regulatory burdens, Big Apple businesses could get socked with a new kiddie care tax being proposed by Democrats running Albany. More
  • MTA official defends 2nd Avenue Subway’s $6B price tag
    The Second Avenue Subway is the most expensive underground train line the history — but transit officials defended the $6 billion price-tag Monday, blaming it in part on New York City’s fire code. The first phase of the line cost $2.7 billion per mile, while a forthcoming 1.5-mile extension to 125th Street is set to... More
  • DOE shelled out for GPS units — in Africa and California: report
    The city Education Department shelled out taxpayer money for scores of GPS units clearly unrelated to DOE vehicles — including one off the coast of Africa and about 30 in California, a scathing new report shows. The global glitch is just the tip of the iceberg of massive, multimillion-dollar issues with the DOE’s school-bus tracking... More
  • Watch live: Democratic debate in Houston
    Watch the debate live from 7-10 p.m. here ... Texas’ 38 electoral votes are critical to the GOP math in a presidential election, with California and New York safely in the Democrats’ column. The ...
    09/12/2019 - 1:09 pm | View Link
  • A Kennedy-Markey Primary? Massachusetts Is Jolted
    What’s new in both instances is that younger politicians are willing to challenge longtime leaders, normalizing primaries against incumbents and ... had been placed in state receivership on his watch.
    08/23/2019 - 12:05 pm | View Link
  • House Democrats hoard campaign cash in preemptive strike against the next AOC
    So wary House Democrats are amassing campaign war chests to scare off progressive upstarts from challenging them in primaries — or trounce them ... you fight a ground war,” Monica Klein, a New York ...
    08/8/2019 - 6:13 am | View Link
  • In the Democratic primaries, the goal is to go viral
    Meeting with patrons in coffee shops across New Hampshire or chatting with farmers in Iowa will only get you so far in California, New York, Wisconsin ... The worst of all worlds, though, is to watch ...
    05/8/2019 - 12:58 am | View Link
  • 'Knock Down The House's Release Date On Netflix Is Coming Up, So Mark Your Calendars
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came in swinging as a political powerhouse after pulling off a major upset in the Democratic primaries against incumbent Rep. Joseph Crowley for New York's 14th District ...
    03/28/2019 - 4:11 am | View Link
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